HR as a Key Innovator: 3 Strategies to Create a High-Performing Company Culture
In a way, your company’s culture is the personality of your organization. Just like any good personality, it should run deep. That means your culture should extend beyond casual dress codes, office perks, and paying lip service to fluffy initiatives like “no jerks allowed” policies.
For workers of all ages, company culture is a major determining factor in employment choices. Because of this, crafting an employee experience that fuels sustained …
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Company Culture Is an Inside-Out Job: Why Your Culture’s Strength and Well-Being Start With You
In my work in leadership and culture, I find people often think that culture is created “out there.” They view culture as something outside of themselves over which they have no control. For many, culture is something to be fixed, something that makes people quit or convinces them to stay, and even something that can be improved with foosball tables, free meals, and karaoke Tuesdays.
While these perks are lovely …
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#Hiring101: Recruitment Isn’t Rocket Science
“Houston, we have a problem.”
Recruiters are often stuck in a spiral that’s difficult to break. They’re constantly tweaking their processes to find the best hire for every job opening in as short a time as possible. But what if the right talent isn’t applying? What if your job opening isn’t reaching your potential candidates? Even when you have both talent and reach, there are still obstacles, like budget, …
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Why Mentoring Is the Key to Achieving Your Career Goals
Earlier in my career, I asked myself, “What am I doing that is getting in the way of me reaching my goal as a leader?” I posed that question to a colleague I respected, who responded, “Have you ever asked anyone for help?” That simple question made a huge impact on me.
Even if you’ve never been involved in a formal mentoring program, you’ve had mentors along the way. A teacher, a colleague, a boss, a friend with a particular experience …
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Even Entrepreneurs Need Performance Reviews: 5 Tips for Conducting a Self-Evaluation as an Independent Professional
Performance reviews are a useful way for managers to evaluate employee achievement, growth, and goals. While this process may typically be associated with a traditional work arrangement, that doesn’t mean self-employed business owners or freelancers can’t reap the benefits for themselves. Self-evaluation is important for both personal and professional growth, and this valuable tool can even help you figure out how to best move your business forward.
One of the …
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What’s the Difference Between Getting Fired and Getting Laid Off?
Losing your job is emotionally taxing no matter how it happens. However, it’s important not to let the shock of the news cloud your understanding of what is happening.
Getting laid off and getting fired are two very different things, and each can impact you and the future of your career in different ways. An employer may not always be clear about the terms under which they have decided to …
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Is the Resume Objective Statement Truly Dead?
You’ve almost certainly heard the news: The resume objective statement is dead. It is old-fashioned, of little value, and should absolutely always be replaced with a professional summary.
There’s good reason for this sentiment: The traditional objective focuses on you, your goals, your needs, and your aspirations. Employers today are less interested in what you’re …
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How to Cover the Unexpected Costs of Your New Job
For Americans, starting a new job is a common occurrence. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, latter-day boomers — those born between 1957 and 1964 — held an average of 12 jobs by the time they were 50, with almost half of those occurring before they even hit 25.
Each new start is an exciting time of clean slates and chances …
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4 Reasons Why Content Marketing Should Be Part of Your SEO Strategy
Businesses that start online are growing and it’s no surprise. Some require zero investment, while others just don’t need a physical location like they would have in the past. Remember Warby Parker? You should, because it completely shook up the eyewear space — an industry once based on the assumption that consumers would need to visit a traditional brick-and-mortar store for a try-on — and the company is still thriving.
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Focus on Values: The Strategy for Making Long-Term Hires in a Tight Talent Market
When the job market is tight and people have fewer options, job seekers will ask the question: “What do I have to do to impress you?”
However, when job seekers have more choices — like they do right now — the power dynamic shifts. The question then becomes, “What will you do to impress me?” When workers can easily find jobs that meet their basic income and insurance needs, they are free to seek out jobs that also meet their higher-order needs for …
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