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Perks nice, but focus on corporate culture to attract talent and improve your bottom line

What makes a company succeed? High on the list is corporate culture, a newly hot topic since Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer announced her controversial decision to abolish the Internet giant’s work-from-home policy with the intent to spur collaboration and innovation and, ultimately, increase profits. Mayer’s move runs counter to the culture of many companies such […]

Work-life balance: fact or myth?

The subject of juggling a career and personal life is becoming more prevalent with women like Marissa Mayer of Yahoo in the spotlight. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, nearly 71 percent of women with children under 18 years old were in the labor force or looking for work in 2011. Working mothers (and […]