Employee vacation is a high-ROI benefit. But too often it’s treated by organizations as a gift rather than a strategy. And doing so negates its value. Organizations need to fix that.
As leaders, we need to embrace multiple cultures within our organization, all while still retaining and championing a solid core. But if the friend of productivity is culture, yet the enemy of diversity is homogeny, what exactly is the answer? In a word (or two): values statements.
Not long ago, my daughter needed a really important medical procedure. Long before it could even start, we needed hours of prep from a team of experts.
Great medical care comes from innovation, not all of it from the lab. In fact, a new report shows an important link between patient outcomes and what’s happening in HR.
Did you hear? Wonder Woman cleaned up at the box office. What will it take for women to be equally successful at work? How about a man who can pick up the kids?
It’s no surprise that in today’s talent market, it’s tough to find and keep employees. What might be surprising is what those employees are looking for. Hint: it’s not just money. Here’s a recruitment-and-retention checklist for the hot talent market
Positive culture is considered a company’s secret to success. But can you get too much of good thing? Horizons Workforce Consulting’s (HWC) Lucy English says all the dedication to building a strong culture might be actually costing in another important area; diversity.
Employees are attracted to companies with positive cultures that offer support through benefits like flex time, generous vacation time, and family care and assistance. But once they’ve accepted the job, many find that while these benefits might be offered – and touted – those who take advantage of them are actually looked down upon.
We’re ecstatic to report that our teammates to the west just scored in Denver – landing (again!) on the Denver Post’s list of the Top Workplaces for 2017.
I am so excited to have landed in a company that’s so committed to all of its employees. People truly bring their whole selves to work here. Not every company is like that. And it made me take stock of the clients we have and the HR practices I really believe in.