089photoshootings / Pixabay Employee turnover can cost a business in numerous ways, from the logistical costs of recruiting and training a new employee to lost productivity while the new employee is brought up to speed. Vetting potential hires and testing for cultural fit can improve employee satisfaction, engagement, and retention, and one recent survey of
Shutterstock Is your company as diverse as it could be? Workplace diversity has rightly become a top priority, with 57% of recruiters saying they have strategies designed to attract a more diverse pool of candidates. Why Diversity? It’s been shown that diverse organizations reap tremendous benefits. More diverse companies have more creativity, stronger innovation, and increased market share. Diverse
Technology and society are changing so fast that it’s hard to imagine what the world might look like in 10 or 20 years. In the midst of the doom-and-gloom predictions about workplace disruption and jobs lost to automation, there is solid research that predicts AI will actually create more jobs than it eliminates —including some
I once worked in Japan. In many ways, it was an ideal job, and I was paid very well. But I felt miserable, lonely, and pointless. As the only foreigner in an 80 strong staff, I can remember passing the entire eight hour day without saying a word to anyone. Those days were tough; I
Shutterstock A few years ago, I worked with a large healthcare client with 74,000 employees. They have built an internal university and invite every clinic manager to attend a management development program for five days. Mid-week, the CEO stops by to do a “Town Hall” where he fields questions and shares whatever information is helpful.
Callum Negus-Fancey, a 28-year-old British entrepreneur, started his company in the basement of his parents’ West London flat. Founded in 2013, Verve is a software platform that lets brands recruit fans to sell tickets to their events, in exchange for rewards like free entry and VIP badges. Today, Verve has raised $35 million in venture