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70%

of HR managers say their job descriptions are accurate

36%

of job applicants say the job description was accurate

51%

of employees are actively or passively looking for a new job

What Are the Elements of a Successful Recruiting Strategy?

What Are the Elements of a Successful Recruiting Strategy?

Recruiting top talent is one of the foundational steps in crafting your company culture that serves your company’s purpose. Implementing this step in a thoughtful, effective manner is essential to your success as an organization. At Culture Works, we understand that your people make up your organization, and it is essential that your people are working toward greater business success.  In order for your recruiting strategy to be effective, you must hire employees who are in alignment with their role and your organization’s values. This starts way before you receive your first application. Let’s walk through the essential elements of a successful recruiting strategy. 
How Learning and Development Can Transform Your Company Culture

How Learning and Development Can Transform Your Company Culture

Would it surprise you if we told you that “93% of employees say they will stay longer at a company when that company invests in their career development?” Yeah, we weren’t surprised either! Learning and development programs are directly related to greater employee retention and satisfaction. Not only do employees feel valued and supported, but they are also receiving training that leads to greater productivity.  From our experience, we’ve found the biggest challenge for employers is creating a learning and development environment that helps their employees succeed. In order to create this environment, you need to know what you’re creating, having a goal in mind makes it all more worthwhile. So, let’s dive deeper into what learning and development means, and how you can start implementing it into your company culture!
Signs Your Corporate Culture is a Liability

Signs Your Corporate Culture is a Liability

The importance of company culture is not always explicitly stated. Some believe that the importance of corporate culture can only be stated anecdotally. However, there is plenty of evidence in support of companies investing in bettering their culture.  In a study performed by Harvard Business School Professor, John Kotter, he concluded that “organizations with rich, healthy cultures achieved net income growth of 756%, versus a mere one percent for those with less-defined cultures.” Watson Wyatt also performed research to develop the Human Capital Index and found that companies with superior scores of five key people practices had a 30% higher market value than other organizations. 
New California HR Law Updates

New California HR Law Updates

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Cal Saver Program Cal Savers is a state run retirement savings program. Private sector employers in California with five or more employees must participate in CalSavers if they do not already have a workplace retirement plan in place.  Employees working for eligible employers will be automatically enrolled in the Cal Savers plan, but can opt out of it. 
Understanding California's Sexual Harassment & Abusive Conduct Prevention Training

Understanding California’s Sexual Harassment & Abusive Conduct Prevention Training

California Sexual Harassment & Abusive Conduct Prevention Training Deadline: January 1, 2021 As a reminder, the California law requires employers with five or more employees to provide sexual harassment and abusive conduct prevention training to all employees by January 1, 2021. Nonsupervisory Employees: one (1) hour training within six months of hire, and every two years thereafter. Supervisors and Managers (including out of state supervisors of California employees): two (2) hours of training within six months of hire or promotion into a supervisory position and every two years thereafter.  Seasonal and Temporary Employees: within 30 calendar days of the hire date or within 100 hours worked, whichever occurs first. Employees working less than 30 calendar days and working less than 100 hours do not have to be trained. Note: Employers are not required to train Independent Contractors, Unpaid Interns, or Volunteers.
A Day in the Life of a Culture Works Client

A Day in the Life of a Culture Works Client

Working with Culture Works to operationalize your culture, talent, and HR processes is unlike working with any other fractional HR team. At Culture Works, we work within an extremely focused skillset, we craft Quarterly Game Plans to drive results for your business, and we believe in what we do. Our passionate HR team is here to help your team create success every step of the way. In an effort to give away a few of our secrets, we are sharing a typical 30, 60, and 90-day engagement breakdown as a Culture Works client. 
The Top Challenges HR Teams Face in 2021

The Top Challenges HR Teams Face in 2021

The year 2020 will be remembered as a year with that involved massive changes that altered the workforce as we know it. As most companies transition into remote work, and the greater responsibilities of companies to ensure diversity and inclusion remains a prevalent issue, human resources has taken on a completely different role. 
Wage and hour issues with a remote workforce

Wage and hour issues with a remote workforce

As we approach nearly a year of COVID-related closures and employees working remotely, it’s safe to say that this may be the new reality. Twitter, Square, and Facebook have all adopted an indefinite work from home policy, while other major companies have pushed their reopening to later in 2021. As most employers have discovered this year, employees can still perform their job functions effectively when working remotely. 
Understanding New COVID-19 Related Requirements

Understanding New COVID-19 Related Requirements

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The regulations for employers regarding COVID-19 are constantly changing. Because of this, we wanted to give you a one-stop-shop to all your COVID-19 regulation related questions. Below we highlight the various changes, as well as other resources that expand on the new regulations. Please reach out to the Culture Works team with any questions or concerns, we are happy to help you navigate the various requirements!