Category: Productivity

Authenticity and Transparency Lead to Increased Profitability and Productivity

“A lot of us women lawyers, we looked the same, like robots on an assembly line,” says Bonnie Flatt, a human resources coach/consultant who used to work as a practicing attorney. Zappos, a company that prides itself on putting culture first, acknowledges “weirdness” as one of its core values. The difference between a work environment
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Why Working Parents Lie to Employers

In spite of the emphasis on family-friendly workplaces and the importance of creating a work-life balance, many working parents feel that they have to lie to their employers regarding family obligations. According to The Modern Family Index, a 2014 study commissioned by Bright Horizons Family Solutions, which provides employer-sponsored family care services: 31% of working parents
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The Death of Workplace Etiquette and Ethics

OK, maybe the word “death” is too strong – but workplace etiquette and ethics are definitely on life support. The American workplace has changed drastically and while sometimes change is good, this is not one of those times. According to a January 2015 survey of upper and mid-level managers, conducted by Kessler International, employees are “borrowing”
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Employee Disengagement May Result From the Information Revolution

  Is employee engagement a problem for your company? According to recent research by Dale Carnegie Training and MSW, only 29% of the workforce is fully engaged, so the likelihood is pretty strong that your organization may suffer from engagement problems. The symptoms of poor employee engagement can be as drastic as high employee turnover
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