Month: August 2019

Why Letting Go of Status Quo is Essential in the Workplace

It’s safe to say that in today’s workforce as a whole, things are changing. Benefits and job requirements that were once desirable to employees are becoming less so, while new priorities are taking shape. So, how can your business adapt? Part of carving out a unique footprint as an employer today is understanding what potential employees and team members truly want — and what they don’t. What we’re largely seeing is a shift in wants and needs, largely driven by a different set of priorities in…


WorkHound's Guide to Company Values

As a continuously evolving company, our work begins with a clear expectation about how we approach work with one another as collaborators, which ultimately impacts how we view our work with customers. We’re in the business of retention, so it’s important that we practice what we preach.  More than 20,000 workers across the country regularly share feedback to help WorkHound get to the bottom of what workers want. Those insights have helped us develop our own company values, and ultimately,…


When the Going Gets Tough: How to Navigate Challenging Conversations

Sometimes, conversations can be just plain hard. We often consider tough conversations as the ones employees have with managers, but the conversations managers have with higher-ups to advocate for their team members can be just as stressful. That’s definitely the case when you’re in the position of needing to address feedback that necessitates change. Change is never the easiest topic to discuss — and change accompanied by a required investment of time and/or money can be especially…