Why Character and Culture Are Still A Critical Choice

Ms. Career Girl

We’re laying the foundation of character and culture. The Path To Character and Culture. To place more value on good character than on culturally established norms. Character and culture are intrinsically linked. Culture.

2018 256

That Selfie Has A Price Tag

Professional Resume Services

A recent study in Psychology of Popular Media Culture looks at The Price of Sexy: Viewers’ Perceptions of a Sexualized Versus Nonsexualized Facebook Profile Photograph and it shows a small part of that cost. This is the price tag among her female peers right now , and it doesn’t go into why the other girls think the way they do or how it affects future careers. Family career cost executive resume services Executive Resumes prepare teens price of sexy selfie teens

2014 170

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Tesla: Now the Most Interesting Workplace Culture in The World.

The HR Capitalist

Tesla is now the most interesting workplace culture in the world. The vehicle’s entry price starts at $35,000, roughly half the cost of Tesla’s least-expensive Model S sedan. It's good): 4--Embedded in the founder driven culture is. Tesla is the most interesting workplace culture in America right now. Communications Culture Economics Employee Relations Innovation Performance Management WorkplaceForget Google, Apple and if you're into pain, Uber.

2017 98

The Perils of Your Company Culture Becoming Sales-Focused (Above All Else).

The HR Capitalist

For the reasons stated above, it's not wrong for the leaders of your company to want to transform your culture into a sales machine. I was reminded of the perils of leaders trying to transform a decent culture into one that is purely revenue-focused by two things over the holiday weekend. Barnard explains that he was only trying to rally his troops, and strongly denies that the culture became bro-y. “I You met the quotas or paid a price. Nothing happens without sales.

2017 81

The Pop Culture Employment Law Blog Carnival


I love pop culture references especially from attorneys & HR. For two employees, the Price Is Right. Continuing the pop culture theme, is it legal to terminate an employee because they are Simply Irresistible? The case involves Coca Cola, which is another pop culture icon. Culture fit is an important part of the candidate selection proces. talks about litigation pitfalls when hiring for culture fit.

How Your Break Room Make or Break Your Organizational Culture


As employees enjoy a hearty meal for free or at a discounted price they are sure to come away feeling appreciated and the more good energy created in the break room the more it will be thought of as a place to unwind when a break from everything else is needed. Organizations should pay mind to creating a recognition culture as well as break rooms and other off-stage areas to help employee relax, rest, and reset so they can be their very, very best.

14 Ways To Research Company Culture

Career Realism

My friend and I were talking recently about how to research company culture before you start working there. In the past, we’ve both been burned by companies that looked good on the surface but eventually turned out to have a terrible culture of one sort or another. I understand when you have no job that it’s important to take what you can get, but never settle for working at a company with a poor culture (or if the culture really isn’t “wrong,” but you just don’t fit in anyway).

Bribes, Ethics, Global Business and Culture That Is Not Your Own.

HR Capitalist

Wal-Mart or a culture that mandates bribes at the governing level? You think Mexican citizens don't need more access to low priced food and goods and a world-class distribution system? But that's your culture, not theirs. If you're taking the time to learn all the soft culture stuff and follow their norms in those areas, whey wouldn't wrestle with whether bribes are in your best interests and part of their culture?

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Pop Culture Icon Hello Kitty comes to mobile game Super Phantom Cat 2

Cats and VR

Pricing & Availability Super Phantom Cat 2 is available on iOS and Android. Veewo Games , the developer of the hit franchise Super Phantom Cat , is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Hello Kitty as a playable character in Super Phantom Cat 2. Hello Kitty was born in the suburbs of London and lives with her parents and her twin sister Mimmy, who is also her best friend.

2016 40

The Culture of Waste: Why It’s Bad, and How To Prevent Waste

Personal Excellence Blog

If I was already picking up on this from the different locals I met (who come from different states, and are not related in any way), chances are it is suggestive of the culture in the country. It would seem that America has quite a wasteful culture compared to other places in the world. If wasting is bad, then why is there such a culture of waste today? Fine if I’m paying the same price – the point is not to waste food.

2012 79

Failure Sucks but Instructs. Ask Starbucks.


Just like leaders, a company’s culture or environment doesn’t just happen. Great cultures are made from the top down and the down up. The key in creating a corporate culture focused on high achievement doesn’t come from the learning curve employees and their teammates face but in how they learn and work together during their failures. Books were written on their rise to fame and the culture distinct culture they created.

2011 107

Age Bias and the PricewaterhouseCoopers Case.

The HR Capitalist

Hey companies filling your employment coffers with low priced talent! The ageism that pervades PwC’s recruitment system and corporate culture has resulted in older accountant applicants being almost completely shut out of accounting positions at PwC. . Culture Economics Legal Affairs Litigation RecruitingYou might want to take a look at the numbers. In case you missed it, PricewaterhouseCoopers took an Age Discrimination case in 2016.

2018 110

Old Town Road, Lil Nas X, and Your Creativity.

The HR Capitalist

That Lil Nas X was able to put together a chart-smashing song for less than the price of a tank of gas is a perfect testament that the traditional structure of the music business has blown apart. “I Culture Innovation TalentExternal reading/case study time today at the Capitalist. If you haven't heard of Lil Nas X, you should ask your kids. His short cut "Old Town Road" is a streaming sensation. This video of him surprising an elementary school in Ohio went viral this week.

2019 100

How Much Would a Competitor Need to Offer to Entice Your Employees Away?

Undercover Recruiter

Nearly 10,000 respondents were asked to name their ‘price’ to move to a new organization. Employer Recruiting attractive employer benefits career progression Company Culture competitors flexibility rewardsAlmost half said that an increase of up to £5k would be needed to tempt them. In fact, £5k exactly was the most popular option, with 15% choosing this. However, it is just as interesting to note that 6% of. View Article.

2018 51

CHANGE: Randstad's Purchase of Monster Proves Your Should Budget R&D to Kill Your Primary Business.

The HR Capitalist

per share in cash and is a premium on Monster’s share price at closing on Monday of $262 million.". But before you consider it a good deal, consider the following: "It is a far cry from the heady days of 2000 — when Monster, which had gone public soon after being founded in 1999 (itself the result of a merger of two early job startups), had a share price of over $91 and a market cap of nearly $8 billion. Culture Economics Innovation Recruiting

SeatGeek Is In The Front Row Of The Ticket-Selling Business

Career Realism

Not only does it create a fun company culture, but it lends itself to endless ideas and perspectives "It's great that people have different interests and backgrounds and can come together and work on awesome projects," says Jamie Sterrett, director of talent at SeatGeek. Sterrett says that competition, plus the ever-changing culture of the technology industry, makes working at SeatGeek appealing to a lot of people. SeatGeek earned Work It Daily's Culture Champion Badge.

2019 52

Unlimited Vacation & Parental Leave – It’s Good to Be In the 1%


As Gravity Payments’ Dan Price discovered , most of these progressive talent benefit policies are experiments and trials with unforeseen verdicts. HR benefits company culture creative work maternity leave parental leave unlimited vacationThere’s been a lot of buzz lately about unlimited vacation and parental leave.

2015 103

Life of an Entrepreneur: Home Office vs. Coworking


I can work when and how I want, but it comes at a price. That price is a combination of factors: Loneliness. Business Life business owner work from home coworking non-traditional workforce telework virtual workforce working moms workplace culture workshiftingThis is a question I’ve been asking myself a lot lately. It’s really weighing on my mind. For the last two years I have officed out of my home.

Wells Fargo Is Clawing Back Executive Bonuses


In fact, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office sued Wells Fargo over the practice in May 2015 and the practice has been public knowledge since a 2013 expose of the bank’s retail sales culture. But are the Wells Fargo clawbacks a sign that the bank understands how company culture and executive decision-making contributed to the ghost account scandal? Executives, meanwhile, continued to tout the bank’s share price.

2016 69

Looking at the Full Package for the Salary Range Question

The Job Quest

You also may want to consider: the full sales price, the interest rate, the length of the loan, and the overall cost to you when that final payment is made. And then there’s the corporate culture and the fit with the company. Depending on your personal take, some folks are OK with working in a position that pays well but has a less-than-ideal culture. Job Search Benefits Compensation Corporate Culture Cost of Living Job Fit Salary Salary Range

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Are You Recruiting Loyal Employees?

The Undercover Recruiter

But employer loyalty is a little different, and in this case, it seems like a hefty price to pay for both sides. Focus on Cultural Fit: Was the corporate culture of your candidate’s previous employer similar to that of your client’s company? In a recent study published on Monster, it was found that college students were willing to accept an average of seven percent less starting pay to work for companies with cultures in which they felt comfortable.

2013 80

Looking at the Full Package for the Salary Range Question

The Job Quest

You also may want to consider: the full sales price, the interest rate, the length of the loan, and the overall cost to you when that final payment is made. And then there’s the corporate culture and the fit with the company. Depending on your personal take, some folks are OK with working in a position that pays well but has a less-than-ideal culture. Job Search Benefits Compensation Corporate Culture Cost of Living Job Fit Salary Salary Range

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How Over-the-Top Will You Go to Boost Employee Morale?

Water Cooler Wisdom

For some business owners, good culture is everything, and they will pay top dollar for it.  The price tag is a whopping $65,000. Employees as First Priority   Creating a culture of appreciation is one thing, but is this much appreciation really necessary?  I suppose my question is: What kind of message does this send to companies looking to improve their cultures and create more desirable places to work? 

Interview with Peter Shankman on Loyalty

Water Cooler Wisdom

But it’s not about pricing or sales. Attitude & Motivation Best Practices Business Communication Culture Current Affairs Emotional Intelligence Entrepreneurship Management Troubleshooting During the corporate downsizing that was rampant in the 1990s and 2000s, many employees adopted an attitude of “everyone out for themselves.”

2015 52

Quality Isn't a Fluff Concept After All

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to a study covered in a recent Harvard Business Review article , companies with highly developed quality cultures spend, on average, $350 million less annually fixing mistakes than companies with poorly developed ones.    The High Price of Everyday Mistakes.   Creating a Culture Around Quality. Given this tremendous financial impact, CEB sought to identify the key attributes of an effective culture of quality.

2014 52

The World of Compensation is Changing – with Far Reaching Consequences

Water Cooler Wisdom

First up, Dan Price. Thirty year-old Price is the founding CEO of Gravity. Attitude & Motivation Best Practices Compensation Culture Current Affairs HR Issues Life in the 21st Century Management Office Politics ProductivityTwo big pieces of salary-related news hit the Internet recently.

Retail and Religion - Now Inhibiting the Negotiation Skills of an HR Pro Near You.

HR Capitalist

The whole study of negotiation is filled with contradictions and cultural norms. We're not sales pros, and the administration/farming vibe the industry grew up in doesn't help hone the skills or culture. Communications Culture Leadership

2010 70

Friends Versus Clients: Where Do You Draw the Line?

Water Cooler Wisdom

By 2020, customer experience will overtake price and product as the key brand differentiator, according to a recent  Customers 2020 Report. I should pay the same price I’d pay anywhere else.” Communication Culture Daily Life Emotional Intelligence Entrepreneurship Networking Office Politics Professionalism Troubleshooting

2016 43

What If You Ran Your Business Like Westworld?


“Now, it’s true that at Westworld I stiffed shareholders, diluted our corporate brand with personal experiments, soured the company culture with my egomania and, er, ‘lost’ a few employees along the way, but this time it’s different.” When the murdering starts up in Westworld , it’s a natural outgrowth of the company’s intensely toxic culture. You could strategically tank the share price in an act of petty revenge.

2016 55

How to Avoid Self-Destructing on Foreign Soil

Water Cooler Wisdom

Tony Hayward committed a series of cultural gaffes that enraged U.S. stock price for BP.   Attitude & Motivation Best Practices Communication Culture Current Affairs HR Issues Management Negotiation Networking News & Politics Office Politics People Skills Personal Development ProfessionalismOn April 20, 2010, the oil rigger Deepwater Horizon exploded in. the Gulf of Mexico, causing the largest accidental marine oil spill in.

2013 48

Can Uber-Like "Surge Pay" for Call Center Workers at Zappos Work?

The HR Capitalist

My friend Paul Hebert has a nice post up on Surge Pay for Call Center workers at Zappos, a concept that''s built on the surge pricing model at Uber, the ride sharing service. Go check out Paul''s post , and here''s a description he used of the concept: Surge Pricing is based on the concept used by Uber , the taxi-disrupting car service, where they increased the cost of their service based on demand in the market.

2015 116

21st Century Burnout

Ms. Career Girl

It’s workplace specific and it’s got a massive price tag when it comes to people and business-roughly $322 billion globally. Our corporate culture, their choices and their habits are the culprits. We live in a culture of “more” and most of us are moving way too fast.

2020 203

15 Air Fare Hacks That WILL Save You Money

Ms. Career Girl

Have you ever been looking for a flight that you’re not quite ready to book, and every time you go back to check the price it gets higher and higher? It happens to me all the time; I go to book a flight, find a good price but hesitate. You’re not crazy for thinking that a flight price has changed after searching it a few times. Prices on most sites are static. When something is in demand, the price will increase. Same flight, $81 price difference.

2016 129

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Ask A Manager

Or raise the price. Or raise the price. So if you want it, and you want it at this price, act sooner rather than later because [.] "> { 2 comments… read them below or add one } a.

2011 56

Things to Know Before You Set Up Your Own Jewelry Business

Ms. Career Girl

However, before you actually set up a website, the business website Entrepreneur states that there are a few things you should know about how to create , list, price and advertise your items online. Jewelry covers several cultures, materials and designs. Price Your Work. Pricing your work is very important and it has to be done before you set up your website says The Design Trust website. Making jewelry has been your hobby for a very long time.

2014 109

3 States Job-Seeking Graduates Should Consider

Career Alley

Even better, the median price of Denver apartments is $970, a definite deal when Bay area places are in the thousands. Houston and Dallas have been put forth as good spots for those with newly minted diplomas due to strong sense of culture, high-tech companies, low rent and high median income. Don’t be so quick to needle North Dakota.

2014 256

4 Ridiculously Expensive and Amazing Coffee Table Books

Ms. Career Girl

Coffee table books are often seen as a pretense, a way of buying more cultural currency or pretending to be more sophisticated. But, whatever we might think of them, some coffee table books are artefacts that have a great deal of cultural and historical significance. For that reason they often have a high price tag, as you will see from the list below… Before They Pass Away by Jimmy Nelson.

2014 119

VIDEO: Patty McCord (Chief Talent Officer at Netflix) on Judgment.

HR Capitalist

Here's a great 11 minute video of Netflix Chief of Talent Patty McCord talking about the culture at Netflix. Netflix got the hell beat out of it for the recent pricing/product communication flow, but it's still a unique culture that you can learn a lot from. Hat tip to Dave Kashen at The Awesome Culture Blog via Robert Hatta

2011 63

NASHVILLE - What Happens When An Employment Market Becomes Too Cool For School.

The HR Capitalist

Since I travel a lot for work, I tend to measure how hot a market is for business, employment and cultural gravity by the general availability/price of hotels in the market. Local home prices have skyrocketed recently, with the median single-family sales price in Nashville in June of this year at more than $293,000 , according to the Greater Nashville Realtors. For comparison, Nashville’s median sales price hit $200,000 for the first time in June of 2013.

How Data Skills Benefit More Than Your Career

Ms. Career Girl

Electricity prices tend to be more stable , meaning that expenses can be budgeted much better. He has extensive experience writing online at the intersection of business, finance, marketing, and culture. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to any career-minded woman that data skills are more valuable than ever before. Along with numerous soft skills such as communication, organization, and punctuality, data skills are sought out by hiring professionals.

2020 116

Instagram & Your Job Search: Answering Your Top Questions

Careers Done Write

Examples include: “Terri_Price_SEO Expert,” “Teresa_Montez_CPA,” or “Harold_Quan_MBA.” Following companies and employees of target companies will provide you with insight into the company culture, as well as company news. Does the thought of using Instagram for your job search seem ridiculous? Instagram is yet another way to leverage social media to enhance your professional brand and accelerate your job search.

2015 158

Would You Wear An Executive Power Symbol?

Professional Resume Services

Equal in price, quality, and impressiveness but different in look and definitely different than the rest of the crowd standing in the streets for the ceremonies. The challenge in any career is to understand the way the corporate culture thinks. Why do the powerful prefer to look obviously different than the rest of us? Power symbols — those accessories that indicate status and authority — do vary according to the context.

2015 131

7 Common Myths About Workplace Romances

Ms. Career Girl

It won’t shut up until you’ve paid some unknown price of penitence. Sharon Schweitzer, a cross-cultural consultant and business etiquette expert, has assembled some reminders of reality vs. what your wishful self is trying to sell you on. The post 7 Common Myths About Workplace Romances appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

2016 162