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TalentCulture | October 31, 2014

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Workplace Culture and Innovation

The Bravery Of Being Fearlessly Authentic

October 31, 2014 |

“We play the game With the bravery of being out of range We zap and maim With the bravery of being out of range…”

—Roger Waters (musician and writer)

Small craters pocked the desk around her laptop dock. Tiny tendrils … Read More

Could Employee Appreciation Transform Your Hiring Strategies?

October 31, 2014 |

Employee retention is an important business consideration because high turnover rates are costly and often detrimental to overall team performance. However, even with the best retention rates, companies usually need to hire new workers once in a while. Whether they’re expanding … Read More

Best Behavior, Best Practices: The Etiquette Of Successful Onboarding

October 29, 2014 |

Let’s talk about the etiquette of onboarding new hires. Newfangled definition of bringing a new employee into your business, meet old-fashioned principle of good behavior in social situations.

The process of bringing a new employee up to speed so they … Read More

10 Ways To Reduce Email And Reclaim Productivity

October 29, 2014 | 1

Email use is on the rise. Daily, people on all rungs of the corporate ladder, entrepreneurs, and those working from home complain about the number of emails they receive. They tell me how much work it is for them to … Read More

How To Improve Work Culture (And Avoid Staff Burnouts)

October 28, 2014 |

A company work culture is defined by its employees. Their values, their motivation, and their personal goals are essential to creating a positive and successful working environment.

Happy employees bring many benefits to businesses, including a 31% increase in … Read More

Bottom-Up Leadership And Digital Skills Training

October 28, 2014 |

A well-run business is like a car cruising down the highway. The road may not always be even, but the machine is designed to withstand minor shocks and keep moving smoothly. Sometimes, however, an unexpected change of environment catches … Read More

It’s Time For A New Job-Skills Training Model

October 27, 2014 | 1

I attended a presentation by Mary Owens at a local financial advisory firm. In her well-presented talk about the return of manufacturing to the U.S., she articulated a number of facts that got me thinking:

  • Manufacturing was returning because … Read More

Employee Well-Being In The Workplace

October 24, 2014 |

The concept of “employee well-being” is not a new one, but it has seen a resurgence in interest with the challenges in the world in the last few years, and employee well-being has been making its way to the top … Read More

Wanted, Preferably Alive And Having Fun With Your Company Culture

October 24, 2014 |

“The grim fightin’ hero’s troubles are always private – He wants to know where ‘I fit in’ in herd wars – Sometimes you see villains so ancient…

…you gotta go a long way in the West to find a good … Read More

Why A Bit Of Boredom Might Help Your Career

October 23, 2014 | 1

“When you pay attention to boredom, it gets unbelievably interesting.” —John Kabat-Zinn

Boredom is something most of us try to avoid at all costs, and thanks to today’s vibrant entertainment industry there is usually no shortage of activities to keep us occupied … Read More