Tag: workplace culture

A Culture of Success

After years of discussion and research, one thing is clear about workplace culture: Getting it right is very important. Like employer branding, culture exists in every organization, whether everyone is aware of it or not. Also as with employer branding, it is very important that leaders in organizations take the reins of their culture; otherwise, […]

communication

6 Ways to Build Successful Networking Initiatives Across Your Organization

Strategic networking initiatives may be more important for organizations than learning and development (L&D) and Human Resources (HR) professionals thought they were. One survey found that 85% of all jobs are filled via networking, and other research found that networkers want more time to network, especially face to face.

innovate

5 Reasons to Implement a Company Culture Focused on Innovation

Research shows that innovative organizations are more collaborative, flexible, and democratic in their communications. These organizations offer safe spaces and supportive leadership, encourage boundary spanning, embody innovative missions and vision statements, and properly incentivize innovation.

workism

Could ‘Workism’ Be Killing Your Culture?

It’s no question that for most of us, what we do and where we do it are key elements of our identity. After all, if we’re working 40 hours per week, that means about half of our waking lives is spent working, and for many professionals, it’s much more—not to mention the amount of time […]

schedule

Unstable Scheduling Can Negatively Impact Employee Health

We’ve written multiple times about how employers can help entice workers to join or stay with their organizations for relatively little cost through perks like flexible work schedules and work-from-home opportunities. Many employers are increasingly moving in this direction.

training

The Importance of Cultivating Talent Outside Your Organization

In this new era of self-service learning, learning as a service (LaaS), and very low unemployment rates, whether it’s easy to accept or not, experts are indicating that leaders must consider cultivating talent outside of their own organizations to continue to prosper in the next decade or so.

learning

3 Important Facts About Smart Learning Environments

Smart learning environments are set to become the future of modern-day workplaces—and sooner than you think. These environments will become even more important to explore as you prepare your employees for the fourth industrial revolution.