Category: Corporate Culture

Women in STEM Face Discrimination, Harassment

A new report from Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan fact tank, finds that women working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are much more likely than men to experience gender discrimination and sexual harassment at work.

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Perception Matters

Like it or not, how people perceive you is, in part, who you are. This uncomfortable truth contains valuable lessons when it comes to employment branding efforts.

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2018 Military Friendly Employers

What does it take to be a Military Friendly® employer? The Military Friendly Employers list, compiled annually by Victory Media, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational, and entrepreneurial opportunities, has strict criteria for inclusion.

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Do You Have a High Trust Culture?

What role does trust play in the workplace?  Employees who feel trusted are more likely to feel empowered and more likely to feel satisfied with their job. Trust is a major factor in employee engagement, and therefore in employee retention as well.

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Advertising a Harassment-Free Culture

As more men resign from positions of power amid accusations of sexual harassment and assault, you may be at a loss as to how to let job seekers know that your organization welcomes and supports women. Short of issuing a statement, “we don’t condone or allow this conduct,” is there anything you can do?

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Where Employees Want to Work in 2018

Job site Glassdoor has announced the winners of its 10th annual Employees’ Choice Awards, honoring the Best Places to Work in 2018 across North America and parts of Europe. Unlike other workplace awards, these are based on the input of employees who have voluntarily provided anonymous feedback, by completing a company review about their job, […]

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Supporting Remote Workers

A survey conducted by Gallup finds that 43 percent of Americans work remotely, at least part time – and among those workers, 31 percent work remotely 80 to 100 percent of the time.

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What American Employees Want for the Holidays

A recent survey from HR services provider Randstad US explores workers’ attitudes and preferences about the holiday season in the workplace. Predictably, it finds some employees enjoy the season, while others struggle with workplace merriment.

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