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Why You Need to Hire a Facilitator to Help Merge Two Cultures

Don’t Let Sh*t Hit The Fan: Why You Need to Hire a Facilitator to Help Merge Two Cultures

Congrats! Your merger is underway. Your hard work has nearly paid off! But you’re not quite done yet. That is—unless you want sh*t to hit the fan. At Culture Works, we don’t want that—and neither should you. Did you know that more than half of mergers and acquisitions fail? And the reason behind it? The clashing between two separate company cultures: Culture shock. If you’re looking to merge your company down the road, you need to consider your options to be one of the few successes. This includes, in many cases, deciding to hire a facilitator to help merge two cultures. Here’s why.
How to Avoid Culture Shock During Your Merger

How to Avoid Culture Shock During Your Merger

Entering into a merger can be challenging for both companies. Whatever your reasoning for the merger, one thing is for sure—change is coming. According to Harvard Business Review, between 70 and 90% of mergers and acquisitions fail. Culture clash may be to blame for this extremely high number.  There are a few things you can do to combat this issue.
Don't Forget Your Middle-Tier Employees- Invest in L&D

Don’t Forget Your Middle-Tier Employees- Invest in L&D

There’s a gap in organizational development. We’ve seen it time and time again. Organizational leadership is focused on the wrong areas of their business. We constantly ask leadership to give us a rundown of where they’re spending their time, and it’s typically not focused in the right areas.
It's time to beef up your HR team- here's why!

It’s time to beef up your HR team- here’s why!

With all the headaches that came our way last year, it’s time to consider beefing up your HR team. Along with the normal compliance, people, and cultural issues that come with human resources, there is now a whole new set of potential issues to consider. Is your company really looking at the people in operations who are working toward your greater success? If not,  it’s time to start. HR “unicorns” have 20+ different jobs that create success. Our founder and CEO, Kristi Pastore explains a few different HR touchpoints to focus on as you look to the future.
COVID-19 Vaccine- What Employers Need to Know

COVID-19 Vaccine- What Employers Need to Know

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The COVID-19 vaccine has already stirred up a bit of controversy in the last few months. As the vaccine continues to roll out, it’s important to understand what you, as an employer, need to know. We’ve been getting questions about the vaccine for weeks now.
Bad Person vs. Bad Hire- What's the Difference?

Bad Person vs. Bad Hire- What’s the Difference?

As a business owner looking to create a company culture that aligns with your values and purpose, it is essential that you take the time to interview potential employees thoroughly. The right team can make or break your company, helping you achieve your goals, productivity, and sales, and further contributing to a winning company culture. It’s also important to understand that there is a difference between a bad hire and a bad person. 
When to Hire a Fractional HR Team

When to Hire a Fractional HR Team

If your human resources team feels like they don’t have enough time in the day to contribute to crafting your company culture in a profound way, you may want to consider hiring a fractional HR team. At Culture Works, our team sets out to assist your HR professionals with all their operational processes. Let’s dive deeper into how a fractional human resources team can help your organization see greater success.
Can Company Culture Change?

Can Company Culture Change?

Company culture is one of the most talked-about topics for business owners and human resource professionals. Your organization’s culture can make or break your business. Many companies are now realizing their culture needs to reflect their company’s values in order to attract and retain the best employees and see long-term success.
Creating Your 2021 Vision Board

Creating Your 2021 Vision Board

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You may think vision boards are cheesy, pointless, and unsuccessful, however, they offer a great avenue to organize your goals for the next year. A vision board is quite literally a physical representation of your goals. For a vision board to actually work effectively, you have to engage with it. It should serve as motivation to work toward your goals and make them a reality.