4 Positive Examples of Company Culture

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Feb 24, 2021 @ 10:02 AM

Creating an awards system for workers or celebrating an employee’s birthday are positive examples of company culture. The larger the company, the more perks a business will usually offer.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Managers: How Not to Lose Your Best Employees

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jan 19, 2021 @ 09:01 AM

Ever wonder why some of your company’s very best employees quit? There are many possible reasons, and oftentimes supervisors bear the blunt of the blame for not managing their teams properly, or for creating a toxic work environment. 

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Using Social Media for Training Purposes

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Jan 5, 2021 @ 09:01 AM

Social media is not often associated with learning (unless you want to learn about the latest gossip concerning your friend or a celebrity), yet it is emerging as the next tool for employers to improve upon the learning environment for their workforce.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

How Charitable Acts Can Benefit Your Business

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, Nov 17, 2020 @ 09:11 AM

Companies that engage in charitable acts don’t usually expect to receive anything in return; however, giving back to their community can benefit their business in the long run.

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Topics: Company Culture, Business Strategy

How Sleep Deprivation Can Affect the Workforce

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Aug 10, 2020 @ 09:08 AM

Have you noticed a recurring complaint from people saying they wish they had more time? In our quest to squeeze more out of the day, we often push sleep aside and humorously tell our friends and coworkers, "I'll sleep when I'm dead." The irony in that statement is that by not getting enough sleep, you may be doing enough damage to your body to cause death to occur sooner rather than later.

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Topics: Worksite Wellness, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Employers - Should You Change Your Vacation Policy?

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Thu, Jun 25, 2020 @ 11:06 AM

Summer is finally here, and odds are many of your employees are planning their vacations. As pointed out in an article in Employee Benefit News, in recent years employers came to the realization that they need to offer more time off to compete for talented workers.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

Low-Cost Perks to Help You Stay Competitive

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 15, 2020 @ 09:06 AM

It’s a fact that small companies need to compete for talented workers just like the big ones do – but they don’t have the necessary funds to provide employees with lavish benefits. However, if you own a small business, you don’t have to break the bank to offer worthy options.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement

7 Tips for Managing Remote Workers

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Mon, Jun 1, 2020 @ 09:06 AM

An informative article on cnbc.com pointed out that remote workers are fast becoming the new normal - and this was true even before the COVID-19 crisis. People love the freedom of working from home or anywhere else they choose, and the pool of available talent is dramatically larger for companies when they aren't limited to their own city when searching for employees and freelancers.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

The Economic Toll of Age Discrimination

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Tue, May 5, 2020 @ 09:05 AM

Age discrimination – specifically the practice of hiring younger workers in favor of older ones – is a growing problem in the United States and across Europe. Ageism makes less and less economic sense as birth rates go down and the world’s population ages. However, this form of discrimination earns the least public condemnation.

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Topics: Employee Benefits, Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy

Need Advice on Improving Your Company Culture? Here are 6 Tips

Posted by Matt Schwartz on Wed, Apr 15, 2020 @ 10:04 AM

Improving your company culture takes time and careful planning. It’s not as simple as merely implementing new procedures and issuing memos to employees. Leaders with integrity need to be appointed who will uphold your organization’s values and core beliefs.

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Topics: Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Business Strategy