Category: Enhance Productivity
A strong organizational culture is the backbone of your company, but it is something that many often overlook. Your company culture is the shared values, practices, and attitudes of those in your company, and it impacts every aspect of your business. A 2019 Glassdoor study found that 77% of adults evaluate company culture before applying, with 73% saying they wouldn’t apply if the company’s values don’t align with their own. From employee motivation and satisfaction to your financial success, organizational culture is a vital part of your business.
Valentine’s Day is the sweetest holiday of the bunch. The energy created between sweethearts is second to none, but creating energy within your team is equally as important. Not sure what to do for employees on Valentine’s Day? Below we will highlight some fantastic Valentine’s Day team building activities that can also function as meeting energizers. They work with onsite staff as well as staff you have out there in the virtual world.
In the past, businesses could get by if they had a great product or service. However, modern consumers are increasingly looking for companies that care about social issues and have a positive impact. According to a 2019 Aflac survey, 77% of consumers are motivated to purchase from companies committed to making the world better. Social purpose now plays a huge role in the decisions of consumers, and businesses need to accommodate that.
It’s a team meeting day, and some of your employees have shown up with disruptive behaviors in tow. Ed won’t let anyone get a word in edgewise. And a few employees at the end of the conference table are holding an obvious gossip session – as they point and laugh at Ed. Not to mention about half the room keeps rolling their eyes and checking their watches. A common case of disruptive behavior in the workplace.
How do you embrace team cooperation skills in the workplace? For an organization to run smoothly and meet its goals, it is important to foster a work environment that supports collaboration amongst colleagues. Unfortunately for most organizations, team cooperation does not occur naturally. Thus you must make an effort and take steps to help build and sustain a cooperative work environment.
Let’s face it – it can be difficult enough for your company to retain top talent in the best of times. And right now, in our uncertain economic climate, the last thing you want to do to save money is to lay off the very employees who are the backbone of your company. Cue the rise of the labor hoarding phenomenon.
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