For women who have been away for the workforce for a spell, sometimes re-entry programs are the only way back in.
Creating diverse and inclusive workplaces isn’t just a “nice” thing to do. There is also a well-documented business case for how diversity positively impacts the bottom line. But once you’ve put the time and effort into building your multitalented, multifaceted A-team, you’re not going to keep them if they don’t feel valued, understood, and comfortable.
Our four-legged friends have a great deal of wisdom to offer. It seems offices and businesses are realizing the merits of our canine family members and even welcoming them into the workplace.
First things first: Soft skills play an important role in hiring. Employers aren’t looking for robots that can only execute on a job description. They need people who can positively impact the culture and see what’s around the corner-people with depth (this goes triple for executives, by the way).
Letting your employees have more fun around the office could them make them better at their jobs, new research suggests. A study recently published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior discovered a link between informal learning, which is a common way employees pick up new skills that improve their job performance, and having fun at work.
According to Deloitte’s 2016 Human Capital Trends Survey 86% of organizations cite culture as a very important issue and a top agenda item. I know what you are thinking, how can a bunch of hippies teach us anything about building a compelling organizational culture.
Instead of setting the same vague goals year after year, try these six unexpected career resolutions that experts say could make you happier, more engaged, and even more successful in your work. We’ve all seen the research about how many people are not engaged in their work or actively hate their jobs.
What do you want to accomplish in 2017? It’s time to set some goals. (Photo credit: Shutterstock) The start of the New Year is the perfect time for entrepreneurs and business owners to set goals for the next 12 months. You’ve closed your books on 2016, so, if you haven’t already, […]