7 CEOs and Business Owners Discuss the 4-Day Work Week

As technology advances and our understanding of employee engagement improves, business leaders are faced with newer and more compelling ways of shaking up their organizations. For some companies, this will mean adapting their performance management processes to do away with annual appraisals. For others, it will mean streamlining needlessly complex processes. But one trend that…

How vCom Is Scaling Their Culture Through an Internal Training Program

As anyone at a quickly-growing company can tell you, it’s not easy to maintain culture as a company matures. With an ever-increasing number of new employees to onboard and train and evolving business priorities, company culture can sometimes get lost in the shuffle. But while growing companies have many urgent needs, culture should still be…

Why You Should Make Room for Uncomfortable Conversations in the Workplace

Are you passionate about starting a conversation in your workplace about diversity and inclusion (D&I), but you’re not quite sure where to start? Or maybe you’ve tried to start that conversation, but for some reason or another it’s fizzled out, raised eyebrows or gotten uncomfortable. By now, it’s common knowledge that companies that prioritize gender…

4 Reasons Company Diversity Issues Persist and How to Resolve Them

In 2014, Google released their employee diversity statistics for the first time, revealing that only two percent of their employees were African Americans. It was upsetting to realize that a powerful company that has been branded as representing innovation and information sharing does not hire more African American technology professionals. While Google benefits from minorities…

The Onboarding Checklist That Puts Culture First

Very few professionals would dispute the importance of an effective onboarding process, and most thriving businesses have invested in an onboarding plan. It makes sense when you consider that highly effective onboardings make employees 18 times more likely to feel highly committed to their organization and 33 percent more likely to be engaged at work.…

How to Use Group Interviews to Determine Culture Fit

Travel insurance comparison website Squaremouth makes a bold claim on what they look for in new employees. “A culture fit is just as important, if not more, that a candidate’s experience,” says Megan Moncrief, director of sales and marketing at the company. For an organization that “operates more like a family than a company,” finding…