Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – December 16, 2013

by Jimmy Winskowski on Dec 16, 2013 6:35:32 AM

At TINYhr, we believe in being happy at work. After all, half of your waking hours are spent at the office, so why not enjoy what you do?! We believe so strongly in enjoying your work that we just published a study on employee happiness, examining what factors have the greatest impact on happiness, engagement and retention. Once you've checked that out, here are some great additional resources to help you focus on creating more engagement and delight in your organization.

bad_company_culture"Great company culture doesn't mean beanbag chairs, a popcorn machine, and a Ping-Pong table," says Will Yakowicz of Instead, he writes, great culture should mean increased revenue, increased customer satisfaction, and employee retention! So how do you fix a negative culture? Check out Will's 5 Ways to Turn Around a Lackluster Company Culture.

Employee-RetentionAccording to Mashable's Lauren Drell, 70% of people are more likely to look for a new job after vacation. So with the holidays (and the accompanying vacation time) coming up soon, is there a chance that a few of your employees will be looking to jump ship? To stop a potential problem before it starts, take a moment for these 8 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy.

Startup-culture-importantBeing a startup isn't easy. It's a constant battle and a delicate balancing act. And as Jeffrey Fermin recently wrote, great culture is a must for startups! Among the top traits he recommends fostering-not only for startups, but for employees of any business-is entrepreneurial thinking. See why.

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