Company Culture Articles

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    5 Tactics for Maintaining Strong Employee Morale During Difficult Times

    April 6, 2020

    Strong morale is never a luxury item; it’s always an essential. And that’s especially true today. Companies that can sustain workforce morale while coronavirus disrupts their business will be better off than those who watch it vanish. “We can’t predict where the 2020 economy is going to go,” writes industry analyst Josh Bersin, founder of Bersin by Deloitte. “I...

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    6 Meaningful Ways Companies Welcome Moms Back from Maternity Leave

    March 5, 2020

    “Working mothers.” The phrase is very much in vogue these days, but it’s still an odd coinage — moms have always worked, whether in the home or, increasingly, in the office. With International Women’s Day rolling out on Sunday, we’d like to salute working mothers everywhere, whether the change management they’re leading focuses on organizational overhaul or...

  • How to Build Diversity and Inclusion into Your Company’s DNA, According to a Diversity-Focused VC Firm

    February 19, 2020

    While the conversation around diversity and inclusion (D&I) has come a long way in recent years, the biggest challenge that chief diversity officers face is making the business case for D&I, with one in four (27%) reporting this is still an issue for them.  One company that doesn’t need convincing is Kapor Capital, an Oakland-based venture capital (VC) firm that...

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    When Men Schmooze, Women Lose — How Male Bonding Tilts the ...

    February 18, 2020

    New research suggests that bigger paychecks and smaller restroom lines are not the only advantages that men have over women. Men get...

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    How You Can Avoid the Biggest Employee Experience Mistake

    February 3, 2020

    There’s an old saying, “Don’t ask a question if you don’t want to hear the answer.” For talent leaders, there’s an even more important...

  • Half of All Companies Aren’t Providing a Positive Employee ...

    January 29, 2020

    According to the Global Talent Trends 2020 report, 94% of talent professionals believe employee experience (EX) will be very important...