Tag: workplace culture

Using Social Media to Build a Culture of Recognition: Strategies for Employee Engagement

We all work to live (at least in part). Still, sometimes a paycheck isn’t enough. Employee recognition programs are crucial for the success of any organization, as they help foster a positive work culture and boost employee morale. These programs are designed to acknowledge and appreciate employees’ hard work, dedication, and contributions and can take […]

Off to a Healthy Start: Nurturing Mental Wellbeing for Younger Workers

A new career is full of possibilities, but with these opportunities come challenges. The transition into the world of work can feel overwhelming at the best of times, and the current workplace dynamic has added challenges that hit young employees particularly hard. Remote and hybrid work arrangements offer employees flexibility and independence, but the lack […]

Creating Community and Inspiration in the Workplace in 2023

If you were to ask me in my early twenties if women could have it all, I would have responded with a resounding “yes” and proceeded to tell you about all the ingredients in the recipe of success in life: a graduate degree; a loving partner; a high-powered professional career; a Pinterest-worthy home; and two […]

Encouraging PTO to Avoid Burnout in 2023

In today’s workplace, work-life balance, flexibility, psychological safety, and advocacy for mental health and well-being are all signs of a positive culture. With employee burnout at a record high, organizations are looking for new ways to keep their employees productive, happy, and stress-free. Fortunately, organizations already a tool they can utilize: paid time off (PTO). […]

How to Build a Collaborative and Interconnected Global Workforce

Building and sustaining collaborative, interconnected teams is challenging, especially when managing a distributed global workforce. Before the pandemic disrupted people’s personal and professional lives, employee engagement and well-being were on a 10-year upswing, but that trend was upended. A 2022 Gallup survey found that just 32% of employees are engaged at work. Instead, employees resonate […]

How to Use Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

We live in an ever-changing world and the workplace is no different. From record-high burnout levels to mass layoffs, and fears of a recession, HR leaders have tried on a myriad of hats in an effort to retain talent and keep them engaged, productive, and happy. Still, the workplace remains rampant with buzzwords like The […]

Working Across Generations: How Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers Can Collaborate in the Workplace

The modern workforce is a diverse mix of generations, each with its own unique perspectives and work styles. While there are many benefits to having a multigenerational team, it can also lead to conflicts and misunderstandings. But if they respect and understand each other’s differences, people from different generations can work together and do well […]

Building a Culture of Learning

U.S. companies spent over $100 billion on training and employee development efforts in 2022, but many organizations continue to fall short on their training efforts. In a previous post, we explained what a culture of learning is and how it can help organizations make the most of their learning and development training investments. In this […]

What Is a Culture of Learning?

We live in an ever-changing, past-faced global economic environment where the skills and knowledge necessary to set an organization apart from its competition are constantly evolving. Companies across the United States spent over $100 billion on training in 2022 alone, but unfortunately, many organizations find it hard to achieve a meaningful return on that investment. […]

Creating Community at Work: The Time to Act Is Now

Employee desires and demands have changed significantly in the last 3 years as desk-based staff moved away from the traditional office environment and toward hybrid and remote work settings. On one hand, employees enjoy the flexibility and improved balance remote work offers. On the other hand, reduced office time has left many employees feeling disconnected […]