Posts Tagged ‘culture’

To CEOs: How to Get Your People to “Buy In”

On a business trip recently, I ran into a man who had been in the Human Resources industry for a very long time. He told me he had just received a new job offer from a large corporation that had over 9,500 stores in the U.S. (If I mentioned their name, you’d know it.) Then…

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The Ultimate Growth Opportunity

When you’re hiring a new employee bear in mind that the #1 perk or incentive a job seeker will desire and ask you about is growth opportunities. The top three categories in the infographic linked above are (1) Growth Opportunities, (2) 401K Plans, and (3) Health Benefits. That’s what job seekers are looking for when reading about…

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What Brings About Employee Loyalty?

First of all, what is loyalty? The definitions from the various online dictionaries describe loyalty in this way: faithfulness to one’s oath, commitments, or obligations. An oath is giving one’s word or solemn promise. Commitment and obligation also have to do with making an agreement to act or carry out duties of one kind or…

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What Are the Right Values for Your Company?

MAXIM #1: An organization’s culture begins and ends with its values. Let’s begin by understanding the definition of values. We define values as standards of behavior; qualities used as a method to attain an end or goal. But to fully grasp this maxim, you must understand what we mean by right values. Because right as…

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What Is Your Company’s Culture?

The most important thing to understand about culture is that it’s not something you have, it’s something you DO. Your culture is created. It’s alive. It’s observed in the actions your company’s management team and employees perform every day. Therefore, your culture can evolve and even change for the better—or worse, if you’re not keeping…

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