Category: Culture

What HR Can Learn From Timehop’s Work-from-Home Experiment

The CEO of Timehop, an app development team that helps you create a photo album for the digital age, recently tried out something new and innovative. In the middle of a blustery New York City winter, Jonathan Wegener sent all of his employees home with instructions to work remotely, preferably from warmer locales. While some
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Do Shock Value Ads Really Have Value In Job Postings?

A recent job posting appeared on Craigslist in San Diego. It has caused a deep discussion among HR professionals who are attempting to make sense of the nameless tech company’s tactics. The ad, which is titled “Two ******* Great Developers,” uses crude wording and expletives to seek candidates for a very real job. While it’s
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8 Reasons Why Working from Home is a Win-Win

This post has been contributed by Kevin Sheridan, keynote speaker and author. If you’d like to be a contributor, please contact us. Is your management team wrestling with the decision to let people work from home (WFH)? It can be a big change, but a positive and necessary one. Increasingly, people are viewing “work” as something
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Authenticity and Transparency Lead to Increased Profitability and Productivity

“A lot of us women lawyers, we looked the same, like robots on an assembly line,” says Bonnie Flatt, a human resources coach/consultant who used to work as a practicing attorney. Zappos, a company that prides itself on putting culture first, acknowledges “weirdness” as one of its core values. The difference between a work environment
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