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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Manage Workers According to Their Generation

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Manage Workers According to Their Generation

CoAdvantage- 1: Stop thinking about employees in terms of generations.  That’s not to say there aren’t meaningful differences between, say, Baby Boomers and Gen Z, but most of those difference have little or nothing to do with their generation specifically. Instead, they’re due to age and, relatedly, career stage and other factors, like how long[…]

Making smarter business decisions goes beyond having good data. It means understanding how to organize, structure, and analyze that data to make the right calls. Here is why workforce analytics is the new must-have HR skill

Why “Workforce Analytics” Is the New Must-Have HR Skill

CoAdvantage- Workforce analytics – sometimes also called people analytics or talent analytics – means applying Big Data principles and practices to workforce-related data. In “Workforce Analytics 101: Your Top Questions” introduction to this subject, we wrote: “[Workforce analytics] means using existing data and statistics to generate insight into, and make evidence-based decisions about, HR issues[…]

How To Manage Different Personality Types in the Workplace

CoAdvantage- In any organization, it’s critical to ensure that the people you hire can work seamlessly as a team, even (or especially) when they have very different personalities from each other. But how can organizations achieve that? It starts with understanding different personality types and what role, if any, they play in the workplace. “It’s[…]

Does Strategic HR Really Make a Difference?

Does strategic HR really make a difference?

CoAdvantage- Yes, strategic HR can really improve business operations! In fact, world-class HR organizations (as opposed to average or typical HR organizations) operate at 25% lower cost and with 31% fewer staff, according to the “World-Class HR: Transforming HR to Prevail in the Next New Normal” report from The Hackett Group. More to the point,[…]

CoAdvantage Manager Leadership

4 Ways to Deal with a Bad Manager or Management Team

CoAdvantage- From the perspective of a business owner, there may be only one thing worse than a bad employee: a bad manager. According to a Gallup Poll, managers account for an astounding 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores. Nothing – not wages, not benefits, not work environment – impacts employee engagement (and related[…]

CoAdvantage HR Resources

6 Resources for HR Managers and Small Business Owners

CoAdvantage- HR is a fast-moving and challenging field that can be overwhelming, especially when non-HR people are handling HR tasks (as is the case at startups and small businesses where the owner often handles many HR-related activities personally. Where can you find information and support for managing the wide array of HR duties – payroll,[…]

CoAdvantage Remote Workers

4 More Ways to Help Remote Workers Succeed

CoAdvantage- Over the past year, we’ve written extensively on how remote working affects the workforce (including productivity) and how employers can get the most of this approach. We’ve answered questions like how to manage workers who are bad at remote working, how to keep morale and engagement high, and how managers specifically should approach remote[…]

CoAdvantage Workplace Stress

5 Strategies to Improve Stress Management in the Workplace

CoAdvantage- It’s well established that workplace stress leads to lower productivity. That’s bad news because even before the COVID-19 pandemic, workplace stress was already on the rise, and COVID-19 has just worsened it even further. The MetLife 2020 Employee Benefit Trends survey found that two out of every three employees are experiencing greater stress now[…]

Should COVID-19 Have Any Long-Term Impact on Your Benefit Offerings?

CoAdvantage- As early as last summer, COVID-19 had already begun prompting employers to re-evaluate their benefit offerings. Should you do the same? According to one report, as many as one in five employers have been dropping coverage or considering doing so. Twice that number (40%) have taken the opposite route, saying they view benefits as[…]

CoAdvantage Firing an Employee

How to Fire an Employee From Start-to-Finish

CoAdvantage- One of the most difficult and unpleasant tasks all employers must face: eventually ending the relationship with certain employees as the result of employee misconduct or underperformance. Truly, firing an employee is terrible, no matter the circumstances or people involved, and it’s a situation that can turn ugly in a flash. But with a[…]

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