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Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

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Who are the thought leaders you turn to for business and management advice? Got room for one more? Over the past several months, my eyes have been caught by informative articles on leadership and productivity from the same author. I found an Inc.

How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

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Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

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5 Leadership Lessons To Prevent A Toxic Culture of Harassment

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I’ve been trying to stay out of the conversation regarding sexual harassment at Uber and beyond, mainly because I think that putting attention on toxic behavior only serves to amplify it.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

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It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce.

Guide to Lean Hiring

It's undeniable, over the years; hiring processes have become more complex. In many ways, this shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, the work that most of us do has become more sophiscated. But does complexity really lead to better, faster hires? Of course not. In fact, many smart organizations have started a trend, a return to simplicity, that allows them to compete for talent more efficiently. This trend is called lean hiring. Download the Guide to Lean Hiring and develop a systematic approach to recruiting that increases productivity while eliminating waste.

How To Make Your One On One Meetings More Effective

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One on One Meetings are one of the most important tools available to managers, and they are instrumental to running a successful company. Yet many managers treat them as a nice-to-have or cancel them in lieu of other matters.

Who Performs Better At Work, Introverts Or Extroverts?

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Like most ways of being, introversion or extroversion ( properly, extraversion) is not absolute. Yet people tend to form an identity around this label, ostracizing the other for being too outgoing in the case of extroverts, or too quiet in the case of introverts.

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5 Surprising Signs Of A Disengaged Employee

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I love the definition of employee engagement that I read in this recent TalentCulture post. It’s succinct and comprehensive: . When employees are engaged, they adopt the vision, values, and purpose of the organization they work for.

Everything You Think You Know About Culture & Employee Performance Is (Apparently) Wrong

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Back in the day, culture was something you became exposed to when you traveled to a foreign country. And employee performance was as easy to manage as uttering the words, “work harder or you’re fired!” ” But modern employees and workplaces are far more complex.

Busting Millennial Myths: The Real Secret to Attracting, Hiring, and Retaining Millenials

Millennials in the workforce are here to stay and we'll show you what really wins them over (think opportunities for growth, mentorship, transparency, and your company's mission). Download the Ebook now.

7 Things You Must Be Doing To Create A Happy Workplace

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Would you believe me if I told you that the happier your employees are, the more successful your company will be? It may sound like the definition of a “Care Bear” management style, but study after study has shown that employee happiness has a direct correlation to your bottom-line.

Infographic: 10 More Proven Ways To Boost Employee Job Satisfaction

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What matters most to your employees? This is the third time we are asking that question, because what could be more rewarding and fruitful than fostering a supported and thriving workforce?

Leadership Insights: What To Do When Your Employee’s Heart Just Isn’t In It

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You could tell his heart just wasn’t in it. I’ve always liked that phrase. Or rather, I appreciate the reverse, that a person who is fully present and contributes something valuable does so because they feel inspired, alive, and open-hearted. Is that true though?

Remote Team Leaders Can Still Shape A Strong Company Culture

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In recent years the idea of hiring “people instead of (only) skills” has been become more of a consideration within companies where the cultural fit of everyone has been the ultimate pursuit.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

What These Experts Are Saying About Employee Appreciation

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When was the last time you appreciated an employee ? When Emily says “Great job Phil!” to her direct report, that might make his day (and have Emily feel great, since sharing gratitude is proven to make those on the giving end also feel happier).

4 Simple Ways To Engage Your Millennial Employees

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Unless you’re allergic to business buzzwords , you are probably aware of the employee engagement dilemma facing companies worldwide. Likewise, many organizations are adjusting to the needs and desires of the next generation of employees known as millennials.

Wanna Calculate Your Employee Engagement ROI?

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The #1 topic on the minds of CEOs and senior HR leaders is ‘culture & engagement,’ according to Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends Report. Employee engagement can be defined as proactively and passionately adding value while aligning with the company mission.

Case Study: Growing Your Sales Organization Beyond The Deal

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Sales teams are the lifeblood of every company that has reached a certain stage in their growth trajectory.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

A Handful Of Expert Tips To Sustainably Increase Workplace Productivity

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Over the last few years, employee productivity has become one of those ubiquitous business buzzwords like company culture and employee engagement. I can tell you that when we share posts on social media, the ones dealing with productivity outperform the others by a wide margin. Why is that?

The Guide To Holding Remote Team Meetings That Aren’t A Total Waste Of Time

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Remote meetings can be terrible. They’re the “chores” of the workplace. Whether it’s technology crashing or a user not being able to connect, you’ve probably been in a video chat that you considered a total waste of time.

10 Years Later: Are People Really More Productive Working Remotely? (Infographic)

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We did it! We lived through that whole extra second in the last minute of 2016, and have begun setting our sights on a successful 2017. Wait what extra second? Is it the end of days!? Every so often the Earth’s rotation doesn’t line up perfectly with the atomic clock, so scientists cheat a little.).

Confessions Of A CEO: 5 Lessons To Improve Organizational Health At Your Company

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Have you ever watched helplessly as your company was undergoing immense strain or was even burning to the ground? What did you do about it?

2017 Recruitment Media Benchmark Report

In this benchmark report, Appcast analyzed 2016 pay-for-performance recruitment media from over 750 companies across every major industry. Learn the trends and results that leading employers are getting from their recruitment media.

Vulnerability & Loyalty In The Purpose Driven Company: An Interview With Dov Baron

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When your company’s mission is to bring out the best in people at work via core values like Grant Trust & Be Transparent and Dare to Dream, you tend to form relationships with people who are also trying to transform the world of business to be more human-centric.

The 10 Questions These Top Influencers Ask Their Teams

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What questions do you ask your team? Why do you ask them? The best managers and leaders are intentional about how they communicate with their employees. They consider what they ask, why they ask it and they engage in the practice of Q&A regularly.

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3 Reasons Why Your Employees Aren’t Engaged At Work

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I promised myself that I would not start another disengagement post with a rehashing of employee engagement statistics. If you are not familiar with the abysmal reality regarding engagement, you are probably one of the few lucky managers whose team is killing it. Good for you!

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What You Need To Know To Be Productive At Work (Infographic)

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From Lifehacking to Productivity Hacking , everyone is looking for ways to be more efficient and productive at work and at life. Optimization doesn’t stop at the activities we perform, but also melts over into the environments that we create.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

What To Do About Toxic Workplace Stress (Infographic)

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If your workplace has you stressed out, you’re in good company. Stress is everywhere, prodding us into action and holding us accountable. Our environment can play a significant part in how we perceive and manage that stress.

How To Fit OKRs Into Your Company Mission and Values

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In Simon Sinek’s Ted Talk entitled, How Great Leaders Inspire Action , Sinek refocuses companies away from thinking first about what they do, and instead advises them to figure out WHY they’re doing it.

How To Turn A Technical Expert Into A Leader

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This is a story about a man named Andrew. Andrew was an ambitious young accountant. He was smart and worked hard. And because he was smart, he caught the attention of people in charge of the business.

Engaging Millennial Employees via Accountability, Clarity, & Prioritization

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As businesses undergo workplace shifts and transfer of knowledge around responsibilities, there is often concern on how to bridge generational gaps. Many of our government clients have really started to address this through “emerging leaders” style programs and leadership academies.

Download Now: Busting Millennial Myths

Millennials in the workforce are here to stay and we'll show you what really wins them over (think opportunities for growth, mentorship, transparency, and your company's mission). Download the Ebook now.