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The Manager Skills You Need To Succeed

The Manager Skills You Need To Succeed

Managers and supervisors are the backbone of any organization. The quality of the mangers strongly correlates to employee productivity and work ethic. Poor management can be detrimental in the workplace, creating problems such as high turnover rates and low employee satisfaction and engagement. According to the 2017 Workforce Management Trends Report, talent management is a top priority for executives this year.…
CFO Insights: 2017 Workforce Management Trends

CFO Insights: 2017 Workforce Management Trends

The responsibilities of modern-day CFOs are constantly changing, and so are their priorities. Today’s CFOs are spending less time in spreadsheets and more time thinking about strategy, people, and culture while simultaneously ensuring their organization’s financially sustainability. Our recent 2017 Workforce Management Trends Survey received responses from Chief Financial Officers from various nonprofit organizations in the Health and Human Services…
HR Insights: Workforce Management Trends 2017

HR Insights: Workforce Management Trends 2017

For many years, Human Resources has been viewed as the department that simply processes payroll and manages benefits. However, the roles and responsibilities of HR have evolved, HR professionals now play a much larger role in developing their organization’s strategy. With HR securing a more prominent seat in the boardroom, we wanted to further understand the mentality of HR professionals…
Position Control for Healthcare Organizations

Position Control for Healthcare Organizations

In today’s healthcare environment, organizations face the daily struggle of increasing patient quality and service demands while simultaneously remaining financially sustainable. With labor costs representing the largest operating expense for most healthcare organizations, executives are scrambling to implement HR systems that help them budget more effectively and better manage their workforce. While there are many sophisticated HR systems available on…
Executive Evolution: Modern Management

Executive Evolution: Modern Management

At the beginning of management, its purpose was mostly scientific, a way to define a strict and formal hierarchy in order to drive standardization across people and processes. As organizations began to develop into more complex entities, management was forced to change gears to meet the functional demands of a new and dynamic market and workplace. Many organizations are confronted…
NatCon 17: The Intersection of Innovation and Action

NatCon 17: The Intersection of Innovation and Action

NatCon 17, an annual conference held by the National Council for Behavioral Health, is a place for executives in the Health and Human Services industry to come together, at the intersection of innovation and action, to generate new ideas and launch new strategies to achieve their missions. Each year, more than 43.8 million American adults suffer from mental illness. Roughly…
Are Annual Performance Appraisals Enough?

Are Annual Performance Appraisals Enough?

Every organization has its own views and opinions on performance appraisals, how frequently they should be performed, and if they’re even effective in today’s modern workplace. In the 2017 Workforce Management Trends report, 78% of executives surveyed said their organization still relies on annual feedback, but is an annual review frequent enough to be effective? General Electric (GE) has become…
5 Reasons to Make Your Talent Management Strategy More Transparent

5 Reasons to Make Your Talent Management Strategy More Transparent

Transparency has always been a buzzword in the business world. It sounds promising when managers mention it in board meetings and on company retreats, but what does the word actually mean? Being transparent means being open and honest with your employees, not hiding or being discreet with information that involves them directly. Organizations promise employees transparency in the workplace, yet…
Choosing the Correct Communication Tool at Work

Choosing the Correct Communication Tool at Work

Often, the amount of conversations happening simultaneously across different mediums can make it difficult to execute simple tasks, stay focused during meetings, and process information. At any given time, employees at your organization are being bombarded with emails, text messages, phone calls, internal messaging apps, and more. Employees can often feel overwhelmed by the information overload caused by an always-connected…
Making Employee Engagement a Habit

Making Employee Engagement a Habit

Engaged employees are happy employees, and happy employees generally tend to stay at their jobs long-term. As your organization continues to grow in size, it’s important to remember the organization’s key values and what it is that has kept your employees onboard for so long. While most workforce executives understand the significance, few take the time to implement successful strategies…