Imagine what you’d do if your employer told you to come up with your dream – a trip, an experience, a life-long goal – and then helped you fulfill it. That’s what Troy-based United Shore does for its team members. It’s a unique perk that few businesses might think of, but it’s proven hugely […]
When a company sees a need for a new product or service, it goes about the business of fulfilling that need in a way that helps its own bottom line and its customers. So what should a company do when they see a need in its local community? If you’re automotive-seating giant Adient, you create […]
Companies of all sizes are focusing on workplace wellness, investing in a variety of approaches to provide a positive, healthy environment for its employees and to encourage healthy lifestyles among all of their workers. BNP Media recently began working with MeditationWorks — a mobile stress solutions truck — as a way to promote positivity and […]
Having your employees buy into your company culture, workforce development and overall strategy is essential to having a cohesive team. But with so many changes in the landscape – whether it is within human resources itself, the world at large or your business in particular – can make that difficult. That is where Maritz Motivation […]
As companies ring in 2017, employees will return with a sense of rejuvenation, hope and determination. This is going to be the year they improve their health. Those businesses that provide them with a comprehensive wellness program may be their ticket to a happier, healthier tomorrow, says Amy Ritsema, co-founder of OnSite Wellness. Ritsema is […]
Most businesses recognize that employee collaboration is a must for a productive and efficient workplace. But many companies aren’t set up properly to take the greatest advantage of one of their best tools for promoting that collaboration. That tool? Technology, says Mayur Ramgir, founder and CEO of Zonopact Inc., creator of the Clintra cloud-based software platform […]
Employee engagement, success and connectedness to their jobs directly affects a business’s ability to grow. In fact Gallup reports that employee engagement is consistently an important predictor of company performance. This means that whether you are looking to grow locally, scale internationally or further your business offerings with a new product line, having the right […]
Whether you are a Fortune 500 executive, business owner, front line manager, or human resources professional, you know this much is true. You can’t run a thriving company without top notch employees. The fact is, success resides in the hard work, creativity and dedication of your workforce—those bright, enthusiastic, engaged employees who work every day […]
The word “culture” can be a turn-off for executives and leaders. It may conjure images of unattainable workspaces—pingpong tables, in-house boot camp classes, Google-esque warehouses filled with employees at makeshift desks.
Everyone knows a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask 10 people to describe the characteristics of a strong leader, you’ll probably get 10 different answers. Leadership is a unique blend of our innate abilities and the life experiences that allow us to hone and develop these skills. True leadership is an evolutionary […]
If you go to work at United Shore, you better have a competitive spirit. Because this company truly lives by the mantra “Work hard, play hard.” United Shore recently completed its inaugural Paddle Battle Tournament (yes, you read that right). Todd Wood, a senior underwriter, won the championship in front of a lunchtime crowd of […]
Getting ready for a presentation or other high-profile even? It turns out that changing just one word in your self-talk can make all the difference in how confident you are.
In the balancing act of developing a business, the feast or famine cycle and other signs may indicate it is time to take the leap and add sales staff.
If you view the accomplishments and listen to the leaders of Corp! magazine’s 2015 Salute to Diversity Award winners, it becomes abundantly clear that diversity is far more than a buzzword. For many companies, diversity is viewed as essential to the bottom line.
Do you have the courage to fail in order to succeed? It turns out that the most enlightened leaders actually view their failures as mere setbacks and as opportunities to dissect, understand and learn. This is the first of four parts from the best-seller “Fearless Leaders – Sharpen Your Focus” by TC North.
Ed Basler is a veteran entrepreneur who understands that without a degree, some human-resource managers might pass him over in favor of a more educated competitor. And he thinks that is a mistake for all parties. “After four weeks of business school I, the son of a businessman, had realized that the professor had no […]
Mission builds relationships with businesses and produces dedicated workers who restart their job experiences with all the right tools for employee and employer success.
The National Association for Business Resources has named the 2014 Best and Brightest in Wellness companies in the country. This program honors companies and organizations that recognize the value of employee and worksite health.
Good companies and organizations know that inspired employees and satisfied customers are their best sales and marketing engines. In the premiere San Francisco Bay Area Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition, the results were clear – great companies abound and deliver on their promises to employees, customers and communities.
HR technology assists in the next step of what happens after attracting top talent. The challenge of retaining and keeping employees engaged is eased with HR software – creating an easier method of communicating and involvement.
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