Performance & Culture

Creating a strong, positive company culture and skillfully managing performance helps create satisfied, engaged employees, which helps propel your small or medium-sized business to success. Learn how you can do just that with our advice on promoting performance and culture.

There are three main challenges of performance management. We gathered expert opinions to provide these five solutions to those challenges.
Your company will have a culture, whether you guide it or not. These steps help you guide your company culture as it grows and changes.
The internet needs more customer service positivity. Here are three takeaways that any support team can implement to improve their culture.
Our friends at SnackNation compiled a list of team building activities designed to enhance culture, have fun and build camaraderie. These are our favorites.
Telecommuting impacts company culture. Be sure that remote employees still receive the communication they need to be effective. Learn more now.
Here are some best practices we’ve learned to help you become a telecommuting champion for your company and—as deserved—reap all of the benefits.
Having a better day at work, achieving goals, and living a rich life—it all comes down to winning the day. Here are 10 hacks to win the day, every day.
We think peer feedback improves our work, so we've created a culture where employees are encouraged to give genuine feedback frequently.
MailChimp is serious about making their people happy. Here are three things we love about their Employee Happiness Ambassador role:
We are taking 7 employee well being tips straight from the Norwegian language. To do this we will first have to define, explain, & pronounce Friluftsliv.
75% of candidates are sizing you up before even applying. That’s why great employer branding and employee value propositions are increasingly important.
There’s a lot that contributes to employee satisfaction, but our most recent survey shows those who receive frequent recognition are happier.
Learn from over 1000 employee surveys how employee recognition programs actually drive employee engagement and how to implement an effective program.
HubSpot has thoroughly outlined their company’s culture code. Here are four things you can learn from what they’ve done
Is there such a thing as work-life balance? Life is life, and even if you could turn it off to go to work, then you wouldn’t do your best work.
Here's how 3 top companies use performance review alternatives —like performance management tools and strategies—to reduce costs and increase effectiveness. 
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Each person has a specific attitude toward their work that requires a different approach in order to drive employee engagement. Learn about those attitudes.
You might have really good employees. But wouldn’t you really have great ones? That’s why one of our company values is Grow from Good to Great.
Companies must understand their multigenerational workforce. With insight into their similarities and differences, you’ll become a better leader.
Here are some questions you can ask yourself to see if adding a company value about employees doing the right thing would fit into your company culture:
There is a way to eliminate the negativity and build a positive, glass-half-full culture, and it begins by assuming the best.
Which is better: work-life balance or integration? There are merits to both. Companies have success with both. But which is right for your people?
Managing employees is our job. But do you have a moral obligation to disclose information about toxic past employees when companies call for reference?
Just as businesses now use Facebook to their advantage (even though it costs them productivity), you can use Fantasy Football to your competitive advantage.
Thirty-five percent think the system is unfair, inaccurate, or flawed. That’s over one-third of the workforce! Most managers see stacked rankings positively.
In our study, we found some major differences in how employees perceive performance reviews at small v. large companies. Here are 4 ways to improve them.
Using a mantra we have at BambooHR, Meyer works hard while at work, but when it’s time, he goes home. This is maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
When work is overwhelming employees can just pack up & run away. And they do. Here are 5 ways to keep stress from negatively impacting employee retention.
Because our workplace has changed, performance reviews must change. Leaders know now that their companies’ success depends on employees.
5 employee engagement strategies for HR to ensure employee success. Overcome one of HR's biggest challenges by improving employee engagement with these ideas.
Before you give up hope on a disengaged employee, it’s worth it to try and re-engage them. Try motivating them, setting goals, listening and making changes.
From a recent survey by Software Advice, 62 percent of employees are “significantly more engaged” in their work if their company offers a succession plan.

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