Culture

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When Management Changes Disrupt Your Culture

When Management Changes Disrupt Your Culture

This DATIS Blog Article, “When Management Changes Disrupt Your Culture“, was originally posted by Sharlyn Lauby, Great Place to Work on September 26th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Talent development strategies were key themes during this year’s Great Place to Work Conference. Organizations are asking their managers questions like, “What are you doing to develop talent? And specifically, your replacement?”. Managers have a key responsibility…
How The Role of HR Has Changed

How The Role of HR Has Changed

The role of HR has changed dramatically over the years. Traditionally, the role of HR consists of internal policy development and paperwork, logging employee hours, handling employee complaints, and drawing up contracts for new hires. Today, HR has transitioned into key decision makers in the boardrooms of small and large organizations all over the country. This role change has come…
How to Attract Talent to Nonprofit Internships

How to Attract Talent to Nonprofit Internships

Student interns are a great addition to any growing team. They’re motivated, ambitious, tech savvy, and eager to gain experience in their field of study. These interns can be significantly helpful for nonprofit organizations that could benefit from having an extra set of hands around the office at a fraction of the cost of a salaried employee. According to the…
5 Tips to Make Better Workplaces for Millennials

5 Tips to Make Better Workplaces for Millennials

This DATIS Blog Article, “5 Tips to Make Better Workplaces for Millennials“, was originally posted by Kim Peters, Great Place to Work on August 9th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. Much of Corporate America has spent the last decade loosening dress codes and adding gaming consoles to break rooms to better connect with younger employees. The result? Gallup reports that about 60 percent of Millennials are…
The Importance of Culture for Nonprofits

The Importance of Culture for Nonprofits

Year after year, organizations in the Health and Human Services Industry continue to struggle with recruiting and retaining top talent. Earlier this year we released our 2017 State of Workforce Management report where 84.2% of respondents agreed that Recruiting and Retention would be “Extremely Important” or “Very Important” to their organization for the upcoming year. In the past, strategies for…
6 Tips for Writing A Great Culture Audit

6 Tips for Writing A Great Culture Audit

This DATIS Blog Article, “6 Tips for Writing A Great Culture Audit“, was originally posted by Tabitha Russell, Great Place to Work on May 18th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. This blog also relates to the DATIS Executive Priorities Report, which highlights the biggest improvements Health and Human Services executives want to make to their organization's culture. If you’re interested in being named a Fortune…
Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

Protecting Your Employer Brand in a Digital Age

An organization’s reputation is much harder to control than it used to be. Previously, building and maintaining an employer brand was handled through press releases and public communications. Organizations could pick and choose what information they wanted released, and what information they wanted to keep quiet. However, recent advances in technology have made protecting an employer brand much more complicated,…
Attracting Top Talent With an Effective HR Strategy

Attracting Top Talent With an Effective HR Strategy

The Health and Human Services industry has been on the rise for many years.  Last month, Deloitte University Press reported that employee growth in the industry has increased by 42% since the year 2000, a staunch contrast to the overall private sector’s employment growth of just 9.8%. The report concludes that the competition for highly skilled clinical staff is becoming…
How Company Values Protect Culture in Times of Growth

How Company Values Protect Culture in Times of Growth

This DATIS Blog Article, “How Company Values Protect Culture in Times of Growth“, was originally posted by Sharlyn Lauby, Great Place To Work, on February 1st, 2017 and was reposted with permission. A common theme during the 2016 Great Place to Work Small and Medium Business Conference was managing growth. Not just growth in terms of products, services, and customers. But growth in terms of employees and morale.…
A Fresh, Fast, and Fun Way to Focus Your Team

A Fresh, Fast, and Fun Way to Focus Your Team

This DATIS Blog Article, “A Fresh, Fast, and Fun Way to Focus Your Team”, was originally posted by Karin Hurt's Let's Grow Leaders on January 24th, 2017 and was reposted with permission. If you’re like most managers, you’re neck deep in performance agreements, stretch goals, and the dance between managing your boss’s expectations and warning your team not to sandbag. How you spend January…