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Why The Employee Value Proposition Matters | Unpacking The State Of The American Workplace #7

Wednesday, Apr 19th, 2017

By: Darren Virassammy
COO, 34 Strong Inc.

Organizations often focus outwardly on the value that they seek in candidates to have for respective positions.  Perhaps, for that new sales associate, we know they will need to provide value by being able to help prospect through identifying needs and confidently going in for the ask. […]

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What Employees Value The Most In Their Role, Culture, And Life – 5 Key Insights | Unpacking The State Of The American Workplace #6

Thursday, Apr 13th, 2017

By Darren Virassammy
COO, 34 Strong Inc.

Gallup finds employees are looking for fit within their role, culture and life. With 35% of employees having changed jobs within the last 3 years, it should be alarming that 91% of that group left their company to do so. Why is this so important to drill […]

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Managing Upward: To Speak Up Or Not To Speak Up? | Applying Our Strengths To Avoid Crisis

Wednesday, Apr 5th, 2017

By: Shelley Hom

It is interesting to observe my girls as they make their way into their careers, into the “real world”. I realize now that all the life lessons to date, all those times I said, “you will understand when you get out into the real world” really didn’t take root. I am sure […]

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Why The Employer Brand Matters | Unpacking The State of The American Workplace #5

Wednesday, Mar 22nd, 2017

By: Darren Virassammy
COO – 34 Strong, Inc.

Whether all organizations are aware of it or not, they have 2 key brands that they are presenting outwardly for perception. Those two brands are:

  • The Customer Brand
  • The Employer Brand

Organizations invest extensive time and money into building a competitive customer brand, and […]

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Does Employee Engagement Drive Economic Health? | Unpacking The State Of The American Workplace #4

Thursday, Mar 16th, 2017

By: Darren Virassammy
COO – 34 Strong, Inc.

As we continue our series on Unpacking Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace report, which studied over 195,600 employees from a host of industries, it has become clear that:

Today’s Job market has become far less about employees competing for roles and far […]

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Gallup’s 7 Keys To Creating Exceptional Workplaces | Unpacking The State Of The American Workplace #3

Wednesday, Mar 8th, 2017

By: Darren Virassammy
COO – 34 Strong, Inc.

“The rulebook is being rewritten. Leaders must decide what role they want to play in their organization — now in the midst of change and in the future. They can be passive bystanders or active participants in creating and guiding an exceptional workplace.”   […]

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The Workforce Storm | Unpacking The State of The American Workplace #2

Wednesday, Mar 1st, 2017

By: Darren Virassammy
COO – 34 Strong, Inc.

“Change is Inevitable, Progress is Optional.”
-Tony Robbins-

Leaders have consistently heard the refrain “The Workplace is Changing.” It is one that has often carried little weight, but in the latest release of Gallup’s 214 page State of the American Workplace Report, this […]

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Gallup CEO Jim Clifton Says: It is time for Workplace Disruption | Unpacking The State Of The American Workplace #1

Wednesday, Feb 22nd, 2017

By Darren Virassmmy
COO – 34 Strong, Inc.

“The very practice of management no longer works.”
-Jim Clifton, Chairman & CEO: Gallup-

Last week, Gallup released one of their mother-ship reports: The State of the American Workplace. This is hands down one of the most exhaustive and insightful reports that you […]

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The Tony Robbins Human Need for Connection And The Importance of The Leader

Thursday, Feb 16th, 2017

By Shelley Hom

There are hundreds of thousands of articles on communication. Hundreds of thousands of books on business communication. On management, on leadership, on achieving the bottom line.

On success.

I was given very sage advice from a mentor early on in my career. She told me that once I start thinking about employees […]

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Leading with Self-Awareness – Strategic and the Slow-Mo Button (Week 35 – Part 3 of 3)

Wednesday, Feb 15th, 2017

By Brandon Miller
CEO – 34 Strong, Inc.
Gallup Certified Strengths Coach

Are you Self-Aware?  Self Awareness is a powerful skill for unlocking your maximum potential. This is part of the Leading with Self-Awareness Series where we spotlight all 34 StrengthsFinder ® talent themes and the 4 domains of Strength.Weekly, we provide a fresh 3 […]

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