Monthly Archives: August 2013

10 Ways to Keep Employees Happy

Employee happiness, what every employer wants and (hopefully) gets. Good companies strive to achieve a culture of happiness in the office. Every culture does it different – from holiday parties to unlimited vacation to catered lunches. Removing all the fun perks, what are the core values of keeping employees happy? Here are 10 ways to […]

Flexible Employees Rock!

Companies want talented employees who fit well into the corporate culture. Employees want companies with flexible schedules. Flexibility is the secret key to happy companies and happy employees. Flexibility for the win! Are you flexible? This infographic illustrates 5 reasons why you just might be an employee rock star!

What Does Corporate Responsibility Mean To You?

Companies’ anti-hunger efforts don’t address the roots of food poverty | The Guardian This article from The Guardian makes a thought-provoking argument. It says that many large companies who proclaim they give away millions of dollars to charity, yet don’t pay their employees enough, miss the point on corporate responsibility. Take, for example, McDonalds. The […]

3 Ways To Maintain Your Company’s Culture

We’re inspired by this article: Developing and Maintaining a Company’s Culture – WSJ.com. Three company founders, Tony Hsieh of Zappos, Tory Burch of Tory Burch LLC, and Naval Ravikant of AngelList share their insight on how to create, build, and maintain unique company cultures. We love the ideas they share! From culture surveys that invest […]

The Price Of Happiness [VIDEO]

You know the phrase “Money can’t buy happiness”. But what if we told you this video says exactly the opposite? Money CAN buy happiness; you just have to know how to spend it. Michael Norton gives a brilliant TED Talk about how spending money on others creates a heightened sense of happiness in someone. He […]

It’s Time To Be Green!

The other companies will be green with envy when they realize the positive impact your company will be making when it participates in Avery’s “Green Week”. The week, organized by office and paper product distributor, Avery, encourages companies to spend time each day to focus on conserving and preserving energy sources, waste management, and materials […]

The Power of Motivation [VIDEO]

Dan Pink has a concept to disprove: that employees are motivated at work only by extrinsic rewards. He claims not so. People are not motivated by the traditional method of motivation through rewards and punishment. People are motivated by a feeling within themselves. A feeling that is much greater than outside factors and reactions to […]

Get Real! It’s A Worthwhile Risk

Get real! Those two words just might have some major bearing on the workforce today. Getting real is all about how a company portrays itself to a candidate, and how a candidate portrays himself or herself to a company. This isn’t groundbreaking news, its just something that we feel is important to reiterate every now […]