December 3, 2014

The Most Common Type of Company Culture: Acquiescence

Right there in between cultures of blind obedience and self-governance lies the most common category in company culture. These workers aren’t ignorantly following the leader, but they certainly aren’t shot callers either. They’re stuck in that corporate status quo, limbo. The Boston Research Group conducted a very popular recent study of thousands of US workers at every level.

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Company Culture

November 25, 2014

13 Talent Attraction Stats for the Perfect Company Pitch

 

Recruiting, the first step of the talent lifecycle is insanely crucial to nail. Quality talent attraction is a growing concern for employers. In fact, a recent study revealed that 39% of employers have jobs that stay open for four months or longer due to the inability to find people with appropriate skills. The issue isn’t that the necessary talent doesn’t exist; the issue lies in effectively finding and attracting this talent. Don’t leave great candidates on a sour note with your talent attraction methods; get your pitch right with these 13 attraction stats and facts.

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Company Culture, Employer Branding, Talent Attraction, Mobile Recruiting, Talent Lifecycle, Compensation

November 19, 2014

New Corporate Culture: Is There a Better Way?

 

 

There seem to be a lot of ancient corporate ideas hanging around the workplace. Some leaders are clinging on to tradition for dear life, while others are tossing it all out and determining a new plan. Instead of doing something because that’s the way it’s always been done, what about innovating, evolving, striking a balance and getting comfortable… I’ll explain that part later.

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Company Culture, Productivity, Corporate Culture

October 1, 2014

Describe Your Company Culture. Go!

 

UPDATE 11/2016: This article on company culture has been updated to reflect newer statistics affecting the importance of a strategic culture. For additional articles on company culture, please read:

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Company Culture, Performance Management, Performance Management System, Performance Culture Quiz

May 19, 2014

3 Ways to Gain a Competitive Edge in Hiring

 

About half of the companies polled in this year’s PayScale Compensation Best Practices Annual Report are having a difficult time filling skilled positions. Popular belief is that these hard-to-fill positions are strictly in the IT field –not so. CareerBuilder found that management, healthcare and maintenance and repair workers are also proving very hard to come by lately. When we consider how broad even just the category of management can be, it reveals a much bigger problem.

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Recruiting, Company Culture, Hiring, Competitors, Talent Forecasting, Competitive Advantage, Candidate Experience, Cultural Fit

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