The Impact of Leadership
When studying the overall culture of a company, and how culture can affect the organization’s bottom line, it’s crucial to understand that many issues arise from the leadership level, and your leadership needs to understand this as well. We take a pretty scientific approach to employee engagement, and understanding it’s role in creating better culture, and improving profit margins. To do so, we break down every organization into five categories, including leadership.
Human Capital Productivity: What is it?
"Employee engagement" and "company culture" are hot topics in the HR Tech world these days, and for good reason. The two go hand-in-hand in creating a better work environment. What you probably don’t see too often, though, is “human capital productivity.” However, as unknown as it might be, it’s importance is extremely high.
3 Tips for Introducing New Technologies
There’s no way around it. Technology and application-based tools are now standard in almost every workplace out there. The catch is, it’s also proven increasingly difficult to convince employees to join and use new platforms. According to one study, 65% of staff ignore data when making decisions if they are forced to use multiple systems. Most managers know that there is major resistance whenever a new app comes into play. We tend to have to make it mandatory if we want staff to come aboard.
Outsourcing Corporate Culture
Time and again we hear people asking about how to create company culture within remote environments. A strong workplace culture has been identified as the top precursor to increased employee engagement. We need it, and companies are spending a lot of time and money trying to achieve success in this area.
How to Improve Team Dynamics
Let’s be honest, teamwork is hard work. Navigating the personal and political landscape of several individuals while also trying to successfully accomplish various tasks – isn’t always easy. However, team-based initiatives are increasing in today’s workplace. They have been proven to stimulate creativity, improve engagement and spearhead innovative ideas.
How Culture Creates Unity in a Diverse Workplace
Many people look at organizational culture as the glue that creates strong bonds within a given workplace.
4 Tips to Enhance Employee Assessments
Ahh, employee assessments. That time of year that everyone loves to hate. While employee reviews are scorned by staff far and wide, statistics show that many companies have no inclination of getting rid of them. They are, and potentially always will be, a workplace standard. Yet, in a recent study nearly one quarter of people polled indicated they were afraid of these reviews. So how to improve upon an age-old tactic?
How Diversity Training Improves Office Culture
Diversity is a hot topic these days, it seems like everywhere you look issues of race, culture and equality are popping up. Yet the numbers tell a different story. In corporate America, most offices are populated by white males with very little resources allocated to hiring people of color or women. Harvard Business Review reports that diverse hiring practices have only increased less than 5% in the last 20 years.
A Guide to Being Happy at Work
The statistics are in and the results are shocking. 87% of employees feel disconnected and unhappy at work. Forbes magazine details that unhappy employees outnumber happy ones by two to one, worldwide.
Two Ways to Avoid Collaborative Overload
The new now in office culture is a team-based reality. Teamwork has taken hold in today’s corporations, accounting for more than 50% of all time spent on the job. While this has a promising future, the downsides are bombastic. Performance can suffer while employees spend overt amounts of time communicating with others and creating strategies to collaborate.