Tag Archives: culture

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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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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Two-Thirds of Managers Need Guidance on How to Coach and Develop Employees

  Organizations want high-performing workers, and employees want to develop the skills and knowledge they need to advance their career and make them more valuable to the organization. So far, it sounds like everyone is on the same page. However, managers are the bridge from Point A to Point B – and that’s a problem
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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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