Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – March 10, 2014

by Jimmy Winskowski on Mar 10, 2014 9:27:05 PM

Good ManagersA recent report unveiled a list of the 50 most community-minded corporations, as well as the common characteristics of their engagement activities. What do they have in common? For a start, almost 90% of these companies engage their employees outside the office in the community! See what else makes these companies great in this Forbes feature by Ryan Scott, "5 Habits of Companies That Make a Difference."

QuestionsWhether you're a great manager or a lousy one, there’s always room for improvement. And if you're looking for ways to improve, Jacquelyn Smith of Business Insider has a few great tips. One easy way to become a much better leader: ask “powerful questions.” What does she mean by that? Check out her recent piece here and find out how you can share your managerial advice in an upcoming post!

Company ValuesThink your company's values matter? Your employees may disagree. That might be why almost 60% of your employees don't know your company's values. Perhaps this is why Jessi Guenther says, "It is no secret that having a set of values that people can relate to will boost engagement." So how do you bridge the gap? Read her thoughts in her post, "How valuable are your company values?"

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