Tag Archives: company culture

Great Job Postings Are Love Letters

  by George Blomgren There’s not much to miss about the old help wanted ads that used to dominate the recruiting space (and sell a lot of newspapers). Then again, those ads tended to be written a lot better than most job postings you see today on job boards. Back when employers had to pay […]

Why Employment Branding Matters

by Maura Presley Employment branding is the business practice where a company’s image, vision, and culture are strategically aligned to reflect the mission and core values that govern the organization. How does employment branding relate to Marketers? Recruiters? A company’s employment brand is best utilized when recruiters and marketers are working together to create a […]

Zappos Overhauls Hiring Process

Zappos, the online retailer known for out of this world customer service and one of the most well-known and admired cultures, announced plans to completely change the way they go about engaging top talent. The following are excerpts from a recent article by Adam Auriemma featured in The Wall Street Journal which highlights Zappos’ overhaul. Want to know […]

In Search of Green DNA

We’re pleased to feature guest blogger Susan Camberis and her piece on the value of sustainability to both employers and employees. People want to work for great companies that make a difference in the world. They want to do interesting work that they’re good at, and they want to be respected for their unique contributions. […]

7 Reasons To Have Dogs at Work… by Homer

Growing a successful start-up takes out-of-the-box thinking so co-founder of The Good Jobs, Betsy Rowbottom, put her seven-year-old dog Homer to work. The Good Jobs practices the methodology of a “lean start-up”. We utilize every asset to maximize our efficiency. Each member of our team has varied skills. Everyone bring something unique to the table.  […]

Why Do I Want To Leave?

Software Advice, the authority on software selection, shared with us their infographic from their blog post, “A Job-Hopper’s Guide to Finding Your Next Job“. We just had to share the love as well! It helps job seekers break down their answer to the question: Why do I want to leave? Let’s start with the answers […]

TGIM

We’re all aware of the phrase, TGIF (Thank Goodness It’s Friday!) The weekend has arrived, the weeks worth of week is behind you, and you’re so excited to go home and spend two days not thinking about work. Right? Wrong. Why do we say this phrase? Is it because we don’t like working all week, […]

Do Great Work – Love What You Do

Catching up on our daily readings of all things culture, companies, and candidate engagement we came across an article that offers tips on how to live a less stressful life. While all of them made sense and rang true, we especially appreciated the fourth tip. 4. Take a cue from the millenials and expect to […]

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. […]

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 […]