Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – February 3, 2014

by Jimmy Winskowski on Feb 3, 2014 1:00:42 PM

Negative FeedbackIs all negative feedback bad? We don't think so, and neither does Forbes writer Jacquelyn Smith. In fact, she believes that responding to constructive criticism in the right way can be a catalyst to a much greater career trajectory. If you need help seeing how all that criticism can actually help, check out her 8 ways negative feedback can lead to greater success at work.
Happy at WorkGaining higher engagement and greater buy-in from employees is the goal of hundreds of thousands of businesses worldwide. So how is it done? While each company has its individual struggles, business author Rob Markey has boiled the recipe down to four key ingredients. See what he points to as his four secrets to employee engagement in this piece from Harvard Business Review.
ProfitsDo happy employees lead to a successful business with big profits, or is it the other way around? According to Meghan Biro, it's employee happiness that proves the driving factor in many lucrative businesses. In addition, she provides 5 great ways to help cultivate greater employee happiness in your company. See it all in her recent post on Forbes!

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