Posts Tagged : workplace culture

celebrate success in the workplace
Celebrate Successes Big and Small

The holiday season is a perfect reminder to celebrate successes both big and small. It’s a great time to look back at the year that has come to pass and pay tribute to all the good that has been accomplished at home, with friends, and at work. But there’s no need to wait until your…

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DISCcompass screening
Using DISCcompass Assessments to New Hire Fit

DISCcompass assessments can be a powerful tool for improving workplace culture and making better hiring decisions. It is one of a few different assessments for hiring that gives managers a much stronger understanding of top candidates than interviews or resumes alone can. DISCcompass assesses a person’s behavioral style within work environments. It helps determine a…

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better hiring decisions
Hiring Assessments: Beyond the Skills Match

Hiring assessments are a powerful tool for determining a person’s strengths and weaknesses as they relate to job performance. But perhaps just as importantly, assessments for hiring can also be used to determine whether a person will be a good fit with company’s culture. More specifically, an assessment can help determine whether a person will…

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trust in the workplace
Top Indicators of Distrust in the Workplace

Distrust has seeped into our lives at a cultural level. For evidence, simply turn on the news. You’ll find story after story about government misconduct, new things we need to be afraid of, and people who are out to get us. There’s a general sense in every aspect of life from child rearing to dating…

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trust in the workplace
I Know If I Trust You in Milliseconds

You should never judge a book by its cover. But we all do. And we do it in milliseconds. A recent study out of NYU showed test subjects pictures of faces for just 33 milliseconds. In that miniscule amount of time, different parts of the subject’s amygdala lit up, indicating that they either trusted the…

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chaning workplace culture
How Do You Know It’s Time for a Culture Change?

One of the easiest ways to tell if your organization is suffering from poor workplace culture is to take a look at your customer satisfaction. As Tim Kuppler points out, companies with the best customer service often have exceptional workplace culture, because they understand how to treat both customers and employees with dignity and respect.…

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Motivating Your Employees
Adding Key Employee Motivators to Your Workplace Culture

A great deal of fascinating research has been done on what motivates people. Abraham Maslow created a hierarchy of needs, which was later expanded by Richard Barrett. Daniel Pink goes into the details of this hierarchy in his excellent video, The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Effectively motivating your employees is never as simple…

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Generational Workplace Characteristics
Aspirations and Attitudes Remain Consistent across Generations

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, five years from now about 50% of the workforce will be made up of Millennials. That realization has many businesses in a tizzy, wondering how they should change their behaviors or workplace culture to appeal specifically to the tastes and tendencies of Millennials. This is the wrong…

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