Counter Culture

The Whiteboard

It’s been a lively time at Rice Towers over the past couple of weeks. In speaking with consultants this seems to be true in their own day to day, with predictions thrown out the window at a moment’s notice.

Did Basecamp Kill Its Culture in Order to Save It?

Proactive Talent

employees say they have personally experienced, and 44% say they have witnessed, political disagreements at work. A majority (56%) said that discussing politics at work has become more common in the past four years.

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Is Hybrid work culture our future? How do we make it work?

Leoforce

Is Hybrid work culture our future? We need to embrace remote working for now and move towards hybrid work culture. Maintaining a work culture when many are working remotely can be tricky. Policy changes in a hybrid work culture. Benefits of adapting to hybrid work culture.

Mental Health at work: Fostering an authentic workplace culture

Workable

In just 60-minutes, you’ll learn how to: Launch a workplace culture strategy rooted in mental health. The post Mental Health at work: Fostering an authentic workplace culture appeared first on Recruiting Resources: How to Recruit and Hire Better.

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.

Words to Describe Your Company Culture. Go!

ClearCompany Recruiting

Could you accurately and succinctly describe your company culture right now? Often, organizational culture is vaguely defined and poorly communicated. Or maybe your organization has a great culture, you just don't know how to identify and articulate what that means. Culture is important, and properly defining it can help you optimize, organize, and manage your culture goals moving forward. Find Your Culture. Can you accurately define your company culture?

Corporate Culture Week Exclusive: Culture Matters

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Editor’s note: Throughout the week, we’ll be featuring exclusive insights into the world of corporate culture. This article will provide tips for conveying your culture to jobseekers and potential candidates. Culture matters to employees. Clarify Your Culture.

Why Organizational Culture Is a Competitive Differentiator 

Achievers - Recruiting

The hard part is actually building the team that will embody your organizational culture and propel you forward.” ” — Kathryn Minshew, Founder & CEO at The Muse . The key to organizational culture? Three pillars of a strong workplace culture .

Is Tech like Slack & Teams Killing Corporate Culture?

Fistful of Talent

We have this great communication technology at work, so many of us have been using it. How could making communication easier be hurting our corporate culture? Recently we saw this play out at both Apple (enterprise-level org) and Basecamp (SMB-level org).

How to Build an Unforgettably Audacious Company Culture

Lever

What is company culture, and why does it really matter? While position requirements, salary and compensation packages, and career advancements are front of mind for candidates interviewing at your company, culture also matters. Culture is like a vapor that permeates nearly every. The post How to Build an Unforgettably Audacious Company Culture appeared first on Lever. Culture Employee Retention Employer brand

The Guide to Modern Employee Recognition - Build a Culture of Recognition

Learn the steps required to successfully prioritize recognition at your own organization, implement a successful recognition program, and maintain an atmosphere of appreciation and recognition in any organization.

Mindfulness at Work: Developing a Culture of Mindful Leadership and Empathy

Achievers - Recruiting

Creating and developing mindfulness at work has always been challenging. Getting individuals from so many different backgrounds and cultures to collaborate and communicate is no easy task. This is a powerful way to build trust and create mindfulness at work.

Organizational Culture: Definition, Importance, and Development

Achievers - Recruiting

A great organizational culture is the key to developing the traits necessary for business success. And you’ll see its effects in your bottom line : companies with healthy cultures are 1.5 What is organizational culture? The importance of culture to your company.

Keeping Company Culture Alive At Home

McQuiag

Having a great company culture has numerous benefits from increased employee engagement to attracting new talent. In a world of remote work, however, it can be challenging to maintain a strong culture when no one is together. How to keep culture strong on a remote team.

4 Keys to Successfully Interviewing for Culture

Dice

Tech companies love to use culture as a recruiting tool, to varying degrees of success. What many interviewers—whether they’re recruiters or hiring managers—don’t consider is that once a culture is established, they have to hire the right people to maintain and improve it. If you’re consistently working to maintain your culture anyway, that shouldn’t be too difficult. “I Candidates will be drawn to the culture that speaks to them.”. Put Your Culture at Center Stage.

I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) - Engaging Remote/Gig Employees In The Digital Age

Speaker: Nancy Harris, CEO of Restart Consulting LLC, and Elena Valentine, CEO of Skillscout

Remote workers have already proven to be more productive for many businesses. By 2020 50% of our workforce will be remote. This trend will only continue to rise. With access to the latest and greatest technologies, it’s never been easier to communicate and collaborate with people anywhere, at anytime. But yet, many remote and freelance workers note a feeling of isolation and disengagement from the team. Does this sound like your challenge?

The Culture of Overwork

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Colloquialisms about “sweatshops” and being “worked to the bone” by an employer are, of course, hyperbolic if taken anywhere near literally, at least in the United States, which has a robust set of laws and regulations aimed at preventing the exploitation of workers.

Ways HR Can Influence the Organizational Culture

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Organizational culture is formed by a wide range of things, including the industry, employees’ average age (or generation), employees’ skill level, and the stage of life most employees are in, just to name a few. Influencing the Organizational Culture.

HR’s Thoughts on Balancing Company Culture and National Culture

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Culture” is a word that, in the world of HR, means company culture. But sometimes, a nation’s, a region’s, or an ethnicity’s culture becomes an important part of how HR maintains its company culture. Meet Sandra Hannon, global head of Human Resources at Solve.Care.

Is Profit a Must for Great Culture?

Fistful of Talent

Do you feel having a great culture mandates that you must also have a healthy bottom line? Does big profit always precipitate enviable culture? Sure, there’s the occasional start-up, not-for-profit or long-standing organization that consistently commits to having a great culture and workplace regardless of profitability. Now I also know there are companies out there that are insanely profitable that don’t give two s s about their company culture.

Keeping our Teams Motivated, Engaged and Content in an Ever-changing World

Speaker: Julie Bruns, Workplace Wellness Consultant

In times of crisis and change, it is the responsibility of HR to ease adaptation. Mass layoffs, furloughs, and management changes will put a strain on company morale and employee engagement, but it doesn’t have to bring us down—that is, if we don’t let it. Join Julie Bruns, Workplace Wellness Consultant, and learn how to keep your employees’ heads in the game and maintain motivation. As the workplace dynamic evolves, you will have the tactics to make sure your team can weather any storm.

Is your culture keeping pace with growth?

JazzHR

Each one is different and has a unique sense of culture during their infancy. But as start-ups grow in revenue and subsequently, size, many start to lose their cultural identity, former practices, and ideologies. If your company is flourishing and you’ve noticed some of the following occurring in your environment, you may be dangerously close to losing your culture: Silos. How to pace culture with growth. The post Is your culture keeping pace with growth?

At the Intersection of Culture & Employee Engagement, a Company Grows

Glassdoor for Employers

Corporate culture and employee engagement is terminology that frequently gets bandied about, often in the context of how to improve in either or both areas. Defining Corporate Culture. The article goes on to define the roots of culture: goals, strategies, structure, etc.

Maintaining, or Refining, Company Culture During and After the Pandemic

Recruiting Daily Advisor

A company’s “culture” is a complex concept. Company culture is undeniably important to any business, but it’s difficult to come up with a concise definition. It’s even harder to effectively and consciously steer that culture in one direction or another, especially during a pandemic.

How to protect company culture during COVID-19

Social Talent

And, on average UK workers are spending 28 more hours at their desks per month since lockdown began, as concerns about the culture of ‘ePresenteeism’ rise. You might overlook it, but your company culture is crucial to help combat this, and more important than ever.

Employer Branding: Employer Branding Without Employee Advocacy is a Chocolate Teapot

Speaker: Charu Malhotra, Global Head of Talent Attraction and Employer Branding, Ferrero

Employer Branding or employee branding? Charu Malhotra, Global Head of Talent Attraction and Employer Branding for Ferrero will discuss the importance of going beyond just advertising and really gaining employee advocacy to achieve trust.

What is the Purpose of an ATS? | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

Recruitment and hiring can be overwhelming for any human resources department, especially when hiring for many positions at a time. An ATS helps screen thousands of resumes quickly, ensuring you can spend your time interviewing and connecting with only the best-fit candidates.

Why I Am No Longer Saying “Culture”

Fistful of Talent

About 15 years ago, I was sitting at an office dinner party, and the company president was giving an emotional speech about the importance of company culture. Confusing because I was unsure what he meant by culture. Business leaders often talk about “culture,” and its importance to the success of an organization. We hire “Culture Leaders,” lead with “culture first,” and hire for “culture fit.” Do you like culture?

How Cornerstone Keeps Culture Alive During COVID-19 and M&A

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Keeping culture alive and well during the coronavirus pandemic has proven to be challenging for many organizations, but can you imagine trying to keep your culture intact in the middle of a pandemic while also going through a merger and acquisition?

How to Deal with Changes at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

The companies that will thrive in the long term are the ones that, as Gallup puts it, “have a workplace culture that lives and breathes adaptability — a culture with agility in its DNA.” Tackle change at the cultural level. Well-equipped to deal with changes at work.

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Cultural Competency: The Missing Ingredient to Building Successful Talent Centric, Competency-Based Job Models

Speaker: Dr. Kristal Walker, CPTM, Vice President of Employee Wellbeing at Sweetwater

Join Dr. Kristal Walker, Vice President of Employee Wellbeing at Sweetwater, as she discusses using cultural competence in addition to your normal competency models to create talent-centric strategies.

Culture Change in Organizations: How to Do It Right

Achievers - Recruiting

Every company has a culture , whether it has been deliberately developed and cultivated or allowed to grow wild. In either case, from time to time a culture change is needed. There are specific actions you can take to ensure the success of your culture change efforts.

What Counts with Candidates? Company Culture and Values

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Job seekers now place more value on a company’s culture and mission than they do on compensation when deciding whether or not to apply. . This interesting insight into what job seekers consider when looking at new opportunities and potential employers comes from Glassdoor’s 2019 Mission & Culture Survey. Take a look at the specifics: 79% of candidates say they would consider a company’s mission and purpose before filling out and submitting an application.

How to Create a Hygge Culture at Work

HR Technologist - RB

Hygge at work is all about the small details that make an employee’s workday seem special. Learn what hygge at work is and three ways to achieve it. Culture

Improving Workplace Culture

ApplicantPro

Any work environment that thrives and promotes real growth needs to acquire a positive and fulfilling workplace culture. As an organization improves their “culture” the productivity increases, morale is lifted, and revenues increase. Workplace culture is implicitly connected with productivity. In order to improve your workplace culture start with a focus on real productivity over hours clocked in. The post Improving Workplace Culture appeared first on ApplicantPro.

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

Creating a Positive Remote Culture

The Jacobson Group

At the same time, many managers have never led completely remote teams, resulting in additional challenges and learning curves. culture Work-At-HomeIn the past two months, insurers and their employees have been forced to adapt to a new business reality.

Is your culture keeping pace with growth?

JazzHR

Each one is different and has a unique sense of culture during their infancy. But as start-ups grow in revenue and subsequently, size, many start to lose their cultural identity, former practices, and ideologies. If your company is flourishing and you’ve noticed some of the following occurring in your environment, you may be dangerously close to losing your culture: Silos. How to pace culture with growth. The post Is your culture keeping pace with growth?

Why Culture is the Hot New Perk

Dice

Up-and-coming organizations are creating strong, unique cultures that attract and retain tech pros. Here are some of their creative retention strategies and tips for nurturing a magnetic culture: Here’s to Your Health. But that’s not the case at Concur. Nurturing a culture of professional learning and career growth has escalated lateral moves and promotional cycles, with internal employees filling 35 percent of the company’s open positions last year.

How to Celebrate Global Wellness Day at Work

Achievers - Recruiting

Ever considered making wellness a pillar of your company culture ? Here’s how to create the perfect Global Wellness Day at work. The first pillar of the perfect Global Wellness Day at work is to help your employees practice or learn about physical wellness.

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How to Scale Your Workforce from 0 to 100 in Less Than 6 Months

Speaker: Gaurav Valani, Head of Talent, Overstock

Engaging, attracting, hiring and retaining candidates quickly, while not compromising culture and candidate experience, is paramount to driving brand loyalty. With the unemployment rates reaching all-time lows, it has undoubtedly become a candidate-driven market.