Corporate Culture

What a Toxic Work Culture Does to Your Brand

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Brands don't collapse overnight, they erode steadily with the slow drip of a toxic culture and ineffective leadership. Just look at Uber

6 Things You Can Do to Make Your Workplace Equitable for Women

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Changes that will make your company more female-friendly

The Problem With Creating “Healthy” Competition Among Your Staff

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Rivalries that drive your workers to do better could just as easily ruin your culture. Three rules for contests that don't backfire

Who Does HR Really Work For?

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Uber's latest crisis reveals a common misconception: Many employees think HR will act as their shield against mismanagement, but they sometimes learn painfully late that's not the case

Hiring a Manager? Ask These 5 Key Questions

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Proven interview techniques to uncover candidates with real leadership potential

How After-Work Drinks Could Make Your Team More Productive

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Colleagues who go out to unwind together over a cocktail do better work, and get paid more, too. But leaders need to do more than just add booze and stir

How to Make Employees Care About Their Work

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When staff understand and believe in the purpose of your business, job satisfaction and productivity soar. What one PROFIT 500 company does to forge the connection

How to Actually Make Unlimited Vacations Work

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It's the ultimate work perk, but experts warn there are also pitfalls to letting your people take as much time off as they want

What Bosses Can Learn From Their Coddled Millennial Employees

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We keep complaining younger workers are too sensitive and needy, but they’re really just rejecting abuse as a standard management tactic

The 2 Tests Every Job Candidate Must Pass

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Your business is only as good as the people that work within it. What one entrepreneur does to ensure new hires will fit into his company’s culture