Category Archives: For Employers

The benefits of fun in the workplace

Editor’s note: Nat Measley is the CEO and managing partner at The Fun Dept., Philadelphia. To have fun or not to have fun? That is the question. Are you curious how companies like Google, Zappos, Southwest and others develop those … Continue reading

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10 connecting conversations to help your company succeed

Editor’s note: Dan Prosser is the author of Thirteeners and CEO of The Prosser Group and BreakthroughSchool.com. Here’s an inconvenient business truth for you to consider: It doesn’t matter how valuable, cutting-edge or unique an organization’s product or service is … Continue reading

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Strategies for engaging Millennials in the workplace

Editor’s note: Aimee Lucas is a vice president and customer experience transformist at Temkin Group, a Boston-area customer experience research and advisory firm. Engaged employees are valuable assets, yet organizations are having difficulty engaging the fastest growing portion of the … Continue reading

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The secrets of employee motivation

Editor’s note: Beth Pearson is co-founder and HR lead at B2B research company Circle Research, London. Research is a people business. Our raw materials are the opinions of respondents. Our product is the insight extracted from these raw materials by … Continue reading

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The 12 types of bosses

Editor’s note: Geoffrey James is a business journalist writing for Inc.com, Boston. There are 12 types of bosses, each with a different management style. Everyone needs a field guide to identify which type of boss they’ve got and how to … Continue reading

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Why Six Sigma may stifle innovation

Editor’s note: Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, author of Lear or Die: Using science to build a leading-edge learning organization and Batten executive-in-residence at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.   Dell. 3M. Motorola. General … Continue reading

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11 tips for connecting with other women in business

Editor’s note: Nancy D. O’Reilly is a clinical psychologist, an author of Leading Women: 20 Influential Women Share Their Secrets to Leadership, Business, and Life and founder of Women Connect4Good, Inc. Competing with other women is out. Connecting with other women to … Continue reading

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How to communicate employee survey results

Editor’s note: Hilary Write is marketing manager at Quantum Workplace. This is an edited version of a post that originally appeared here under the title, “Communicating employee survey results: 10 do’s and don’ts.” The first step of following up after … Continue reading

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Using surveys to attract and retain top employees

Editor’s note: David Miller is an educational researcher and contributing author with ProProfs, New York. The employment landscape is changing. Millennials are different from previous generations in many ways, including not only their digital skills but also the expectations they … Continue reading

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8 steps to surviving the tech tsunami

Editor’s note: Edward D. Hess is a professor of business administration, author of Lear or Die: Using science to build a leading-edge learning organization and Batten executive-in-residence at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. You know technology is … Continue reading

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