Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – April 7, 2014

by Jimmy Winskowski on Apr 7, 2014 9:26:32 AM

Happy at WorkEmployee engagement can create a huge strategic advantage for companies who know how to leverage it. In fact, employee engagement is one of the common factors connecting companies on the list of best places to work. How do the best places to work succeed at employee engagement? Nancy Rubin gives us an inside look in her piece on the major advantage employee engagement provides.

Workplace CompassionHow do you rate the most important attributes of a business? Efficiency? Innovation? What about compassion? A recent article by the prestigious Wharton School of Business suggest that the latter maybe one of the most important attributes missing from many businesses. Take a moment to study their piece, "Why Fostering a Culture of Compassion in the Workplace Matters," and see if you agree!

Happy TeamHow do the most successful companies spark high rates of employee engagement? Many believe that creating and an engaged workforce is a matter for HR. But business culture expert Meghan M. Biro says that engagement levels actually depend more on company leadership than HR-planned events or catered lunches. In her latest piece on employee engagement, she answers the five "W's" related to engaging your workers.

author avatar

This post was written by Jimmy Winskowski