company culture

We Want to Hear Your Inspiring Stories

By Paula Bernier What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World. That’s the title of a terrific album (I think anyway) by The Decemberists. And it pretty much sums up both the world in general and the workplace in particular. We hear a lot (but apparently not enough) about sexism and racism in the workplace, […]

Salesforce CEO Re-emphasizes Equal Pay Initiative

By Paula Bernier Establishing company culture – and the important practices and processes that go along with that – is a journey, not a destination. CEO Marc Benioff said as much recently in noting that Salesforce needs to review its practices on this front periodically to ensure women and men get equal pay for equal […]

How We Might Address the Decline of Women in Computing

By Paula Bernier The presence of women in the computing field is not just lower than that of men, it’s actually on the decline. That’s not good for women, and it’s not good for the tech workforce, as there is a talent shortage for people with computing jobs. More than 500,000 such jobs were open […]

Article Offers Tips on How to Keep Top IT Security Talent

IT professionals are at a premium these days. Those with security expertise are even more sought after. But how can an organization attract and retain IT security types in the extremely competitive market for top tech talent? A new article by CIO magazine offers tips on how to do it. That’s important given that IT […]

How to Build a Company Culture Focused on Customer Support

By Alyson Button Stone A company’s success today lies in its ability to build customer loyalty by providing outstanding customer service. According to Bain & Co. research, a company that improves its customer-retention rates by as little as 5 percent may see increased profits that are 25 to 95 percent higher. At the same time, […]

Stress in the Workplace: A Look at the Statistics & Tips on How to Alleviate This Costly Problem

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. We’re all familiar with this idea. But we may not take it into consideration in our work environments. And that’s a mistake, according to new survey results from the American Institute of Stress. “Numerous studies show that job stress is far and away the major […]

Avanquest’s myDevices Leader Addresses Company Culture, Hiring

A division of Avanquest, Los Angeles-based myDevices launched its Internet of Things platform in October of 2015. This platform can allow developers to leverage any device (be it an IoT device like a sensor or a PC, printer, smartphone, or TV) with any kind of connectivity. It also features schedulers so users can turn things […]

CounterPath: We Have the Energy of a Newborn in the Body of a 14-Year-Old

CounterPath Corp. designs, develops and sells software and services that enable enterprises and telecommunication service providers to deliver unified communications services over IP networks. Although the company has been around for well over a decade, Gabrielle Garon, human resources manager at the company, says it keeps the flame burning through its unique company culture, which […]

CEO at Octo Telematics Firm Offers His View of the World

Octo Telematics is a company that provides insurance telematics services. The company was founded more than 4 million connected cars and 14 years ago in Rome, and since then its devices have been installed in more than 3.7 million vehicles globally. We recently interviewed Nino Tarantino, CEO of Octo Telematics North America, about what he […]

Teamwork and Problem Solving Are Core to Synapse Culture

Team-oriented, innovative, fluid, fun, and open are the words Brent Dix, vice president of engineering at Synapse, uses to describe the culture at his company. “We consistently encourage a transparent flow of conversation and communication; we’ve eliminated the fear of people speaking their minds, when they feel they have a relevant point or argument to […]

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