Patty McCord, Netflix’s former Chief Talent Officer, has a very different take on HR. Credit: meme.comContinue
In a world of ping pong tables, “…Continue
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What should you write here? Here’s a hint: think what you can do for your audience, not what your audience can do for you. Credit: Twitter
Today, I spent time looking for companies that have social recruiting – i.e. recruiting via social media – right. I looked…Continue
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This idea that millennials are job hoppers is completely inaccurate (and that might be a bad thing). Credit: Reebs, Wikipedia Commons
If you do …Continue
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Surprisingly, larger, more “prestigious” companies are actually more willing to hire people without experience than smaller companies.
If you have no experience in a given industry, it’s logical to assume that a smaller, less prestigious company would be more…Continue
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When hiring the leader of any organization, such as a CEO, one of the desired personality traits that comes up time and time again is “charismatic.” People say that they want a dynamic leader, who can inspire and lead the masses.
But does charisma really lead to success? Is having a dominant personality that others instinctively follow necessarily a good thing?
Jim Collins and his team spent five years indirectly researching what makes a great leader…Continue
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Tom Brady is regarded as one of the most desirable men on…Continue
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What’s the most important characteristic in a CEO?
Korn Ferry, the world’s largest executive search firm, …Continue
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In the mid-2000s, a key metric for customer service reps at Dell Computers was “handle time,” or the amount of time they would spend on the phone with a customer. The concept was it would encourage customer service reps to handle problems quickly.
What happened, though, was that it incentivized customer service reps to transfer…Continue
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Oregon coaches don’t believe in yelling at their players, leading some to wonder if they are insane. Credit: Ytoyoda, Wikipedia Commons
Monday night, Oregon lost college football’s national championship game to Ohio State, despite being heavy favorites and having perhaps the…Continue
What if I told you that 80 percent of a particular workforce thought they had a great understanding of what they were doing and what was expected of them. And yet, when you talk to the group that workforce is serving, 61…Continue
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The Vineyard Vines owners are quintessential dorky white guys, and they own it. Credit: Vineyard Vines
How can Vineyard Vines get away with charging $38 for a shirt with a whale on it, when there’s something on …Continue
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2014 is about to end, here’s what changed from a hiring perspective.
The end of 2014 is near, and overall it has been a good year for the business world. While we still haven’t completely recovered from the “Great Recession” of 2008, corporate profits …Continue
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President Barack Obama has vowed to make the government “cool again” and enticing to work for, but numbers suggest otherwise. Credit: Wikipedia Commons
The average federal employee makes …Continue
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Glassdoor recently released its annual “Best Places to Work” list, based off of 800,000 anonymous evaluations completed in the past year. The winner, unsurprisingly, was tech giant…Continue
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In 2012, Target famously got in trouble when it was revealed that,…Continue
The Motley Fool, for those who don’t know, is essentially a news site dedicated to covering finance and the stock market, with the…Continue
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There’s a new website called Cladwell that essentially serves as a personal shopper for men buying clothes. It’s pretty cool.
Cladwell asks you seven questions,…Continue
The HBO show Silicon Valley epitomizes the stereotypical millennial. Credit HBO
We’ve all heard it before.
They only wear skinny jeans and chubbies. They can’t go five minutes without …Continue
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