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corporate

Can Corporate Activism Improve Business Overall?

We’ve recently seen many companies take stands on social issues, such as Nike’s ads last fall supporting quarterback-turned-activist Colin Kaepernick or Dick’s Sporting Goods’ decision to restrict its own gun sales.

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Workplace Culture Predictions for 2030

At the start of a new year, it’s common to make predictions about trends for the coming months. Predictions are based on emerging trends, sociopolitical and market factors, etc. Given that a new year isn’t usually that different from the previous year, these are often safe predictions.

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How Entrepreneurs Use Flexibility to Attract Top Talent

We talk a lot about the importance of thinking beyond salaries and bonuses to attract top talent. Employees want to have top-notch benefits, as well as a comfortable, friendly work environment. Part of that includes flexibility, such as working from home, generous paid time off (PTO), and more.

culture

Massive Desire for Cultural Fit Among Workers

When companies look to hire new employees, there are some baseline credentials that typically must be met: education, certifications, years of experience, experience in certain specific areas, etc. By and large, these credentials can be ascertained from a résumé or online job application.

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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.

gender

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.