Tag: community

7 Ways to Retain Top Talent and Build a Community

The Great Resignation, the war on talent, and quiet quitting have all permeated our workforce. Every industry has been impacted, from frontline workers to C-suite professionals. Leaders and HR departments are trying to get a handle on the current realities of working in a post-/not-really-over-yet pandemic. The current landscape of employment, retaining top talent or […]

A Proud HR Community: Happy Pride 2023!

June marks the beginning of Pride, a month long celebration of the LGBTQ+ community, its history, and the fight for equal rights. Many of 2023’s Pride events are themed: D.C.’s “Peace, Love Revolution,” L.A.’s “All Out With Pride,” and N.Y.C.’s “Strength in Solidarity.” “Pride is a joyful celebration of all of the beautiful identities of […]

5 Tips for Building Culture Among a Remote Workforce

Workplace culture has been in flux for more than a year, and clarity might be further off than employers had hoped. A surge in COVID-19 cases has caused employers that made the transition to remote work last year to delay or reverse plans to return to the office. Meanwhile, large numbers of employees have chosen […]

Diversity Takes Many Forms: Making Progress Through Understanding and Inclusion

Successful diversity, equity and inclusion leadership requires the same kinds of leadership skills that make one successful in any corporate leadership role, whether that be operations, finance, marketing or anything else. But it also requires a solid understanding and knowledge of the underlying subject matter. Working in a relatively new area of corporate focus, DEI […]

Nonfinancial Motivation for Employees in a Shifting Work Environment

As the world continues to adjust to the pandemic, companies worldwide are facing drastic challenges and embracing dramatic changes. Flexibility is the core pillar of building and maintaining an effective operational performance. Those who have managed to shift their work to the digital realm are now facing even bigger challenges.

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Is It a Job, a Career, or a Calling?

People expect more from work than ever before: paychecks, benefits, perks, support, growth, flexibility, community, purpose, and more. Fortunately for HR and people leaders, this signals a sensational opportunity for differentiated employee experiences that attract, support, challenge, and retain individuals. The question is: How?

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It’s Time to Evaluate Hiring Requirements

2020 is under way, but unfortunately, 2019 problems still exist. For instance, unemployment remains low and candidates still have the upper hand in picking who they work for. On top of all this, the skills gap continues to grow and educational institutions are doing little to prepare students for the new world of work. As […]

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How to Help Your Employees in the Wake of a Natural Disaster

When natural disasters such as Hurricane Dorian strike, work may not be the first thought for those hurt and those wanting to help, but it’s not far down the list of concerns. Getting back to work is an important part of getting back to normal for many storm victims. And those not in the path […]

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The Gentle Leader

James Kavanaugh once suggested that there are “those too gentle to live among the wolves.” I hope this is no longer true in today’s organization. I believe that the “wolves” have had their day, and we need to make way for a new breed of manager—The Gentle Leader. Today, we need a special brand of […]