Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – January 6, 2014

by Jimmy Winskowski on Jan 5, 2014 11:52:34 PM

Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind…

Welcome to 2014! We hope you've been able to start the New Year off with a bang. A New Year means new goals to achieve, and finding ways to become a better manager, a better executive, or a better leader. We've gathered some great tips from around the web to help you do just that. So read on, and see how you can take your company to the next level in 2014.

It's always a pleasant surprise to see a large corporation adopting a nimble, collaborative and transparent startup-like culture. In Adam Bryant's recent NY Times feature, we learn that Heineken USA has accomplished just that. See what President and CEO Dolf van den Brink has to say about the value of vulnerability, transparency, and collaboration.
According to Forbes writer Victor Lipman, sometimes it's the fundamentals that help us get from where we are to where we need to be. And as we start a New Year, now is the perfect time to check out his 6 fundamentals that can make you a better manager in 2014. We wholeheartedly agree with #5. After all, it's one of the reasons we developed TINYpulse!
Did you know that it can cost up to 150% of a top employee's annual salary to replace him or her? For this reason (and others,) it is more important than ever to focus on retaining your top talent in 2014. In one of's top articles of the year, Laura Kerekes shares her 4 top ways to keep your best employees. It's definitely worth reading.

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