Category Extreme Perks

Why a Millennial Chooses Milwaukee: Communication and Culture

by Hannah Leigh Thompson, The Good Jobs intern I have lived in Milwaukee most of my life, and I consider this city my home. Milwaukee is a beautiful city, an entrepreneurial city, with a fantastic food and music culture – uniquely suited for my millennial demographic. But I’m fairly sure that my demographic doesn’t know […]

5 Company Culture Ideas for a Happier Workplace

What makes you happy? Is it your best friend? A long walk? Tacos? All of these things can make us happier throughout the day and can be incorporated into your company culture to create a happier work environment. Employee disengagement is costing the economy an estimated $550 billion in lost productivity, according to Gallup. They […]

Open Enrollment and Company Culture

We don’t need to remind you … I’m sure you organization is neck deep in benefits plans and open enrollment. As we head into open enrollment season, and you are talking about traditional health and welfare insurance benefits, it’s a perfect opportunity to paint the bigger picture and share all the ways you invest in your […]

The Ball’s In Your Court: Choosing the Right Employer

If you haven’t experienced the phenomenon of waking up and actually looking forward to your job, perhaps you need to take a closer look at how you value company culture. As a Millennial, I understand the shift in mindset – gone are the days where a simple “Now Hiring” sign could attract the best talent. […]

Attract Top Talent: Look Beyond Benefits

By Natalie Pike, Inbound Marketing Coordinator at Hireology Paid vacation, sick time off, and health insurance are pretty much a given when it comes to benefit packages these days. It’s time to think outside the box. Say you give your top prospects a flexible schedule on Thursday afternoons to make a yoga class they signed […]

HR Tech Virgin

Vegas, baby, Vegas! If you work in HR, love new ideas and technology, then you already know that HR Tech is this week. The SuperBowl of HR events.  I’ve heard the stories. I’ve seen the Instragrams. And this year, I’m joining the biggest HR Party of the Year. I’m psyched to meet the best and […]

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 […]

The Perks Of Working At Craigslist

Toys. Jobs. Furniture. Cars. Boyfriends. All available on Craigslist! If you’ve ever used the all-encompassing website you’d be hard-pressed to think of a category that’s not featured in one of the many lists. They’ve really thought of everything, haven’t they? It seems that anything can find a home in one of the website’s many categories. […]

10 Ways to Keep Employees Happy

Employee happiness, what every employer wants and (hopefully) gets. Good companies strive to achieve a culture of happiness in the office. Every culture does it different – from holiday parties to unlimited vacation to catered lunches. Removing all the fun perks, what are the core values of keeping employees happy? Here are 10 ways to […]

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 […]