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6 Winning Traits of Startup Employees

Startups are constantly in flux, demanding an innovative environment and adapting…


Added by Ryan Mead on September 30, 2015 at 9:58am — 1 Comment

Want Top Talent? Avoid These Five Mistakes

Continued economic improvement means employers need to work harder to attract, recruit, and hire top talent.  Are you making easily avoidable recruiting mistakes that impact your bottom line?

Recruiting is not what it used to be—and neither are the mistakes that trip up well-intentioned…


Added by Jaime Spuhler on September 10, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Integration and alignment

Knowledge Nugget 2 from the HR Symposium:

Integration and alignment are additional themes that kept coming up at the symposium.  Employees should be looking for work-life integration these days instead of work-life balance.  Work-life balance is very difficult, if not impossible, but work-life integration is doable!

All levels of the organization and all employees, vendors, and other stakeholders should have alignment and integration.  Departments, processes, and systems should…


Added by Sue Orr on May 20, 2015 at 11:03am — No Comments

How Can Corporate Culture Attract and Keep an Employee Interested

Finding professional and talented employee is as difficult as a job-hunting process. Not only job-seekers try hard to show their worth to get hired. Companies don’t relax either. Their task is to attract qualified specialist and keep him interested. And while some companies count on wages as their basic argument, others establish corporate culture and offer an employee its…


Added by Ann Aldrich on May 4, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Turning Your Organization Upside Down

Turning Your Organization Upside Down- excellent blog post by Jim Clemmer about running a successful organization.

Added by Sue Orr on April 13, 2015 at 3:39pm — No Comments

18 Quotes By Netflix’s Talent Guru That Will Make You Rethink HR

Patty McCord, Netflix’s former Chief Talent Officer, has a very different take on HR. Credit:…


Added by Paul Petrone on March 6, 2015 at 9:40am — No Comments

Netflix’s Anti-Establishment, Pro-Cash, Live-And-Let-Die Culture

Netflix’s culture seems to fly in the face of what people associate with Silicon Valley. Credit: Netflix

In a world of ping pong tables, “…


Added by Paul Petrone on March 5, 2015 at 10:54am — No Comments

Employees Rate the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing and Production

Great Rated! is excited to announce its 2015 People's Picks in manufacturing and production. These 15 companies stand out as the top workplaces in these sectors, based on anonymous surveys of their employees:

Large Companies:

  1. Hilcorp
  2. Stryker
  3. Devon…

Added by Kim Peters on January 21, 2015 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Aligning Candidate Experience to a Great Workplace with @GerryCrispin and @KimPeters

What do Deloitte, Genentech, Intel and Stryker all have in common?

 Easy. They have each won recognition in 2014 for not only creating a great work environment but translating that commitment to the treatment of their candidates – even the ones they don’t hire.

They’ll also be…


Added by Katrina Kibben on January 12, 2015 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

In the Search for Talent, Small Employers Can Stand Tall

Smaller firms can have a hard time standing out in the battle for talent. But they have a secret weapon: their workplace culture.

Many small and medium-size firms boast high-trust work environments that are a strong lure to job seekers. When these Davids wield their culture weapon smartly, they can beat out the Goliaths for great candidates. The trick is to know and cultivate your strengths, be transparent about what you have to offer, and take every opportunity you can to…


Added by Kim Peters on December 22, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The Fourth Quarter: A Telling Time For Workplace Transparency

The end of the fiscal year is a time of change at most companies. It's during the fourth quarter that many corporate leaders begin to take a hard look at whether they've met their expectations for the year and start to plan the next. For these reasons, it's a period popular for both layoffs and promotions. Some argue this is the best time of year to ask for a raise, as well.…


Added by Kim Peters on November 17, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Chuck Blakeman - Recruiting For Culture


Added by Recruiting Animal on November 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

What does it mean to be employable?

A few of us non-traditional, mold-breaker, non-conformist, square pegs in a land of round holes occasionally jokingly refer to ourselves as unemployable. And, in certain ways that isn’t far from accurate.

If we look throughout history we find plenty of well-known business and leadership success stories that…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on March 11, 2014 at 9:00pm — 12 Comments

Picture This: Top Career Motivators For the Best of Us and the Rest of Us

Who needs boring book-ish data when you can get cute, colorful, cartoon data? Behold, the rising popularity of image-infused content for the copy-averse crowd. Depicted in this infographic are results from LinkedIn’s December 2013 survey of 18,000 employed professionals in 26 countries.

Based on…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 15, 2014 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

How to Align Your Cultural Identity with Your Recruitment Strategy

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Sharlyn Lauby.

S harlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP is the HR Bartender, whose blog is a…


Added by Elise Jennings on January 31, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Global Leadership: Leading A Corporate Culture Across Cultures

No matter where in the world of work you happen to work, culture is a key competitive differentiator when it comes to success at recruiting and retaining the talent required to drive your business forward.  For companies located in a single market, hiring for culture fit remains a significant challenge.  For…


Added by Matt Charney on November 13, 2013 at 7:38am — 1 Comment

Shouldn't Deprived candidates be allowed to legibily allowed to pay heed,attention to needs

given the context how would you treat sexual harassment ?? ... motives ...behind ..motives?

Added by Ravi on September 9, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

Hypocrisy in hiring?

Obviously, every company culture is different and sometimes what hiring managers think and say they want is exactly the opposite of what they really mean by fit. Do you find this to be the case in your recruiting experience? If so, what's the main cause of this discrepancy?

In job opportunity listings, we often see terms such as:

  • Self-starter
  • Innovative
  • High tolerance for ambiguity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Takes…

Added by Kelly Blokdijk on June 28, 2013 at 9:17pm — 6 Comments

3 Reasons Why You Should Hire Employee Referrals

HR practitioners and researchers alike agree that employee referral programs are an excellent source-of-hire. Cost-effective, yet sporting a significant ROI, referral programs enable corporate recruiters to leverage their employees’ networks to reach quality talent pools. With a faster time-to-hire than average, referred applicants are recognized as more productive additions to the workforce.

Employee Referrals Make for Better Employees

1. For…


Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 17, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments

Harlem Shake is not an employer branding strategy

Probably the only thing that happened to me in February that can not be unseen would be the Harlem Shake. 

But there was a valuable out-take for recruiting too, from this joyful mass-adopted boogie. …


Added by Michael Wright on March 16, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments

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