The 5 Main Reasons Employees Leave Startups

Startups are vulnerable, and they depend on a number of interrelated resources working together to self-sustain into bigger and better stages of development.

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People And Culture: Empowering Your Team

“Put aside administration and policy drafting. It’s time to focus on creating company culture, building your employment brand, and engaging your team members.” – The team at rise.xyz What Is A Company Culture? A company culture is an intangible element that surrounds the workspace of a company. It’s an element that can be compared to the personality of a person. It’s what makes them different, unique, and ultimately what...

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Employee training: challenge employees to engage in internal networking

Silos aren’t created by organizations; they’re created by people. More often than not, leaders create and perpetuate barriers through inappropriate behavior and action.

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All About Toxic Employees in the Workplace

If you run a business, you’ve likely encountered a “toxic employee.” You hear complaints about or you experience a worker who is mean or abusive. But you hesitate to deal with the employee because he/she might be technically gifted/hard to replace.

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High Quality 360 Feedback – Changing Mindsets

The importance of focusing on both mindsets and behavior when creating an action plan at the end of a 360-feedback process In a recent post, Kevin Cashman reported new research with a large sample size of managers and companies that clearly established, through quantitative assessment, that the managers in companies with higher financial performance had higher self-awareness than the managers of lower performing companies. Wow! How to...

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$10m settlement on employee stock ownership plan

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $10 million settlement agreement with People Care Holdings Inc. and former owners Bruce Jacobson and Jerry Lewkowitz, who sold the company to their employees through creation of an employee stock ownership plan. The department contended that they violated the Employee Retirement Income Security Act by permitting the ESOP to purchase People Care stock from them for more than its fair...

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