Category Career Development

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 […]

Job Application Abyss [INFOGRAPHIC]

Applying for jobs is a difficult process and requires many steps: creating and building a resume, rounding up sources, and writing an enticing and inviting cover letter. Those should be the difficult steps, right? Unfortunately, those are only the first obstacles when deciding to look for another job. We found this article from our blogging […]

Organizational Structure And Culture

Organizational culture is a term that we’ve heard before. But what does it really mean? Organizational culture is the foundation of how a company creates and maintains a structured hierarchy of employees. In other words, it’s organization! Every company has a community of employees in order to produce work in a way they feel is […]

Tony Hsieh visits Milwaukee!

Today was a big day for me. I met Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos and co-author of Delivering Happiness. Tony presented at the Hilton downtown. I expected him to be to inspiring but he kinda blew me away. A few years ago, his book helped me to imagine what is possible in a company by […]

A Texas Company That Develops Within

The need for skilled labor is increasing. The amount of skilled workers, however, is decreasing. One company in Texas is reversing the loss of these skills and reeducating people to fill the gaps. The IT hosting company, Rackspace, is creating an educational plan for those who need the skills to work at their company. It […]

Keep Your Employees

Every company wants to keep their employees. A high employee turnover is costly and time consuming. According to GetHired.com, the total cost of hiring an employee is upwards of $18,795. That’s just for one employee. Blogger at TLNT, Mark Toth, explains how to keep employees happy and engaged. He breaks it down into six words: […]

5 Steps to Office Happiness

Happiness in the workplace could be the secret to employee productivity. Companies are coming to this conclusion that these two ideas are in fact, correlated significantly with each other at an increasing pace. Happy employees equal productive employees. According to a recent Gallup Poll, unproductive employees create an economic loss of 350 billion dollars a […]

Why Google Goes for the Gold

Google is growing. An obvious observation, but what makes Google grow at such a rapid pace that it seems to triple its size overnight? The answer, co-founder and CEO Larry Page says, is simple.  It shoots for the moon. In an interview with Wired, Page explains that the reason Google sees success and growth is […]