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company culture

August 17, 2017
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5 Signs Your Company Culture is Superficial

Businesses love to preach about the importance of company culture, but many companies struggle with a disconnect between what they say and the reality of their own company culture. A joint study between the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University and Columbia Business School surveyed over 1800 CEOs and CFOs worldwide focusing on over […]

HR teams

August 9, 2017
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5 Ways HR Teams are Changing (for the Better)

It’s no secret that HR teams have changed over the years. Thanks to HR software and tools, HR teams are now able to harness technology to collect relevant HR information and streamline tedious services like payroll and benefits administration. And increasingly, HR teams are now able to offer valuable contributions to an organization’s profitability. What […]

Wellness & Health Benefits Prioritized

August 1, 2017
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Businesses Prioritize Wellness & Increase Overall Health Offerings, According to New SHRM Report

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest HR professional society, just released its annual employee benefits report. The 2017 Employee Benefits report highlights some interesting shifts in employer benefits offerings, including an increase in wellness and health-related programs.   Almost one-third of organizations surveyed increased their employee benefits offerings in the last […]

employee happiness

July 27, 2017
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5 Ways to Increase Employee Happiness

Can you make your employees happier? According to an article in Gallup’s 2017 State of the Workplace Initiative, happiness is a positive feeling that is associated with employee engagement. And here’s the kicker – study after study shows that employee engagement is a key to running a more successful and more profitable business. Yet according […]

employee happiness

July 6, 2017
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5 Things Employees Value More than Salary

What’s important to employees? As it turns out, salary has little to do with employee happiness. “Money isn’t the driver of job satisfaction,” says Shawna Clark, founder and executive coach at Clark Executive Coaching. Clark, who has over 20 years of experience working in human resources, says that employees value other things – things that […]

LGBTQ Pride at Work - Pride Flags

June 28, 2017
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Celebrating LGBTQ Pride at Work: A Year-Round Approach

When I came out, I didn’t know about the milestones that the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning) community would achieve in the years to come. For me, days like June 26, 2015, when the Supreme Court of the United States voted that marriage is a fundamental right for all, stand tall as moments […]