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2016-06-17

Top five metrics for workforce analytics — data-driven formulas to improve your profitability

By Drake Editorial Team

In restructuring, retrenching, or downsizing, organizations often react without thinking, planning, or considering the optimal workforce size and structure.

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2016-06-17

The HR audit: an essential improvement tool

By Drake Editorial Team

The human resources department is often tagged as an "evil" in the organization by the employees and a "soft area" by the management. Despite these tags, the HR function has evolved and broadened in scope...

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2016-06-17

Choosing the best service for your temporary staffing needs

By Drake Editorial Team

For many companies, bringing in a temporary employee to fill an open position makes good business sense. There’s no need to wade through hundreds of résumé; no payroll taxes, unemployment insurance...

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2016-06-07

The stages of team development – making individuals into team members

By Gregg Gregory

All professional sports teams have a training camp...Years ago, Spring Training was meant to help the players get back into shape after a long winter of sitting around and doing very little activity.

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2016-06-07

Performance reviews: let them know how they are doing

By Neil I. Clark

Performance reviews are vital. Your people need to know how you think they are doing in relation to their targets. It is often surprising to a manager to find out what an employee thinks of their own performance.

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2016-06-07

Eight steps to maximize your managerial delegation effectiveness

By Eric P. Bloom

One of the great things about being a manager is that you can delegate various types of tasks to other people instead of having to do them yourself. This may sound like a rather cavalier statement, but it’s true.

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