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Tag: organizational culture


Workplace wellness

Viewpoint: How One Company’s New Wellness Program Took Off

September 26, 2022

Via: SHRM

Corporate wellness programs can range from free-flowing to highly structured, and the rewards can vary from getting a free T-shirt to winning a medal in a marathon. The most telling measure of success is employee buy-in. At the best of […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

The Benefits of Hosting an Employee Retreat

September 1, 2022

Via: SHRM

When the pandemic first started, most companies asked their employees to work remotely—and Merit was no exception. “We used to be an in-person company, so our traditional structure of knowledge transfer was in person,” said Eliza White, vice president of […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How to Run Employee Town Hall Meetings Post-Pandemic

August 8, 2022

Via: SHRM

One of the ways workers who are returning to physical workplaces can reconnect to management and one another is through town hall-style meetings. Gathering everyone together can be helpful in smoothing the transition back to the office, as long as […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Viewpoint: How ERGs Can Support Women Working in Hybrid Environments

June 28, 2022

Via: SHRM

Women are more likely than men to prefer hybrid or remote schedules. Specifically, 1 in 3 women prefer to work fully remotely, and 1 in 2 women desire a hybrid schedule, according to a 2021 report by management consulting company […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to Create an Inclusive Space for LGBTQ Workers

June 14, 2022

Via: SHRM

For decades, employers could legally discriminate against LGBTQ workers. That changed only two years ago, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Bostock v. Clayton County that federal law protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination. The landmark ruling extended protections to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Future of Work

February 1, 2022

Via: SHRM

In recent years, the world’s top HR professionals have helped prove that the advancement of any business is linked to the success of its people. Now, HR leaders must step forward and create a framework for the future of work, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why HR Loves Data and People Analytics

January 13, 2022

Via: Spark

There’s nothing like walking into a large library. It’s thrilling to smell the old paper and imagine all the thoughts, ideas and discoveries contained in a single building. The internet is like that too — only without the book smell […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Career Lessons from Kate Gebo: Employee and Customer Experiences Are Entwined

November 30, 2021

Via: SHRM

Happy workers make happy customers. This business adage has been driving a multiyear transformation at United Airlines that’s designed to improve the satisfaction of the company’s 67,000 employees and millions of customers. It’s a major culture change initiative that Kate […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

The Future of the In-Person Office

July 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, there is less and less of a need for employers to maintain the remote work policies many have had in place for well over a year. Still, employee expectations and preferences are pushing many employers […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

What Is Organizational Diagnostics?

May 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Have you heard the term “organizational diagnostics” or “organizational diagnosis”? It’s quite possible you’ve engaged in organizational diagnostics without using that term. It’s the idea of taking a systematic approach to assessing the organization and determining where there may be […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Remote Employees and Maintaining Organizational Culture

August 31, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Most businesses that plunged headfirst into remote work due to the pandemic have found that it’s actually quite straightforward and doesn’t reduce productivity as they had feared. However, there are some concerns with remote work for the long term: Recruitment […]


Workplace wellness

Ways HR Can Influence the Organizational Culture

February 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

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. But there are ways that […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

What Is a Purpose-Driven Culture?

December 23, 2019

Via: HR Hero

What is your organization’s purpose? If you’re not quite sure how to answer that, you’re not alone. Many organizations focus on their mission, vision, and objectives but not purpose. In recent years, however, the idea of developing and focusing on […]


Research, Software

Companies Have to Be Better People to Get Great People

November 25, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Two Supreme Court decisions from 2010 and 2014 gave freedoms and powers to corporations that had until then been reserved for individuals within the United States. The long and short of those decisions have been encapsulated in a common phrase: […]


Research, Software

Tips for Using Social Media in Recruiting

October 3, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Social media can be a simple and cost-effective way to connect with potential job candidates. Most employers today use social media in some capacity, but not all use it for recruiting. Let’s take a look at some tips for doing […]


Workplace wellness

What Is Emotional Culture in the Workplace?

September 24, 2019

Via: HR Hero

There are many facets to workplace culture—for example, the level of competitiveness, the level of formality, the level of hierarchy and how closely it is followed (or not), the level of interaction with the community, and the amount of teamwork […]


Workplace wellness

How to Turn an Aspirational Culture Into a Fully Realized One

June 17, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Culture begins to emerge at the foundation of your company. In fact, many entrepreneurs will tell you it’s important to define it from day 1 before you even open your doors. But once your company starts to grow, the individuals […]


Research, Software

A Culture of Success

May 28, 2019

Via: HR Hero

After years of discussion and research, one thing is clear about workplace culture: Getting it right is very important. Like employer branding, culture exists in every organization, whether everyone is aware of it or not. Also as with employer branding, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Workplace wellness

The 3 Critical Components to Defining Your Company Culture

April 19, 2018

Via: Omega HR Solutions

In business, they say a great idea is worthless without great execution. Taking that a step further, even great execution sometimes can’t salvage a company with poor culture. Brilliance alone might be able to get a firm up and running, […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

HR’s Commitment Is What Engages Blue-Collar Workers

December 14, 2017

Via: SHRM

As analysts and executives wring their hands about how to excite a younger and more demanding workforce, out in the real world many HR professionals face another challenge: Engaging the older, less-connected blue-collar worker. These are the truck drivers, warehouse […]