Tag: corporate culture.

culture

Employees Care About Culture Fit Just Like Employers

A good “fit” has long been an important consideration for employers when evaluating job applicants. Even an employee with stellar work and academic credentials may not be a great hire if he or she doesn’t seem to have the personality and values that mesh with the organization’s culture.

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How to Address the Gender Gap in Your Workplace

After the #MeToo movement pervaded the workplace in 2018, more and more employers are beginning to consider how they’re going to address the gender gaps across their own organizations this year, especially because new research indicates that nearly half of all women have reported experiencing some form of discrimination due to their gender while on […]

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In the Workplace, Laughter Really Is the Best Medicine!

Those of a certain age likely remember these lyrics from the popular Disney movie, Mary Poppins: “I love to laugh. Long and loud and clear. I love to laugh so everybody can hear!” They were sung by Dick Van Dyke in his role as a chimney sweep.

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Should We Have Worker Representation on Boards?

It’s long been a perception in some circles that the corporate fat cats don’t have the best interests of the working man (or woman) in mind. But, what if that group of fat cats included those workers? That is, in essence, what Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been proposing.

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3 Ways Senior Leaders Can Inadvertently Create Toxic Workplaces

It’s undeniable that business leaders—whether the CEO, leaders of business units, or department heads—have a large influence on the environment of the workplace they run. The leader sets the expectations, sets the tone, and sets an example for how employees throughout the organization or department should behave and what qualities the company looks for in […]

How Diverse Is Your Workplace? Your Employees Know

Diversity and inclusion are increasingly being viewed with a sense of importance by businesses, and the reasons are not purely altruistic. They are practical and focused on the bottom line. In a previous post, we discussed how diversity and inclusion can contribute to the bottom line by helping organizations understand and connect with the increasingly […]