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
Leaders in the workplace can transform people's lives. Margaret Wheeler is living proof of how much can be achieved when we show commitment to our employees. As Chief People & Culture Officer at Stitch Fix, Wheeler has seized every opportunity to drive positive change for her workers. But why should leaders care? For Margaret, it’s because work is developmental, transformational, and as she thinks about her own work in her life, Wheeler says she’s had the opportunity to change as a human being because of her experiences in the companies she’s been a part of.
What exactly is culture and what do you do with it? Mary Miller, who spoke at TINYcon 2018, believes people are a company’s most valuable asset. This recap of her speech discusses culture being an evolving shared mental model for how we make decisions, interact, and deliver value.