Category Fun

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 […]

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. […]

How to Hire Jake Gyllenhaal

In the new release, Nightcrawler, Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) is at a desperate point to find a job. Lou: “I’m looking for a job. In fact, I’ve made up my mind to find a career that I can learn and grow into. Who am I? I’m a hard worker. I set high goals and I’ve […]

Company Culture: Is A Ping Pong Table The Same As “Fun?”

While talking about company culture, a friend recently accused me of confusing ping pong tables and fun. “Just because a company has a ping pong table, doesn’t mean it’s fun.” I have to admit that there’s some truth there, and not just because I prefer foosball. But I like to think of things such as […]

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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 […]

Are Your Hiring Expectations Ridiculous?

by George Blomgren Admission: the following story is absurd. So, why are these sorts of requests a typical part of a recruiter’s day? The phone rings — a call from a client. “Our Controller is leaving. We need to replace her ASAP.” “When you say ASAP, what did you have in mind?” “The end of […]

Is Life Good?

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Awesome Offices

Offices are a space for employees to work together, productively. Office design is crucial to how employees work with one another. The design of an office is important; it’s atmosphere can ignite productivity, or slow innovation. It defines the culture of a company.  Examples: Remote offices encourage flexibility. An open concept office encourages collaboration. Separate […]

Social At Work

One third of American workers use Facebook at work every day. The time spent on the social website ranges from spending a few extra minutes to check messages, to spending a couple hours scrolling through the news feed. Despite the time an employee spends on the social network, the truth is – 1 out of […]