Culture: Secret Weapon for Attracting & Retaining Talent

Culture – 9 Truths About Your Company’s Secret Weapon in the War for Talent

July 29, 2019
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Subscribe to The Inspired Podcast Culture. It may seem intangible and difficult to define, but we know a good one when we see it. According to Merriam-Webster, culture is “the set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes an institution or organization.” As long as we bring people together for a said purpose, […]

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How to Create a Culture of Opportunity

Career Ladder or Career Jungle Gym? How to Create a Culture of Opportunity

June 26, 2019
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I recently caught up with a former colleague who is now running a large, high profile sales organization. When I asked how it was going, he looked at me, sighed, and said, “It seems like everyone just wants to be a manager.” As the economy heats up, so do employee expectations. According to one study, […]

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Instructor-Led or eLearning? Podcast Episode

Instructor-led training or eLearning? Yes, please.

May 17, 2019
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Much has been written about the relative merits of eLearning v. Instructor-led Training (ILT), with some suggesting ILT may soon become a thing of the past. 2018 marked the greatest demand for HR training that I can personally remember, with significant emphasis on diversity, inclusion and addressing sexual harassment in the workplace. Over the past […]

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Strengthening Your Total Rewards

Strengthening Your Total Rewards

April 19, 2019
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It is estimated that 42 million employees left their jobs in 2018 in search of better workplaces. According to Work Institute, 77% of that turnover was preventable. Total rewards – the collection of tools available to attract, motivate and retain employees – plays a significant role in the talent equation at our companies. Our colleagues […]

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How to Make Feedback Part of Your Company's Culture

The best time to deliver employee feedback? Right now.

March 22, 2019
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LISTEN ON ITUNES The first quarter has come and gone. Your team crushed its sales goal, but you have continually missed the opportunity to deliver much needed feedback to your top seller about her tardiness problem. You have rehearsed it in your head a dozen times. But in reality, as she saunters in late and […]

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Benefits that Work for Working Parents

Benefits That Work for Working Parents

February 22, 2019
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Listen on iTunes The business news is full of headlines about the strength of our economy – a lot of good news about job creation, demand for talent and possibly even rising wages. Despite all of the positive news, this growth sometimes comes with an unintended downside – greater demands and increased stress for our […]

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