Tagged as Team building

How Career Edge helped us grow the LifeSpeak family

At LifeSpeak, we value dedication, creativity, and ambition. So when the employment matching team at Career Edge connected us with a hard-working and talented web developer named Tahmina Naznen, we knew she would fit right...

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Why are so many workplaces becoming pet-friendly?

Americans love their pets. According to the American Pet Products Association, overall household pet ownership increased from 54% in 2009 to 68% in 2016, and spending on pets has risen sharply along with it. Most...

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10 critical ways to empower women and minorities in the workplace.

In light of recent social events, creating an inclusive workforce is more important than ever. Aside from the blatantly positive optics, countless studies cite many significant benefits of hiring a more diverse workforce: increased creativity...

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5 ways workplace bullies are ruining your organization.

Before you dismiss the topic of workplace bullying as something that only happens in the most toxic and dysfunctional organizations, think again. According to research conducted by the University of Phoenix, 75% of workers are...

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The best way to throw an inclusive holiday party at work.

There’s a reason it’s called “the festive season”: it’s a time to celebrate! As the year winds down, many people across different cultures and religions take time to celebrate family, friends, and other blessings in...

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The trick to measuring employee engagement.

Compared to employee engagement, most KPIs are a cinch to track. Want to know your return on investment, click-through rate, or cost per acquisition? No problem. Just pop some numbers into a formula and you’re...

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10 meaningful #GivingTuesday deeds you can do with your colleagues.

Did you know this coming Tuesday, November 28, is known as #GivingTuesday around the world? It began six years ago and always falls on the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. During this time,...

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Positive corporate culture starts with leadership.

How would you describe your organization’s culture? Is it energetic? Competitive? Supportive? Aloof? If you’re not sure, take a moment to consider things like the company mission and vision, how your colleagues interact with each...

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10 tidbits of encouragement for entrepreneurs this Small Business Month.

Did you know October is Small Business Month in Canada, and National Women’s Small Business Month in the US? Small businesses are the driving force of our economy, providing hundreds of millions of jobs, and...

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Ask the Expert: Entrepreneur Tuan Nguyen on Volunteering

Last week, LifeSpeak users around the world got to ask entrepreneur and philanthropist Tuan Nguyen about incorporating volunteering into their daily lives. While working as a full-time public accountant, Tuan began volunteering in the community...

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5 reasons your organization should be more transparent about promotions.

The phrase “climbing the corporate ladder” gets thrown around a lot, but what it actually means can vary greatly across organizations and industries. Anyone in human resources knows merit, seniority, budgets, and availability of positions...

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3 secrets to building an awesome team.

Your organization is more than just the products or services it provides. It goes beyond cool branding, cutting-edge tech, or fine-tuned logistics. At its core, your organization is about people. From the decision makers to...

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