Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – December 23, 2013

by Jimmy Winskowski on Dec 22, 2013 11:00:45 PM

Wishing you all a happy holiday season! If you're still in the office this week, you're probably wrapping up the last few items of 2013 before jumping into the new year with both feet. We've gathered a few of this week's best HR-related posts to help you do just that. Read on, share them if you like them, and finish the year off strong!

Working through the HolidaysIf you find yourself experiencing a very "out with the old, in with the new" sentiment this week, you aren't alone according to Forbes writer Jacquelyn V Smith. The close of a new year can make many of us feel retrospective and crave a new start and a clean slate. Instead of throwing out the old, she gives 14 ways to be better at your job during 2014.

Unhappy WorkersLooking to create a positive work experience for your employees? You may be trying all the wrong things. Business consultant Pam Ross says that the answers may be much more simple and straightforward than you think. See what she lists as her five simple ways to engage employees.

Office CultureThere are a number of reasons a company's culture can go awry, but the beginning of 2014 is the perfect time to make adjustments and get your culture onto a winning track! In this week's Inc.com piece, Suzanne Lucas shares six tips for improving your culture. Not only are her tips easy to understand and implement, but you'll get quite a chuckle from the featured image at the top.

Happy Holidays from TINYpulse

Happy Holidays from TINYpulse!

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