October 18, 2014 | by Paul Spiegelman
In many companies, a positive workplace culture is associated with having fun, promoting a family atmosphere and creating an environment where team members enjoy their work every day. It is hard to poke holes in that approach.
October 13, 2014 | by Amber Johnson
BerylHealth, a healthcare call center, had its start with three employees and the phone line in a backroom. Between 1985 and 2012, founder and CEO Paul Spiegelman grew the company to 300 employees. The company earned multiple Inc. 500 and Best Places to Work awards for its impressive growth trajectory and strong, positive culture that was built first on truly caring for employees.
October 8, 2014 | by Paul Spiegelman
Having been both an acquirer and the acquired, I’ve seen firsthand how culture can change for the better or worse once a company is assimilated.
When your company is acquired, it will create a sense of fear for your current employees. Nearly everyone depends on a job to survive, and your employees will wonder what will happen to them going forward.