CultureIQ Team Speaks Up: Favorite Team Building Events

CultureIQ

The CultureIQ team is an eclectic bunch, both in personality and professional background. This diversity gives us great ideas on the product and business, but also helps us come up with new and different culture events. The raw materials are then spread evenly across the teams.

CultureIQ Team Speaks Up: Favorite Team Building Events

CultureIQ

The CultureIQ team is an eclectic bunch, both in personality and professional background. This diversity gives us great ideas on the product and business, but also helps us come up with new and different culture events. The raw materials are then spread evenly across the teams.

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Corporate Climbing & Other Team-Building Adventures

OmegaHR Solutions

When people have a personal connection with their co-workers it reduces conflict, improves productivity and creates a more stable work space for everyone. Here are some tips for team building adventures. The classic team-building event is a ropes course.

Team Building for a Creative Business Culture

OmegaHR Solutions

But if you create a close knit team you can snuff out employee conflicts before they happen and create a culture of happy individuals. In fact, happiness has been linked to more productive and creative teams. But which team building adventures would be the best for your company?

5 Manager Must Do Tips to Create an Engaged Workforce

CultureIQ

She works with organizations to create an engaged workforce by focusing on passion, performance and productivity. Managers can’t play a harmonious tune if even one person on their team is disengaged. The following article originally appeared in our friend Ruth K. Ross’s blog. .

4 TED Talks That Make You Rethink Leadership (and Why You Should)

CultureIQ

But, in a landscape where the workplace is taking on new shapes, team structures are being redefined, and technology is commanding us to reevaluate responsibilities, what does “being a leader” mean these days? In fact, they sometimes lead to counter-productive conclusions, such as false positives when identifying leaders. By appreciating the value of these significant contributions to the team, we are encouraging everyday leadership by everyone.

10 Ways to Help Your Team to Be a Lot More Productive

TLNT: The Business of HR

If you’re not the boss or the project leader, how could you boost your teammates’ productivity? But team productivity truly belongs to everyone on the team, at every level.

Are You Free to Disagree?

CultureIQ

Practice thinking with your team by trying to disprove each other, and your potential results will be far greater than the team that is scared to disagree. Jeremy oversees Product at CultureIQ. We have all worked in organizations that get caught in group think, or that stagnate.

Employee Productivity: Rolling with March Madness

BambooHR

For many companies, employee productivity is the lifeblood of revenue generation. Without productive employees, a company will never reach its business goals. However, employee productivity rarely takes quite the hit it does during the opening to March Madness because games are scheduled during working hours. The post Employee Productivity: Rolling with March Madness appeared first on BambooHR Blog.

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

In each of the three companies that I’ve founded, I had a vision for building a solution and a company. Then I recruited great people and formed teams to help pursue that vision. Without that ongoing process, the product would have never had advanced beyond my original vision.

Are You Free to Disagree?

CultureIQ

Practice thinking with your team by trying to disprove each other, and your potential results will be far greater than the team that is scared to disagree. Jeremy oversees Product at CultureIQ. We have all worked in organizations that get caught in group think, or that stagnate.

Onboarding: A New Employee’s Perspective

CultureIQ

As a recent addition to the CultureIQ team, I wanted to share a few things I learned from my onboarding process. I hadn’t even started yet, and people were already going out of their way to make me feel like part of the team.

5 Manager Must Do Tips to Create an Engaged Workforce

CultureIQ

She works with organizations to create an engaged workforce by focusing on passion, performance and productivity. Managers can’t play a harmonious tune if even one person on their team is disengaged. The following article originally appeared in our friend Ruth K. Ross’s blog. .

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

In each of the three companies that I’ve founded, I had a vision for building a solution and a company. Then I recruited great people and formed teams to help pursue that vision. Without that ongoing process, the product would have never had advanced beyond my original vision.

How To Turn Fantasy Football Into A Competitive Advantage

BambooHR

Billion worth of productivity is lost every year to fantasy football in America? And that number—along with those productivity costs—is only increasing. company culture General HR HR human resources productivity Recruit & Retain Talent fantasy football team buildingDid you know that $18.7 Every year in late August and early September, more than 70 million people get together with friends and family for their fantasy football drafts.

5 strategies for building a truly exceptional company culture

Ceridian

At all places of business, large and small, there’s a growing understanding of the HR office’s role – at all times, they should be working to increase employee retention and productivity. A productive workforce is the lifeblood of a successful company. Employee Engagement company culture corporate culture employee engagement team building work-life balance

new insights on building a “talent magnet” culture

O.C. Tanner

Employee engagement undoubtedly correlates to organizational outcomes such as productivity and profitability, along with talent retention, and drives up healthcare and associated personnel costs. economy, according to a Gallup’s report in 2012, exceeded $450 billion in lost productivity.

Tips For Increasing Productivity In The Workplace

TalentCulture

With the birth of the Next Great Distraction seeming to crop up on the Internet every other day, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to be the productive employee you and your boss expect you to be. Friendly competition can play a large role in collaboration and productivity.

Future Friday: What is “social loafing” and how will it affect your company?

OmegaHR Solutions

Not everyone pulls their own weight in a team effort. In a discussion on the future of work and the size of teams Morgan brought up something called the Ringelmann Effect and the concept of social loafing. The Ringelmann Effect, named after French agricultural engineer Maximillian Ringelmann, describes the tendency for individual members of a group to become increasingly less productive as the size of their group increases. We must keep the teams small.

Why Experienced Managers Make Bad Talent Decisions

Visier

For those few who haven’t, however, it is the story of how Billy Beane, as the general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team, challenged conventional methods of player evaluations. It seems no one in HR has escaped the story of Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game.

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Five Essential Fixes for Amateur Talent Management Tactics

Visier

Amateur Tactic #2: Drain Productivity With Killjoy Policies. Concerned that this distraction will sap productivity, the manager asks you to tighten leave request policies and develop a disciplinary policy for anyone watching the game while at his or her desk.

What Do High-Performance Teams Look Like?

SAP Innovation

Does your organization know what high-performance teams look like ? Most organizations can point to teams that work together harmoniously and get their work done. Enact effective leadership roles within the team. Team self-efficacy.

Effective Onboarding: How to Introduce New Leadership to a Team

Workology

Depending on the circumstances, introducing new leadership to your team is both exciting and challenging. So how do you protect yourself and your team and set your new leader up for success? Half of the executives brought on to a new team quit or are fired in their first three years.

Top 5 Takeaways from #SHRM15

WorkHuman

It’s time to invest in HR tools that give team leaders real-time, reliable insights on the productivity and engagement of their teams. When we allow people to bring their whole, creative selves to work, we cultivate more productive, motivated work cultures.

Recruiting A Great Team (For A Zombie Apocalypse)

SAP Innovation

Assembling a team that can quickly and effectively adapt to the evolving needs of today’s competitive world is a daunting task for even the most seasoned HR professional. Every team needs someone who can organize, manage, and rally the troops.

Infographic: 5 ‘secrets of effective leadership’ to apply to your organization

Ceridian

Building an effective workforce is harder than you might think. Uncategorized corporate culture employee engagement employee motivation employee productivity Leadership managing team buildingIt requires a complete, well-rounded approach to human capital management, and that means more than just taking care of payroll and benefits. Beyond that, it requires effective leadership.

Why your talent acquisition strategy should include veterans…and 5 ways to help make it happen

HR Times

on May 21, 2015. Veterans often possess traits that can bring value to competitive business environments, including an entrepreneurial mind-set, advanced team-building skills, ability to adapt and perform in changing environments, high levels of trust in leadership, and more.

4 Ways HR Can Impact Culture and Engagement Now 

HR Cloud

For the first time this year, culture and engagement was rated the most important issue overall in Deloitte’s 2015 Global Human Capital Trends report. Encourage Cross-functional Teams. Encourage cross-functional teams and invitations to interact with others across your organization.

The 5 Critical Things That A Good Manager Never, Ever Delegates

TLNT: The Business of HR

Intangibles like team building, discipline, and praise are the things you can least afford to delegate to someone else. Whether your team consists of just a handful of workers, a full division, or the whole company, you’re responsible for getting the right people in the right places.

How to Overcome an Off-Kilter Work-Life Balance

Insperity

Unfortunately, the consequences of workaholic behavior – such as increased stress levels and lost sleep – are likely combining to kill productivity in more ways than you might think. Even if your team can manage to avoid conflict, overworked employees eventually lose steam.

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Here Are 4 Ways to Develop a Culture of Respect and Trust

CultureIQ

The team-building events at CultureIQ have ranged from hiking to volunteering at a soup kitchen and a competitive game night at a local jazz bar. The common thread to these diverse (and seemingly unrelated) events is the team behind it. Each month we pass the planning of our culture events to a different member of our team, and thus, each employee has an opportunity to bring his or her personality to the table.

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How To Build A Loyal Millennial Team

TalentCulture

Let’s share a hypothetical story: If I was a customer buying a product let’s say solar, I am sketched out by every single door knocker and company that calls me every afternoon at 5 pm asking if i’m “ready for solar”. I understand, can I tag team this lead with you? Listen to your team.

Evolution of a company retreat: from product updates to breaking bread

Workable

I think the idea is mostly popularized with companies with a lot of remote employees who needed to meet with each other once or twice a year,” Nikos explains, noting that in the beginning, it was simply a product summit with all hands on deck every three to six months.

How to Deliver Stand-Out Employee Training and Development

Insperity

Learning in a group environment boosts individual and team knowledge, refines processes and provides an excellent team building opportunity. Best for: Fostering a team mindset. Are you one of the many companies ready to make employee training a top priority?

Talent Acquisition and the Importance of Knowing your Competition

Spark Hire

After all, healthy employees are productive and happy employees. Are you offering fun team building activities to your staff? . No matter what line of business you are in, you have competition.