Understanding the milestones in employees’ professional and personal lives that impact their work is crucial to building a tailored employee experience framework.
After being twenty minutes late for our long-awaited connection, she opened the conversation with: “About me, prior to coming here, I worked at a day spa.” “Do you like essential oils?” “I feel like we’ve met before?” “Oh, November is your birthday? That’s Sagittarius, I’m a stereotypical Capricorn.” “Do you have any pets or young […]
When you do things you can control, your chance of success is high. I control what time I wake up. It was 4:35 AM this morning. Early? Yes, but it allows me to get stuff done. I control what I put on my to-do list (this blog post was one of my to-do list items). […]
I was reminded this past week that recruiting is very hard. No, it’s not hard to post a job on your careers page and wait for a resume, that you won’t screen, and instead, just pass along to the hiring manager—that’s not hard. Recruiting is hard when it comes down to finding talent that really […]
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A police chief, with a phobia for open water, battles a gigantic shark with an appetite for swimmers and boat captains, in spite of a greedy town council who demands that the beach stays open. That was the logline for Jaws – also known as the main reason I feared the ocean in the late […]
Derek Murphy Johnson popped up in my LinkedIn feed the other day I figured he might make a good guest. Little did i know he is also a frequent listener of the RecTech podcast. By day he is the Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager for Portland Oregon based Kinder care education and he is also a […]
OK, maybe I deserved the last LinkedIn spam I got hit with this past week. Well to be transparent, I received a connection request with 40+ common connections and in my haste just clicked “Accept” on the screen. What a mistake. I have spent two days chastising this individual for his brazen actions. Here is […]
There’s a restaurant in Minneapolis called All Square. They make square grilled cheese sandwiches. They do not have any problems finding employees! Why? They only hire people who have been formerly incarcerated. Yes, you just read that correctly. They ‘only’ hire people who have spent time in prison for committing a crime. You know how you […]
LinkedIn will acquire Glint, an HR-tech startup that measures how engaged employees are in their jobs, in a deal rumored to be worth more than $400 million U.S. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post LinkedIn acquires HR-tech startup Glint appeared first on […]
It shouldn’t come as any great surprise, but according to Gallup, Millennials aren’t particularly engaged in their jobs. As Gallup’s How Millennials Want to Work and Live report points out, a whopping “71 percent of employees in the Millennial generation (people born between 1980 and 1996) are either not engaged or actively disengaged at work.” Are Millennials really big job […]
Imagine a company that puts its needs before that of their customers. Consider what the shelf life of that organization would be. Picture, if you can, the number of good things that would be said about that organization. Zero – the answer is zero. That’s because no one would choose to work with a company […]
Nearly 4 years ago I spotted a trend in the job market. Employers were holding a growing number of their own open houses, aka ‘hiring events’, to attract more candidates. I began to see more and more yard and window signs touting in person meet and greets for jobs. This insight led me to launch […]
Santa Monica, California-based ZipRecruiter has raised $156 million in Series B funding this week, giving it a valuation of $1.5 billion. Wellington Management Company and IVP led the round, with participation by other existing investors.