Tag: Culture

Creative Professionals Are the Most Positive Employees

New research from global staffing firm Robert Half and Happiness Works, a provider of tools that help businesses become better places to work, finds that employees in the creative and marketing occupations have the highest levels of on-the-job satisfaction and are most interested in their work, compared to employees in accounting and finance, administrative, legal, […]

Sabbaticals to Attract and Retain Talent

Extended time off to pursue career and personal growth is a concept borrowed from academia, where sabbaticals remain highly popular. Yet, fewer companies now offer sabbaticals, at a time when surveys find “growth opportunity” is a priority for employees and job seekers.


Flexibility: What Job Candidates Want and How Employers Can Provide It

Nearly 40 percent of job candidates say that schedule flexibility is one of the top three factors they consider when making career decisions, while two-thirds of candidates believe they don’t need to sitting at a desk to get their work done, according to new research from RPO provider ManpowerGroup Solutions.

‘Culture of help’ benefits the company and the individual

by Dan Oswald Early in my publishing career, I took the “assist” part of my editorial assistant job quite literally, and I would volunteer for nearly every task lobbed at my team by our publisher. After one meeting in which I offered to take on a particularly tedious project, a senior colleague stopped by my […]

Safety Culture Checklist: 6 Keys to Success

By Emily Scace Many organizations want to improve their safety culture in order to reduce injury rates, save money, and increase productivity. But how does a company begin to foster a culture of safety? The following are a just few key areas that go a long way toward establishing a positive safety culture in an […]

How Can Stay Interviews Help Your Corporate Culture?

In yesterday’s Advisor, we took a look at how the stay interview helps keep employees working for you. Today, we’ll look at some more tips and learn how feedback from those interviews can positively influence your corporate culture.

Create a Culture of Engagement

Yesterday’s Advisor covered the importance of an engaged workforce and how you can serve as an example to your employees. Today’s article offers tips for creating a culture of engagement.

A How-To List for Building a Culture of Respect

By Susan W. Kline Experienced HR professionals know that, generally speaking, an employee has no viable claim for sexual harassment unless her workplace has become “hellish.” Nonetheless, savvy employers will take action long before offensive behavior adds up to an actionable claim of sexual (or racial or religious) harassment. By focusing on inappropriate behavior and […]