Category: Company Culture

The Perfect Job Does Exist. We Might Be Able to Help You Find It.

Our Talent team is responsible for feeding the growth and evolution of The Agora Companies with the greatest new talent in the industry. And as you can imagine, finding a certain caliber of candidate isn’t always easy. But we won’t settle for less, because we believe in quality over convenience. You see it in our […]

How To: Give Great Feedback & Reap The Benefits

We recently talked about an Aesop fable that we’ve used to help boost revenue. What did we learn? ”Please all and you’ll please none.” Managers everywhere can relate. Understanding how to work with different people who need different things to grow, develop and perform… it’s not easy. And sometimes it feels like you simply cannot win. Should […]

A Workplace Highlight: Publishing Services

One of the first things you’ll realize when meeting with someone from Publishing Services; they are not afraid of a challenge. Publishing Services is responsible for the systems and applications which support more than 20 of the world’s leading privately owned media companies. They believe in finding solutions through innovation, and with a diverse client […]

Our Unconventional Approach to Leadership Development

A couple of months ago we talked a little bit about the Dos and Don’ts of Leadership Development. But looking back at the last read, we realized that we forgot to mention one of our favorite “dos”. So in an effort to make it up to you, we’re going to tell you one of our favorite […]

How To: Have Effective One-On-Ones

“One-on-ones” are a time old tactic, and still one of the most effective, yet simple ways to give employees real guidance, and establish regular and open communication. If we know one thing about how to maintain a productive workplace, it’s that communication is key. Showing an employee that you value them by giving even just […]

What Are You Still Doing Here?

Most companies regularly review their employee’s performance. But, how often do they ask their employees to review the company? It’s common practice for this to be done in an exit interview. But by then, it’s kind of “too little, too late”…… right? I believe the key is to find out how employees think and feel […]

A Workplace Highlight: Money Map Press

“Without passion, you just can’t exist here.”   A 14 West Workplace Highlight on Money Map Press Money Map Press is a group of top experts on the global economy. This might not sound so interesting at first. There are experts on all sorts of topics in all sorts of industries and roles all over […]

6 Tips for Corporate Wellness Success

You’ve probably heard the term “employee wellness” used around your office. Over the last 10 years, employee wellness programs have become more and more popular as employers start to recognize the benefits of having healthier employees. Obvious paybacks include less sick days, lowers health care costs, and happier employees. And then there’s the allure the […]