Category: Employer Branding

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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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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The Right Employer Personality Important to Job Seekers

Many companies embrace the notion of giving applicants personality tests to determine if candidates are a good fit with the company. However, potential employees are also gauging the personalities of companies to determine if they have the right “employer personality.” Research shows that while job offers are still important, a company’s ability to attract new
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The Death of Workplace Etiquette and Ethics

OK, maybe the word “death” is too strong – but workplace etiquette and ethics are definitely on life support. The American workplace has changed drastically and while sometimes change is good, this is not one of those times. According to a January 2015 survey of upper and mid-level managers, conducted by Kessler International, employees are “borrowing”
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