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#WorkTrends Recap: Live a Life of Real Intention

This #WorkTrends chat with Paul Cummings, founder of woople and author of It All Matters, was the perfect way to end the year.

Paul talked about how we can reframe failure and reprogram ourselves to embrace dreams. “I … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Live a Life of Real Intention

It’s that time of year when we lay out our goals, wishes, dreams, and resolutions for the New Year. Can you believe that 2018 is almost here? I don’t know about you, but I’ve decided that 2018 is going to … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Servant Leadership in the Modern Workplace

Art Barter, who founded the Servant Leadership Institute and is the CEO of Datron World Communications, began his journey when he wanted to infuse Datron with servant leadership principles but couldn’t find adequate materials. Today, everyone at Datron gets trained … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Servant Leadership in the Modern Workplace

Did you know If you enter “servant leadership” into a search engine and follow the Wikipedia link, the very first line of the definition is sourced from the Servant Leadership Institute, which was founded by this week’s guest, … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: We Can’t Talk about That at Work!

Going to work these days can feel like a minefield. It seems that most people have an opinion about topics that create intense emotions, and people’s differences lead to polarization rather than unity.

Thank you to Patrick Antrim, former … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: We Can’t Talk about That at Work!

Today’s headlines are brimming with emotionally-charged topics including racial injustice, protests, sexual harassment and more, making it unrealistic for employers to expect their employees to leave their opinions at the door.

Organizations must take advantage of this emotionally fraught time … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Diversity Supports an Inclusive Workplace Culture

There is a lot of talk in human resources circles about diversity and inclusion, but what does diversity and inclusion really mean in the workplace? Debra Ruh, CEO of Ruh Global Communications and author of several books including Tapping into Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Legislation of Pay Equity

According to the U.S. Census, the median annual pay for a woman who holds a full-time job is $40,742, but the median annual pay for a man who holds a full-time job is $51,212. This means that if an … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Legislation of Pay Equity

As a provider of employment screening services, HireRight has worked for years to refine the process of accumulating the information employers need to make effective hiring decisions while still respecting the needs of candidates.

One area that affects the employee … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Competing and Caring for Employees

Are you in an environment where the balance of culture to perks is skewed? Would you prefer five minutes with a boss who truly listens to you or a certificate or plaque? Figuring out what your employees want in their … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Turn Bad Bosses Into Inspiring Leaders

If you have ever walked out of the office at night, spirit sagging and already dread the next day, this episode is for you.

Vicky Oliver wrote her first book, 301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions, to capture Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Turn Bad Bosses into Inspiring Leaders

More than two-thirds of American workers are just putting in their time at their jobs. Their lack of engagement in the job or the organization can often be attributed to their boss’s poor leadership skills. Unless managers can provide inspiration … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Building Great Cultures

A great workplace culture where employees can thrive and take an organization to the next level can have a lasting impact on recruitment, retention, and the bottom line. But how do you get there?

Culture is more than perks and … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Building Great Cultures

What does it take for brands to build a great reputation? In part, building a great workplace culture where employees can flourish and take an organization to the next level.

Culture is so much more than perks and benefits. Culture … Read more

Monetize the Culture: #WorkTrends Recap

We’ve talked a lot about creating the perfect corporate culture by looking at examples of cultures that are far from perfect. Some companies still struggle to create that ideal culture while others have it figured out.

Having a great corporate … Read more

WorkTrends Preview: Monetize the Culture

We’ve talked about creating the perfect corporate culture by looking at examples of other corporate cultures that are far from perfect. While companies seem to struggle to create that ideal culture, others have it figured out.

Having a great corporate … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: The Culture Engine

Culture–we all talk about its importance, but companies still continue to struggle to create and nurture a positive work culture. To understand the issues that most leaders are having with culture, we have to go back to the basics.

Values … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: The Culture Engine

Culture – we all talk about its importance, but yet companies continue to struggle to create and nurture a positive culture in the office. To understand the issues that most leaders are having with culture, we need to go back … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: The Future of Work: Purpose, Productivity and Experience

The future of work is here. More specifically, the future of our workplaces is here. Companies are realizing the value of focusing on the environment for their employees. Creating a more human-centered workplace has a lasting impact on employees, the … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: The Future of Work: Purpose, Productivity and Experience

The future of work is here. More specifically, the future of our workplaces is here. Companies are realizing the value of focusing on the environment for their employees. Creating a more human-centered workplace has a lasting impact on employees, the … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Using Empathy to Reduce Anxiety in the Workplace

Now more than ever we need empathy — especially with recent events. Our professional lives and personal lives can’t always be separated, and stress from one side can impact the other.

Whether we like to admit it or not, stress … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Using Empathy to Reduce Anxiety in the Workplace

Whether we like to admit it or not, stress and anxiety levels in the workplace continue to rise. And these levels do impact the workplace. According to the American Institute of Stress one million US employees miss work every day … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: The Value of Employee Referral Programs

Finding quality candidates is tough, and the consequence for finding bad candidates is even steeper. A bad hire can lower productivity, reduce performance, and weaken team morale. Overall it adds up to a very costly mistake from more than just … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: The Value of Employee Referral Programs

As one of the only business segments not directly contributing to the profitability of a company, HR has a large need to save money wherever they can. The average cost of a new employee in 2016 was roughly $58,000. To … Read more

The Secret Formula for Exemplary Leadership

As the landscape of business continues to evolve, we not only see changes outside the organization, we see changes inside the organization as well. That means different communication styles, different individual work style preferences, different motivators and incentives, different corporate … Read more