Free Sh*t

It’s free and it’s good… like a lot of the best things in life.


We believe in sharing resources, raising up our fellow man (and woman and being the best we can be every day.  If you think that means we’re never crabby or off, you’re wrong.  But whatever kind of day we’re having we believe in


Our partners and clients know that when we find a great resource, we’re the first to share it.  So click through the links above and let us know if you have resources that can raise up the community as a whole after all…

A rising tide raises all ships


of HR managers say their job descriptions are accurate


of job applicants say the job description was accurate


of employees are actively or passively looking for a new job

Please Make Mistakes at Work!

Yes, you read that right. You might not believe us at first, but read through the rest of this article and you’ll see why making mistakes at work (and in life!) is crucial for growth. Like the brilliant Stephen Hawking once said, “One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn't exist… Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist.”

Culture Operations vs Operational Culture (say that 3 times fast)

Culture Operations vs Operational Culture, that’s a tongue twister, what’s the difference? Operationalizing Culture is the active process of making your HR processes align with your company culture to improve productivity and retention. Watch Kristi Pastore, Culture Works CEO and Founder, speak with Courtney Harrison, Partner Operations Specialist, discuss the difference between Culture Operations and Operational Culture.

When do you need an Employment Law Attorney vs. HR Generalist?

When a company is forming, an HR Specialist is at the top of the list to hire. There are many reasons for needing an HR specialist. For one, they will help protect your business in the future, and also help build a positive culture where employees feel heard and valued.
Create a Positive Work Culture: Tips from HR Gurus

Create a Positive Work Culture: Tips from HR Gurus

At Culture Works, we believe that making employees feel comfortable should be at the forefront of any company intent with culture. If employees feel nervous to speak up, then the likelihood of honest conversations and growth is slim.
How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy

How to Create an Actionable Learning Strategy

According to Harvard Business Review, 75% of managers across 50 organizations were dissatisfied with their company’s learning and development functions. With that statistic in mind and the $359 billion spent on training in 2016, it’s essential that your company’s learning and development program is developed properly.
Top 10 Best and Worst Mergers of All Time!

Top 10 Best and Worst Mergers of All Time!

If your company prioritizes purpose and culture, a merger can disrupt the flow. As Jack Canfield once said, “If you can tune into your purpose and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that purpose, then life flows much more easily.” On that note, let’s take a look back in time at some of the best and worst company mergers (so we can learn together!)
stay awake in zoom meetings


We all know staying focused during Zoom meetings can be difficult. You start thinking about your to-do list, what’s next on your calendar, or what you’re having for lunch. You might also be clicking through your inbox, working on something different, or getting things done completely unrelated to your Zoom call. How can you make the most of your Zoom meetings to better understand what’s happening with your clients?
A Letter from our CEO

A Letter from our CEO, Kristi Pastore

­­­I started Culture Works with the intention of building people with an outcome of building a business. What better way to do that than have a focus on Culture, Talent, and HR? I believe in empowering people with information and experiences, so they can make informed decisions and drive their own purpose.
Couples Therapy: Organizational Development and HR

Couples Therapy: Organizational Development and HR

AIHR describes the importance of organizational development: “Organizational development is a critical and science-based process that helps organizations build their capacity to change and achieve greater effectiveness by developing, improving, and reinforcing strategies, structures, and processes.”