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TalentCulture | October 1, 2014

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Workplace Culture and Innovation

How Education Is Failing To Serve Business’ Needs

September 30, 2014 |

Education is one of the triumphs of modern civilization. According to census data, over 40% of the U.S. population has an associate degree or higher. With higher education attendance continuing to rise, it’s only a matter of time before half … Read More

3 Ways to Influence, Not Control, Employee Commitment

September 30, 2014 |

If you’ve read various leadership forums, you’re probably familiar with the concept of control versus influence. Controlling and authoritative personalities in management motivate employees to act, but it’s usually out of fear or requirement — neither of which produce … Read More

Why Working Out Of Office Might Not Be For You

September 29, 2014 |

Working from the beach, conference calls from the pool, emailing from your back yard. All these ideal scenarios come to mind when people think of working from a non-traditional space.

While this is true for some, for many it is … Read More

For HR to Empower Up

September 26, 2014 |

“Wilderness of mirrors World of polished steel Gears and iron chains Turn the grinding wheel I run between the shadows Some are phantoms, some are real…”

– Neil Peart, “Double Agent”

Welcome to your new job!

Now, put on these … Read More

The Great Rated! Interview: EY’s Larry Nash On The Transparency Trend

September 25, 2014 |

When Larry Nash looks into his crystal ball about the future of the workplace, one thing is clear to him: workplace transparency itself. Larry, Americas Director of Experienced and Executive Recruiting at professional services giant EY, is confident that job seekers … Read More

7 Tips To Earn A Promotion

September 23, 2014 | 1

Promotions can be hard to achieve. While we would all like to be promoted, it can seem hard when you have worked at a firm for a long time and the prospect of promotion has never quite materialized. Or when … Read More

The Executive’s New Clothes

September 22, 2014 |

We have all read Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”  Wikipedia explains the story in a succinct and cogent matter:

A vain Emperor who cares about nothing except wearing and displaying clothes hires two swindlers who promise him the … Read More

This Slaphappy World of Work

September 19, 2014 |

“A tired mind become a shape-shifter Everybody need a mood lifter Everybody need reverse polarity Everybody got mixed feelings About the function and the form Everybody got to deviate from the norm…”

— Rush, “Vital Signs”

On my flight to … Read More

Empower HR: Call to Action for HR Technology Providers

September 18, 2014 |

HR Complexity at an All-Time High

HR bears the responsibility of recruiting, training and engaging their organization’s most important asset of all: people. Even the loftiest of missions or the most clever business plans won’t succeed without great people to … Read More

Promise Nothing If You Can’t Execute

September 15, 2014 | 1

Execution is THE most critical determinant of an organization’s success. Few organizations, however, do it well, so it represents arguably the best opportunity to stand-out from others in a crowded marketplace of mediocre players.

Let’s face it, we are tired … Read More