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What does your employer brand say about your company’s personality?

6 min read

When you think of “branding,” there are likely tons of things that jump into your mind. Logos, taglines, fonts and signature colors, which are pieces of visual brand identity. And then there are more interactive things like what a company represents and how it interacts with and treats its customers, which relate to brand personality…

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“Bringing your whole self to work”: What the hell does that mean?

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As a bit of a business geek, I read a lot of books about management, business trends and company culture. And there’s a term that I’ve noticed slip into our people management vernacular over the past 3-4 years: “Bringing your whole self to work.” It’s kind of catchy.

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No formality, no problem!

5 min read

You just met the perfect candidate, the unicorn of talent. Her resume was stunning—neatly written, and with all the right experience. She answered each of your interview questions to perfection and your gut feeling is she’ll fit right in to your organization’s culture. 

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Five reasons your email makes me cringe

4 min read

The all-too-common email habits that make your coworkers want to poke their eyes out

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4 pitfalls to avoid while developing your corporate identity

5 min read

Corporate identity isn’t an antiquated marketing concept, but rather a valuable positioning tool All companies think about and struggle with Corporate Identity (CI) – it’s the elephant in the room for start-ups and well-established businesses alike. Many companies fail to ever fully establish a thorough CI due to a variety of reasons. Many of the problems…

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Employee development: highly valued but highly neglected

4 min read

Employees everywhere want to improve and get ahead, so why aren’t you providing employee development opportunities?

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Get along or get appreciated? A tool for candid cultural fit conversations

4 min read

  A simple framework for identifying the type of culture you offer and finding those who fit 

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How a leader can change their peoples’ view of the organization

6 min read

An organization’s culture is derived from the behaviors of the people within it An organization’s culture is a system of behaviors, expectations, priorities, traditions, and attitudes that work themselves out in the ways people communicate and get things done. To put it more simply, one could say that an organization’s culture is its system of…

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5 steps to marketing your business from the inside out

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When employees identify with a leader’s “why,” they become ambassadors for your cause

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Five steps to improving organizational communication

3 min read

Whether you’re focusing on management or hiring solutions, you’ll need to create an environment of cohesiveness in order to succeed. Communication and collaboration go hand in hand. Sometimes, businesses need a tune-up to maximize the talking and open conversation amongst employees and teams. Improving the communication and collaborative efforts in your organization isn’t difficult, but…

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How leaders can align workplace culture

4 min read

As a leader, it’s your responsibility to cultivate and foster a strong workplace culture

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How to avoid having burned out and disengaged employees

3 min read

You say your organization is innovative and flexible, but you’re burning your employees out. It pays to be a leader, not a boss. Your workplace might promote innovation, but it might be pushing its workers too hard. Today, determination is burned away by in-house processes and sheer fatigue. Last decade’s motivation-boosting tips won’t work, because…

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Five tips to create an organizational chart

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Organizational charts play a critical role in the workplace. They display and communicate internal structure within the organization, allowing individuals to understand the hierarchy of teams, departments, and the organization as a whole. Top tips to create an organization chart Pick what type of organizational chart you’ll use. When it comes to creating your organizational…

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