Fostering a Positive Company Culture

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For employers, fostering a positive company culture is always a top goal. A positive culture means strong company morale, which in turn boosts employee retention. But what makes a positive work environment, and how can you create one?  In most workplaces, a positive culture starts with policy. Your company handbook should clearly state anti-discrimination policies,… Read more »

How to Assess Company Culture

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One of the most challenging things to assess in an interview is the culture of the hiring company. An interviewer will always present the company’s culture in the most flattering light possible. If the interviewer is from human resources, rather than someone who will directly supervise you in the position, it can be even harder… Read more »

How to Foster a Culture of Innovation in the Workplace

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Growth is essential to the continued success of your company. Therefore, if your current culture doesn’t support innovation, it’s time to make some much-needed changes. Ready to get started? Here are five tips to help you create a forward-thinking culture. Empower Employees to Experiment Innovation doesn’t happen overnight. If you want employees to come up… Read more »

Do You Actively Work on Improving Company Culture?

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As a manager, you’re very aware that a positive company culture isn’t something that just happens. The shared values, goals, attitudes, and practices that make your company unique were carefully cultivated to create a work environment you’re proud to oversee. However, things won’t just stay this way on their own. If you don’t constantly work… Read more »

How to Stay Positive in a Toxic Work Environment

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Let’s face it — things at work aren’t great. Maybe your colleagues — or boss — are beyond unprofessional or perhaps you’re expected to work so much, you feel like you can’t have a personal life. No matter what the situation, you’re not happy, but you’re not ready to give up on your job just… Read more »

When Is The Last Time You Evaluated Your Work Culture?

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Your company culture defines your business. Essentially the personality of your organization, culture guides your mission, values, goals, work environment, and so much more.   Considering its importance, evaluating your culture on a regular basis is a must. This is especially crucial when hiring for two key reasons — it will help you choose the best person… Read more »

How You Can Show Your Staff That They Are More Than Just a Number

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Your employees are amazing. You truly value them and all the wonderful contributions they make to your company — but do they know that? Every successful business is busy — especially large ones and those working to expand. It’s easy for management to get lost in day-to-day operations and become used to working with employees,… Read more »

How Important is Company Culture to You? And Why It Should Be

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The right job for you is more than just a skills match. If the company culture doesn’t align with your personality, you won’t last. Composed of several key components — i.e., work environment, mission, values, expectations — culture defines what it’s like to work for a particular company. A job might seem like a dream… Read more »