Corporate Culture Articles

Creating an atmosphere of excellence and purpose takes time and patience. So does building a support system that favors employees and allows them to do their best every day.

You’ve probably heard of how millennials are taking over the workforce, creating drastic changes in offices and the very nature of work itself. As a result of Generation Y entering careers and the workforce over the past decade or so, companies have to compete to lure up-and-coming talent, and employee benefits is one way to do that.

The economic influence of private businesses nurtures female-friendly policies

When they're not eating avocado toast, or sending snaps to friends, Millennials are quickly infiltrating America's workforce. In fact, they're quickly overtaking baby boomers. Don't believe me? Fifty million Millennials are being hired between now and 2025.

Corporate Social Responsibility is a great tool where businesses can automatically achieve their sustainability goals by directing their profits towards heritage conservation through Impact based portfolios. It becomes important at this stage to detail and simplify the benefits and methods of the private sector engaging in Heritage Conservation.

If you want a leg up in providing superior customer service and a chance to bolster employee engagement along the way, then it's time to expand your viewpoint beyond individual customer interactions to the bigger picture of culture–specifically what I call "customer service culture."

To talk about how hyper-personalization of technology and management can help your company’s employee engagement, I think it’s important to define employee engagement.

The health of your employees plays a significant role in the overall health of your company. If employees are sick and out of the office, it will reduce productivity, which will affect your bottom line. That’s where employee benefits come in.

Bracing for Impact on Comp Ratios

As public companies begin to disclose CEO-pay ratios, experts say HR leaders need to be ready to respond to employee blowback.

How Happy Talk Can Ruin M&As

When mergers and acquisitions disappoint – as they do at least 50 percent of the time – a badly managed integration process is often to blame. Even deals with the greatest financial promise can be thwarted if the employees of one or both organisations aren’t on board. For leaders facing their own challenging integration, many experts emphasise the importance of a robust, persuasive communications plan.

Employers, Employees Face Disconnect Over Wellness Programming

Under a third of employees view wellness programming as an effective tool in improving their health even though 52 percent of employers believe their wellness programs work.

More HR managers and corporate leaders are turning to the concept of mindfulness, along with the tradition of meditation, as a way to improve overall employee wellness and health. Is this approach a simpler, less expensive alternative to hit-or-miss employee health initiatives or smoke and mirrors?

An estimated 77 million Americans are affected by ‘toxic’ work environments and offensive behaviors on the job.

Technology has been shown to play an important role in creating more inclusive workplaces, acting as a unifier and source of information about inclusion efforts, while also providing much-needed transparency across the workforce

Here’s the bad news. There is no magic pill. Here’s the good news. There is magic everywhere if you know where to look.

Could an infusion of younger workers shake up your corporate employee communications systems in a positive way?

Diversity and inclusion has dominated the headlines in recent years, with questions over the likes of Uber and Google’s commitment. Chris Martin, CTO of Powwownow, looks at how technology can help.

'Corporate communications' is an amorphous and all-encompassing term. It could mean just about any type of communicating that goes on within a corporate setting. (We'll also assume one doesn't literally have to work at a corporation to be a corporate communicator.)

A great many studies, articles, seminars, webinars and presentations exist to tell you, the manager, how to prepare for rapid change. Very few of these look at change from the employees' point of view, and frankly, that is the perspective you have to focus on. The reason is simple: if you can't get the employees to change in the direction you want, the change won't happen.

By now you’ve heard about a million times that open communications is the key to helping your employees work better and harder, but how do you get from an effective open communications plan to effective management strategies?

I once heard an author describe the “crisis” of disengagement among employees in our workforce as “a disease affecting the central nervous system of our economy.” And he’s right. There are many different measures of employee engagement out there, but pretty much every report I have read presents some pretty depressing numbers.

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