All posts by Jane Courtnell


HR Best Practices: What They Are and How You Can Implement Them

HR Best Practices What They Are and How You Can Implement Them Header69% of Millennials would rather make $50k a year at a job they love than $75k a year in a boring job.

On top of that, the cost to the US economy of a disengaged, dissatisfied employee can be up to $500 billion a year.

So how do you make sure that you provide a role that both addresses the needs of your employee and aligns with company goals?

The answer? Adopting these HR best practices.

At Process Street, we recognize the delicate balance between your business and your employees that’s maintained primarily by your HR department. The best practices in this post will ensure that balance stays in place.

You don’t have to take just our word for it, though. We’ll also look at how Adobe, Google, Accenture, and Salesforce implement them in their own companies.

In this article, we will discuss the following:

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The 14 Best Job Description Templates that Your Company Needs Today

The best job description templatesWith the estimated cost of $4,129 for a new hire, it’s clear that that empty chair is an expensive one to fill. To make this cost more like an investment for your company than an expense, you want to get your hiring process right. You want to hire the ideal candidate, but where do you start?

At Process Street, we say you start your recruitment process by writing a solid job description. This is no easy task: you have around 14 seconds to convince applicants that your job is the perfect job for them.

Get your job description right and you can draw in the most qualified, skilled and well-fitting applicants. But how do you get your job description right?

We’ve covering what you need to know to start crafting the right job description for your needed role in this Process Street article. We’ve also provided you with 14 of the best job description templates for your company.

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The Ultimate New Hire Checklist (30+ Templates to Help Perfect the Process)

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“I am very happy tonight to be a member of this company and to feel that I have had and will continue to have the support of such an able organization“.IBM, Quintessential Quotes

Isn’t this something you would want to hear your team say?

IBM has a refined hiring process. Employees are the best fit, fully trained, and engaged within their role. By getting recruitment and employee onboarding processes right, IBM is happy and IBM’s employees are happy.

Like IBM, we at Process Street believe it is critical to get your hiring process right. This is why we give you every new hire checklist you will ever need to perfect your recruitment and employee onboarding processes.

Given that 46% of newly-hired employees quit within the first 18 months, there is no doubt that a polished process is what you need, to hire, train and keep your best team.

In this article, we have split the hiring process into two steps, for ease and simplicity:

  1. Recruitment
  2. Employee onboarding

Our new hire checklists are specifically adapted to cover recruitment and employee onboarding processes to ensure your team sings your praises. So, get the choir ready.

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The Ultimate Guide for an Effective Talent Management Strategy

Talent managementFrank Hamilton is a blogger and translator from Manchester. He is a professional writing expert in topics like blogging, digital marketing, and self-education. He also loves traveling and speaks Spanish, French, German and English.

It wasn’t until 1997 that the term talent management was properly explained. Since then, the practices associated with it have evolved and continue to do so each day.

In this Process Street article, I’ll be taking a look at talent management, its strategies, why it is so important, and how you can implement it in your own company.

As daunting as such management might seem, I’ve also recommended some comprehensive templates to help make implementing your talent management strategy easier.

This article has been split into the below subheadings:

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50 Google Docs Templates for Business Success (With 60+ Process Checklists)

50 Google Docs TemplatesIt’s 9:00 am. I grab my morning coffee, boot-up my laptop, and join the 1 billion others logging into Google Drive today.

I go straight to my Google Docs templates folder. As a content writer for Process Street, these templates include planning templates, review templates, and templates designed to record my research.

Suffice to say, my Google Docs templates are the backbone of my content creation process.

As a content writer for Process Street, I’ve built up an extremely efficient writing process that combines the convenience of Google Doc templates (via Google Drive), the clarity and reliability of Process Street workflows and Pages.

By merging Process Street and Google Drive into a simple, repeatable process for content creation, I know I can work productively and consistently meet my deadlines.

For me, Process Street + Google Drive = Success.

That’s why in this article, I’ll show you how you can recreate my process and build your own streamlined automations. I’ll be covering:

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Masters of Process Episode 1: On Deck with Michael Gill and Curtis Cummings

Masters-of-Process-Episode-1In our first episode, we join with two of the team from On Deck, Michael Gill and Curtis Cummings. They join our hosts Philip Lakin and Blake Bailey to give us their insight into where no-code can take new startups and how you can use it to iterate at lightning-fast speeds internally.

Masters of Process brings you the no-code revolution in full. Join us as we meet with top innovators in the space and explore how they are reinventing the way a modern business operates. Brought to you by industry insiders from No Code Ops and Process Street, each half hour episode is a goldmine of productivity, products, and scaling.

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Customer Lifecycle Software Stack: 12 Tools to Help You Raise Profits by 75%

customer lifecycle software stackThe customer lifecycle begins with awareness and matures to advocacy, from the first interaction with your brand, to an evangelized super-user who raves about and recommends your product to friends, family and associates.

This Process Street article focuses on the customer lifecycle management – how to understand the different stages of the customer’s lifecycle, and guide them from initial awareness to long-term advocacy, with the help of tech.

Optimal customer lifecycle management is vital as this can maximize customer lifetime value (CLV) by boosting customer retention. This, in turn, will bolster your bottom-line by:

  1. Selling to an existing customer base: There’s a 60-70% chance of selling to an existing customer base relative to a 5-20% chance of selling to new prospects.
  2. Increasing customer retention: A mere 5% increase in customer retention is enough to raise a company’s profits by 75%.

Getting customer lifecycle management right can be tough. To help you, we’ve put together this list of essential tools to complete your customer lifecycle software stack, for optimal customer lifecycle management.

Each tool is chosen as per the customer lifecycle stage it’s best used for. Each customer lifecycle stage will have differing aims, which means it’s vital you use the right tools to meet your objectives. For this article, we’ve done the work for you.

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7 Ways Salesforce Achieves Complete Customer Engagement Using The Four Realms of Experience

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Hello, and welcome readers to the experience economy.

Take my hand and I’ll guide you to a place of psychic gratification. Feel your senses tingle, and your attention sharpen. You’re entering a new chapter of customer success, one that’s immersive and marks the next economic stage.

Businesses are no longer competing on a commodity level. In a digital world, with growing immersive processing power, organizations must crack the whip and adopt the experience mindset. This is a mindset that’s focused on customer success and delivering exceptional experiences instead of commodities.

In this Process Street article, we take a look at how one particular tech unicorn is succeeding in this experience economy.

You got it, I’m talking about the tech-tycoon Salesforce.

Salesforce is one of the largest tech companies to date with over 49,000 employees in 28 countries and has built the world’s most demanded CRM. Part of Salesforce’s triumph lies in the organization’s customer success capabilities. And today, you will learn how they’ve perfected customer success using principles from the experience economy.

Grab onto your seatbelts as you’re about to be blown away!

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8 Time-Saving Hacks & Shortcuts for Process Building (From Our Team)

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96% of businesses use some kind of business process documentation, indicating a desire to document processes. Yet only 2% have fully documented processes that can be relied on for smooth business functioning, despite the widely reported benefits. There seems to be a knowledge gap preventing the full documentation of business operations. This article aims to close that gap and make it easier to build business processes for leaders worldwide.

A business process is a set of steps that, when completed in the required order, deliver the desired business outcome. Process building – aka business process documentation – is the documentation of these steps to create an actionable system to work from.

In this Process Street article, we turn to the process experts. We asked our internal team to give their top tips on process building, and here’s what we found out. We present you with our 8 time-saving tips for efficient process building.

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Top 5 Secret Hacks and Tricks in Process Street

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At Process Street, we serve over 450,000 registered users including the likes of Salesforce, Spotify, and Airbnb. We work with our users to help them get the best out of our software. With this goal in mind, we bring you this article detailing the top 5 secret hacks and tricks in Process Street.

We found out how the Process Street team uses our nifty workflow documentation software in their day-to-day activities. We gathered the responses given from every department and narrowed them down to present 5 top hacks and tricks you can incorporate into your Process Street experience today.

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