Using OrgChart

Using Icons in Org Charts

Using Icons in Org Charts In an age where information overflows from our screens, and must be consumed in seconds, icons have become a popular way to communicate. An icon, simply defined, is a sign that resembles something. Organisational charts have been around since the mid-1800s and offer a [...]

July 15th, 2020|

Retaining Key Talent

Retaining High Demand Employees With today’s trend toward remote working, employee retention for high demand jobs is a battleground for HR managers. It was found employees from the top 10 tech companies hang around only 1.2 to 3 years and a manager’s ability to visualise the future is critical. [...]

May 27th, 2020|

Better Planning with the 9 Box Grid

How to Use the 9-box Grid for Better HR Planning A 9-box grid provides a visual display of employee performance and is commonly used for succession planning. A 9-box, as seen in the example below, is a way of assessing employees on current performance and future potential within the [...]

August 14th, 2019|

Mind the Gap: Open Positions

Mind the Gap: Managing Open Positions in Your Organization Identifying and filling open positions quickly and effectively is a priority for the human resources department of any organization. Employees come and go constantly, not just with resignations but retirements, promotions and relocations. Gaps in the organization need to be [...]

July 31st, 2019|

Facial Recognition Feature

OrgChart Platinum Facial Recognition Feature: What’s That New Guy’s Name Again? Forgot the name of a colleague you’ve already been introduced to? Need to look up the boss of an employee you met at a trade show? Humans are better at recognizing faces than recalling names. In fact, there’s [...]

July 16th, 2019|

Snazzing Up Your Org Chart

Snazzing Up Your Org Chart So you’ve put together your org chart. All the boxes and lines are where they should be and you’ve laboured over which important data elements to include. Why not spend the extra time to make it a presentation you can be proud of? Here [...]

June 11th, 2019|

Aging Employees and Human Resource Management

Aging Employees and Human Resource Management – Avoiding the Talent Crunch It’s important to understand the age spread of employees in your company. As baby-boomers age and retire, and younger workers are recruited there are many opportunities for both synergy and tension. That means new challenges for managing diversity. Obviously, [...]

July 25th, 2018|

Employee Benefits Uptake

Employee Benefits Uptake Benefits have become a significant factor in an employee’s decision to join your company. In spite of this, many employees defer taking advantage of wellness benefits. A 2016 survey found only about half U.S. employees bother to participate in these programs. It’s like purchasing a gym membership [...]

July 11th, 2018|