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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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 Reduce Bias in Hiring to Increase Diversity in the Workplace - Podcast

How to Reduce Bias in Hiring to Increase Diversity in the Workplace

October 1, 2018
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How to Reduce Bias in Hiring to Increase Diversity in the Workplace In my latest post on Building the Business Case for Diversity, I talked about the importance of “getting uncomfortable”—ensuring our diversity programs are more than just talk—by investing in high-impact training and creating tangible and honest opportunities to work on diverse teams. Once […]

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Preparedness + Compassion

Preparedness + Compassion

September 11, 2017
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Preparedness + Compassion On behalf of Inspire Human Resources, our thoughts are with all of those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. As a New York-based firm, I recall going through 9/11 (sixteen years ago) as well as Hurricane Sandy (four Falls ago)—and helping leaders recover.  I saw firsthand that preparedness and compassion are key […]

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Organization Design + Change Management

Fraternal Twins: OD & Change Management

September 6, 2017
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Fraternal Twins: Organization Design & Change Management Organizational design (OD) and change management are often seen as two separate entities under the same umbrella, like siblings from the same family. I think of this duo more like fraternal twins—as much as you want to give them individuality and independence, they are intrinsically interdependent. A common […]

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How to Manage Leaves of Absences Like a Boss

How to Manage Leaves of Absence Like a Boss

April 25, 2017
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How to Manage Leaves of Absence Like a Boss Leaves of absence are a fact of life. As more data comes out supporting the benefits of extended leaves, not just for the employee, but for the company as well, it’s not surprising that more organizations are embracing flexible leave policies. One recent study by the […]

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