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A Current Conversation with a Workforce Futurist: Get to Know Alexandra Levit

Today, we’re talking with workforce futurist Alexandra Levit about her unexpected journey into HR, her current book and Wall Street Journal column, and more. 
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New Perspectives: Grieving the Loss of What We Considered Normal

From The Workforce Institute advisory board member and chief nurse executive at UKG, Nanne Finis: During these past three years, we have each lived with uncertainty. We have each been personally traumatized and many of us have lost loved ones or have friends who have. I believe that we are ready for new growth, new thinking, new patterns, and new perspective.
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Managing Employees Through Grief

Adam Menne is a senior director of technical solutions at UKG, and also serves as a chaplain outside of work. Today he's providing us with his perspective as a manager, on ways to navigate when an employees is coping with grief. He also provides five tips on how to support your employees.
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Nearshoring and the Impact in Cross-Border Workplaces

Today’s post is a guest contribution from Erika Sandoval, who is global senior partner of human insights in the strategic advisory group at UKG, and it features firsthand insight into the practice of nearshoring.
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Monthly Recap: April 2023 at The Workforce Institute

Missed any recent insights, research, or podcasts from The Workforce Institute at UKG? Look no farther than our monthly recap. Here’s a look at our conversations from April 2023.
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Servant Leadership Lessons and Growth: More Observations from a CHRO

This article is the second in a two-part series on the positive impacts of servant leadership.
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Servant Leadership Lessons and Growth: Observations from a CHRO

Alex Smith, CHRO of The City of Memphis, makes her first contribution for The Workforce Institute in a two-part series on servant leadership.
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Making a Global Impact with ESG Programs: UKG Workforce Institute Weigh-In

No longer a “nice to have,” environmental, social, and governance (ESG) programs have become a business imperative for organizations worldwide. When done right, there can be myriad benefits for the planet, as well as the company, its people, and its customers. This month, members of The Workforce Institute advisory board give their perspectives on how organizations can make a positive impact through ESG.
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Laughing Through Tears: How a Supportive Workplace Helps with Grief

Today, The Workforce Institute at UKG takes a break from our usual prescriptive approach to navigating workplace challenges. Below, we present two personal stories from guest contributors on how work, the workplace, and a little bit of laughter can help us cope with loss. If you are grieving, we hope these stories will demonstrate that you are not alone, and that work — from your manager to employee benefits to the physical workplace itself — can be a useful resource throughout this difficult process.
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What the U.S. Can Learn from Japan About Reporting on Human Capital

Today’s post comes to us from The Workforce Institute advisory board member David Creelman, CEO of Creelman Research, and guest contributor Kuniko Takahashi, who is co-founder of the BoardHR Initiative and leads the WICI Human Capital Working Group in Japan.