Category: Employer Brand

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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2 Out of 3 Companies Have Lost Employees Who Didn’t Fit the Company Culture

  In many ways, landing the right employee is similar to playing the popular game show, “Wheel of Fortune.” You’re competing with other contestants (companies) to solve puzzles and win big prizes (employees) while sidestepping those pesky landmines like candidates whose actions can bankrupt your company. You’re also doing more than a fair amount of
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Three Uncomfortable Truths That Can Derail Your Organization

A previous HR & Talent Management article, “Millennials in the Workforce: Separating Fact From Fiction,” was based on an IBM study that dispelled five common misconceptions regarding the behaviors, habits, and expectations of working Millennials. However, the second half of IBM’s groundbreaking study, “Myths, Exaggerations and Uncomfortable Truths,” reveals that workers from every generation feel
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Global Consulting Firm Ties Profitability to Great Company Culture

What do Microsoft, General Mills, and FedEx have in common? They are all clients of Great Place to Work, a global human resources consulting firm that specializes in organizational trust. With offices in 43 countries and on six continents, Great Place to Work advises businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations about leadership and culture. It
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