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How to Create a Strong Company Culture

Quora | Posted 12.29.2016 | Business

How should a new startup develop and sustain a strong company culture? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

Millennial Employees: Are They That Different?

Kirsten Asher | Posted 11.28.2016 | Business
Kirsten Asher

In 2015, the Pew Research Center reported that Millennials became the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, knocking Gen Xers off the top of the...

5 Ways to Keep the Modern Workforce Engaged

Eric Mosley | Posted 11.16.2016 | Business
Eric Mosley

We're in the midst of a major workplace transformation. For centuries, the focus was on task-oriented laborers, whose primary output came from their h...

This Is How You Answer An Employer's Most Important Questions

Val Matta | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
Val Matta

There are many interview techniques that help job seekers in their quest for employment. Having a standout resume, dressing the part, and being prepar...

Building Your Creative Culture

Sophie Andrews | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

It is easy to forget that an organisation is set up to do more than just go about its regular activities to achieve set goals and complete its mission statement. But in truth, as we spend 1/3 of our day at work, it is important that we feel comfortable in our work environment and relaxed and motivated by our colleagues.

4 Intelligent Ways to Increase Your Profits by Creating a Healthy Company Culture

Ahmad Raza | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Ahmad Raza

When you hear the word "culture," different things likely come to mind. You might think about art, food, or even the cultures of specific nations through the world.

Employee Performance Depends On These 3 Critical Factors

David Hassell | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
David Hassell

For decades, business leaders believed that simply focusing on performance management was the key to building a successful company. If they just had t...

What Is 'Family-Friendly,' Anyway?

Robin Hardman | Posted 10.03.2016 | Media
Robin Hardman

October is National Work and Family Month, and I've been thinking: What does it mean for a workplace to be “family- friendly”? Actually, since on...

10 Tips to Align Your Company's Goals, Priorities, Actions, and Culture

David Finkel | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
David Finkel

What if there was a magic concept that you could employ that would powerfully align your company's goals, priorities, actions, and culture? In oth...

The Seven Characteristics Of Successful Company Cultures

Dr. Michelle Rozen | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Dr. Michelle Rozen

Successful company cultures manifest seven distinct characteristics as well. These are company cultures that indicate growth and an upward dynamic, and they are typically characterized by a high level of teamwork and engagement.

Gen Y and Workplace "Fit"

Dr. Kerry L. Schofield | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Dr. Kerry L. Schofield

Good fit is good for everyone, and everyone can find good fit somewhere. We have more information at our fingertips than seemed possible even a couple of decades ago - information to help us learn about ourselves, about the culture of the organizations we seek to work for, and how those two things fit together to lead to finding - or creating - the workplace that feels like coming home.

When Design Becomes A Black Box

Aarron Walter | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Aarron Walter

The black box that alienates and disempowers design will sneak up on you. Don't wait for it to take hold of your company. Build inroads into your work now if you want to elevate design and build better products.

The Biggest Opportunity Most Startups Miss

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

The tide is turning for some startups. I have seen the worried faces in Silicon Valley -- and they are not without reason. Funds that were easy to snag in the past are now harder to secure.

It's Not About Who You Know, It's How You Get To Know Them

Janice Omadeke | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Janice Omadeke

Networking isn't about how many business cards you collect. It's about how you cultivate relationships with your new contacts. Fostering real relationships is how you create a strong connection and get people interested in supporting your career goals.

How To Develop A Company Culture Of Feedback?

Dr. Michelle Rozen | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Dr. Michelle Rozen

When we talk about developing a company culture of feedback, we have to differentiate between feedback and criticism. The main difference between the ...

3 Smart Ways to Recruit and Hire for Diversity

Quora | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business

Which gender diversity initiatives have been most successful in making an impact? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where c...

Dogvacay CEO: "Empower Your Team to Solve Problems"

Anna Shen | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
Anna Shen

In companies that have scaled rapidly, the issues quickly become increasingly complex -- how to evolve the culture, figure out what to focus on, and s...

Be Good or Be Gone - Company Culture Matters

Sherry Gray | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Sherry Gray

Profits have long trumped all in the business world - for decades, wages have stagnated and product quality has declined, while profit margins rose. S...

The Productive Workplace: Start by Creating a Culture of Innovation

Krish Ramakrishnan | Posted 06.06.2016 | Technology
Krish Ramakrishnan

Culture and engagement are rated as the most important facets of a company, while also being the most challenging aspects to maintain. And culture mea...

5 Ways to Motivate Tech Employees Without Crazy Perks

Nathan Smith | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Nathan Smith

It wasn't long ago that a fresh pot of coffee was the biggest freebie you could expect at the office. For many working in technology today, fully stoc...

Culture - More Than a Word

Matt Emerson | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Matt Emerson

Culture is one of the most misunderstood components of business. Many leaders spend countless hours discussing and then implementing a plan to create ...

Leadership at Deloitte Consulting: A Culture of Collaborative Advantage

Laura Berger | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Laura Berger

"Asking for help ended up being exactly the right thing." This takeaway from a challenging situation early in her career embodies the spirit with whic...

Your Team's Culture Is Alive, And It's Built By You

Cameron Conaway | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Cameron Conaway

Culture is a living, breathing organism. It is different without you and nonexistent without community.

Your Love For Your Work Should Feel Like a 90s Slow Jam

Amber Hurdle | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Amber Hurdle

So here is the tip of the year to eliminate that big hairy stress ball: When you get super clear on what you do best and how you do it uniquely, there is no competition. There's just a best fit for your businesses and the niche you attract.

The 5 Integrity Habits

David Finkel | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
David Finkel

As an entrepreneur you're very much under a microscope. Your team watches you closely; your customers pay attention to small slices of their experiences with you and make up what type of person and company you are in their own heads. And so do your vendors and investors.