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Why Did Kristi Pastore Start Culture Works? 

At Culture Works, we get sh*t done, drive results, and take action on undiscovered opportunities. However, this can be a big responsibility and isn’t always as easy as it looks.  So, how do we do it and why did we start? Today we’re…
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Lunch and Learns Aren’t Cutting It: Let’s Talk Learning and Development that Works

Did you know that 93% of employees say they will stay longer at a company that invests in their career development? Wow! Learning and development programs are directly related to greater employee retention and satisfaction.  Learning and development isn’t just about lunch and learns or a quick presentation on a Tuesday afternoon. So, how do we avoid those glazed over eyes and make programs that actually help our employees grow?
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What is People Operations and How is it Different From Human Resources?

Some companies may use the terms “people operations” and “human resources” interchangeably. However,  while people operations falls under the umbrella of human resources, the two are separate entities and maintain a few key differences.  These…
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Recruiting Tips: How to Find Talent in a Competitive Market

As we head into 2023, companies face a range of challenges in their efforts to find and recruit talent in the current competitive market. No matter the name you call the events taking over our current market – the Great Resignation, the Great Reshuffle, the Talent Gap, and the Talent Shortage (did we miss any?) – we can draw a few clear conclusions: recruiting and retaining top talent is difficult and the situation doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon.  However, there are steps companies can take to recruit and retain talent. Let’s discuss.

What is Upskilling and Why Should I Care?

Upskilling is the process of teaching employees new skills or improving existing ones. This improves employee retention, performance and Satisfaction.
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The Four Keys To Talent Development In Your Organization

Talent development—designed to attract, develop, motivate, and retain productive, engaged employees—is essential to an organization’s success and sustainability. According to LinkedIn’s 2019 Workforce Learning Report, 94% of employees…
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How Aligning Personal and Company Values Leads to Success

gning personal and company values can drive a company towards success. Why? Personal and corporate value alignment helps identify an organization’s goals while improving employee engagement, investment, and productivity.

Purpose defines why your company does what it does; values determine how your company acts in pursuit of that purpose.

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What HR Metrics and KPIs Should You Be Tracking?

metrics and KPIs help human resources (HR) professionals guide the development of their organization and track its efficiency.

Peter Drucker, management guru, famously stated: “What gets measured, gets managed.”

These measurements show the methods that are working, aren’t working, and where to focus future efforts. But what measurements should HR professionals be tracking to drive their organization toward success? Let’s take a look at some key metrics.

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Psychological Safety: How to Establish it in Your Workplace

As a leader, one of your main priorities should be to create a safe and productive workplace that helps your employees thrive and succeed in their roles. Psychological safety is a key factor in creating such a workplace for your employees. Never heard of it? That’s okay, we’ve got you covered.