Tag: workplace culture

Ruchi Jalla on Leadership, Inclusion, and the Future

In today’s corporate environment, the role of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is not just about compliance but about cultivating a workplace culture that reflects the world outside its doors. Ruchi Jalla serves as the VP, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at Elevance Health, where her leadership is pivotal in steering the company’s DEI […]

The Crucial Role of ERGs in Shaping Remote Work Culture

The foundation of culture can be deeply rooted in the health and vitality of your Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). In our own company, we have experienced that these groups are not just extracurricular activities but essential components of an organization, fostering trust through meaningful opportunities of learning and connection. ERGs are the heartbeat of culture […]

Empathy Unleashed: The Secret Weapon for 2024’s Workplace Renaissance  

In 2023, the job market experienced a swift downturn characterized by a wave of widespread layoffs. Not only did more than 100,000 tech workers lose employment, but so did hundreds of thousands of workers in other industries. By the end of the year, the loss was tremendous. Although eight million jobs were added, around 900,000 […]

Faces of HR: Britta Mühlenberg—Building Bridges Between People and Potential

Britta Mühlenberg, COO at Acrolinx, isn’t your typical HR leader. Her path to the C-suite started not with textbooks but with a deep-seated desire to connect with people on a global scale. This wanderlust, coupled with a fascination with human behavior, led her to an unexpected first step: the world of hospitality. “University confirmed my […]

5 Signs Your Company is Using Perfectionistic Brainwashing in Its Onboarding Process

Few things are as discouraging for new employees as the discovery that their employer embraces a perfectionistic company culture. A company that operates in this framework typically promotes excessive and rigid expectations and often relies on strict rules (e.g., be at work at 7 AM) instead of flexibly honoring the underlying principles (e.g., be punctual […]

What’s the Difference Between CHRO and CPO?

In the hierarchy of modern corporate structures, the roles of Chief People Officer (CPO) and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) stand out as pivotal to organizational success. However, there is often some confusion and misunderstanding about the similarities and differences between these two C-suite roles. While both positions focus on human capital, their scope and […]

Faces of HR: How Nicole Dawson Built a Trendsetting Workplace at BAL

In the fast-paced world of immigration law, where navigating complex legalities is par for the course, Nicole Dawson, Chief People and Culture Officer at BAL, isn’t just building a team; she’s crafting a culture. With a career spanning nearly two decades, her journey from recruiter to HR leader is a testament to her passion for […]

Why Leaders Should be Creating a Culture of Genuine Employee Well-Being 

Human sustainability and employee well-being are consistently innovating board-level agenda items. However, despite leaders feeling positive about their efforts and initiatives, statistics indicate that workers are not so convinced.  According to Deloitte’s latest Well-being at Work survey, 74% of employees say improving their well-being is more important than career advancement. Human sustainability, therefore, is still […]

Faces of HR: Michele Silverman on Championing Well-Being at Veterinary Innovative Partners

Michele Silverman isn’t your average HR leader. With two decades of experience, she’s not just a master of policy and procedure but also an architect of meaningful employee experiences. At Veterinary Innovative Partners (VIP), a network of over 40 veterinarian-owned-and-operated hospitals across nine states, her mission is clear: to empower veterinarians and their teams to […]

4 Employee Retention Tactics That Actually Work

Employee retention is on the mind of every human resources professional. While the job market may finally be settling down a bit and the great resignation isn’t as great as it once was, it’s still important to keep your employees working and your business running. If you’re unable to retain employees, what happens? First of […]