Employment Enterprises Blog

Report: Employees Crave a Sense of Belonging at Work

Posted by Emily Payne on Jan 31, 2018 2:37:21 PM

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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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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Workplace, Employee, team

Deep Truths About Culture

Posted by Richard Fagerlin on Jan 8, 2018 11:32:19 AM

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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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Workplace, truth, quotes

What 2,700 U.S. Workers Want from Their Work

Posted by Sarah Payne on Dec 8, 2017 4:07:50 PM

 

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Topics: Performance, Company Culture, Job Seekers, Workplace, Job Hunt, Career

Inclusivity in Today's Workplace

Posted by Valerie Grubb on Nov 3, 2017 3:13:43 PM

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Topics: Workforce, Workplace, Diversity, Leadership, inclusive, attitude

Lessons from the Harvey Weinstein Scandal

Posted by Jennifer Craighead on Nov 3, 2017 3:06:09 PM

The allegations of outrageous conduct against former film studio executive Harvey Weinstein have dominated the news for more than two weeks. If the allegations are true, Weinstein represents the quintessential “superstar” harasser–the high earning, successful leader whose bad behavior is tolerated because of his perceived value to the corporation. More reports have surfaced that this theme appears to be more common than previously imagined.

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Topics: Workplace, Ethics, Civility, Employer, Harassment, Scandal

The Do's and Don'ts of Workplace Monitoring

Posted by Janice Pintar, JD on Oct 5, 2017 3:39:32 PM

Many employers want to be able to monitor their employees’ communications–including phone calls, emails, and instant messages–with or without notice. Some employees may want to secretly record unsafe working conditions or harassing behavior. However, both employers and employees have an interest in workplace privacy and confidentiality.

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Topics: Employees, Workplace, communication, privacy, Ethics

Caring as a Competitive Weapon

Posted by Ed Frauenheim and Shawn Murphy on Apr 13, 2017 11:40:31 AM

 

A sense of belonging–even love–drives higher revenue, according to new Great Place to Work study.

Soft is hard-edged when it comes to business growth.

That’s a key takeaway from new research from Great Place to Work, conducted while creating the 2016 Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. This research showed that one of the strongest drivers of better-than-average revenue growth among smaller businesses is a caring community at work.

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Topics: Company Culture, Workplace

Get Emotional, and Other Tips for Building Trust

Posted by Sara Payne on Mar 31, 2017 6:52:00 AM

How much do you trust your coworkers? Your boss? How about senior leadership?

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Topics: Employees, Workplace

Where Outdoor Work and Nature Collide

Posted by James W. Heslep on Mar 24, 2017 7:12:00 AM

With warmer weather and longer days, employers now have the opportunity to focus on outdoor projects that have fallen dormant for several months. However, while warmer weather offers employers a chance to get outside and work, moving that work outside can present some hazards to employees that are often overlooked. Whether your workplace is a saw mill, a factory, or an office, the natural inhabitants of your environment who are also awakening at this time of year can pose a threat to your employees. Employers should spend time identifying these potential threats and making to minimize the risks that they present.

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Topics: Labor & Industrial Insights, Workplace

Three Ways to Optimize Employee Work Schedules

Posted by Jennifer Ardery on Mar 23, 2017 7:37:00 AM

The term “optimized” tends to get thrown around a lot, especially when talking about employee scheduling. But what does it really mean?

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Topics: Human Resources Insights, Human Resources, Workplace

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