Tag Archives: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Values Drive Behavior at Dignity Health

by Lizz Pellet (@Lizzpellet) Dignity Health, the fifth largest non-profit hospital system in the country with over 60,000 employees in 17 states, has recently completed a transition two years in the making. The system has rebranded itself from Catholic Healthcare West to Dignity Health. Although Dignity Health is made up of Catholic and non-Catholic care centers, there […]

4 Hiring Criteria You Should Immediately Abandon

by George Blomgren Finding & landing really great talent is hard enough. One way to make it considerably more difficult is to supplement truly important requirements with ones that really don’t matter. Following are four of my favorites — sacred cows embraced by many employers. Granted, some may be more applicable for certain jobs, but […]

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. […]

3 Ways To Discover A Company’s Culture

You’ve just applied for a job. It’s amazing on paper. The right salary, the right benefits, the right location. But how do you find what it’s really like to work there before you go in for the interview? You do a little research. Hopefully, the company is transparent about their culture. Because, like we always say […]

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.  […]

Vinnie’s Mom

Vinnie loves working for a company that aligns with his work styles. His mom, on the other hand, doesn’t quite understand that concept! In our first video in our (new!) series, Whiteboard Wednesday, Vinnie discusses the choices a discerning job seeker makes when he or she chooses a company that aligns with his or her […]

What Questions Should A Candidate Ask In An Interview?

You sit in an interview and answer every question the interviewer asks you with thought and precision. Now the last question has been answered, and the interviewer turns the table to you and asks if you have any questions. Now’s your chance! Now’s the time to dive into what it’s really like to work there. […]