Tag: workplace culture

COVID-19

Preventing a Toxic Post-COVID Workplace

While the COVID-19 pandemic upended everyday life in America and across the world seemingly overnight, the transition back to something resembling “normal” has been and will continue to be a slow and gradual process. In many ways, the challenges of the pandemic are far from over, even as overwhelming numbers of Americans continue to get […]

How to Use Structured Hiring to Build Inclusive Workplaces

A great hiring process is a business necessity and can be a major competitive advantage—if done right. It’s about more than streamlining paperwork and getting roles filled quickly; your ability to hire the right people in the right roles at the right time is the deciding factor in how well your business performs. As a […]

Patching Political and Ideological Divisions in Your Organization

The political and ideological divisions in our society have grown during these turbulent times. These include well-established political opinions, growing conspiracy theories, and economic chaos, and the fear, uncertainty, and suffering created by the pandemic have aligned to drive new or larger wedges between family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers.

Have You Been Taken Advantage of at Work?

Remember when that coworker asked you to do a little bit of work for him when he went on vacation? It was nice of you to do that. But then, he never returned the favor. If that sounds familiar to you, you are not alone. In fact, 77% of workers feel like they have been […]

Uncomfortable Conversations: Sexual Harassment

When it comes to sexual harassment training, whether you succeed has a lot to do with how you look at it. If you are just trying to be compliant with employment laws, then it might seem simple. If you are actually trying to create a culture that prevents sexual harassment from happening in the first […]

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What to Do if You Hate Your Colleagues

While some companies advertise their amazing, collegial, friendly workplaces, it’s fairly rare that everyone in an office becomes great friends—or even gets along well most of the time.

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Goldman Sachs Relaxes Dress Code

There’s a certain image that probably comes to mind for many of us when we think of Wall Street bankers: expensive suits and well-groomed people.