CORrecap: R-E-S-P-E-C-T and other employee engagement wins
Posted on October 16, 2015
Why employees don’t get enough respect, the worrisome 32%, Volkswagen’s culture, and seven and a half other stories we noticed among the noise this week in corporate culture, HR, employee engagement, and life + business news.
- It’s tough out there for Volkswagen right now: dumb is just one of the words being used to describe its corporate culture. (*source: Huffington Post*)
- Want to ruin your corporate culture? Try one of these five big no-nos. (*source: Inc.com*)
- U.S. employee engagement in September was just 32%. Another article about the power of just one engaged employee to transform a business begs the question: can’t we do better? (*sources: The Financial and B2Community*)
- Employees and Rodney Dangerfield don’t get no respect. (*source: Chief Learning Officer*)
- Amazon has been checking in with its white collar workers every single day. (*source: Bloomberg*)
- HR Tech begins this weekend! Here are some hints at what to expect in Vegas during the conference. (*source: HR Tech Conference Blog*)
Life + Business
- Do fast talkers in business get their way more often? (*source: TheMuse*)
- Steve Jobs read these 12 books, and so should you. (*source: TheMuse/Inc.com*)
- Small business lessons from...the happiest place on Earth? (*source: Entrepreneur.com*)
- Goldman Sachs is giving some respect to small businesses and female entrepreneurs—some call it "leaning out." (*source: Fortune*)
Have a great weekend!