Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – October 21, 2013

by Jimmy Winskowski on Oct 21, 2013 6:53:13 AM

I see articles every single day that focus on employee satisfaction in the micro (do happier employees work harder/stay longer/produce more?,) but almost none explore employee engagement in the macro (do happier employees increase my company's revenue/bottom line?) You'll love this in depth look at how employee-friendly policies affect an entire company by the Denver Post's John Mossman.

As the landscape of doing business online changes and evolves, part-time and contracted employees are becoming more and more a part of the mix. If this is a strategy you're using (or will be,) take a moment and read Sharlyn Lauby's recent post on the dangers of disengaging part-time employees. And while you're at it, sign up for a free trial of TINYpulse to see how easy engaging your employees (even part-timers) should be.

Every company is looking for an edge. Period. And many companies are turning to perks like in-office snacks, lounges, and company hardware for employees. But Laura Abrar from YFS Magazine says that adopting a BYOD policy (bring your own device) could actually help make your employees more engaged, happy, and effective! Check out these 5 reasons you need to switch to BYOD for your company.

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