We Are (Not) Family

Category
Tags

Sister Sledge, take a seat. I’m here to talk about how your workplace is not your family—and that’s a really good thing. In the world of employer branding, there are a few tried and true clichés that we often hear employees toss out when they’re trying to describe their relationship with their team and their […]

How Leanne Franck Gets Stuff Done

Category
Tags

Are you familiar with the Kinetix Factor Cards? In case you came late to the party, they are the rectangular, flashcard looking things that hang proudly from our team members’ desks and read: Kick-Ass Teammate, Likeable, Gets Stuff Done, Figures Things Out, Passion & Innovation, or Connector. But what does Gets Stuff Done look like […]

A Seat at the Table

Category
Tags

It should come as no surprise that diversity and inclusion have become popular buzz words over the last few years, especially in the talent space. Companies should reflect what our world looks like, which seems like a no brainer, but time and time again, we read about big companies in the media doing some really […]

Don’t make your employer brand the next Fyre Festival

Category
Tags

By now most of us have streamed the Fyre Festival documentaries and experienced the music event that will forever live in infamy from the comfort of our couches. But while millions were relishing the unavoidable fate of privileged festival-goers, I couldn’t help but think about how many companies use marketing tools and spend to mislead […]

Fighting Fall-Offs: The ABCs of Taking Candidates from Offer to Onboarding

Category
Tags

In the recruiting world, nobody likes fall-offs. What is a fall-off? Glad you asked. A fall-off is when a candidate who has received an offer either changes their mind or quits within a short time after they start. For recruiters and hiring managers, fall-offs are a big deal. For the recruiter, fall-offs affect their pay. […]

Perks, Ping Pong, or Purpose: What Is Company Culture?

Category
Tags

You’ve got a foosball table in the break room and some really cool office decor—that’s great, but there’s so much more to what makes your company culture than the cool things we can Instagram. Forbes itself has tried to tackle the difficult definition that is company culture, and they came up with this ditty: “I […]

When Did Performative Workaholism Become A Lifestyle and Why Isn’t It Sustainable?

Category
Tags

For most of us, Monday morning–and every other weekday morning–starts with moans and groans, rolling out of bed, and a lot of coffee. Others start their day with a workout, an ice mask to reduce that morning puffiness, or a long shower. If you do a little searching, you can even find how the most […]

No Video Content for Your Talent? You’re Already Losing!

Category
Tags

Any marketing film pro understands that the goal of a shoot is to produce and promote “valuable & consistent video content to your target audience with the aim of attracting, engaging, and converting qualified leads.” How does that apply to you in talent acquisition? Recruitment 101: Your strategy should always aim to engage anyone who […]

If You’re Nervous About Staffing Agencies…

Category
Tags

…then I’m proud of you for giving this article a shot. Hey, not everyone can admit when they’re not certain about a subject! But you came to the right place—our team of talent hunting pros is sharing some undeniable benefits of working with staffing agencies. #1: You save money. Already I can feel your hesitation, […]

What Your Company Can Learn From The New Gillette Ad

Category
Tags

Boys will be boys–a phrase we’ve all heard too many times. For years this phrase has been used to explain away aggro behavior that a small number of children exhibit. As if, biologically or naturally, boys are more violent or aggressive because they are male. I’m using “boys” and “children” because that is typically who […]