Company Culture, the Key to Capturing Talent and Generating Multigenerational Synergy

Written by Isabelle Larche

Managing Director, Recruitment & Executive Search at Timeo-Performance
Published on 01-06-2018

What affects productivity, employee enthusiasm, turnover and determines whether star performers stay or leave? The answer is culture. But, culture is not simply about designing incentives, rewards, rules and, structures, nor is it about hanging “values” posters on company walls and having a mission and vision statement. Being able to create a vibrant, enduring and inclusive culture which attracts talents takes intentionality and investment. Not just from the human resource team, but throughout the company. This is especially so as talent markets are shifting and competition intensifies.

Not sure how to start? Timeo-Performance can help. As experts in assessing, building and developing teams and talents we can help you grow your team so that your company can succeed. This week, the 4 articles I compiled will convince you further on how culture plays a huge role in retaining talent and, creating synergy out of a multi-generational workplace:

Company Culture

“Curating culture is one of the most important investments you can make as a leader.”

Culture is the invisible force that shapes your company’s success and allows you to keep your star performers. And that’s why intentionally curating culture is one of your most important jobs as a leader. What role does the leader play in culture curation? Find out in this Forbes article.

1. Keep Your Best Employees: Culture is Key

According to Mark Miller Jr., founder of Body Shop Business, here are 4 general guidelines he has followed that has allowed him to find and keep good employees for his own business:

2. Body Shop Culture: Building an Environment Where People Do the Right Thing (Without Being Asked)

Intergenerational Teams

The different generations — be it the Millennials, Generation X or the baby boomers — seem to all have different expectations on how to be managed, what kind of rewards and even the speed of promotion. These are just some of the challenges faced in the modern multigenerational workplace. Can colleagues of all ages work well together? Find out how you might do so in this article from US News:

3. Working Well With Colleagues of All Ages

What could be an advantage of having 5 generations working together in the same place? You get unprecedented opportunities to learn from such a diverse range of experiences. How then can we create those opportunities on a daily basis at work? Find out in this HBR article:

4. 4 Ways to Help Different Generations Share Wisdom at Work

BONUS: What We Can Do About The Culture of Hate

Sally Kohn discovered, we all hate — some of us in subtle ways, others in obvious ones. As she confronts a hard story from her own life, she shares ideas on how we can recognize, challenge and heal from hatred in our institutions and in ourselves.



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Isabelle Larche
Isabelle is a Human Performance expert, with over 10 years of professional recruitment experience, and 15 years of Business Management Consulting experience. Isabelle is the Vice President of the French Chamber of Commerce and Trade Counsellor (Singapore Chapter) to the French Embassy.

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