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This Is What Happens When You Build a Positive Corporate Culture

So keep hearing that phrase: corporate culture. Corporate culture. You keep hearing that a corporate culture that puts employee well-being first and that emphasizes communication, collaboration and cooperation are all ideal. And maybe you’ve noticed your own company doesn’t quite match those ideals. In other words, to have this dream culture, you’ll have to invest time, energy and money into making changes.   But… why?…

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How to Build a Corporate Culture That Will Empower Everyone

If I asked you to describe your company’s culture, what words would spring to mind? Would you say your corporate culture is positive? Energizing? Collaborative? Or maybe stale? Awkward? Isolating? It’s okay if the culture of your company isn’t where you want it to be right now. Being honest now will help you set realistic expectations later.    Whether you know it or not, a…

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This Is What Managing Workplace Stress Can Do For Your Business

Sometimes, work is just stressful. Deadlines have to be met, projects have to be completed, and things can go wrong. Stress is a natural part of life; conquering it can even make us stronger. But just because workplace stress is unavoidable doesn’t mean it can’t be reduced or managed. In fact, when you manage workplace stress effectively, you start to see the myriad benefits that…

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How To Easily Conquer High Turnover Costs

Pop quiz! What do you think the average employee turnover rate is in the United States right now? Turnover is the highest it’s ever been right now at 30 percent, and it’s expected to keep rising. Workers were once cherished and treated as vital members of a company. Now, however, they’re seen as expendable and only as valuable as their ability to generate revenue. This…

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When to Quit Your Job: 5 Signs that It’s Time to Go

According to Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace report, 51% of American workers are actively looking for a new job. 3 million workers voluntarily left their job in 2016, a number that’s gradually increasing as worker confidence increases.   People leave their jobs for all sorts of reasons. Some simply can’t stand their current work anymore. Others are undergoing important life changes, like a…

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How Investing in Employees’ Health and Well-Being Is Great for Business

Right now, we’re all thinking about what we can do to keep our health and well-being in peak condition. The wellness of your employees may not have always been at the forefront of your mind—it’s okay! We’re not judging—but you may find yourself wondering now what you can do to keep your company’s most valuable assets healthy and safe. Up to this point, your focus…

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The Surprising Hidden Costs of Employees Calling in Sick to Work

Sick leave is getting a lot of attention in the media right now. It’s a vital workplace service that keeps businesses running smoothly and safely, especially during times like these. Gone are the tropes of lazy employees calling in sick to work for a few extra hours of shuteye; now, sick days are serious business. They’re also expensive. According to the American Institute of Stress,…

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5 Team Bonding Activities That Will Bring out the Best in Your Workforce

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a sea change in workplace culture not seen since the Industrial Revolution. In just a few weeks, we’ve had to entirely rethink not just how we work, but how we work together, even when we’re apart. And we’re also beginning to see that many of the changes we’re making—from improving the work-life balance to using team bonding activities to bring…

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How to Make Big Workplace Transformations With Small Behavior Changes

Aristotle once said that we are what we repeatedly do. We may often feel out of control of our habits—especially around office birthday cake—but we are the masters of our behavior, not the other way around. And because of that truth, we’re capable of changing our behavior when we discover a habit that no longer suits us. It isn’t always easy but behavior change is…

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