Category Archives: workplace-culture

Why It Pays to Have Fun at Work

via GIPHY What if someone told you that your workplace could make just one change that would result in you feeling more satisfied, motivated, and less stressed? That probably makes you roll your eyes or think, “yeah right!” 


Effective Physician Recruitment Marketing Tactics for 2016

The flipside of any negative situation is opportunity. Per Medscape’s Lifestyle Report 2016: Bias and Burnout research, physician burnout is at an all time high. In fact, “the highest percentages of burnout occurred in critical care, urology, and emergency medicine, all at 55%. Family medicine and…


Save Recruitment Dollars by Isolating Toxic Workers

Recently, I read an interesting paper called "Toxic Workers" by Michael Houseman and Dyland Minor of Cornerstone OnDemand and Harvard Business School respectively. The article pointed out that relatively little research has been conducted regarding how to isolate so called “toxic workers” who are…


The Real Definition of an Engaged Employee

This week I had the pleasure of reading Maren Hogan’s latest piece, ‘Engaged Employees’ and ‘Happy Employees’: Not Exactly Synonyms. I initially clicked the link because it’s a hot button topic and I was interested a the different perspective on the issue of employee happiness, but I found myself…


Combat Employee Apathy by Improving Workplace Culture

Are your employees engaged? Chances are if they’re like 1/3 of Americans, they aren’t. According to Gallup, engaged employees are defined as, “those who are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their work and workplace.”


The Power of Attracting New Employees Via Workplace Culture

Close your eyes and think about your least favorite job. What was the worst part about it? Some people will definitely raise their hands citing reasons such as low pay, inconvenient hours or lack of upward mobility, but one of the commonly overlooked reasons for employee dissatisfaction and…