Company Culture

[Infographic] The Importance of Employee Engagement

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January 15, 2019
[Infographic] The Importance of Employee Engagement

Tweet Creating an atmosphere where employees feel engaged in their work can be tough. Everyone has different motivations, likes and dislikes, and expectations of themselves and their overall lives, so creating a workplace that caters to all of these needs can sometimes feel impossible. The challenge is so great for some that they simply...
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Three Contributing Factors to the Most Successful Companies

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January 7, 2019
Three Contributing Factors to the Most Successful Companies

Tweet Last week, Fortune released this year’s list of the Most Admired Companies. Consistent with past rankings, Fortune evaluated 1,500 candidate organizations: the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue, along with non-U.S. companies in Fortune’s Global 500 database that have revenues of $10 billion or more. The full roster includes 50 companies, from tech giants like Apple in 1st place...
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Three Reasons to Use—Not Lose! —Your Vacation Days

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September 18, 2018
Three Reasons to Use—Not Lose! —Your Vacation Days

Tweet A whopping 67% of American employees are not taking all of their eligible time off according to a study by job site Glassdoor. In fact, the average U.S. employee (of those who receive vacation/paid time off) has only taken 54% of his or her eligible vacation time/paid time off in the past 12 months. When...
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Four Reasons to Capitalize on Kindness

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July 31, 2018
Four Reasons to Capitalize on Kindness

Tweet The origin of the English proverb, ‘Kill them with kindness,’ dates back to the mid-1500’s. In today’s workplace, ‘Capitalize on kindness,’ would be much more appropriate. Here are four reasons why. 1. Inspires employees. The Zenger Folkmanstudy, which tracked 51,836 leaders, showed that the most likable leaders who expressed warmth were also the most effective. Leaders...
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How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely

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July 24, 2018
How to Convince Your Boss to Let You Work Remotely

Tweet Thanks to technology, opportunities to work remotely are now abundant as nearly 3.9 million full-time U.S. employees report doing so at least half of their work week. This total reflects the increase in telecommuting workers of a whopping 115% in a decade, according to a report from Global Workplace Analytics and FlexJobs. If you commute...
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Three Ways to Optimize an Open Office Environment

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July 16, 2018
Three Ways to Optimize an Open Office Environment

Tweet Open office environments, once considered a workplace trend, have become the norm. Today, nearly 70% of U.S. offices occupy an open environment. Supporters believe that this design enables more opportunities for collaboration, improves transparency, minimizes emails and phone calls, while also strengthening co-worker relationships. Additional benefits include cost savings and appearing more attractive to millennials...
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Three Phrases That Could Be Workplace Warnings

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July 2, 2018
Three Phrases That Could Be Workplace Warnings

Tweet We hear a lot about the best places to work, for example, Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work For list. Employers to avoid, on the other hand, are usually uncovered based on former and current employee reviews on career sites or in our social circles. Perhaps you’ve had a feeling that something just isn’t right at...
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