HR conferences 2021 - OPTIMA 2021

The best virtual HR conferences of 2021

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Looking to elevate your talent strategy and company culture? Gain next-level insights by attending these HR conferences in 2021.

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4 tips to integrate remote teams

CEOs say this is their No. 1 challenge heading into 2021.

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Remote work is complex—you don’t need nuanced behavioral data to understand that. But when you start to apply behavioral learnings, and think about how a virtual workplace might affect your people differently, you can begin to unpack the challenge.

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The secrets to great career pathing

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What do you envision when you hear someone mention career pathing?

Depending on where you’ve been and where you hope to go, the answer may vary. At its core, organizational career pathing is about creating new opportunities.

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How we’re evolving Better Work, Better World with our new remote work policy

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At PI, we pride ourselves on being high achievers no matter the circumstances. But 2020 has challenged even the most resilient, hard-driving organizations. We’re no exception.

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How to manage with well-being in mind

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You may have heard that we’re dealing with “unprecedented times.” And while that’s become a bit of a cliché, for those navigating full-time remote work for the first time, this truly is uncharted territory.

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How can you express gratitude virtually this Thanksgiving?

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Like most everything about 2020, Thanksgiving is looking a little different this year. But we can still express gratitude and appreciation for each other while we’re apart. Here at PI, we’re embracing an old tradition that takes on new meaning in a remote work environment: We’re bringing back pen pals! And we wanted to share the…

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How to maintain team-building momentum and trust with remote teams

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Much like the current economic recovery, remote work sentiment during COVID-19 has taken on something of a “W” shape.  Many organizations have navigated peaks and valleys since leaving their offices indefinitely in March. Some have returned in partial capacity; others have continued to work primarily from home, and many have redrawn their policies altogether. One…

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Remote engagement: The next great corporate challenge

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Yon is a co-founder of HomployeeHub, the remote work experts that help teams re-connect through virtual hosted live events and remote-work gift bundles.  Over the last six months, the corporate world has been forced to conduct a profound operational experiment.  The Great Remote Work Experiment, as it’s been dubbed, forced a sudden and total shift to…

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Why upskilling is a team goal, too

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Many of us are just casually familiar with the concept of “upskilling.” You’ve run across it on LinkedIn, or heard it mentioned in a webinar. It feels a little like a buzzword—a term with more style than substance. But here’s the thing: Upskilling is vital to highly functioning, cohesive teams. Developing new skills because you’re…

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5 goals for managers to prioritize

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When you establish specific goals at both the organizational and team levels, you instill accountability and purpose in your direct reports.

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How to maintain company culture when working remote

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Indefinite remote work has forced many companies to ask: How do we maintain our culture?

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How to build trust in a team (even virtually)

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A high-performance team starts with an environment that’s safe, welcoming, and trusting. Here are some ways to build and maintain team trust.

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Back to the office: Keys for safely returning people to the unknown

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If you’re tasked with coordinating, communicating, or deciding on any aspects of a return-to-office plan this year, we feel for you. Simply put, it’s an unenviable position to be in. Social distancing mandates vary from state to state, sometimes even town to town, and different businesses require different levels of in-person interaction to function efficiently….

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6 short virtual icebreakers designed to keep teams engaged

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Like them, love them or leave them, virtual icebreakers are a staple of our current remote work world. Online meetings are vital to remote team building and communication. But to keep people engaged, we need to avoid approaching them like drones or military sergeants.  Especially if you’re running regular stand-ups or check-ins, you need to…

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What is organizational trust (and how to build it)?

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As you adapt to COVID-19, never forget this fundamental tool—trust. Learn what is organizational trust, and why it’s so critical to your success.

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