Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – September 15, 2014

by Jimmy Winskowski on Sep 15, 2014 2:10:59 PM

disappointedVulnerability. Honesty. Accountability. These are far more than just great values to espouse in your personal relationships; They are also a few of the most important things employees expect from their leaders. So what else are today's workers looking for from management? Great question. According to Forbes writer Glenn Llopis, they're looking for these 7 key values. Read the list and see if you agree!

joyful workersWant to change your mood around the office? Seemingly trivial facial expressions, minor activities, and routine habits can not only reveal your mood to co-workers, they can also dictate your mood. What does this all mean? It means that if you're looking to get happy, there are some pretty simple things you can do. Check out this article from's John Brandon on the 7 habits of the most joyful people in your office.

good bad bossWhat makes a bad boss? Forbes contributor Lisa Quast has more than just a few ideas. In fact, she literally wrote the book on how to spot a bad manager from a mile away before joining their company. So how can you tell if you are (or if you employ) the type of hiring manager she's talking about? Check out her recent Forbes article, "How To Spot A Bad Boss -- Before You Accept The Job Offer." If any of her descriptions seem to ring a bell, you've got a major problem on your hands...

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