Culture

4 Best Techniques to Recruit New Talent

4 Best Techniques to Recruit New Talent

Few factors are more important to an organization’s success than the quality of its staff. Most companies don’t have the resources to waste on poor performers; hiring represents an enormous investment and choosing the wrong candidate can have dire co... Read More »

These Are the People You Need on Your Startup Team

These Are the People You Need on Your Startup Team

New ventures, especially tech startups, have a character of their own. Often the leader is brilliant and quirky and the team is passionate and driven. This is one reason that the Zuckerberg centered movie “The Social Network” made more th... Read More »

Stu Leonard’s Secret for Great Customer Service

Stu Leonard’s Secret for Great Customer Service

At the front entrance of Stu Leonard’s Grocery Store stands a large boulder. Engraved in the boulder are these words: “Our Policy Rule 1: The customer is always right! Rule 2: If the customer is ever wrong, re-read rule 1″ This insc... Read More »

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: How Gender is Affecting Today’s Top Companies

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: How Gender is Affecting Today’s Top Companies

  More than half of all Americans are female, yet this gender split is not reflected in today’s job market, especially in more executive-level roles. There is a large body of research indicating the organizational, marketing and financial ... Read More »

‘Fit’ to Hire? eHarmony Matching Employees with Companies

‘Fit’ to Hire? The dating site eHarmony is the latest vendor to enter the hiring arena, with a platform designed to match jobseekers with companies whose cultures best align with their personalities and values. But critics say it can pote... Read More »

How You Can Promote a Productive Mentality at Work

Happy employees are more productive than their peers at work. That’s according to new data from the University of Warwick. In fact, this body of research cites that those happy employees are 12 percent more productive than their counterparts in the o... Read More »

Why Millennials Are Truly Unique

by Jolene Erlacher It happened again just last week. A gentleman at a roundtable I was facilitating made the argument that Millennials are just like any other generation. There are indeed life cycle effects—things that are similar for every generatio... Read More »

How to Use a Career Page to Positively Show off Culture to Candidates

The culture of a business may be the most significant factor in determining a company’s success. The Harvard Business Review reports culture directly impacts employee satisfaction, job performance, business creativity, commitment and loyalty, r... Read More »

How to Attract Skilled Workers with Your Company Culture

Almost at a gut level, we know that a great work culture leads to increased company efficiency, productivity and employee satisfaction, though proving it is a little tricky. Inc Magazine’s web-based encyclopedia takes 12 paragraphs to define work cul... Read More »