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.
In this month’s roundup of human resources news, we’re covering everything from the Millennial impact on corporate culture to meeting madness. Take a look!
It’s often said that people with children have the hardest time balancing work and personal lives. Guess who else has a hard time? People without children. And the battles between the two camps are hurting productivity.
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?
On this Memorial Day, Bright Horizons celebrates the return of a colleague. And sends our heartfelt thanks.
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.
In honor of National Pet Day, we’re taking a closer look at how organizations across the country support employees and their pets each day.
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.