Navigating New Norms: Virtual Recruiting, Onboarding, and Performance Management

Recruiting, onboarding, and performance management each come with their own difficulties—all of which have now become only more pronounced (and new ones added) during the pandemic. Job applicants are dispersed, new hires are virtual, and employees and management are often remote. Even re-opened offices are still navigating the challenges of new safety guidelines. Despite this […]

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Election 2020: Encouraging Voter Participation and Managing Election Day at Work

Whether on the local or national stage, political elections happen every year. But only every four years, does a Presidential election take center stage. Although each election cycle seemingly grows more imperative and divisive, this year’s election has the added weight of the COVID pandemic, widespread social unrest, high unemployment, and a looming recession tacked […]

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What Is ‘Windowed Work’ and Why It Could Be the Key to Your Remote Work Success

The 9-to-5 workday may now be a thing of the past—and good riddance! It’s time for businesses to really adjust to the fact that your remote employees aren’t working nonstop during so-called normal business hours. Fortunately, “windowed work” can boost productivity and the quality of work performed by remote employees.  What is ‘windowed work’? Instead […]

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Zoom Gloom: Seven Tips for Combating Virtual Meeting Fatigue

Back when everyone first started working from home because of COVID-19, the Internet proclaimed, “Now we’ll finally see which meetings could have been emails!” Months later, some telecommuters might now find the joke a lot less funny. As workers and managers have increasingly collaborated online instead of in-person, meetings may have actually become more frequent. […]

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More Than Charity: The Internal Benefits of a Workplace Giving Program

Considering starting a workplace giving program? The outward benefits—including positive PR and increased brand reputation—may be obvious, but many employers are surprised by the positive effects that are visible in the day-to-day operation of the company. The boost in morale and team spirit can contribute to overall improved company culture at the grassroots level, but […]

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7 Essential Steps to Starting a Successful Workplace Giving Program

A workplace giving program can yield measurable ROI—reducing turnover rates and even increasing revenues—but some of the biggest advantages are less concrete: generating daily enthusiasm and rallying the company around a common cause. While addressing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) creates branding and sales opportunities for the company down the line, the most successful programs reflect […]

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How to Develop a Long-Term Remote Work Plan For Your Company

Companies that have sent staff to work from home as a temporary measure may find unexpected benefits in having a long-term remote work plan. In the past, a remote workforce was a frightening proposition for most companies filled with fears of lower productivity, collaboration, and quality. But as the past several weeks have proven, a […]

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Respect, Change, and Action.

Below is an abridged version of an email Netchex CEO Will Boudreaux sent internally to all Netchex employees. We are now sharing it publicly because we think it is important to use our platform to spread support and ensure our community knows where we stand as a company. “Last night, I had 4 hours of […]

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