Archive by Author
TMF-CorpRetreat_1074

Employee feedback: How to make it less painful

Employee feedback can be a thorny issue for even the best managers and HR professionals. And traditional methods of gathering feedback don’t work. That’s what Lee Burbage, head of people at The Motley Fool, told host Matt Trogdon this week in a short video on best-practices. “The first thing I would do is kill the […]

Continue reading
corevaluesphoto

Company Culture: The Importance of Core Values

(The following post was originally written by Sam Cicotello, head of The Motley Fool’s member services team) Wow!  You actually opened a post with the title “core values?”  I’m a little surprised.  Many people look at “core values” and roll their eyes.  After all, most companies have them and they are generally very nice, very […]

Continue reading
nats_3

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. […]

Continue reading

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

Continue reading
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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 […]

Continue reading
MotleyFool_06

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 […]

Continue reading
TMF-CorpRetreat_1066

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, […]

Continue reading
LinkedIn

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 […]

Continue reading
Glassdoor

Glassdoor Names Us the Best Medium-Sized Company To Work For In the US

The Motley Fool, founded in Alexandria with the purpose of helping the world invest better, has been given top honor today as the best medium-sized company to work for in 2014 by Glassdoor.com. The Motley Fool beat out companies from across the country. SmartBear Software (#2) and Travelzoo (#3) round out the top three of […]

Continue reading
LinkedIn Influencer

CEO Tom Gardner Now a LinkedIn “Influencer”

Motley Fool CEO and co-founder Tom Gardner has joined the LinkedIn “Influencer” program. Gardner published his first “Influencer” post, titled “Half Your Employees Hate Their Jobs,” on Wednesday. The post, co-written with Motley Fool columnist Morgan Housel, highlighted three changes organizations should make to improve their workplace cultures. “Peter Drucker said that culture eats strategy […]

Continue reading
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 206 other followers