All Blog Posts Tagged 'Culture' (33)

Best Company Culture Videos

The corporate culture video has become morphed from something very generic and scripted, to a creative outlet that companies can use to share their story, and what they're all about.  This medium has a lot of potential to be a funny and sometimes viral employer branding campaign for your talent acquisition team.

While we've already put together some of the best culture videos that we've found, we though it'd be fun to add a few new ones, and tell you why we like them so much.  Without…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on May 21, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Communicating Culture When Using Third Party Recruiters

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Culture Description Challenges

A strong culture is one of the most important weapons in the war for talent.  It's also hard to communicate when using a third party recruiter.  We talked with Cheryl Krestanowich from Acuity HR Solutions to better understand where culture fits into the overall hiring…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on May 4, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Set The Culture Tone From The Start

Hiring With Goals In Mind

When considering how many different moving parts there are within the hiring process, it's a miracle HR gets anything done! Finding and hiring great talent starts with knowing the company's goals and future vision of what exactly the company will look like. When considering how to build a team, Elijah Moore at Collage focuses on creating the right culture for his…
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Added by Phil Strazzulla on April 24, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Create More Autonomy in Your Hiring Department

Your HR department is swamped with resume intake and review, job post creation, interviews, and onboarding. If you’re a hiring manager or recruiter but also have your hands in all other tasks, it can be impossible to focus your efforts where it really matters — on sourcing and hiring new talent.

You could always clone yourself to get more…

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Added by Alisiana Peters on March 22, 2018 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Top Signs That a Negative Culture Is Lurking Into Your Business

Every company culture has a profound effect on your employee’s ethical behavior and the productivity of your company. A positive company culture enhances the team collaboration and productivity with it resulting in a happy workplace. On the other side, negative culture promotes…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on June 7, 2016 at 5:45am — No Comments

The Best Kept Secrets About Sourcing: “What the Pros Know”

Sourcing is a primary regulation of a talent acquisition. Sourcing…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on April 7, 2016 at 3:32am — No Comments

Hiring T-Shaped Professionals To Build Collaborative teams

Over the past few decades, research depicts the need for knowledge and experience of  young professionals in order to possess a deep knowledge about the industry and the ability to apply knowledge across multiple situations. The most recent emphasis on T-shaped…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on March 30, 2016 at 3:33am — No Comments

Recruiting Healthcare Workforce: The Challenges and It’s Cure

In recent times, technological demands continue to impact the healthcare industry with rapidly changing mobile technology, health applications and…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on March 23, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Failing At Retaining Your "A+" Players?

Retaining top talent is a hefty task for every employer. Recruiting the best…

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on March 2, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

Different HR Enterprises Have Different HR Priorities

Enterprises are simply a collection of individuals, which is why effective HR is essential for fostering a positive business culture. Additionally, there are economic benefits linked to a happy and engaged workforce, which in some cases is at least partially…

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Added by Rchilli Parser on January 14, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Is Culture Fit Just A Buzzword?

Culture fit is becoming a top priority for big companies. It is simply based on the idea of hiring synchronized individuals who share the same thought process as the company’s culture to create successful and productive teams. A recent study done by …

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Added by Satyajeet Thorat on January 14, 2016 at 3:00am — 4 Comments

3 Simple Steps to Better Job Descriptions

Today’s candidate finding your job description on your company careers page is not going to be their first interaction with your brand.  More than likely that candidate has done some research on you long before they ever make it to the apply stage.  Today’s candidate will dig into your social…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on August 4, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

TLS Continuum Part 12: VUCA and the TLS Continuum: Are they Incompatible?

I am currently reading a must read for all HR professionals, The Rise of HRWisdom from 73 Thought Leaders*, which was recently released by the Human Resource Certification Institute. It makes the case for the fact that the HR space has changed to one centered in VUCA (volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous). The contributors…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 6, 2015 at 10:59am — No Comments

Trees, Culture, and Recruiting

Sounds as if another ubiquitous #CultureChat has taken place at SXSW replete with recycled lines about what culture is to the experts. Could they all be wrong?

While it's…

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Added by Steve Levy on March 16, 2015 at 11:20am — 3 Comments

Employee Engagement Is All About Recruiting

[thnks to Scott Adams for being so astute about HR issues & for the use of his intellectual property]

Dilbert on Engagement

My thesis is that most have no idea what is meant by employee engagement:

That employee engagement isn’t something that company leaders can inspire just by being leaders.

That engagement is not an HR initiative…

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Added by Steve Levy on November 2, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

4 Ways to Give Your Employees a Work-Life Balance This Summer

I know far too many company leaders that avoid time off or other perks that they believe will put a dent in production, with no real evidence that that will in fact happen. With attraction and retention on the top of most employer’s to-do lists, it’s the perfect time to create your…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on May 9, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Culture Interview 101

You’ve heard it enough times, “Hire for cultural fit, train for skills.” It makes sense, it creates cohesive workforces and reduces retention rates –but how exactly do companies assess a cultural fit? Companies like Zappos that are known for their focus on…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 19, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

On "Culture" - “You keep using that word, I do not think it means what you think it means”.

How many job adverts currently advertise a "great culture", "a start-up culture" or a "Google-like culture"?  

It seems as though the only company not shouting about how Google-like their culture is are Google themselves.  It's a particular bugbear of mine at the moment because it's not only a trite…

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Added by Matt Buckland on March 19, 2014 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Rand Fishkin Schools Us on Company Culture

Rand Fishkin, CEO of SEOmoz gives it to us straight in his post, “What Company Culture IS and IS NOT.” There are thousands of articles, posts, chats and updates having recruiters and hiring managers in a mental…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 11, 2013 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Zappos Raises Their Quitting Bonuses?

That’s right, you read that correctly, Zappos CEO Tony Hseich, offers new hires $2,000, plus payment for work done, in the first week of employment if the employee quits. Sounds crazy right?…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 19, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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