Workplace Culture

To Collaborate Think “Outward” – 6 Skills

July 8, 2021

by Steve Wood: The best collaborations come from “bridging” collaborations where people with different skills, experiences, and approaches get involved.

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The 8-Cs of Our Company Culture

July 8, 2021

by Steve Wood: For these 8 Cs to become a reality you need to have the right people in the right roles.

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What Harry Potter Can Teach Us About Us

July 8, 2021

by Steve Wood: Steve reflects on the comparison of the "Sorting Hats" scene and how this can apply to personalities.

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Five Attitudes of a “Yes we Can” Culture

July 8, 2021

by Steve Wood: Steve Wood discusses five attitudes he sees most often in people who contribute to sustaining a “Yes we can” culture.

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In the mood…for work

March 4, 2021

by Leddy Group: In the mood … for work Imagine this everyday scene: you arrive at work to start your shift/day, whether in the office or at your first zoom meeting of the day from your dining room table, and you hear: “How are you today”? When your coworkers ask this well-intentioned question, what pops up first in

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Attracting & Retaining Young Engineering Talent

February 18, 2021

by Leddy Group: Attracting & Retaining Young Engineering Talent If attracting and/or retaining young engineering talent is of importance to you, then you must read the article “To Retain Young Workers, Change Workplace Norms” in the January 2021 Edition of Manufacturing Engineering.   The article is based on the Workforce Leadership Exchange at FABTECH 2020.   Gain insight from the

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Job Satisfaction – the Driving Force for Engineers

January 21, 2021

by Leddy Group: When we follow up with engineering candidates we’ve placed to ensure they are satisfied with their jobs, we often hear the same thing: their manager is a driving force behind their satisfaction or dissatisfaction. Through this exercise, we have learned that while good managers in every industry carry the same traits (good communicators, ability to

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Healthy Ideas

January 7, 2021

by Leddy Group: As we enter the new calendar year, eating healthy tends to become a very popular topic, everywhere we look. With good reason! So many temptations lurk around every corner, especially when so many of us are working remotely. We would like to offer you these tips you can easily incorporate into your routine to boost

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Icky, Sticky People Problems

August 28, 2019

by Fran Lefavour: People Problems never end! Original Recorded Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EST Presenter: Fran Lefavour & Susannah Chance  Body odor, gossip, personal problems, and more!  Learn how employers can handle these uncomfortable, but inevitable, people problems. Participants will learn:    How to analyze a situation and determine if it should

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Job Quitting is a Symptom of Low Resiliency

August 28, 2019

by Steve Wood: One of the problems with low-unemployment is that young workers find it too easy to quit and find another job – “job quitting”. What they do not understand is that quality employers recognize this pattern as a symptom of low resiliency and often pass on hiring them. At least that used to be the case.

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