Posts tagged workplace culture

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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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 Avoid High Turnover by Putting Workers First

High turnover is rapidly becoming a problem for business owners. Turnover rates are increasing and are now almost 30 percent annually. When you factor in the financial burden of having to recruit and train new talent, plus the time and productivity lost getting new hires up to scratch, turnover can be seriously costly to your business.   But there’s also a cultural cost to your…

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An Open Letter to Every Business Frustrated by Low Productivity and Unhappy Employees

You know that your company is only as good as its workforce. Your employees are the foundation; their hard work keeps the whole business afloat. But unsatisfied or unhappy employees can come with a whole host of problems.   Because you know this, you hire as carefully as you can. You train each new hire thoroughly and go to great lengths to ensure everyone has…

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9 Things That Your Company is Doing to Make Good Employees Quit

Employee turnover rates are increasing. You may have felt this turbulence within your own company. There are myriad reasons why even good employees quit their jobs, some of which are simply out of your control. But there are also certain things companies and employers do that drive good employees away. Recognizing them is the first and most important step to retaining these company gems. After…

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Why Workplace Wellness Should Be Your Company’s Top Priority

Do you think about your employees’ wellness much? If not, you should. Workplace wellness is not only the latest corporate trend, it can have a massively positive impact on your company. Put simply, the healthier and happier your employees are, the more engaged and productive they’ll be. With better productivity comes better results. Workplace wellness generates an upward spiral of increased high-quality work. More work…

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One of the Most-Forgotten Employee Benefits Could Be the Most Important

When you think of employee benefits, what comes to mind? Health insurance? A 401k? Paid family leave, perhaps? Or the option to work remotely? There are a lot of different perks a company can offer employees that will increase morale and productivity. But one subset of these benefits is often overlooked: Workplace wellness programs. But how could wellness programs possibly be more useful or appealing…

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