Category: Culture

This Tech Company Shows Why Strong Culture Is Worth It

Reading Time: 5 Minutes   At Novareté, we believe moving your organization’s values out of the handbook and into the daily activities of employees creates a unified culture that improves business performance and becomes a key competitive advantage.   There is research that backs this claim, showing a values-based culture can improve financial performance, employee loyalty, […]

How To Use Company Events To Build Unshakable Culture

Reading Time: 7 minutes   “Well, you just hop on, kick off and keep pedaling,” a colleague’s older cousin instructed him as he held his first bike. But, according to my colleague, the following hour proved that learning how to ride a bike was not as easy as “keep pedaling.” Autopilot doesn’t work when learning […]

The Crucial Change That Will Make You See Training New Employees As A Way To Create Agile Leaders [interview with Vicki Swisher]

There is a direct connection between the growth of your people and your company’s success. If your people are successful, your company will be, too – which means training new employees is a necessary, and even a critical responsibility for Human Resources professionals. Could there be a way to enhance how you train new employees? […]

How To Strengthen Your Tools For Motivating Employees

Motivating employees is no longer a quick fix of a pay increase or title change. If every employee is a unique individual, then motivating them requires adjustable techniques. Recent studies show us that leaders who succeed at motivating employees do so with a dynamic approach – tapping into both intrinsic and extrinsic motivators – using […]

What Does Engaged Mean? Skyrocket Your Employee’s Success Now

You have the posters on the walls of your office – the ones that list out your company’s values over stock photos of landscapes or people in suits smiling around a table. Once a year, one of your senior executives mentions the same values at a holiday party or in their annual letter. Employees fill […]

Expert Says Creating a Positive Culture Requires the Right “Smell”,”expert-says-creating-a-positive-culture-requires-the-right-smell

I was recently sent the Smell of the Place, an 8 minute and 13 second video of Professor Sumantra Ghoshal at the World Economic Forum. I found it very easy to digest and insightful – full of ideas that can enhance your culture. In his speech, he addresses corporate environments and the faults of management in […]

11 Company Culture Quotes That Will Make You See the Importance of Human Resources

High performing companies often credit their success to their people. And yet, Human Resources (HR) managers and those who focus on the people of a company are often undervalued. If you believe the work you do as an HR professional is important, we agree with you – employee engagement is paramount.

Crush Turnover with a Sticky Strong Culture for Millennials and Beyond

Any HR manager knows turnover is expensive, for many reasons. When filling positions, the HR staff is forced to take time away from other opportunities such as building a strong culture or ensuring employees understand compliance. But turnover costs more than time: According to a study by the Society for Human Resource Management, employers will […]

Building Your Company Brand Using Organizational Values

We’re all familiar with the idea and importance of building your company brand. The effort and expense required to modify consumer buying behavior is largely centered on building awareness of your product or service and its differentiating attributes. Much of this effort goes towards creating impressions or exposure to your brand through various media such […]

6 Concrete Ways to Improve Culture That You Can Do Right Now

When it comes to making a change, big, vague goals are daunting. This will be especially relevant to many people this January when they take time to write down their upcoming resolutions. For example, “Losing weight” and “Saving money” the number one and three resolutions for 2015 are rarely achieved: In fact, a mere 8 […]