Tag Archives: corporate culture

How Zappos Engages Candidates with Social Recruiting

Have you heard of the Zappos Insider program? It had quite the buzz when we first rolled it out in May of 2014, and since then it has continued to attract the attention of recruiters, bloggers, people who want to work at Zappos one day, and of course, the people who just love the Zappos […]

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 […]

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.  […]

5 Traits That Companies With GOOD Cultures Have

There is a reason some companies attract all the talent. It’s because they know what job seekers want: a cultural fit between work and life styles. So what traits do these companies have that puts them in the ‘hot seat’ to attract the right job seekers? 1. Autonomy – Employees are their own person, and […]

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 […]

What’s Zappos really (REALLY) like?

A few weeks ago, I fulfilled my dream to visit the Mecca of Corporate Culture: Zappos. And, like all ideas that I’ve built-up in my head, I expected to peer beyond the curtain and glimpse a short bald man followed immediately by waves of disappointed that I’ve been lied to again by a powerful brand […]

Invest In Your Employees

  What is Costco’s secret? The large retailer has weathered the downturn of the economy while still maintaining its low prices for customers and great pay and benefits for employees. Competitor to Wal-Mart and Amazon, Costco is known for its membership in order to shop. Customers pay $55 a year to shop at Costco, which […]

Hire The Person, Not Just Their Skills

Hiring a job candidate is a strategic and time-consuming process for many companies. It requires a match of skills, experience, and personality between the candidate and the position. Matching a candidate with a position can take a few days, or even weeks. Of course, companies should take careful consideration into matching the skills and experience […]