Category: Culture, Engagement, Branding

Your workplace’s culture is directly connected to your employee engagement as well as your employer brand. Each of these is vitally important towards attracting and retaining top talent.

What Business Etiquette Training Should Teach Your Future Leaders

Some nuances of business etiquette may have changed over the past few decades. But it’s still very important to cover, and especially with your organization’s future leaders. Here are a few things you’ll want to make sure your business etiquette training materials cover, especially for those employees who are essentially becoming the face of your […]

Research Shows Strong Job Satisfaction, Benefits

2017 saw job satisfaction among U.S. employees fall. However, the American workforce might be out of its funk! According to new research, there is strong evidence that both workers and their employers have renewed feelings of workplace optimism and satisfaction.

Best Bosses: Where Do You Fall on the List?

A recent study by OfficeTeam sought to understand which workers are happiest or unhappiest with their bosses by region. The research revealed that over 80% of workers are satisfied with their managers. The highest rating locations were Indianapolis, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Miami. The worst were Boston, Phoenix, Washington D.C., Cincinnati, and […]

Maintaining Engagement and Culture in the Valley of Death

I recently sat down with Sabrina Parsons, the CEO of Palo Alto Software to discuss a concept known as the valley of death. Parsons defines the valley of death as the time during which a company grows from 50 employees to 100–150 employees. Many organizations face a number of real challenges during this period from […]

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A Primer on Creating a Purpose-Driven Culture

Finding meaning and purpose in what you do for a living is arguably a better way to live. Nurturing an organizational culture in which work has meaning and connects to a purpose (beyond making money) is arguably a better way to run a company. Why?

Five Tips to Building a Solid Company Culture

In the small business industry—particularly in the restaurant industry—it’s easy to let company culture take a back seat when hungry diners need to be fed and kitchens need to be cleaned, especially in today’s society, as larger issues are occurring in the kitchen as a result of the high stresses that come along with the […]

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How Keeping Employees Happy Leads to Happier Customers

Most business leaders would put increased customer satisfaction at the top of their priority list as the best driver of repeat business and sustainable growth. Each new development will be finely scrutinized to see what the effect is likely to be on customers. How will this affect their experience? How will this make their lives […]

How to Keep Employees Motivated During a Leadership Transition

A leadership transition can be both an exhilarating and a terrifying time. For those who know what to expect, it’s likely a chance to get excited about a new chapter in the life of the company. However, for those who were either unaware or unsuspecting, the promise of change can bring about fear and anxiety, […]