Monthly Archives: June 2013

Happy Employees Are The BEST Employees! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Keep your employees happy. Why? Because the success of your company depends on it! Happy employees are the most important tool a business can utilize to propel itself into growth and expansion. We found this fantastic infographic from PayScale about the positive effects happy, productive employees have on a company, along with the negative consequences […]

Who Is Responsible for Employee Engagement?

We found an interesting article the other day about who really shoulders the responsibility of employee engagement. Only one team member, or level, should never be on the receiving end of the pointed fingers, because there is a responsibility amongst the team to carry their own share of it. Employee engagement is necessary. With no […]

Creative Workspaces

Beer fridges. Dogs at work. Holiday parties and free pizza. Just a few of many startups’ favorite things. The startup culture is unique, and distinguishes itself from the established businesses of yesteryear. Startups focus on their employees; and what makes them happy and engaged. We believe that creating an environment to foster employees’ ideas and […]

Risk vs. Reward

The statistics are scary. According to the Harvard Business School, 3 out of 4 startups do not live to see success. So why is it that the entrepreneurial spirit is still alive in many regions across the United States? The decision to foster an idea and build it into a business plan requires risk. The […]

The Cost of Neutral

Every employee knows when they are engaged in their work and workplace. Every manager and HR leader knows when the employees in their department or their company is engaged. They even know when the actively disengaged employee is voicing their disengagement. In this post from Seth Godin, he makes that point about the cost of […]

Job Postings Need Spring Cleaning, Too!

How many blog posts have you recently come across that argues the need to spring clean your resume? There seems to be a lot circulating the professional blogosphere about what to say on your resume, what to remove, and how to format it. Discerning job seekers that spend the time to create a resume and […]

Focus on the Future

When J.C. Penney let go of its CEO, how well do you think they handled breaking the news to its employees? If you guessed not so well – well, you’re correct. Blogger and author Aubrey Daniels writes in his blog the major mistake J.C. Penney made when they began to focus on the past, instead […]

Find Your Balance

The internet loves doling out advice. Browse it long enough and you’ll find any type of advice for every group or demographic. We found this list of advice from Ragan.com for young professionals helpful in many ways. While every one of those 20 pieces of advice are helpful when it comes to creating and building […]

The Candidate Experience [INFOGRAPHIC]

How are job applicants rating their current candidate experience? Not so well apparently! We know, we can’t seem to get off the subject of “candidate experience during the hiring process” lately with our recent blog posts, but there’s a reason for that! It is so important to create a candidate experience that reflects your strive […]

What’s Zappos really (REALLY) like?

A few weeks ago, I fulfilled my dream to visit the Mecca of Corporate Culture: Zappos. And, like all ideas that I’ve built-up in my head, I expected to peer beyond the curtain and glimpse a short bald man followed immediately by waves of disappointed that I’ve been lied to again by a powerful brand […]