Nearly a decade ago, I convinced my wife to sell everything we owned, stuff the rest of our belongings in storage, and buy one-way tickets to New Zealand when our daughter was 10 months old to take a careercation. While living out of two suitcases and visiting six countries, I was inspired to start TINYpulse with the simple idea that happier employees make happier parents, partners, children, ...Read Article
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) efforts have really accelerated and taken off in recent years. In a 2021 survey of over 400 human resources managers, over 50% rated DE&I as a top priority for their organizations. Furthermore, our research surveyed over 1,000 employees corroborates this trend, and 73% of respondents shared that their organizations are committed to diversity.Read Article
Employees who were hired during the COVID-19 pandemic are struggling to get connected in the social fabric and culture of organizations in ways that may not be easily observed. This cohort is providing 34% less peer recognition than their counterparts from the previous year. What’s more, they are 20% less likely to acknowledge company values by tagging values to the recognition they do provide.Read Article
This guest post is by a speaker at TINYcon 2018. To hear more from Kevin and other great leaders this September, register for TINYcon today! When I ask my colleagues what they like most about working at Collegewise, the college admissions counseling company I founded in 1999, most of us agree that it’s the people. We’ve managed to attract some of the best in our industry, many of whom left higher paying jobs to come here, and we’ve got very little turnover. So why do so many great people, most of whom had plenty of other employment options, end up at Collegewise?