Company Culture Articles

  • Why Some Companies Are Letting Employees Choose Their Own Perks and Benefits

    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 example, while recent grads might value ping-pong tables and on-site fitness centers, employees with young children might prefer that same budget go towards a stronger healthcare plan with more flexible options for kids and...

  • Making This One Thing Part of Your Company Culture Will Boost Employee Engagement and Retention

    July 30, 2018

    While establishing employee volunteer programs is an obvious way for companies to give back to their communities and build their brands, there’s an additional benefit: volunteer programs are a powerful engagement and retention tool. In fact, when employees feel connected to their company’s giving and volunteering efforts, turnover drops by an average of 57%. In...

  • New LinkedIn Research Reveals Employees Don't Care About Cool Office Perks—Here’s What Really Matters

    July 26, 2018

    As the competition for talent has heated up over the last few years, companies have increasingly turned to outrageous perks—from helicopter rides at Dropcam to three pints of ice cream every day at Ben & Jerry’s—to attract talent and retain employees. But, according to our recent survey of over 3,000 U.S. professionals, while ping-pong, yoga, and free food are...

  • How to Accurately Assess Culture Fit, Based on My 45 Years ...

    June 27, 2018

    Just about everyone is confused about how to assess if a candidate will fit their company culture. While getting it right is essential...

  • Building Company Culture: 7 Steps for Every Small Business

    June 25, 2018

    Right now, candidates have more options for employment than at any point in recent history. In other words, it’s a candidate’s world...

  • 3 Tips for Creating a Powerful Employee Value Proposition...

    June 21, 2018

    NBCUniversal and its storied brands get over a million job applications per year. That's a lot of options for its recruiting team. But...