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Low pay isn't causing people to quit their jobs — toxic workplace culture is

Steve Pfost/Newsday RM via Getty Images Compensation isn't the biggest factor in an employee deciding to quit, a new analysis found. Toxic workplace culture is 10.4 times more likely to contribute to an employee leaving. Retail workers are the most likely to quit, but firms like SpaceX have also had a high quit-rate. Workers are quitting their jobs in record numbers. But what's nudging them out the door isn't low pay — it's toxic workplace culture. That's according to a ne...
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7 books that can help improve a toxic company culture

If you feel your time isn't respected at work, try reading one of these books.Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images A toxic work culture seems daunting, but employees and managers can improve it with the right tools. If you have an overbearing boss or are struggling with inclusivity, the following books can help. These seven picks outline the importance of allyship, cultural awareness, and innovative leadership. Whether you're back in the office or working from home, a toxic company cul...
Tags: Productivity, Books, Advice, Trends, Strategy, Reading, Career Advice, Nordic, Clive Lewis, Book Recommendations, Contributor, David Brendel, Work Culture, Melinda Briana Epler, Insider Inc, Toxic Workplace


Top 'Judge Judy' producer once made pig noises when he found litigants unattractive and told producers he didn't want too many Black litigants, former employees claimed

Judge Judy and bailiff Petri Hawkins-Byrd on set in 1997. Donaldson Collection/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty A top "Judge Judy" producer regularly made crude remarks about litigants, according to interviews and claims in court records. Ex-employees said Randy Douthit discussed if litigants were "too ugly" or "too fat" and commented on their teeth. Through his lawyers, Douthit denied "racism or any other abusive conduct towards members of the show's production or its participants." Read ...
Tags: Amazon, News, Media, Entertainment, Advertising, Trends, Cbs, Black, Judy, Judge Judy, Judith Sheindlin, Sebastien, Nicole Einbinder, Griggs, Judy Sheindlin, Douthit


Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin reportedly fired a longtime senior executive over allegations of inappropriate behavior in the workplace

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos. HO/Mike Brown/Space Florida Blue Origin fired a senior executive in 2019 over allegations of inappropriate behavior, per The Washington Post. One former employee told The Post that the exec embarrassed her in front of others in a meeting. It follows former and current Blue Origin staff writing about the company's alleged sexist work culture. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos' spaceflight firm, Blue Origin, fired a longtime s...
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Bill Gates discusses his marriage, his past ties to Jeffrey Epstein, and Microsoft's alleged toxic workplace culture in new interview

Gates, as chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation,attends a global health conference put on by the United Nations on September 25, 2008 in New York. Don Emmert/Getty Images Bill Gates spoke with CNN's Anderson Cooper Wednesday - his first public appearance since his divorce was finalized. Gates opened up about his divorce, his past ties to Jeffrey Epstein, and Microsoft's alleged toxic workplace culture. Gates and Melinda French Gates, officially divorced on Monday, ending ...
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2020 brought a wave of discrimination and harassment allegations against major companies like Amazon, McDonald's, and Pinterest. These are some of the year's high-profile legal battles.

Jeremy Moeller, Chesnot, and Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo movements have exploded in recent years, shedding light on systemic racial and gender bias across American society, and in particular, within American workplaces. In 2020, workers spoke publicly in increasing numbers, often by taking their employers to court over pay disparities, harassment and abuse, and toxic company cultures. Major businesses including Google, Amazon, McDonald's, Pinterest, and J...
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Four Big Ideas to Help You Cultivate Influence in a Sharp-Elbowed Environment

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How to tell if you're in a socially distant toxic workplace — and what you can do about it

If your company makes you leave your camera on, that can be a red flag. Crystal Cox/Business Insider Toxic workplaces don't just pop up in physical buildings; remote work has shown that they can breed online too.In fact, in an unstable economy, toxic bosses may take advantage of workers' fears over losing their jobs.There are a few telltale warning signs that you're in a socially distant toxic workplace, from no work-life balance to constant micromanagement.Try setting clear boundaries arou...
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How to get rid of your firm's workaholic culture in 3 steps

Yes, you should turn off your work notifications. Moyo Studio/Getty Images With the new WFH world, it can be tempting to WFH 24/7 — but this doesn't create a healthy working culture for employees. Experts suggest that a non-toxic workplace starts from leadership; when leadership sets up expectations and acts as an example, the rest of the company will follow. A few strategies: set "on" and "off" hours (no 2 a.m. emails), turn off notifications after work and on weekends, and create a cultur...
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Ubisoft Announces Plans To Shake Up The Company’s All White Male Editorial Group [Update]

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot announced today in an email to employees that the game publisher will be revising the composition of its currently all white male Editorial Department which oversees creative decisions across all of its global studios. He also outlined other measures to try to address a recent wave of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Kotakucore, Ubisoft, Misconduct, Yves Guillemot, Harrassment, Toxic Workplace, All White Male Editorial Group


Ubisoft Announces Plans To Shake Up The Company’s All White Male Editorial Group

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot announced today in an email to employees that the game publisher will be revising the composition of its currently all white male Editorial Department which oversees creative decisions across all of its global studios. He also outlined other measures to try to address a recent wave of…Read more...
Tags: Science, Kotakucore, Ubisoft, Misconduct, Yves Guillemot, Harrassment, Toxic Workplace, All White Male Editorial Group


Managers Need To Know What Makes A Workplace Toxic

A toxic workplace is bad for everyone who works there Image Credit: eek the cat So what kind of workplace do you work in? No, I’m not asking about the kind of furniture you have, what the view out the window looks like, or how comfortable the chairs are. Instead, what I’d like to know is just exactly how toxic is it? Surveys have been taken that reveal that 64% of people reported that they were currently working with someone that they considered to be toxic. A whopping 94% said that they ...
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How Employees Can Remedy a Toxic Workplace

Welcome to the toxic workplace! You may have already been here before, actually. Maybe you worked for a business you knew was bad out of necessity. You might have taken the job for a paycheck, desperate to find work, only to discover a unpleasant company culture and dysfunctional boss lurking beneath the surface. The inverse could have happened, too. You might have started a rewarding position, only to watch it gradually fizzle over time. Great leadership was phased out, perks and benefits were ...
Tags: Sales, Company Culture, Mental Health, Business Advice, Employee Wellness, Your Career, Toxic Workplace


How Employees Can Remedy a Toxic Workplace

Welcome to the toxic workplace! You may have already been here before, actually. Maybe you worked for a business you knew was bad out of necessity. You might have taken the job for a paycheck, desperate to find work, only to discover a unpleasant company culture and dysfunctional boss lurking beneath the surface. The inverse could have happened, too. You might have started a rewarding position, only to watch it gradually fizzle over time. Great leadership was phased out, perks and benefits were ...
Tags: Sales, Company Culture, Mental Health, Business Advice, Employee Wellness, Your Career, Toxic Workplace


Tips for Female Business Owners on Ending Workplace Toxicity

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