Category Employment Brand

Attract Top Talent. Do Work That Matters.

Today’s post is brought to you by our guest blogger, Steve Anderson, Cofounder of Snapifeye. Millennials care about their ability to make an impact. Beyond the basic need to maintain their family and financial security, they want work that matters. In a recent survey by the non-profit, Net Impact, Millennials expressed more interest in making […]

The Truth About Finding Your Tribe

Last week, I spoke to employers and job seekers at an Employment Best Practices event about the crucial need for transparency to make the best match. Afterwards, I spoke with Linda J., a woman who is currently in a job search. She told me that what I shared with the group resonated with her. Over the […]

Attractive Job Postings

Your job postings are sexy. What makes job postings attractive to job seekers? Job seekers spend just a few minutes scanning over a job posting before they decide whether they should apply, or continue looking. A company’s job postings are like a first date. The first impression counts. The job posting’s job is simple: attract […]

Stress Free Vacation Time

Unlimited vacation. Sounds nice, right? Many companies – in a turn to be more appealing to employees’ schedules – are turning to perks like unlimited vacation to keep employees from looking at the ‘greener grass’ of competition. So, what does this mean for employees? Does the term unlimited vacation really mean just that? This Dilbert […]

Talent Search

“Talent won’t fall into your lap.” – Overheard at a talent development conference. There are tens of thousands of new graduates that enter the workforce each year. Companies are answering the influx of candidates by posting their job opportunities on their career page. The problem – these postings are forgotten about and left to die […]

Back to Basics

The term employee engagement is becoming a popular phrase, floating around many company offices as the next buzzword. It’s seen as a measure of success for employers; an end goal for companies to meet their recruiting needs. Once employers believe their employees are engaged, they think their work is done. Of course, engaged employees are […]

Social Media & Recruitment [INFOGRAPHIC]

How does social media affect recruitment? Check out this cool infographic from Staff.com!

4 Questions To Ask Before Accepting A Job

The job search is no easy task. It requires many hours of tweaking your resume, networking with recruiters, and communicating with companies (whether its a simple email exchange or an interview). After the effort and time has been put into the search, the resulting job offer needs to fit your needs – it’s only fair […]

3 Ways To Maintain Your Company’s Culture

We’re inspired by this article: Developing and Maintaining a Company’s Culture – WSJ.com. Three company founders, Tony Hsieh of Zappos, Tory Burch of Tory Burch LLC, and Naval Ravikant of AngelList share their insight on how to create, build, and maintain unique company cultures. We love the ideas they share! From culture surveys that invest […]

Get Real! It’s A Worthwhile Risk

Get real! Those two words just might have some major bearing on the workforce today. Getting real is all about how a company portrays itself to a candidate, and how a candidate portrays himself or herself to a company. This isn’t groundbreaking news, its just something that we feel is important to reiterate every now […]