Coronavirus has changed the way American businesses operate, to say the least. And from work-from-home mandates to reopening strategies to locking down again in the face of virus spikes, it’s taken a toll on effective communication in the workplace. Communication is a two-way street. But it’s not just about what we say. As the old […]
About Cyndy Trivella
Cyndy is the Managing Partner at TalentCulture, a thriving community of professionals interested in all facets of the world of work, where technology plays a role, and how culture drives the workplace.
Cyndy began her career in HR Marketing and Communications on Madison Avenue in New York City over 20 years ago. Cyndy has multiple years of media planning, employer branding, and human resource communications strategy experience at a management level from both the media and agency sides.
She has been recognized as one of the most influential people in the HR space by HRMarketer (Advos) the Huffington Post and HRExaminer.
Articles by Cyndy Trivella
As some states ease lockdown restrictions and America begins to return to work, some businesses eager to reopen their doors facing a whole new headache: fear of their potential liability. Incurring a lawsuit due to possibly exposing employees and customers to the virus is a driving concern for employers; so much so that it’s become […]
Working from home is a necessity for many of us right now. It’s a critical way to help flatten the curve, for one. It can also have its appeal even during this unprecedented, harrowing crisis that faces us all. But being productive at home even under the best of circumstances — without remote schooling, sick […]
News surrounding the coronavirus pandemic is developing at such a breakneck pace that by the time you read this article, the data in it will probably be outdated. As of this writing, there are more than 186,000 cases of COVID-19 worldwide. In the U.S., 49 states and the District of Columbia have reported more than 4,500 […]
When you hire employees, especially Generation Z and the youngest millennials, you’re investing in the future of your organization. Contributing to their development is one of the smartest investments you can make. But too many companies overlook the basics when it comes to learning and development. If you only focus on training to meet the […]
If a company eliminates applicants because of an unhealthy behavior, are they fostering workplace wellness, or cutting healthcare costs? Are they promoting a culture of healthy employees, or discriminating against potential candidates? Or is it somewhere in between? With U-Haul’s new smoke-free policy, workplaces across the country have to ask themselves where the policy falls. […]
What does your workplace look like in 2020? The workplace starting off this new decade is a whole different animal than the workplace was in 2010. The entire definition of the workplace and the nature of work has changed. So have the expectations of employees. Here’s what you and your team need to know about […]
Hiring is costly. Hiring the wrong employee is even more pricey, and the more pivotal the position is, the more expensive it can be. A bad hire costs your organization in three ways: finances, time, and intangible factors. Making better people decisions is the key to making hiring more efficient.
How can a lean small business with a limited budget compete in a world of well-known, deep-pocketed behemoths? Cyndy Trivella outlines five strategies to help your small business attract the right people.
What’s the most exciting technology on the horizon? Is it self-driving cars? Voice-activated computing? Computer-assisted medicine? While each of these technologies is exciting and has the potential to revolutionize our lives, they’re all based on a single technology: artificial intelligence. The potential impact of AI is incredible. It’s difficult to overstate the importance of this […]
In this economy, employee retention is critical. Cyndy Trivella outlines four strategies for retaining top talent at your small business.
The ability to attract top talent takes more than just a posting on a job board, a newspaper ad or a sign in a storefront window. Many small businesses must compete with larger companies for talented recruits, without the luxury of internal recruiters or head-hunters to conduct searches and interview candidates. However, there are some […]
Workplace culture. We hear this phrase bantered about in the business world, but very few of us understand the implications of what it means and how to capitalize on it. Doug Coull, CEO of APS, Inc., makers of SmartSearch applicant tracking systems, has his finger on the pulse of what constitutes a productive and meaningful […]
The topic of entrepreneurship fascinates me. I often wonder what makes one person seek out entrepreneurial opportunities while others are content to be employees. I believe for some people the real and perceived risks of business ownership is too overwhelming for them to fathom. For others, there’s the immense commitment of time and resources and […]
In this Corner Office article, Cyndy Trivella, Events Manager with TalentCulture, spoke with Dee Ann Turner, VP Corporate Talent with the iconic brand, Chick-fil-A. In addition, Dee Ann is the author of the acclaimed book Itâ€™s My Pleasure: The Impact of Extraordinary Talent and a Compelling Culture. They talked about the evolution of HR and […]
In this Corner Office article, Cyndy Trivella, Events Manager with TalentCulture, spoke with Regis Mulot, Executive VP Global Human Resources at Staples. They talked about the state of the workplace and how mentoring, innovation and multi-generations are impacting the progress of business. As with past interviews, this article will highlight the perspective and experience of […]
Continuing with our series The TalentCulture Corner Office, Cyndy Trivella, Events Manager with TalentCulture, spoke with former New York Yankee, turned entrepreneur, Patrick Antrim. In this third installment, she chatted with Patrick about leadership, business, teamwork and how being a former athlete has helped him succeed as an entrepreneur. As with former interviews in this […]
In our first Corner Office article, Cyndy Trivella, Events Manager with TalentCulture, spoke with CEO, Doug Coull. In this second installment, she sat down with Jim Fields, VP of Customer Experience Marketing at SAP to talk about leadership and the future workplace. As in keeping with the theme, this interview will highlight the perspective and […]
This is the first in our series of interview-style articles that focus on conversations with executives from all areas in the world of work. These articles are designed to highlight various perspectives and experiences from professionals who have made the move to the “corner office.” Cyndy Trivella, Events Manger with TalentCulture, sat down with Doug […]
Social is the great ice breaker. It allows people to get introduced, forge relationships and to share experiences and information, of all types, with ease and speed. The world of social has changed immensely over the past 10 years. When I think back to my early forays into this medium, I’m astonished at how much […]
Onboarding new employees is one of the biggest challenges faced by bigger companies today. Large enterprises are usually segmented, which can lead to difficulty when new employees are brought on board in one department but still need to be supervised by or interact with other areas of the organization. Follow these eight best practices for […]
Are technology and innovation like love and marriage? If you care about the future of work, look closer at this special relationship
Companies can no longer afford to think and act like recruiting and marketing are world’s apart. It’s time for a collaborative approach…