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Measuring Progress on Culture Initiatives: Are We There Yet?

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We all know culture is important. That is why we invest the time and resources to focus on improving it. Yet, how does an organization really know if the organization is making progress? It makes me think back to car trips when my kids were young and they were always asking me, “are we there yet”?

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CultureIQ Releases New Resources to Help Business Leaders Take Meaningful Action and Build Purposeful Culture

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SCHAUMBURG, IL – April 6, 2021 – CultureIQ, a culture management platform, today announced the availability of new tools and resources within its platform to help business leaders take action and ensure their culture supports business growth objectives.

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How company culture affects employee engagement

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What is Employee Engagement? While many leaders think employee engagement surveys alone can improve their organization, CultureIQ’s decades of research show that improving overall culture is a far more effective way to improve business outcomes and propel growth.

Best practices for onboarding remote employees

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One of the primary goals of employee onboarding is to help new hires acclimate to the social and professional expectations of their new work environment so that they can proceed comfortably and effectively in their roles.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

What is a High-Performance Culture? And How Do I Create One?

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Many organizations we talk to say that they have a desire to build a “culture of high performance” or a “high performing culture” – and for good reason. McKinsey reports that organizations with higher performing cultures create a 3x return to shareholders.

Reframe Your Employee Survey Program for Optimal Leadership Buy-In

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At least three quarters of US companies conduct some type of employee survey. Unfortunately, all this effort to gather data often fails to result in meaningful action.

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CultureIQ’s Culture Strategists Join the Conversation at GDS HR Digital Summit

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SCHAUMBURG, IL – March 11, 2021 – CultureIQ, a culture management platform, today announced their attendance and sponsorship of the HR Digital Summit , April 12-14, 2021.

CultureIQ’s Culture Strategists Join the Conversation at GDS HR Digital Summit

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April 12-14, 2021. SCHAUMBURG, IL – March 11, 2021 – CultureIQ, a culture management platform, today announced their attendance and sponsorship of the HR Digital Summit , April 12-14, 2021.

Take diversity and inclusion to the next level in your company culture

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By Paul M. Mastrangelo. Have you ever thought you were doing all you could do, only to discover that you had another level of output?

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

What’s your superpower? Mine is asking questions.

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I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I have a superpower. And…so do you! Everyone has the ability and superpower to ask questions. Questions are the gateway to information, sharing, and understanding. As we know with the world today, things can change rapidly and without warning.

Culture and strategy can’t be served separately

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By Ryan Cooke . We’ve all heard the Peter Drucker phrase “culture eats strategy for breakfast,” and really, if your culture isn’t properly aligned with strategy, you’ll get indigestion.

Creating Culture in an Elevator

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By Greg Besner, Founder and CEO of CultureIQ. This essay, first published in Entrepreneur, was written in 2014, the year CultureIQ was launched. Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, who inspired the creation of CultureIQ, passed away on Nov. 27, 2020, at the age of 46.

Culture Missteps Deep Dive: Actioning/Post-Measurement (4/4)

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Editor’s Note: This blog is the final in a four-part series. The phrase “where the rubber meets the road” is defined as the point at which a theory or idea is put to a practical test.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Culture Missteps Deep Dive: Measurement (3/4)

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Editor’s Note: This blog is the third in a four-part series. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once said: “I have been struck again and again by how important measurement is to improving the human condition.”

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Culture Missteps Deep Dive: Strategy/Pre-Measurement (2/4)

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Editor’s Note: This blog is the second in a four-part series. Long odds. No shot. A snowball’s chance in hell. All of these phrases connote something that has little chance of happening.

Culture Work, Derailed: Three Root Cause Categories (1/4)

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Editor’s Note: This blog is the first in a four-part series. At CultureIQ, our business is to help organizations build purposeful culture. As one might imagine, we see a wide range in the quality and output of culture work; some of it great, some not so great and most somewhere in between.

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5 Books Our Culture Experts Love

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It’s no secret; we have quite an affinity for culture here at CultureIQ! Like high-school sweethearts texting all hours of the day, we talk culture all hours of the day. And when we’re not talking culture we’re reading about it.

Bridging the Gap Between HR and Safety

Members of HR are known for taking on different types of tasks. Safety training isn’t always one of them, but in reality, it makes sense that it should be. Learn how safety aligns with the goals of any HR team and how managing it can make your job easier.

We need change leaders to save lives: How can you be one?

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By Paul M. Mastrangelo. CultureIQ first published this updated article on March 3, 2020. . Generically, change leaders are those who are willing to engage in the new behaviors and do so publicly so that others know about it.

An Investor’s Take on Culture

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Debrief: CultureLaunch episode #7. I recently sat down with Paul Stansik and Jimmy Holloran , both principals at private equity firm Parker Gale, to discuss the importance of company culture from an investor’s perspective.

A Guide to Defining Your Company Values

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What are company values? Company values are how organizations define the core pillars of their identity and principles which also affect the way they conduct their business. Every company has a unique set of core values and they support the vision and decision making processes within the organization. Defining your company’s values. Core values are really important. They are an essential and guiding force helping your company grow and strengthening organizational culture.

Want to really live your brand? Just eat it

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When your company launches a whole new logo and look, it can take time for your team to get used to the change – and to incorporate it into the information they give to clients, partners and colleagues outside your organization.

3 Guiding Principles to Support the Human Dimension in Learning

Speaker: Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting

Join Dr. Amy Titus, Managing Director in Human Capital at Deloitte Consulting, for her exclusive session where she will be discussing the 3 guiding principles for the future of learning, and how these can affect the design of work in organizations.

The Surprising Need to Clarify Culture Management

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Important Clarifications for Effective Culture Management. Bravo. Charlie. The phonetic alphabet was adopted in 1956 to avoid confusion when spelling out words over radio and telephone.

L&D programs that strengthen leadership across all levels

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What Are Learning & Development (L&D) Programs?

5 must-read culture books

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Collectively, the CultureIQ family has read an extraordinary amount of books on culture. Not to mention, we’ve even contributed to a few.

4 ways that companies can be truly inclusive

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By Jawaun Brown. Skyrocketing public and political support of the Black Lives Matter movement has created an urgent effort among companies to look inwards and ask themselves what they can do to be a part of the solution.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

5 Examples of Common Miscommunications in the Workplace — and How to Overcome Them

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Miscommunication at work – the what, why, and how. What is workplace miscommunication? Workplace miscommunication is misinterpretation or misconstrued messages that can potentially lead to internal conflict and/or employee dissatisfaction. Language is a beautiful yet tricky art form.

Change the odds for workplace transformation

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“Change is disturbing when it is done to us, exhilarating when it is done by us.”. — Rosabeth Moss Kanter. In business, not changing is not an option. Technology and globalization have seen to that.

Culture Scout: 4 articles that mix sweet, bitter and scary

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This week’s Culture Scout roams over the map with four articles that blend the sweet with the bitter–along with a dash of sci-fi scary. We’re also mixing it up on this week’s CultureLaunch Live, where we want to feature your questions and insights about this crazy, bittersweet working year.

10 stats you need to know about culture, COVID and work

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The coronavirus pandemic is still far from over, and so are the concerns of HR leaders and working people over getting what they need to do their jobs safely and effectively.

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5 Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

A CultureLaunch Live Thanksgiving: Why gratitude is good for you

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Gratitude is such an energizing, motivating, culture -building emotion to express. So why is it so hard for some leaders to just say ‘thank you’? Google People Analytics Manager David Shanklin.