It's not one of the "biggies" from the winter months, but if you ask any kid, Halloween would certainly rank up there on the Favorite Holiday List. But what is it about Halloween that's so captivating for children and adults alike? And how does it relate to creating a "spirited" company culture?
Topics: Company Culture / Change
Last month, we worked with our friends at TMC Digital Media to address a major issue in the foodservice and hospitality industries. Recruiting. Finding, hiring, and retaining five-star talent is one of the biggest challenges any business owner faces, and in reality, the industry doesn't matter.
Labor Day is a lot of things. It's the unofficial end of summer. It's a long weekend with friends and family. It's a time to recognize the contributions workers have made to strengthen the fabric of our nation. But that's not all it is.
Does your staff get excited to come to work every day? Do they believe in the purpose and values of your company culture? Have you defined and broadcasted them? What do they think about when they're drinking that morning cup of coffee?
Every company wants to find employees who believe in the company culture, but there's a challenge to this concept. How does an employee know what to believe in if she is not an employee? If someone is not yet a team member, how does he know the culture is authentic?
Brands are built from the inside out. Company culture, hiring people who can enact that culture, and doing it regardless of industry, size, or scope can all be difficult tasks. That’s why we developed six steps that guide us on our path as we work – on purpose – with our clients.
A few weeks ago, we looked at five ways to support the Millennial workforce. From passion to providing autonomy, we began to look at this enormously influential demographic in our population. Are you ready for some more?
It's really hard to find great people. It's also really expensive to hire the not-so-great people. Forbes Magazine author David K. Williams estimates a single “bad” hire costs $25,000 - $50,000. A miss on a manager costs at least six times his or her monthly salary. Now, it's easy to see that a good staff is an investment, not an expense.
Here’s a tangible toolbox to support the success of your millennial workforce. My bet is you know you have an opportunity right before you. And…
Company culture. It's almost like some mythical unicorn that companies use to justify their actions or recruit the hottest talent. But what does "company culture" really mean, and what are the components of company culture that actually effect change?