Tag Archives: communication

The Lost Art of Courting Candidates

by George Blomgren Recruiting for a local electrical contractor, I recently lost a candidate (she withdrew) after she showed up for two one-hour interviews and learned that the employer had tacked on a third. The employer didn’t think it was a big deal — it was the end of the day. In contrast, the candidate […]

How Innovative ARE You?

Dr. John Sullivan –  “The lesson for all to learn from the Silicon Valley is that if the speed of change outside your organization exceeds the speed of change inside your organization, your end is in sight, and unfortunately insiders will probably be the last to actually see the end coming.” Don’t wait for the […]

Culture Is…..?

What does your company culture look like on paper?

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 […]

How to Attract Discerning Job Seekers [Part 2]

Are you looking for strong contributors to your team, that will bring talent and fit with your culture, and will bring their discretionary effort to your company’s success? Then you are looking for discerning job seekers, who choose to bring their talent and expertise to your company and who will create and contribute to your […]

The No-Hour Workweek

Staying connected is critical to staying productive in today’s work demands. Connectedness through email, phones, and social media is more frequently required by supervisors and managers. Gone are the days of strict 9 to 5 workdays, free weekends, and a safe distance from your workload when you’re home. The culture of work has shifted. Jon […]