Tag: Welcome

Onboarding Startup ‘Welcome’ Lands $6 Million in Funding

Read Time46 Second Welcome, the HR software that helps organizations make and close offers to new candidates, announced the close of a $6 million seed round today, led by FirstMark Capital. Participating investors include Ludlow Ventures, Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg, and Keenan Rice and Ben Porterfield (which were existing investors), as well as a wide array of angels. Welcome is also launching a…

WELCOME BACK TO THE CIRCUS, HR – JULY 4TH EDITION

I ended 2019 (literally) with my new years’ eve post that Politics has now arrived for all of us in HR. And now it is time for an update. What a month so far! Two of the biggest Supreme Court decisions this century – adding LGBQ protection to Title 7 and DACCA relief, racism taking center stage, and John Bolton’s tell all book. And…

Welcome to Zoom Fatigue, America! (from the Czar of Common Sense)

DATELINE: Day 43 of the great COVID Lockdown in America.MOOD: Salty.REASON: 5 Video calls on my calendar for the day. But Kris (you say), it’s a chance to connect with everyone at the company. It’s awesome! True. We’ve been connecting a lot for sure. But Kris, given the fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) during this time, it’s imperative to stay connected. <toggles to try…

Welcome to 2020: Key Trends Driving HR Transformation

This post was originally published on this site Has there ever been a more exciting (or more challenging) time to work in the human capital field? Just consider some of the key issues we have been watching over the past year or two. Economic, Social and Political Challenges: Organizations of all sizes and industries are struggling to deal with uncertainty, unanticipated change, and shifting…

Welcome to the Circus, HR

HR, welcome to the proverbial circus of politics in the coming year. HR and Talent folks will be hard pressed to  ignore the firestorm created by our politicians in our country the past few months. It hit a crescendo this past week as Presidential Impeachment proceedings  took center stage. We always have been dealing with politics, specifically legislation and to a lesser extent court…

Welcome to the Sh*t Show!

Have you ever noticed that as soon as you believe your organizational dysfunction has reached a peak, you always can find another organization that takes it one step further? We love to think that our “Sh*t Show” is the worst, but we always know it’s not. Recently, I was speaking with some colleagues about some stuff going on and I said, “Welcome of the…

Career Confessions from Gen Z: Welcome to the Workforce!

Within the next month, several college students will be graduating and entering the workforce. This post is targeted towards you. First of all, if you’re about to graduate and haven’t found a job yet, don’t freak out. It’s hard to land a full-time position before you graduate. Many businesses are looking to get employees in right away and may be turned off by the…

Welcome to the Real-World Tesla Employees!

You probably saw this last week but it came out that Tesla employees fear for their jobs more than any other technology company, of over 8000 tech workers surveyed: A survey by workplace chat app Blind shows that out of all the major tech companies, Tesla’s employees most fear being laid off. Blind surveyed 8,230 tech workers over a week at the beginning of this…

French startup Welcome to the Jungle raises €7 million

The Paris-based recruitment site Welcome to the Jungle has raised another €7 million ($8.1 million U.S.) from XAnge, Bpifrance and Kima Ventures, as well as existing investors Jean-Paul Guisset and Michael Benabou. This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. The post French startup Welcome to the Jungle raises €7 million appeared first on AIM…

Welcome to Strugglesville: Population 1 (and that “1” is you!)

Have you been struggling lately? It seems like I go through bits of struggle here and there. The day starts off awesome, I’m getting stuff done, and then life happens and the struggle begins. Could be the boss gave some super-critical feedback on something you poured your soul into. Might be something outside of work (might? okay, probably something outside of work!). Maybe today…

You Hate Your Job: Welcome to Camp Suck It Up

It’s the end of 2017, and there’s one trend I’ve picked up on. A lot of people in my life are generally negative about work.  A little mad, a little disenchanted about where they find themselves in life–and work is always a part of it. Is that you? Are you having a Christmas break pity party for yourself? Welcome to what I like to…

Welcome? 3 (More) Challenges For the FNG

Back in June, I wrote a post describing some of the initial pain points of re-entering the corporate world after years in a role as a consultant. Much of the challenge is acclimating to the new physical environment – dress codes, standard work hours, staff meetings and the like. All of the brick & mortar adaptations that initially shock our system. But is that really the…