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.

Changing Organizational Culture: How to Create Cultural Change

Achievers - Recruiting

The best companies in the world have the best cultures. They prioritized changing their organizational culture, even when it was already leading to success, to meet new challenges and keep their employees happy and motivated. What changing organizational culture means.

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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.

Building a culture of hiring

Social Talent

Essentially, what companies need to be advocating for is the creation of a culture of hiring. . What is a hiring culture? Why is establishing a hiring culture important? How can I learn more about hiring cultures? Kelly Jones, VP Global Head of Talent Acquisition at Cisco.

Building Crisis-Proof Morale

Speaker: Sarah Calfee, Owner and Principal Consultant of Calfee HR Consulting

If last year has taught us anything, it’s this: it is essential that companies have strong cultural structures in place to build resiliency before crisis strikes. Join Sarah Calfee of Calfee HR Consulting and learn how to make your company culture crisis-proof.

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.

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 .

Identifying and Shaping Existing Workplace Culture

JazzHR

Organizational culture can have a serious impact on the bottom line. . According to an often-cited study by Harvard Business School professors, companies with “performance-enhancing cultures” saw a staggering 682% revenue growth over an eleven-year period. .

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.

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.

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?

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.

Four Tips to Upgrade Your Workplace Culture

Employment Metrix

We’ve heard the term a thousand times by now: “workplace culture”. Whether you’re a startup CEO establishing it at your own business or a first day new-hire getting a feel for it at your company, it’s important to consider workplace culture and modify it as times and employee needs progress.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

How a Culture of Continuous Growth Helped This Engineering Manager Thrive at Her Company (and She’s Hiring!)

The Muse

A culture of continuous growth has kept Lei Wang at the IT consulting firm Avanade for almost a decade. Training & Development

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).

4 P’s of Cultural Fit

TeamBuilderSearch

Lack of cultural fit is the cause of many less-than-ideal hiring situations. Sometimes a person feels like they just don’t belong at their job. The post 4 P’s of Cultural Fit appeared first on TeamBuilder Search.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Using Social Media Screening to Create Better Culture

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Company culture is a significant driver of success, and a strong culture attracts and retains top employees, fostering teamwork and trust. Conversely, a toxic culture can thwart any company. Avoiding Toxic People in Company Culture. Actions at the U.S.

What Your Workplace Culture Is Missing on an International Scale

Speaker: Deirdre Mendez, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Global Business at the McCombs School of Business, UT Austin

Join Deirdre Mendez, Director at Center for Global Business at the McCombs School of Business, as she describes strategies for developing and managing workplace cultures on an international scale.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

Freshen Up Remote Culture for Work and Play [Podcast]

TalentCulture - Recruiting

Eighty percent of employees say they want to work from home at least part-time. The post Freshen Up Remote Culture for Work and Play [Podcast] appeared first on TalentCulture. And three in four consider remote work the “new normal.” In an attempt to stay competitive, […].

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.

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?

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.