Organization & Culture

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    The doom of multitasking: don’t force your employees into it

    March 15, 2018 | By:

    Did you know that you’re multitasking at least several times a day? That’s right! It’s enough if you cook, listen to music, and check your Facebook at the same time. Fortunately, it’s not fatal.

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    How Great Managers Can Drive Employee Engagement

    March 7, 2018 | By:

    Are your employees underperforming? This happens even to star employees when they don’t feel motivated to do their job anymore. Luckily, great managers can drive employee engagement by reconnecting with their workers. To boost engagement, you must find out what drives the people to do their best job every day.

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    5 Reasons Employers Should Provide Good Health Benefits

    March 6, 2018 | By:

    Good health benefits are one of the main make-or-break factors for a lot of people searching for companies to develop their careers in. The idea is that any reputable company will care enough about their employees to offer competitive health benefits, which is why this benefit is listed on job descriptions along with 401K plans and PTO.

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    How to Keep Your Employees from Losing their Creativity

    March 1, 2018 | By:

    The most successful businesses and corporations in the world place employee satisfaction on the same pedestal as customer satisfaction. These corporations understand that without a loyal, creative, and cohesive team of satisfied employees, success cannot be attained.

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    5 Ways to Create a Culture That Embraces and Adapts to Change

    February 28, 2018 | By:

    As part of today’s changing technological landscape, it is vital to create a workplace culture that adapts to those changes. Doing so starts with having a comfortable workplace culture to begin with. Making your employees feel at ease in their current working conditions is the basis of creating a workplace that can adapt to changes.

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    How Can Your Business Manage Freelancers Better?

    February 23, 2018 | By:

    According to one survey, about 45 percent of all working people in America telecommute at least part-time. Most important reasons why this is so being the fact that this kind of work allows one to adjust their work hours to their day-job and in this way become a stream of side-revenue. Therefore, it is more than clear that remote workers, freelancers in particular, are becoming a significant portion of the workforce you cannot afford to neglect.

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    What’s the Value of an Innovation Mentor?

    February 12, 2018 | By:

    When I say “innovator,” what image comes to mind? A brilliant, but misunderstood figure hunched over a drawing board by the light of a single lamp in the middle of the night – cup of coffee dwindling slowly, pages of crumpled notes on the floor?

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    Why Your Best Innovators Leave Your Company – at the Worst Possible Moment

    February 8, 2018 | By:

    Meet John. He worked in a company with a corporate strategy office but no innovation department. When our firm ran an innovation workshop at John’s company, he took to innovation like a duck to water. Unfortunately, the company’s innovation culture didn’t evolve quickly enough for John, which left him feeling stifled. He ended up leaving the company to pursue innovation full-time.

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    How the Innovation of the Email Changed Communication and Performance in Business

    February 2, 2018 | By:

    Business communication involves the exchange of information between parties such as two
    employees or two firms entering into a contract. The evolution of communication indicates
    drastic growth since the end of hiring secretaries to send out faxes to staff within the building or
    far away locations.

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    10 Innovations That Will Make Your Business Greener

    January 31, 2018 | By:

    More so now than ever, people are holding businesses accountable for the effect they have on the environment. With many areas experiencing the consequences of climate change, people are supporting companies with green initiatives. What can your business do to help the environment and your customer acquisition and retention? Here are 10 innovations that will make your business greener overall.

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    Remote Workers and Data Security: 5 Tips for Employers

    December 5, 2017 | By:

    With the increased mobility of modern networks and the explosion in mobile device use, more companies are finding benefits in allowing employees to work remotely. At the same time, maintaining security across multiple devices and public networks presents a challenge.

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    6 Benefits of Ongoing Employee Development

    November 17, 2017 | By:

    In many organizations, work is pretty consistent and predictable: go into the office, perform your tasks, and go home. Many people spend years doing their jobs without much advancement or ongoing career development.

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    How to Know Who Has the Right Skills for the Job

    November 15, 2017 | By:

    Hiring is a deeply imperfect process that probably has as many misses as hits. You’ve probably seen it in action: a new hire looks perfect on the paper and interviews well but has mediocre performance or clashes with co-workers constantly. Finding the person with the right skills is hard, but there are ways to pick more of the right candidates for a job.

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    7 Ways to Keep Your Employees Engaged All Year Round

    October 20, 2017 | By:

    When your employees are directly and fully engaged, you will notice that their morale and overall level of job satisfaction are high. They are motivated to work harder and smarter for your company, and the result is high productivity and perhaps less employee turnover.

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    Lean Start-Up and Digital Skills: Are They Enough?

    October 16, 2017 | By:

    If you’re like a lot of people, your company is trying to drive innovation internally, with a workforce that wasn’t really hired for that. It’s a tough nut to crack, and the very reason we started Swarm Vision.