Company Culture Articles

  • A “No Shoes” Policy and 4 Other Unique Traditions That Make These Company Cultures Stand Out

    November 12, 2018

    Walk into Gusto’s offices and you’ll immediately notice something unusual: nobody is wearing shoes. And they’ll ask you to take yours off too. Now, this isn't just about cleanliness—there's a more meaningful reason Gusto asks everyone to remove their shoes (more on that below). And this fun, quirky tradition has helped Gusto build a unique culture, without...

  • Why You Need to Help Employees Find Romance in Their Work, According to Tim Leberecht

    October 10, 2018

    85% of employees are not engaged at work—costing companies $7 trillion in lost productivity, globally. In the eyes of Tim Leberecht, one of the keynote speakers at Talent Connect 2018, the drive toward productivity and optimization is what’s at fault. To make work meaningful in an era of automation, he believes leaders need to focus on enhancing the beauty and...

  • The Call for a Shorter Work Week Is Trending—and Both Employees and Employers Are Behind It

    September 26, 2018

    Frances O’Grady, the head of the Trades Union Congress in the United Kingdom, told the annual gathering of her labor federation earlier this month that automation shouldn’t be viewed as a job thief. It ultimately might be a blessing for workers: “I believe that in this century, we can win a four-day working week, with decent pay for everyone,” she said. A...

  • How a “Foolish” Culture Became a Recruiting Powerhouse for ...

    September 4, 2018

    You’ve probably heard all about the cool cultures at tech companies Twitter and Google—from summer picnics and rooftop gardens to...

  • Why a 4-Day Work Week Is a Good Idea, According to This...

    August 28, 2018

    What if your company could implement a simple strategy that made employees happier, more creative, and less stressed? And what if this...

  • Why Some Companies Are Letting Employees Choose Their Own...

    August 16, 2018

    If you were to ask a sample of employees what perk or benefit they care about most, chances are you’d get a variety of answers. For...