It’s been a hard year and a half, and as the pandemic continues to fluctuate, illness and lockdowns have taken their toll. The effects extend into the workplace, too, as companies struggle to find a happy medium between employee needs … Read more
Organizations are heeding the call to transform their work culture in the new remote-first world. They are taking immediate action to better serve employees, and finding ways to maintain a sense of community while working hybrid or remote. To no … Read more
The workplace is becoming more diverse as organizations offer remote and hybrid work options and build a global workforce. With these big changes comes a call for a change in work culture. Employers need to ask themselves how they can … Read more
In the modern workplace, a respectful workplace culture isn’t just a cherry on top of a job role. If the work culture isn’t healthy and respectful, it could mean organizations lose their best employees and lose out on the best … Read more
Do we need to worry about toxic workplace culture now, in the midst of an exhaustingly protracted pandemic that’s badly straining employers and employees? It’s a question a lot of HR practitioners are asking themselves: What do we prioritize right … Read more
Companies have specific priorities to help them create traction and build better businesses. They make sure their finances are going well, remain competitive, and engage employees for optimal productivity.
However, during 2020, unprecedented shifts happened. The pandemic and quarantine greatly … Read more
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With people talking about a post-pandemic restart to the economy, your business might be looking to bring in a fresh new outlook. If you’ve so far struggled to find this fresh direction in 2021, you might want to consider taking … Read more
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It’s safe to say that 2020 put company cultures to the test. Strong cultures came out of it stronger; weak cultures struggled to survive. But what is the makeup of a company culture that can endure such massive shifts in … Read more
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Emotional intelligence, or EQ, has been a regular topic in the workplace for some time now. And yet, in these uncertain times — and while more of us must work independently — conversations around EQ have gained momentum.
So what … Read more
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When is a company culture intervention necessary? And how do you know if your company needs to hear some hard truths?
The truth is that through the decisions you make and the behaviors you reward, your company culture has defined … Read more
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Many of us might not know that Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and also Elon Musk consider themselves introverts. Like many other introverted people, they have capitalized on their ability to listen well, stay objective, and find the answers in chaos.… Read more
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How do leaders create a culture that features contagious corporate altruism?
Historically, shareholder capital return has been the holy grail of business success. Significant returns signal investors that the company believes in their future so much they can afford to … Read more
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In every challenge faced, there are leadership lessons to be learned…
To say the recently concluded American election process was emotional would be an understatement. To the dismay of many across the globe, it often assumed the appearance of a … Read more
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When is enough red tape and bureaucracy enough? Is it time to return to the days where common sense prevailed?
Don’t you just love the glossy annual report, no matter which company it represents? The financials change from report to … Read more
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As 2021 begins, human resources professionals are well-positioned to consider the actions they can take this year to help employees stay healthy. Here are five excellent ways employers will support employee health in 2021…
1. Investigate Opportunities to Relieve Stress… Read more
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In our now normal, company culture seems to have taken a back seat to… well, everything else. So how do we retain our best talent?
Statistics tell us that 2020 was “the year of productivity.” As the world of business … Read more
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Few things frustrate business leaders more than a failed new hire. And yet, chances are your hiring process still focuses on filling a vacancy instead of finding a good culture fit.
Think about it: Finding the perfect candidate for a … Read more
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Hiring hourly employees — for retail, travel and hospitality, hospitals, restaurants, and warehouses — is more critical now than ever before.
So why don’t we make the hiring process easier? And why don’t we treat those on the front lines … Read more
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The year 2020 has been a watershed year. Or, as I would prefer to say (if allowed to coin a new term) – a ‘tearshed’ year. The breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted economies, businesses, and individuals at an … Read more
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We’re all doing more with less. And yet, we continue to work toward the achievement of our personal and professional goals. So how do we find the right balance… or shall I say the right “blend”?
Even as we learn … Read more
What is intentional integrity? And how can it lead to a revolution within your organization?
Even before the pandemic of 2020, ethics and integrity were a significant issue in our business world. Of course, everyone — and every company — … Read more
Who doesn’t want to be thanked for their loyalty or a job well done? Who doesn’t want a metaphorical pat on the back for going above-and-beyond? Everyone values a genuine thank you! But engagement and appreciation efforts – workplace gratitude … Read more