How We Started a Hackathon Program

ClearCompany employees from San Francisco and Fort Collins recently joined their Boston-based colleagues for our company-wide annual meeting. To kick off a week filled with departmental trainings, annual strategy overviews and goal setting sessions, ClearCompany employees put their minds together and “hacked” out some ideas they wanted to see become a reality.

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Culture, Company Culture, Corporate Culture, Hackathon

Going from a “Good” to a “Best” Place to Work

Lists of the best places to work for are a dime-a-dozen, and usually, you’ll see the same places mentioned time and time again: Google. Big-budget finance companies, industry giants. Usually, these are the companies that can afford to shell out big when it comes to benefits, like free laundry services and college tuition reimbursement.

What makes “good places to work” seem to be the monetary value of their perks. Is there anything smaller companies can do to their talent management to be attractive to candidates?

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Tips, Company Culture, HR

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

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

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

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