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By Tydy | At Tydy, we are committed to help organizations build better relationships with their employees and believe that culture is the glue that holds organizations together. So, at Think Culture, you will find a ton of stories about workplace culture and many more on other topics that we are passionate about, like, future of work, workforce analytics, performance development, onboarding and HR Technology.

Improving Workplace Culture, One Review at a Time

With its emphasis on transparency, the jobs site Glassdoor aims to upend corporate power dynamics.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>One day in 2007, in Seattle, Rich Barton, the C.E.O. of the real-estate Web site Zillow, was getting …

Spencer Rascoff

Is Microlearning Enough?

Microlearning is our industry’s latest buzzword, even though the practice of providing on-demand, quick performance support is not a new one. There …

Learning

Study: The Top Reason for What's Really Driving Employees to Switch Jobs in 2018 is Surprising

According to a Korn Ferry poll of nearly 5,000 professionals, people are switching jobs, but it's not for the reason you think, like more money.<p>In a weak job market, it's common for employees to stay put and not switch jobs for obvious reasons. That is no longer the case.<p>According to a Bloomberg …

Careers

Make 2018 the Year to Improve Your Employees' Experience

There might be no better time than the start of a new year to realize some of your long-postponed goals. Maybe one of your goals as a business leader is to improve the experience of your employees in some way.<p>Why wouldn’t you want to? According to research from Deloitte on the subject of company …

The Workplace

What to Do When You Don’t Feel Valued at Work

It’s no fun to toil away at a job where your efforts go unnoticed. How can you highlight your achievements without bragging about your work? Who should you talk to about feeling underappreciated? And if the situation doesn’t change, how long should you stay?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b><br>“There’s nothing …

Levi Strauss

15 Things Your Company Can Start Doing Today to Build an Exceptional Remote Team Culture

These specific remote workforce management tactics will improve culture, efficiency and morale.<p>We manage an engineering team of 30 people, and 100 percent of them work remotely.<p>While a completely remote engineering team is atypical for a SaaS business, it's a strategy that has worked brilliantly …

Leadership

The Secret To Successful Work Culture From The CEO Of FreshBooks

Could work culture take you from your mother’s basement to a $50 million venture round?<p>We all know work culture is important. Nowadays we prioritize “culture fits” with new hires, and write culture manifestos. Yet, installing a lasting culture that energizes your employees can be tricky. So what</i> …

Leadership

What employees like the most about working at the 15 best companies in America

<b>• Glassdoor just recently published its list of the best companies of 2018.</b><p><b>• Business Insider scoured the job site to find out what employees loved the most about their workplaces.</b><p><b>• Reviewers appreciated mission-driven companies, smart colleagues, and a strong sense of work-life …

Facebook publicly released its internal harassment policy — and it could change the way companies talk about harassment going forward

<b>• On Friday, Facebook publicly released its internal anti-harassment policy on its website.</b><p><b>• The post breaks down the tech giant's processes when it comes to investigating harassment claims.</b><p><b>• In a statement, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and VP of people Lori Goler pushed for more transparency</b> …

Millennials are taking over offices around the country — here's where they work and how much they make

• <b>A recent report by Paychex reveals the wages, locations, and industry preferences of the millennial employee group.</b>• <b><br>They found that millennials make less per hour on average than other generational groups.</b>• <b><br>But, their wages are growing at almost double the rate of other generations.</b>• <b><br>The leisure and</b> …

How to Prevent Disengaged Employees From Killing Your Bottom Line

Learn to spot the signs of employee disengagement and head it off before it starts seriously costing the company.<p>Every employer loves the eager spirit that comes with a new employee. The struggle comes later, in the post-honeymoon period. As months go on, even top talent can be at risk of …

The 5 best places to work all have the same thing in common

• <b>The best places to work stand out for a number of reasons — but all of them have CEOs with over a 95% approval rating.</b>• <b><br>With over 1000 employees each, getting such a high approval rating is statistically challenging.</b>• <b><br>A well-liked CEO reflects the rest of the management beneath them.</b><p>In the world of …

How 3 Years at Salesforce Changed the Way I Run My Company

It's where I discovered the one strategic planning framework that works for teams of 20 or 20,000.<p>When Salesforce acquired my company in 2012, much of my world was turned upside-down. I went from being a young entrepreneur who had never grown a company beyond a few hundred people to being thrown in …

What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages | McKinsey Global Institute

Be the first to receive our new report on the future of work<p>Powerful new forms of automation including artificial intelligence and robotics can …

8 Ways Your Company Culture Directly Impacts Your Bottom Line

It might be so obvious that you’ve never really thought about it: the subtle but undeniable connection between your company’s culture and identity and its profitability.<p>Rich company cultures and commitments to employee happiness both have a direct relationship with shareholder returns. …

The Workplace

What Does The Future Of Human Resources Look Like?

What was viewed by many as one of the least exciting areas of an organization is now one of the most dynamic places to work, here are all the ways Human Resources is evolving.<p>What used to be viewed by many as one of the least exciting areas of an organization is now one of the most dynamic places …

The new generation of employees would take less pay for these job perks

Millennials work for the cash and good health insurance — just like everybody else. More than half of millennials (53 percent) say compensation is …

Careers

Are Millennials Driving The Flex Work Revolution? Q&A With Adam Smiley Poswolsky

If you want to tap into the mindset of millennials, the person to ask is Adam Smiley Poswolsky. Best known as Smiley, Poswolsky is a millennial workplace expert, speaker and the bestselling author of <i>The Quarter Life Breakthrough: Invent Your Own Path, Find Meaningful Work, and Build a Life That</i> …

The Workplace

How SAP Plans to Recruit 7,000 Generation Z Employees

Your next generation of workers will be Generation Z. Here is how to attract them to your company.<p>In a single year, Jenn Prevoznik is responsible for hiring 7,000 Generation Z (and young Millennial) employees.<p>Prevoznik is the Global Head of Early Talent Acquisition at SAP. I recently interviewed …

Bullying At Work: Signs You're Being Bullied And Tips On Taking Action

'Employers must do all they can to support victims coming forward.'<p>Bullying might seem like a playground issue, but the reality is it’s a major …

HR Technology in 2018: 10 Big Disruptions Ahead

I’ve been an analyst following the HR Tech market for almost 20 years now, and this year things are changing faster than ever. In the report we just …

Human Resources

Research: Becoming a Manager Increases Men’s Job Satisfaction, But Not Women’s

Who wouldn’t want a promotion, particularly to a role with leadership responsibilities? It’s hard to argue against more power and more pay. And indeed, promotions to managerial roles are typically associated with an increase in job satisfaction. Management scholars and practitioners have long …

Gender

9 company rules that make good employees quit

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry originally published this post on LinkedIn.</i><p>It's tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn't be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, your best employees are the first to go, because they have the most …

Uber's CEO Just Posted New Cultural Values--and Taught a Valuable Lesson in Leadership

Yesterday, Dara Khosrowshahi published what he's calling "Uber's new cultural norms" on LinkedIn. Here's why it's an emotionally intelligent approach.<p>Since taking over the world's most valuable startup, Dara Khosrowshahi has been faced with a formidable challenge: changing Uber's culture.<p>The …

What The Ideal Workplace Of The Future Looks Like, According To Millennials

While many of the stereotypes associated with the word “millennial” are considered negative, research shows that millennials work hard in any career they enter. To attract the best employees of this group, companies that are hiring will have to compete for candidates by using more than just …

The Workplace

New Data Proves Staying Late in the Office Is Pointless

We’ve been conditioned to accept that traditional work hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., with a half-hour lunch and two minuscule breaks during the day.<p>The …

Productivity

Why do people still commute to an office?

Writing in the Pacific Standard, Greg Rosalky asks Why do we still commute? Why, in this age of internet and computers, do we still go to offices? He …

The Key Differences Between Culture, Purpose And Employee Engagement

I have several favorite chocolate bars. Crunchie is one. Toffee and chocolate. What a combination. So too is a Reese Cup. Peanut butter and chocolate? Yes please. And don’t get me started about a caramel-filled Dairy Milk bar from England.<p>As your mouth waters and the endorphins kick into high gear, …

Peter Drucker

From Cubicle To Coffee Shop-- How The Workplace As We Know It Is Changing

In the past few years we have seen a major shift in the way that people think about corporate working environments and what best stimulates productivity and employee satisfaction. Whether it’s the integration of collaborative breakout areas in what used to be traditional “corporate” offices, the …

The Workplace