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[kc_row use_container="yes" force="no" column_align="middle" video_mute="no" _id="212976"][kc_column width="12/12" video_mute="no" _id="678535"][kc_column_text _id="51737" css_custom="{`kc-css`:{`any`:{`typography`:{`font-family|,p`:`Lato`,`font-size|,p`:`18px`}}}}"]By: Shawna Simcik ICC’s 2022 Workforce Trends survey just revealed that the number one challenge companies face today is the retention of key talent. Companies are pouring

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By: Jill Thompson A recent article in businessinsider.com states that a “wave of layoffs are sweeping across American businesses in 2022.”  If budget cuts and cost-saving measures are conversations you are involved in, it is even more

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By: Shawna Simcik I was at a BBQ this summer with other parents from my son's baseball team – end of a season celebration of sorts, and in a polite, get-to-know-you way, one of the parents said,

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By: Jill Thompson Are you wondering if it is worth it to include outplacement services in your severance package? The quick answer is always YES. Ultimately, you want to set your separating employee up for success and

ICC August 1, 2022 0 Comments

By: Shawna Simcik Online, self-paced learning is designed for maximum scalability. Take this example, “We recently launched XYZ online learning platform. Now, any employee in our 2,000-employee company can access learning.” But, without some external motivation (reward,

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By: Courtney Beam Recent strategic business challenges like The Great Resignation have shined a bright light on a growing problem – many organizations lack effective development practices that benefit the leader and the organization. Has a lack

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By: Shawna Simcik Demands of competition, economic strains, and the rapid pace of change are forcing companies to make quick strategic changes. With these changes in strategy, employee positions need to evolve with company demands. As a

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By: Susan Ruhl It is always difficult when companies decide to lay people off, and it is even worse if you are one of the people being let go. In times like this, it's crucial to tread

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By: Jennifer McKune During an acquisition or a merger, it can often feel like everything is out of your control. Changes are happening, decisions are being made, and employees are feeling unsure and unprotected. But what if

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By: Megan Barry Reduction in headcount. A shift in strategy. Layoffs. Downsizing. Are any of these words or phrases being echoed throughout the proverbial hallways of your organization? According to a recent Business Insider article, some of