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Rewarding Your Employees: Try This New Method

Earning recognition for a job well done can give any employee a shot in the arm. When a boss or colleague shows appreciation, it ignites the drive and motivation for continued success. On a broader level, there’s believed to be a strong correlation between company reward programs and employee engagement.   Creating a fully engaged […]

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Job-hunting: Four more ways to stand out to employers

(The following was originally written by Sara Klieger, director of the Motley Fool’s internship program) I wrote a post recently that generated a lot of traffic – Five tips to improve your application and resume. It seems a lot of you are here (rightly so!) to learn about career opportunities and how to get them. […]

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Follow us on Twitter for more workplace tips!

If you’re new to our Culture Blog, thanks for reading! We love sharing all we’ve learned about workplace culture and best practices. To get our real-time thoughts and stories, give us a follow on Twitter. We’re @FoolCulture. Click on the link below to go to our Twitter page! https://twitter.com/FoolCulture

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Job-hunting: Five tips to improve your application & resume

(The following was originally written by Sara Klieger, director of the Motley Fool’s internship program) If you’re reading this blog, odds are you’re interested in one of the awesome job openings listed here. As someone who helps our Foolish recruiters read through the resumes and cover letters we receive, I’m here to give you some […]

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Follow along LIVE with our Women in Investing Event!

Hi Friends! More than 200 Fools gathered for our first-ever forum on Women and Investing back in January. It was such a success that we’re hosting another event! You can follow along with the live event here. Our keynote speaker is Megan McArdle. Megan is an economics, business, and public policy columnist for Bloomberg and […]

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Celebrating At Work: How To Do It Better

Workplace celebrations don’t have to be stale or awkward. I was reminded of that today when I walked into a lunch that the Motley Fool marketing and editorial teams hosted to celebrate hitting a company goal. I took away a couple of…ahem…takeaways that could be helpful as you think about celebrations at your organization. First, […]

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Women investors: Join us July 10 for a forum with author Megan McArdle

You may know that women are better investors than men. That’s not just idle boasting; Forbes magazine and Warren Buffett both agree. Female investors are calmer, we think more long-term, do more research, and are steadier under pressure – all traits that add up to winning returns. Sadly, despite the data*, it doesn’t necessarily translate to equal representation […]

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You Don’t Have to Hate Your Job (Really!)

By Laurie Street The Motley Fool isn’t the only company that has built a fantastic culture, but sadly there aren’t enough of us. Countless studies show that employees are lacking engaging and healthy work environments. An interesting New York Times piece, Why You Hate Work, digs deeper into these disadvantages, mentioning faults that stem from the […]

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Contributing to Amazon’s Most Well-Read City

By Laurie Street Whether it’s a biography or the latest best-seller, I’ve always loved to read. My constant desire for a good book in hand explains why Bookie Monster is one of my favorite employee benefits here. Though I’ve already praised this program on this blog, my curiosity was recently sparked when I learned that Amazon […]

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A “Foolish” Thought about LinkedIn

I’m a firm believer in the power of LinkedIn. As the go-to Fool for PR and company-wide networking, LinkedIn is an absolutely crucial tool that I use every day. With it, I can search and dig through company rosters to ensure I’m reaching out to the right person for my specific request. I honestly can’t […]

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