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Engagement Is Really Just Connection

on Jul 3, 2019 10:26:00 AM By | O.C. Tanner | 0 Comments | Company Culture Employee Engagement
The modern workplace is disconnected. Although the Internet and social media give us a sense of connectivity, we’re more disconnected than ever before. Employees send emails (or texts) to people that sit a couple of desks away instead of just walking over to chat. Leaders have no idea what people are working on, much less what their individual goals and dreams are. Employees would rather work remotely because they don’t enjoy the office atmosphere. And we’re seeing lower morale and well-being in the workplace worldwide than ever before.
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How a Cultural Audit Can Elevate the Onboarding Process

on May 1, 2019 10:35:00 AM By | Lilith Christiansen | 0 Comments | Company Culture Onboarding Audit
Only 44 percent of employees believe their employer does a good job bringing new talent into the organization. Strategic onboarding seeks to solve that issue by moving beyond automating paperwork. Instead, it delivers a personalized journey that transforms new hires into fully functioning, integrated members of the team. Today’s onboarding approaches should provide clear expectations in terms of behavior and interaction with management, customers, and other employees.
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5 Steps to a Better Online Reputation

on Apr 10, 2019 10:44:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Company Culture Digital Era Reputation
In the past, business reputations were dependent on word-of-mouth or ad campaigns expertly crafted by marketing firms. In the age of social media, it is critical that organizations build and manage their online reputations. Companies should manage their online reputations not only to increase profitability and establish themselves in the market, but also to attract and retain quality employees.
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The Components to Defining Your Company Culture

on Jul 9, 2018 12:05:04 PM By | Michael Haberman | 0 Comments | Company Culture Improvement Organization
 
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Report: Employees Crave a Sense of Belonging at Work

on Jan 31, 2018 2:37:21 PM By | Emily Payne | 0 Comments | Workforce Company Culture Workplace Employee team
As organizations become places of shared community, workers are craving a sense of belonging and celebration of life events at work. They want to bring their whole, authentic selves to the workplace.
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Can an Employer Require Employees to Receive a Flu Shot?

on Jan 8, 2018 12:30:21 PM By | John Buckley | 0 Comments | Workforce Company Culture Employees
With cold and flu season in full swing, we frequently receive phone calls from employers asking if they can require their employees to receive flu shots.  Generally, employers may impose such requirements if they offer reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs.  A recent precedential decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit–the intermediate appellate federal court that covers Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware–addressed what constitutes a “religious” belief in this context.
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Employee Engagement: The Best Time To Do It Was 20 Years Ago

on Jan 8, 2018 11:40:34 AM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Workforce Company Culture Employee Engagement results
"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now."
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Deep Truths About Culture

on Jan 8, 2018 11:32:19 AM By | Richard Fagerlin | 0 Comments | Workforce Company Culture Workplace truth quotes
The following four quotes are deep truths about culture. A proper understanding of each statement will help drive you, your team, and your organization to success. They also are very tweetable.
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What 2,700 U.S. Workers Want from Their Work

on Dec 8, 2017 4:07:50 PM By | Sarah Payne | 0 Comments | Performance Company Culture Job Seekers Workplace Job Hunt Career
 
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Dump Your Performance Reviews

on Oct 5, 2017 3:57:19 PM By | Chuck Blakeman | 0 Comments | Performance Company Culture Employees managers review feedback
Managers rate performance reviews right behind firing someone as their top two most disliked activities. How bizarre is that? Giving constructive feedback, mentoring, training, and improving the performance of their staff should be their number one motivation.
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