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Employer Branding Advice: Does Your Brand Attract Star Employees?

Does Your Brand Attract Star Employees?

by Nate Dvorak and Robert Gabsa Story Highlights A majority of Americans say now is a good time to find a quality job Companies do a poor job of conveying their brand promise to job seekers Organizations need to reach job seekers on an emotional level Many star employees are probably ready to leave their companies.

 

Culture News: A five-step formula for fostering a culture of innovation

A five-step formula for fostering a culture of innovation

The Holy Grail these days is a “culture of innovation”. Everybody wants one. Nobody quite knows what it is or how to arrange it for their firm. Soren Kaplan, a consultant based in San Francisco and affiliated professor at University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, agrees with the desire for a culture of innovation.

 

Employer Brand News: 6 Reasons Employer Branding Is A Must

6 Reasons Employer Branding is a Must

Whether you do it intentionally or not, your company is already creating an employer brand. Your culture and organizational behavior are the products that prospective job candidates are “buying” when they agree to spend the majority of their waking hours working for you.

 

Leadership Advice: A former Google and Apple exec says there are 4 ways to lead a team — and 3 are ineffective

A former Google and Apple exec says there are 4 ways to lead a team – and 3 are ineffective

Kim Scott is no psychoanalyst – she’s a CEO coach – but when she talks about the genesis of ineffective leadership styles, she points straight to your experience at 18 months old. At that point, Scott says, you’re taught: “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.”

 

Career Advice: Three Ways To Add Personality To Your Resume

Three Ways To Add Personality To Your Resume (And Three Ways Not To) | Fast Company

It takes a hiring manager just a few seconds to look at your resume and decide whether or not they like you enough to want to meet you. That’s precious little time to stand out and convey not just your professional skills but who you are.

 

Leadership Advice: To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

To Be an Exceptional Boss, Here Are 11 Things You Must Give Your Employees

Think about a boss you truly respected. Think about a leader you truly admired. Think about a leader you not only loved to work for, but with. What sets that person apart from every other boss? Simple. They gave: generously, selflessly, and without expectation of return.

 

Work/Life Balance News: 10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable The Red Shoes, a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares for her into buying her a pair. Her love for the red shoes causes her to give them priority over the more important things in her life, and, as often happens in fables, karma is not on her side.

 

Culture Advice: Six Key Factors That Will Help You Retain Top Talent

Six Key Factors That Will Help You Retain Top Talent

Today’s job market is still very much in favor of candidates, and employers have to work harder than ever to attract and retain their best employees. It’s no longer enough to offer a competitive salary and benefits package – top talent want something bigger, and they have no problem moving on if they don’t find it.

Culture Advice: Microsoft’s CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

Microsoft’s CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail

Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, though, when hackers and others caused Tay to begin spewing racist and profane comments.

 

Culture Advice: The Talent Landscape Is Changing. Are You?

The Talent Landscape Is Changing. Are You?

The new generation of HR and learning leaders need to be versed in a broad range of talent-related topics. Two things are happening in parallel in today’s workplace that are challenging human resources and learning professionals to reevaluate their approach. First, there aren’t enough highly qualified people to go around these days.

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