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Why Prideful Employees Are Your Company’s Best Asset

POSTED ON December 10th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Unfortunately, loving your job isn’t a feeling that everyone gets to experience – even though it should be. In 2014, Career Builder reported that 59% of workers surveyed were generally dissatisfied in their job. It’s a disappointing statistic, but one that many companies are working hard to change. Although some companies are offering game-changing incentives […]

The Science of Happiness and Why it’s Critical in the Workplace

POSTED ON September 22nd  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

Many companies are still unclear on what employee happiness means, how it can be measured and whether it has any relevance at all. Although most of us would agree that the pursuit of happiness should be a life goal, validating Aristotle’s argument that happiness is the whole purpose of human existence, many organizations stop short […]

A Millennial Perspective: What Makes a GREAT Workplace

POSTED ON July 29th  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

I work as a Branch Manager for a Credit Union in Pennsylvania where I have been employed for over 5 years; a bit unusual in the current work environment where on average, millennials are leaving their companies in less than 3 years. My experience in Management, Information Technology Services, Branch Operations, Project Management, and Process […]

Putting Customers First Enables Employee Collaboration

POSTED ON July 21st  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

I have worked in silos… too many times. When I worked in the credit card industry, my department (Online Channels) supported all credit card products: House Cards, Premium Cards, Co-branded Cards. We drove individual and cross-sell campaigns many times at the request of the individual product manager. This process was wrought with message duplication ie […]

Why Your Employees Should Strategically Share Content On Social Media

POSTED ON June 23rd  - POSTED IN Future Of Business

The way people communicate has changed. We now often start conversations around pieces of content: “Hey Abby, have you seen this?” How often do you experience this in your social media feeds? How often have you done this? It’s no different in business communications; often you’ll get an email, a text, or a LinkedIn message from […]

The Lifecyle of a Disengaged Employee

POSTED ON April 28th  - POSTED IN Work Culture

“Unless you give motivated people something to believe in, something bigger than their job to work toward, they will motivate themselves to find a new job and you’ll be stuck with whoever’s left.” — Simon Sinek For a large part of my career, I held three jobs.  I had my 9 – 5 corporate job, […]

Millennial Think Tank: The Remote Workforce

POSTED ON April 5th  - POSTED IN Millennial Matters

This week’s Millennial Think Tank focused on the remote workforce, or ‘telecommuting,’ as it’s commonly called. The past 15 years ushered in a transformation in work flexibility and remote working, made possible by the impact of technology and the internet. Joining our panel this week were: Samantha Estoesta, a young Millennial working in Public Interest Research and […]

Millennial Think Tank: The Contract Employee Workforce

POSTED ON March 1st  - POSTED IN Millennial Matters

This week’s broadcast found us taking a deeper look at how Millennials work, in particular their experiences with contract work and at will employment. The think tank included: Kelsey Pollack, a middle Millennial and project manager in Palo Alto, both a contractor and manages contractors Albert Qian, a middle Millennial working in product marketing, has […]

Millennial Think Tank: The Multi-generational Workplace

POSTED ON December 7th  - POSTED IN Millennial Matters

Last week we focused on a topic that is much talked about in my personal social circles, especially among GenXers and Boomers: the challenges of a multi-generational workplace. Our goal was not to run through the standard gripes about older generations wanting to see younger workers follow the chain of command and ‘wait their turn,’ […]