Tips for returning to work from recent new parents

Congratulations on your new addition! This is a very exciting time. As you prepare to return to work, here are some helpful tips from recent new parents. We hope they can be helpful to you too.

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What to do to prepare your report for parental leave

Your report will be going out on parental leave in a few months. Here’s what you can do to prepare for a smooth leave of absence.

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How to update your OKRs

Wondering how to update your OKR’s? Read on to learn how and when updates are done.

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How to write OKRs

OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) are due soon. Here’s a guide on why and how to write your own.

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How we score OKRs

It’s time to score your OKRs. Read how to wrap up the quarter and share your progress.

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One of your reports has accrued a lot of paid time off

One of your employees has a high leave-accrual balance. As a manager it’s your responsibility to help make sure your team takes time off - this is important for both their well-being and productivity. Here’s tips on how to address this:

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The dangers of stress

Stress is a very real challenge. Learn what actions you can take as a manager to spot, prevent, and reduce stress to ensure the wellbeing of your team.

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How to support your new manager in their first weeks

You have a new manager on your team. This is an important transition for them that will require your support and coaching. Read how to set them and their direct reports up for success

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What changes when you manage managers

Check out some tips on what changes when communicating, coaching, and managing managers instead of individual contributors.

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Five coaching hacks and techniques every manager should know

Research says the defining quality of great managers is whether they are perceived as a good coach. Read 5 ways to develop your coaching muscle to support your team.

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Have a career development conversation with your report

Your report has been on your team for 10 months. Time to create a career development plan! Here’s what to do over the next 2 weeks.

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Create a great interview guide before you start interviewing

An interview guide will help ensure your interview process is structured and effective. Here's how to create your own.

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How to prepare and communicate layoffs

Going through a layoff is never easy. Planning is key. Here’s how to plan and communicate layoffs to help your employees have the most dignified exit possible.

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Manager communication guidance for a layoff

Layoff conversations may be one of the hardest conversations you will have in your career. We've prepared some information to provide some guidance.

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How to onboard a remote hire

Your new hire's 1st day is approaching fast. Here's what to do before they arrive and in their first few weeks to set them up for success in a remote role.

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Expert tips for a remote difficult performance review conversation

Read how experienced remote managers structure a tough performance review conversation - done remotely.

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How to coach high performance on a remote team

The most successful remote workers are particularly strong in five skills. Learn about the skills and the coaching tips to help your people master them.

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Turn your Employee Handbook into a “Dynamic” Handbook for Remote Teams

Going remote often means dusting off the Employee Handbook. And we're on a mission to rethink the handbook.

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Building our startup during a pandemic. How we design for a post-COVID19 world.

Employee communication is breaking down. At least, that’s what company leaders are telling us. There’s at least seven challenges that they say will linger long term.

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