Fri.May 03, 2019

10 Great Examples of Google's Company Culture


What is it about Google's company culture that drives a strong competitive advantage? Here are 10 great examples of Google’s culture and why other companies should learn from them. Learn how to increase your employee engagement, productivity, and creativity.

A Hard Truth about Employee Engagement

Jason Lauritsen

There was a point in my career, probably 18 or 20 years or so ago, that I would have argued vehemently that creating a workplace culture that engages employees was vital to sustaining a profitable business. I believed in my heart that it was an imperative. At the time, I was an HR leader working at an organization where my CEO really believed (and invested) in the value of people not only as employees but as human beings with lives beyond work. For me, it was the perfect place to practice HR.

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The Self-Awareness Teeter Totter

Dave's Weekly Thought

Each day we wake up with one thing on your mind: What Do I Need To Do Better? The concept of that which keeps us up at night is an ongoing call to find solutions for the things we seem incapable of fixing. When we find a way to enter into slumber, the light of day is met with optimism.

From Pre-Hire to Retirement: Employee Experiences That Engage and Retain at Every Stage


If you think the success of your company starts with excellent customer experiences, you are in good company. But that’s not quite the whole picture.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Top Tips to Save Time and Money on Accounting for Small Business

Take It Personel-ly

Do you really think you can get away with slacking on accounting for your business? Out of all the things it takes to keep your company afloat, one of the most important things you could do is make sure you have good accounting practices on your side.

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How (and why) to Make Mental Health in the Workplace a Priority


We all know the saying ‘check your baggage at the door.’ In a professional setting, that means separating aspects of your personal life from work life. Easier said than done. The truth is, what’s going on with employees outside of work is also going on at work.

What to Do with Employee Survey Results: 8 Steps to Improving Employee Engagement

Quantum Workplace

Research shows 71 percent of managers believe employee engagement is one of the most critical factors in organizational success. We're excited to see that figure rise as more organizations focus on improving employee engagement.

Hot News About EEO-1 Pay Data Submission – Due September 30th

Berkshire Associates

The EEOC announced that it intends to collect pay data and hours worked (Component 2) for 2017 and 2018. This news settles the question that has been looming for weeks about what year(s) of pay data would be collected. Pay data refers to the amount paid on an employee’s W2 form in Box 1.

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Employee Recognition That Drives Business Results

MTM Recognition

Author: Luke Freeman, Purpose & Performance Group. Sign up for the live “Employee Recognition that Drives Business Results” webcast + discussion on June 12th at 10 am CST. How often should we recognize employees? What kinds of recognition make a difference?

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

3 Video Tips For Recording Video For Your Vings


Video is one of the best ways to engage your employees. Everywhere you go there are videos. On billboards, social media, in text messages. everywhere! Ving Tips Ving Safety Program

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Five for Friday: Play at work


“I do play games. I sing and I dangle things in front of my cats. I play lots of games. Just not at work

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How to Celebrate Employee Birthdays in the Workplace


Many people are eager to celebrate their birthdays. And if someone’s birthday falls on a weekday, they’ll be spending a precious chunk of that day at work. So the question isn’t, “Should companies celebrate their employees’ birthdays?”

#WorkTrends: The Bridge Between Work and Technology


This episode is especially exciting for me. I love all of my guests, but it isn’t every day that I have one of my BFFs on the program. So I’m really pumped to have China Gorman back on #WorkTrends this week. Among her many jobs, Gorman is managing director of UNLEASH’s U.S.

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Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

HRExaminer v10.18

HR Examiner

The Problem with Values. HRExaminer Weekly Edition v10.18 May 3, 2019. “Sometimes, corporate values can actually cause harm. This is more common than you’d imagine.” ” Dr. Todd Dewett spotlights The Problem with Values.

This is How the Future of Work-Life Balance Will Look Like

Forbes Leadership Strategy

These newer generations want the freedom to design their own career, including the entire framework for how they work, who they work with and which projects stimulate them


Taking Time to Reset: The Mental Benefits of a Sabbatical


After five years at the company, Justworks employees are eligible for a three-month sabbatical. We can leave our jobs, keep our benefits, and return to the gig without skipping a beat.

Mindset Matters: Thoughts On Disability As An Inspired Instrument For Leadership

Forbes Leadership Strategy

The lived experience of disability can be seen as a tool for business leaders and it is through Brene Brown's work where can find another step into bridging these two worlds to create a value add

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Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

DOL Concludes Virtual Gig Workers are Independent Contractors


The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued an opinion letter to an unnamed company stating that gig workers who connect via apps or online platforms are legally deemed independent contractors rather than employees.

The 5 Remedies Against Sadness Used By Extraordinary Happy People

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Understanding the hearts of human beings has many times more of common sense than expected. These are the top 5 necessary remedies used to fight sadness by extraordinary happy people


Why Starting Your Job Postings with “About Us” is Usually a Mistake


Where should your “About Us” section go in a job posting? The start? The middle? The end? If you guessed the start, you’re not alone, but you might be in for a surprise about its effectiveness.

How Healthcare Organizations Can Pick the Right AI Recruitment Technology


HR professionals in the healthcare industry face multiple pressure points, from high turnover rates to a lack of qualified candidates in one of the fastest growing industries. With an increasing demand for healthcare services in the aging population, the talent. Tech & Tools ai recruitment AI recruitment technology tech and tools

How to Activate Employee Voice to Create and Sustain a Speak Up Culture

This whitepaper details how leaders can shift into an ‘action mindset’ that allows for growth and change at every level of your organization. Speak Up cultures promote productivity, improve retention efforts, and create positive employee engagement.

Three Types Of Career Burnout And How You Can Overcome Them -- For Good

Forbes Coaches Council

Burnout is a common occurrence for many people and can strike at any point in your career

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How to Create a Culture of Transparency

Business2Community Leadership

These days, a lot of us are skeptical about just how much we can trust the news, our politicians, and our social media feeds.

You Don't Have To Be Nice To Be Respected

Forbes Coaches Council

Sure, you can be as nice as you want. But that won't nearly be as effective as being respectful


Utilise Team Building to Improve Leadership in the Workplace

Take It Personel-ly

The word team building used to be met with raised eyebrows and groans from employees and employers alike. However, in the modern world we now live in, it has taken on a whole new meaning and is being much better received than it ever has before. Because corporate event management has seen significant improvements […].

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.