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Don’t Call It An ‘Intranet’. It’s a ‘Digital Workplace’

I attended the recent ICE Digital Workplace event in San Antonio, organized by Igloo Software, and it highlighted the slightly embarrassing fact that I wasn’t sure what the term “digital workplace” meant. In this context it refers to a software...
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HR 101: The Importance of Workplace ‘Recess’

The old adage, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy,” may seem like a silly childhood chant. Yet, it’s an idea that just may save today’s HR manager from one of the biggest headaches: turnover. Giving employees...
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The Good, the Bad and the Not-So-Ugly Reality of Group Chat in the Workplace

Email may be the veteran of communication in the workplace, but rookie platforms for instantaneous group chat, such as Slack and Microsoft Teams, have changed how employees correspond at work. Digitally-savvy workers of all ages have started
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Facebook Tops Indeed’s Top-Rated Workplaces List, But Costco Cracked the Top 10, Too

Here’s something that’s hard to get your head around: Although a whopping 86 percent of companies doubt the fairness of online company ratings, 9 out of 10 job seekers (91 percent) say they seek out an online resource to evaluate...
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3 Ways to Create a Disability-Friendly Workplace

Employees with disabilities bring new, diverse perspectives and unique skills and talents to the workplace. Hiring people with disabilities is a win for everyone involved and brings value to teams in all industries. The first step to hiring more
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Millennials. They’re a big deal. Maybe you’ve heard. Shear numbers alone mean we can’t ignore them. In fact, more than one in three American labor force participants (35 percent) are millennials, making them the largest generation
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Toxic Workplaces

If your workplace is toxic, can you change it? Dan and Alison answer your questions with the help of Nicholas Pearce, an associate professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. They talk through how to transform a toxic