You Reap the Culture You Sow – 5 Steps to Keeping Things Positive!

5 Steps to Getting and Keeping Positive Culture Organizational culture is a combination of the nature of your business/mission, stated values and philosophies; leaders’ personal philosophies; and employee personal values. Corporate policies and… Read More

Today’s Strategic HR – Supporting the achievement of financial goals

Sound Human Resource management is as essential as financial management in today’s business environment. If employees are distracting each other, unmotivated, ill-trained or worse, ignorant of how their efforts either facilitate or detract… Read More

Employee Life Cycle: opportunities to transmit culture

Pre-service (attachment)   Vacancy: New job is added; employee resigns or employee is dismissed Job Analysis: job design/review, establishing qualifications, selecting source Recruitment: Sourcing and advertising Selection: Application, screening, interview, offer, acceptance On-boarding:… Read More

Surviving a Toxic Workplace Without Losing Your Mind

Today’s workplace culture Modern American employees are under extreme stress today due to a combination of several related factors: Cost cutting measures; Operating for months or years with over-lean staff; Lack of supervisory… Read More

Summary of DADT, Workplace Culture and the Impact of Repeal

On September 20th, 60 days after the repeal order was signed for Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT), it goes into effect. Popular media have covered Military preparations for the changes. Though many see… Read More

Top Ten Things Employees Want from a Job

A few years ago I researched what employees really want.  It was preparation for a workplace branding article.  If you don’t have the time or resources to survey your own employees you can use… Read More