corporate culture

The fired Yelp employee

Over the last few days, we’ve seen the Internet basically blow up over the story of Talia Jane, a customer service representative for Yelp who wrote an open letter criticizing her CEO, Jeremy Stoppelman, for being underpaid relative to the […]

Employee appreciation, explained

There are many ways to show your employees that you like the work they do, especially after a job well done. We write a lot here at Happy Team Check about how it’s extremely important to show your employees that […]

Chinese New Year employee motivation

Kung hei fat choi! Chinese New Year is a big holiday for many people around the world, and this 2016, the Year of the Fire Monkey, is no exception. For many, this is a time to return home and be […]

About the Force, this post is

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is currently in cinemas, and we’re excited to see this new chapter in the Star Wars saga. To celebrate this occasion, Happy Team Check would like to give a shout-out to all those employers and […]

Rocket Boots: building corporate culture

In the world of tech startups, cohesion and mutual understanding are paramount to ensuring that ion to your product becomes successful. Whether it’s called “corporate culture”, “vision” or something else entirely, building something big from virtually nothing is a gargantuan […]

Resilience

In all the crises of life and work, we are called to have only one thing that will help us through these dark times: resilience. To be resilient is to know what it’s like to falter, to navigate through adversity […]

Effective communicators for an effective workplace

Effective employee communication is extremely important in building good engagement between employers and employees. It’s no secret — the best way to know people and to get them to understand you is to talk to them! But while we say […]

The call of Amazon: marrying culture with satisfaction

A couple of weeks ago, The New York Times published a detailed look at the tough, demanding corporate culture of Amazon.com.  We here at Happy Team Check decided to take a look at it. It isn’t easy building one of […]