Supercharging Your DEI Efforts

How to strengthen DEI as an organizational objective.

Retaining Employees Through Uncertain Market Conditions

How to combat voluntary attrition and keep employees engaged.
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People Impacts of a Market Downturn

How CHROs are addressing hiring, retention and employee communication in 2022.
Global Workforce Expansion: Key Considerations and Leveraging PEOs vs. GEOs

Global Workforce Expansion: Strategies, Considerations, & Employment Models

What to know before hiring workers in another country.

The CRO Hiring Playbook

How to identify, hire, and onboard a Chief Revenue Officer that can lead revenue from growth-stage through IPO.
2022 Comp Trends

2022 Compensation Trends: Pay Transparency, Distributed Workforces & Total Rewards

As a CFO, how do you help manage the transition of your board of directors from a private company to a public company? Four battle-tested CFO’s shared their experience and advice with The Circle Community.

Employee Retention Strategies and Ideas from HR Pros

Focusing on employee retention can result in significant savings. Here are the pro's favorite strategies and ideas to help retain their star talent
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How to Retain Employees and Reasons for Attrition

In a wide-ranging conversation, Chris Barbin from GGV capital shares what he did to retain employees and the importance of finding the reasons for attrition.

The Challenge Of High Turnover at Startups

Despite offering competitive pay and benefits like paid parental leave and tuition reimbursement, startup turnover is still double the average. Find out why.
Hybrid Work - Getting it Right

Hybrid Work - Getting it Right

After over a year of pandemic-induced remote work, businesses across the country are preparing for employees to return to in-person offices in some form. Spoiler alert: no one has this figured out quite yet, and getting it right will take a lot of trial and error.
Reimagining the Office

8 Tips for Re-Imagining Your Office Post-Pandemic

As the world slowly emerges from a pandemic-induced work-from-home era and businesses move to adopt hybrid work plans, employees and employers alike have the opportunity to reconsider the role of their physical office spaces.
Employee Mental Health - Helping Teams Navigate Adversity

Employee Mental Health - Helping Teams Navigate Adversity

While discussions about mental health in the workplace have always been critical, the unending parade of uncertainties and challenges in 2020 has heightened the issue’s size, scale, and intensity. Our friends from Lyra Health and Culture Amp lead The|Circle group to dig deeper into the frameworks and statistics around mental health, map that data to the tech workforce, and explore different benefits and resources for employee support.
Making Work Work for Parents in 2020

Making Work Work for Parents in 2020 - Part Two

A sharing of ideas and experimentation's on this rapidly evolving area to support working parents during distance learning and shelter in place. By all accounts, everyone’s kids will continue to be at home for distance learning with their schools. Under all circumstances, it can eat into their productivity and cause friction in their work satisfaction. What do we (companies) do?
Making Work Work for Parents in 2020

Making Work Work for Parents in 2020

A broader group discussion focused on “how to” approach an entirely unprecedented but not unexpected issue that companies are contending with for their working parents. A big population to solve for (64% of households 2+ working parents). And one to pay attention to as attrition seems to be a high possibility. How will your company try to help make this new reality more sustainable?
Return to On-Site Work Series

Return to (On-Site) Work Series

This Circle|Call series was focused on figuring out how to invite employees back to the office (or continue supporting them remotely) with peer-to-peer first-hand accounts and benchmarking data on what is and isn't working in this herculean endeavor.
Supporting Employees in a New Reality Pandemic

Supporting Employees in a New Reality (a Pandemic)

Companies are looking to finding ways to drive culture and KPI’s during this current environment. Together with folks at Tala, Scoop, and Brunswick, The|Circle discussed people-based policies, services, and communications to help employees feel both supported and inspired to do their best work.
Office Space Design During Covid 19

Designing the New (On-Site) Employee Experience

The Circle community came together with a stellar cast of subject matter experts (Damla Gerhart from CBRE, Melissa Hanley from Blitz, Eric Pfeiffer from Corral and Shannon Magari from Colden) in the areas of space planning, architectural/interior design, and workspace ergonomics to discuss how once employees are on-site, how to drive desired perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors through human-factors and ergonomics design.
Stay Remote, Return On-Site or Run a Hybrid

Stay Remote, Return On-Site or Run a Hybrid?

As most companies are grappling with whether or not they will stay remote past the lift of sheltering in place restrictions The Circle community came together with veterans Lori McLeese of Automattic, Paul Machle of GitLab, and Jeff Harper of HashiCorp. To learn from their firsthand experiences as to why it can work, which myths to bust, and the nuances on being all remote.
Office Health & Safety Protocol COVID 19

Health & Safety Protocols for Returning to On-Site Work

The Circle gathered this week with a broad group to discuss the top of mind topic of health and safety of their employees back at the office, all of whom have been directly dealing with this subject matter every day since the onset of shelter in place.

Why Low Retention Rate Shouldn't Be A Blanket Goal

Patty McCord literally wrote the book on building effective teams after her tenure at Netflix. Here she shares why low retention rate shouldn't be a goal.