Category: Corporate Culture

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The Dangers of Hiring Friends and Family

Hiring those from within our close personal network—i.e., friends and family—has been a common practice since the earliest days of specialized work. We feel like we can trust people we know, want to give them a means of income, and want to groom someone to take over after we, or other employees, leave the company. But […]

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Why We Hire Family and Friends

For centuries, children often followed in the footsteps of their parents when entering the workforce. If your father was a farmer or a blacksmith or a fisherman, that is what you were taught, and that was what you were likely to also do when you came of age. The same holds true to some extent […]

More Professionals Want a Better Work/Life Balance

Candidate attraction is a top priority for many employers, but are these companies actually listening to what employees want? If your company doesn’t offer a good work/life balance, you may be missing out on top talent.

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Pay Parity Leads to a Better Workplace Culture, Finds New Survey

As we know, jobseekers are looking to work for companies that offer a positive workplace culture, or one that aligns with the jobseekers’ beliefs. For companies that offer employees equal pay, it helps boost the overall brand and can result in a better workplace culture.

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How to Attract Top Talent with Social Responsibility Benefits

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) became a popular discussion topic over the last decade. According to The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), CSR is a “management concept in which companies integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations and interactions with their stakeholders.” This list of stakeholders can range from consumers to investors, and […]

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Rude Job Ad Is Almost Guaranteed to Not Land Any Candidates

Attracting talent is a huge undertaking, and if your job ads aren’t worded properly, you could be missing out on great candidates. But when you post a condescending job ad geared toward Millennials basically blaming them for being lazy, you’re probably going to attract a lot of criticism, not talent.