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    Topic: Leadership

    Don’t Be Why Company Culture Matters in the Worst of Times
    By Bretton Chatham on December 14, 2021 | 9 min read time

    No employer wants to face mass layoffs. But it’s still possible to make a bad situation worse—as did’s CEO in early December, when he...

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    How HR Can Make the Most of Your Company Holiday Party
    By Bretton Chatham on November 23, 2021 | 8 min read time

    The company holiday party is one of the best opportunities of the year to build your company culture, and a healthy culture has a direct effect on

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    5 Factors of Effective Management Training
    By Bretton Chatham on November 16, 2021 | 6 min read time

    In many small to midsize businesses, HR is responsible for training managers, or leading the leaders. It can be a daunting task at times, but it...

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    3 Ways HR Can Help Develop Better Managers
    By Bretton Chatham on November 15, 2021 | 7 min read time

    HR functions touch every part of an organization, from onboarding and offboarding to communication and benefits administration. You’re uniquely...

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    How HR Can Synthesize the Best Ideas to Help Your Business Succeed
    By Bretton Chatham on November 12, 2021 | 8 min read time

    HR is often the hub of an organization. You’re involved in onboarding and offboarding, communicating with employees, building company culture, ...

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    5 Books Every Manager Should Read
    By Bretton Chatham on October 20, 2021 | 7 min read time

    Most effective managers are able to read people and situations. But the willingness to read books that challenge your perspective and change your...

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    How to Write an HR Mission Statement, and Why They Matter
    By Lauren Brown on August 5, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Today, work/life balance and flexibility are a much bigger focus for companies and employees—in part because the lines of work and home life...

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    Boss vs. Leader: What’s the Difference?
    By Lauren Brown on July 27, 2021 | 4 min read time

    At the beginning of 2021, experts forecasted a trend of turnover in the workplace referred to as a “Turnover Tsunami.” A new report from...

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    7 Ways to Improve Your Talent Management Strategies
    By Dean Mathews on June 16, 2021 | 5 min read time

    A lot has changed in the HR industry over the past few years. From being simply the department in charge of keeping records, ensuring compliance,...

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    5 Books That Every HR Professional Should Read
    By Lauren Brown on May 6, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Staying on top of your HR skills and knowledge isn’t always easy when there’s a lot on your to-do list. However, taking the time to read books...

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