Employee engagement can sometimes be seen as a fluffy concept, but savvy businesses recognize it as a key factor in overall company success. According to a Harvard Business Review study, 71% of surveyed business leaders identified employee engagement as one of the factors most likely to bring success to their business. Engagement ranked third, after […]
Category: Company Culture
This topic pertains to articles about the relationship between company culture and training are explored. For example, a good safety culture at a company might make training more effective while a poor safety culture can serve to undermine training efforts.
Mission statements aren’t just for nonprofits anymore, especially in an age where developing an influential and palpable company culture is crucial to a company’s success.
Are you interested in inspiring L&D initiatives and programs that will inspire a positive and enduring company culture?
Companies vary greatly in their willingness to allow employees flexibility in their work, as well as in how that flexibility manifests itself—from working from home all the time, with unlimited paid time off (PTO), to flex work and the ability to work from home on certain days or on a certain number of days per […]
An increasingly competitive job market for employers and improvements in telecommunications technology have meant that working remotely has become an increasingly available and technologically feasible option for employers and employees.
Company culture (also referred to as “corporate culture”) is important for any business, but it can be a bit of a vague concept. As defined by Investopedia, “Corporate culture refers to the beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company’s employees and management interact and handle outside business transactions. Often, corporate culture is implied, not expressly defined, and […]
According to a Career Builder survey, 71% of employers said that they valued a candidate’s emotional intelligence (EI) skills over his or her IQ. And moving forward, employers are much more likely to hire and promote individuals with developed EI skills.
It’s not wise to ignore rude behavior in the workplace—and not just from a moral standpoint either. Workplace incivility also costs organizations money—and a lot of it.
As companies grow, there is necessarily a division of functions across various departments. While a start-up might have a handful of employees or even a single person engaged in all aspects of the business—from marketing and operations to accounting and finance—larger organizations tend to engage specialized teams or departments to focus on specific areas.
Here are some additional best practices to adopt or apply if you want your EAP to remain effective—continued from yesterday’s post.