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The Art of the Workforce: Socially Responsible

Editor’s Note: We’ve commissioned artist Doug Shaw to explore the 16 Key Factors measured when it comes to compatibility between a candidate and employer and will be posting them along with his inspiration in this series. Social responsibility can seem mundane and something that most companies don’t need to worry about. But, the opposite is […]

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The Art of the Workforce: Predictability

  Editor’s Note: We’ve commissioned artist Doug Shaw to explore the 16 Key Factors measured when it comes to compatibility between a candidate and employer and will be posting them along with his inspiration in this series. Being predictable is sometimes seen as a bad thing. Everyone wants a little mystery, some excitement in their […]

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Why Fit Matters for the Workplace

We described worker-company fit in a previous post. Fit is related to increased communication, job satisfaction, company productivity, and a wealth of other important concepts related to employee happiness and company results. It is foundational to many of the positive experiences people have at work, and yet, it is rarely, if ever, appropriately used to […]

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What is ‘Fit’ in the workplace?

In the past decade, a vibrant body of scientific research has been conducted on topic of employee-organization fit.  This research has provided a wealth of data to support the idea that a strong or homogeneous company culture, combined with employees who share the values that the culture promotes, will lead to many positive outcomes, such […]

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How to Gain Trust At Work

When it comes down to it, trust is one of the most valuable assets you can leverage in the workplace. It’s nice if people think you are competent, intelligent or friendly. However, if your colleagues don’t trust you to do what you say you’ll do and to follow through on your promises, being skilled or […]

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We all know the holidays can be stressful under the best of circumstances… and that’s before you add office politics to the mix.  What will land workers on the wrong side of the “professional naughty and nice” list?  Never fear, you no longer need to wonder for the merry marketing team at Elevated Careers is […]

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So you’ve identified your current company culture and it’s less than desirable. You – as a leader, want to make a change, but given that everything influences culture, where do you start? Is there a quick guide to follow? What should you try and tackle first? Do you even stand a chance? The answer is […]

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MOTIVATING THE UN-MOTIVATED One of the 16 key factors in determining a person’s compatibility with an employer is the amount of engagement that occurs. In this context, how much effort does one exert into motivating employees?   As a college professor, an interesting paradox occurs in the context of motivating students in the classroom. THE CHALLENGE […]

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