Without Purpose, You’re Hurting Your Product, Your Brand, and Yourself
"If you feel the tug of war between spending time on activities with little meaning or direction and that pang of insecurity about keeping your skills in line with market expectations, you may be struggling with a lack of professional brand purpose."
Getting Ahead of the Looming Employee Exodus – ERE
Decades-old dialogue in HR circles about the war or race for talent is taking a sharp new turn as Covid-19 and the social-justice movement impact companies’ ability to only find and keep people. While there is much talk about laid-off and furloughed employees, as well as how to safely bring people back into physical workspaces, there is little attention being given to the prophesied “turnover tsunami” once the pandemic wanes. In the United States, growth for this year is expected to be “in the range of 6% to 7% (notably the highest in 30 years) while U.S. unemployment is predicted
What's going on here, with this human? - Graham Duncan Blog
The philosopher Kwame Appiah writes that “in life, the challenge is not so much to figure out how best to play the game; the challenge is to figure out what game you’re playing.” When I try to figure out what game I’m playing, I see that for the last 25 years I have been playing […]
How to create a sense of belonging for hybrid workers - All Things IC
A sense of belonging is something we all crave, whether in our personal lives or at work. Connecting with people that share our values and passions makes us feel part of something bigger than ourselves. And for so long, that sense of belonging has come from physical interactions as well as, in recent decades, digital ones. But then the unthinkable happened, and the world shut down.
Solving Brand Crisis By Breaking Patterns | Branding Strategy Insider
When the workers of the Norsk Hydro PVC plant in Stenungsund on the west coast of Sweden came to work in the early morning one day in 1996, a young man in In a brand crisis, break the pattern of perception in people's minds.
A Tale of Two ‘Scandals’ and What They Can Teach Us about Employer Branding - Brandwagon
In the last few months, as we’ve been trying to crawl our way out from under COVID’s thumb, two very different but very telling stories have been brought to light that clearly demonstrate what an employer brand is and what it isn’t. But before we get to these stories, we should first dispel a […]