Whether your office is a field, court, or high-rise building, chemistry is essential to your team’s success. Chemistry starts and finishes with the people you hire, and trust to bring your team to the next level whether that is a championship title, or a new round of funding. All it takes is one uncoachable member […]
Successful companies know that there’s more to the office than just the bottom line. While profit and strong client relationships matter (a lot), a brand that wants to stick around for the long-term should also focus on company culture. Whether it’s providing a space for naps or incorporating a flexible work from home policy, these […]
Many have heard the argument that an open office is a low-cost way to foster collaboration and creativity in the workplace. Cubicle walls have been broken down in the hopes that employees will talk to one another and spark new and innovative ideas more often.
Inevitably, employees will disagree and complain to each other, their bosses, and to HR about various aspects of their physical workplace environment. Such comments and complaints might involve the temperature, lighting, proximity to other employees, smells, etc. As an HR professional, how can you measure which issues should take precedence? It is within your control […]
Let’s face it: winter can be an uncomfortable time to be at work. It’s cold outside, it’s cold inside, everybody is coughing, and the commute can be slow and stressful. Short of closing the office until spring (which is tempting), is there anything that can improve employee satisfaction during the winter months? Of course there […]