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.


It’s human nature to wonder what people are saying about you when you’re not around. After all, there’s nothing that feels worse than walking up to a group of people who all stop talking when they see you. What were they saying about you? Do you have spinach in your teeth?

The Outlook for Workers in 2018

The economy is friendly for workers; the Trump administration is not. What to know about these and other job trends in 2018.

Not every company is a model for great culture. Those in executive or People roles know that it takes deliberate action to achieve a culture that makes people want to come to work every day—and that makes them eager to stick around for the long haul.

As the digital economy expands and software becomes more critical, security worries grow. In a new survey, 74 percent of respondents agree that security threats due to software and code issues are a growing concern.

Being a new hire is only slightly better than being the new kid in school – but not by much. Basically, it comes down to the fact that you don't know very much about the basics.

Employee engagement is typically one of the most pressing concerns for retail organizations. It has massive implications for the company across numerous categories: Retail companies with highly-engaged employees perform better financially, employ a more productive workforce and have higher employee and customer satisfaction scores

With its emphasis on transparency, the jobs site Glassdoor aims to upend corporate power dynamics.

Employee mentoring in the workplace is a good thing. It has been around for years, and employee mentoring will continue to be a big part of the future for many businesses. According to Mentorpitch.com, three out of four Fortune 500 companies have mentoring programs in place. Many small and midsize companies are catching on to the concept, too.

Your company offers great benefits. Your employees need to know about them. This is why creating excellent, engaging employee benefits communications is important. In fact, these days a lot of employees say they would take certain benefits like comprehensive health insurance or company stock and a remote work arrangement over a pay raise.

Employees need to become digital change agents

A new report shows how digital transformation efforts are being implemented relatively slowly in many businesses. This can be overcome, however, if employees start to act as digital change agents, sharing the new digital values enterprise-wide.

At every company around the world, new employees are brought into the fold as the organization grows, changes and evolves. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017 closed out with 6 million job openings and 5.6 million hires. That’s great, but what’s not so good are the results of inadequate corporate communications systems.

How to market your office culture as an attraction for new employees

When it comes to giving performance feedback why wait until an annual review? Seems almost ridiculous to wait a WHOLE year to give feedback on every little thing but the crazy thing is, a lot of companies are still doing this.

A few books on business that stood out above the rest this year.

PeoplesBank was in news again recently, bringing more ‘top employer’ honors, this time from both the Boston Globe, again, and the Employers Assoc. of the NorthEast, also again.

It’s the week between Christmas and New Year’s and everyone wants and needs time off. How can we manage vacation time off and workloads to make the holiday times pleasant for all?

The holiday party season is upon us. Here’s how to make your event work for you.

Some practical and anecdotal advice on holiday gift ideas at the office: what works and what doesn't.

Winter holidays are a time of good cheer, family, and sharing an eggnog at the office holiday party with the people that make your company possible.

Holiday messages are both the perfect opportunity for generating employee engagement and a way to show employee appreciation depending on the approach you choose.

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