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Building Skills to Enable a Positive Workplace Culture

More than just office trappings and fun events, Workplace Culture is actually an intentionally designed shared workplace experience that requires practice and developed skill on the part of employees. What kind of practice and skill is required? Skills that support the ability to effectively communicate in the manner adopted by the organization, as well as…

Women Working to Create Change

As a celebration for Women’s History Month, we want to recognize the amazing work that women are currently doing to improve the workplace culture and create an equal opportunity for everyone. These women are just a few of many that are dedicating their work to change the workforce for the better.  Cindy Pace: Moving the…

How Purpose Leads to Workplace Success

How Purpose Leads to Workplace Success

What is “the purpose?” That’s the question that Emmy Negrin believes every organization should prioritize in order to have proper motivation and overall business success. In our latest episode of #AlwaysLearning LinkedIn Live Emmy Negrin, Head of Inclusion, Diversity and Purpose at Discord and Dr. Leann Pereira, Senior Director of Organizational Psychology at Emtrain discuss…

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What is Social Capital and Why Does it Matter?

Social capital theory enhances our ability to explain workplace dynamics, such as employee engagement and equity and inclusion, in ways that human capital theory doesn’t. Here is a short primer on social capital.  What is social capital? Social capital is the value of the relationships between people. Strong social capital creates productive outcomes. It is…

4-Day Workweek the Future of Work

4-Day Workweek, the Future of Work?

Our workplace norms and expectations are changing. Employees expect employers to support social justice issues like diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and exhibit ethical corporate governance in a much more vocal, committed way than ever before. In addition, the pandemic accelerated and normalized the work from home (WFH) trend and even the work from any…

Introducing the Workplace Culture Report on Inclusion

Inclusion has been a hot topic over the last few years. Some organizations have strategic initiatives around Inclusion, many others are trying to be responsive to employee needs following the resurgence of the racial justice movement, and some are responding to new requirements for deeper reporting on human capital management from the Securities and Exchange…

Are your manager's taking employee complaints seriously_

Are Managers Taking Complaints Seriously?

What if your managers aren’t taking employee complaints as seriously as they should? Note: This issue feels even more urgent now that employees are experiencing the stress from the coronavirus pandemic, trying to manage new safety precautions in the workplace or transitioning to work from home all while protecting themselves and their loved ones. While…

Address Mental Health in the Remote Workplace

Mental health is just as important as physical health. Right now, we’re all focused on taking physical breaks while working, increasing outdoor activities, and attending virtual workouts at home.  Organizations may already encourage or tell their employees to take a break when needed. But when back to back meetings are scheduled, and harsh deadlines are…