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Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Three Myths of Offshoring

Staffing Talk

Fast-forward to 2007 and I can't say enough how glad I am to have passed on the temptation. McKinsey, the consulting firm, determined in a recent study that only a small percentage of offshore workers have the language and cultural background necessary to make them effective. By the time I got to India in the early 1990s to sell my software package to Air India, the average salaries for talented developers there fell well below the $1/hr range.


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Why The Best Candidates Care About Company Culture

If the company culture doesn’t enable them to excel and accomplish their long-term goals, they will look elsewhere. By understanding what kind of company culture these top performers most prefer, you can learn which elements of your culture are most critical to emphasize and promote. Here are five qualities that top talent looks for in a company culture: Autonomy.

Q&A with 2021 Recruitment Marketer of the Year, Kerry Noone

Rally Recruitment Marketing

After starting out in traditional marketing, Kerry got her first dedicated role as a recruitment marketer in 2007 working at Sodexo , a hospitality company. At that time in 2007, there really weren’t many roles like this, first of all.

Why Global Mobility Management is Vital for Talent Acquisition


In fact, we are in the full throws of the worst talent shortage since the recession in 2007 according to […]. Building Culture Employer branding Employment Market Hiring Talent Skills shortage Top TalentEditor’s Note: This is a guest post by Ruby Sharma. Her opinions are her own. Anyone who works in recruitment truly understands that the war for talent is the single greatest challenge facing any organization today.

The Recruiting Flip Flop – 3 Things to Know

Fistful of Talent

During the 2007 – 2010 recession, there were many emotionally trying days when speaking to candidates who had fallen on hard times or lost their career after decades at the same company. Along with most industries, the Recruiting world has flipped upside down.

3 Tips for Attracting Talent During Record Low Unemployment

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Lean on Company Culture Initiatives. Well, there’s one main attribute today’s job applicants are looking for in an employer: a positive company culture. In fact, 82% of candidates feel that a strong company culture is a competitive advantage for a business. Leveraging assets and company culture initiatives during the recruiting and hiring process is a recipe for success. Communicating the culture will peak the interest of applicants and help retain current employees.

Are the Millennials Really the Laziest Generation?


In my colleague’s March blog post, “Productivity is on life support: Blame the Millennials and the Baby Boomers,” he pointed out that the annual growth rate of productivity from year to year between 2007 and 2015 was 60% lower than the year to year growth rate between 1947 and 1973. He contended that both the … Corporate Culture Job Fit Recruiting Team Building generation lazy millennial

Thanksgiving is Coming!

Fistful of Talent

And finally, I am so thankful I’ve been able to write for Fistful of Talent since 2007 – it just may be the longest I’ve ever done anything other than staying married (32 years there)! Change Culture Current Affairs Diversity Email Employment Law Good HR Holidays HR Paul Hebert FOT Team holidays Thankful Thanksgiving

Improvement in Some Areas of Implicit Bias

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Long-Term Change and Stability From 2007 to 2016. Corporate Culture HR discrimination Hiring Bias Identifying BiasImplicit bias is difficult to combat. The primary challenge is that people harboring implicit bias—also referred to as unconscious bias—are by definition unaware that they have such biases. ipopba / iStock / Getty Images Plus.

The Call for a Shorter Workweek Is Trending — and Both Employees and Employers Are Behind It

Linkedin Talent Blog

In 2007, entrepreneur Timothy Ferriss published The 4-Hour Workweek , which became a long-standing best-seller by offering advice on how to work smarter and more efficiently rather than harder and longer. Company Culture Work Flexibility

What’s it Like to Work for InterNations?


Both had to find their bearings in a new city while also trying to network, make new friends, and learn all about a new culture. And it seems they nailed it by founding InterNations in April 2007. There is one thing Christa wants to emphasize: “We have an open feedback culture. And second, they are all smart people who are independent, motivated and like to have a mission, and our open feedback culture and coding in peers seem intriguing to them.

Hebert Out

Fistful of Talent

So 2007. I can’t just phone in another post on why recognition is good (it is) or how to leverage decision biases to drive culture and behavior in your organization. I started my own blog in 2006. Kris Dunn somehow found it and liked some of the things I wrote.

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Summer Brand Camp: When Consumer And Employer Brands Collide.

Recruiting Daily

In 2007, Cheryl Bachelder took over as CEO of Popeyes (Louisiana Kitchen). Your Culture Is Your Brand. Chipotle Recruitment Strategy Manager JD Cummings and Brand Voice Lead William Espey talked about how the Chipotle culture is the brand — and that the best recruiting tool they have is a culture that effectively engages employees.

Save Recruitment Dollars by Isolating Toxic Workers

Harger Howe Recruitment

Lazear and Oyer (2007) suggest that the selection of workers plays a role at least as important, if not more important than incentives in generating outcomes. workplace culture hiring recruitingRecently, I read an interesting working paper called "Toxic Workers" by Michael Houseman and Dyland Minor of Cornerstone OnDemand and Harvard Business School respectively.

Learning Corner with Jeffrey Pfeffer: Big Results Often Come From Small Actions

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

By the time the company went private in 2007, its stock price had soared from the mid-teens when he entered, to the buyout price of $90 a share.

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HR Has the Power to Change Its Bad Reputation

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

More importantly, by taking the lead in creating a healthy culture, HR will have fixed the root causes of bullying and harassment that have persisted for far too long. The Problem: Nothing’s Changed In 2007, my colleague and occasional coauthor Bob Sutton published The No A **e Rule.

Holacracy after the hype: lessons for business


Holacracy was “birthed” in 2007 when Brian Robertson codified the management lessons he had learned as founder of a Pennsylvania software company. Blog CultureIt has often been tough to separate Holacracy from its accompanying hype. The alternative management system, meant to distribute authority and unleash innovation, arrived abruptly in the public discourse when it was adopted by two companies famed for their futurist outlook and transparency.

TubeMogul on How to Become a Best Place to Work

Glassdoor for Employers

Since starting TubeMogul in 2007 we’ve put our people and culture above everything else, and that decision seems to be paying off. By doing so, we’ve created a culture of personal responsibility that sets people up to succeed so that everything else takes care of itself. So what does it mean to put people and culture first? It means that our most critical organizational objective is to adhere to a set of principles and behaviors – call it our culture.

Start Me Up: 6 High Growth Hiring Hacks For Startup Success.

Recruiting Daily

It sounds fairly obvious, but as much as we talk about company culture, we forget that regardless of industry and no matter what size their workforce may be, this construct – and indeed the strategic and business direction of the company itself – is defined entirely by the people who work there. Creating a culture of referrals requires executive buy-in, active participation and constant reinforcement, but the results of prioritizing these efforts almost always pay off.

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The Call for a Shorter Work Week Is Trending—and Both Employees and Employers Are Behind It

Linkedin Talent Blog

In 2007, entrepreneur Timothy Ferriss published The 4-Hour Workweek , which became a long-standing best-seller by offering advice on how to work smarter and more efficiently rather than harder and longer. Company CultureFrances O’Grady, the head of the Trades Union Congress in the United Kingdom, told the annual gathering of her labor federation earlier this month that automation shouldn’t be viewed as a job thief.

68% of employers plan to increase compensation levels for current employees


percent, with most of the growth taking place between 2006 and 2007. If salary can’t be increased, consider other ways – benefits, flexible work arrangements, unique corporate culture – to differentiate yourself from the competition. While the economy has been slowly improving since the end of the Great Recession, the recovery hasn’t been perfect. One major setback has been wage growth, but a new study from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.

Why Women Are Still Struggling to Climb the Corporate Ladder

Cornerstone On Demand - Talent Management

From 2007 to 2018, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 58%. It’s also a gendered issue: Men often benefit more from networking activities at work, and sometimes these activities are centered around a “bro” culture that doesn’t always welcome women.

More Than Selfies: The Front-Facing Camera Powers Remote Work

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In recent years, the front-facing camera has become the iconic symbol of social media and the global “selfie culture.” In the new world of social distancing and remote work, that same cultural icon has rapidly transformed into the cornerstone and foundation for the new world of remote work.

Nearshoring, Offshoring & Onshoring: Outsourcing Examples and Definitions


66% of the customers polled in the PWC Global Outsourcing Survey 2007 indicated a clear preference for nearshore versus offshore outsourcing. . Source: PWC Global Outsourcing Survey 2007. Plus, there are absolutely no language or cultural barriers. .

Infusing Creativity into the New Workplace?It?s Easier than You Think

Recruiting Daily Advisor

HR can take the lead in introducing RPA into a company’s culture by offering RPA seminars for interested employees and by making RPA training a part of the onboarding process. through its 2007 IPO.

Why Successful Job Posts Start With Content


They give you an idea of what the job is, what its responsibilities are, and what the culture of company is like. Now consider this: 2015 saw the most job openings in the United States since 2007 , with more than 5 million jobs opening up in February of last year alone. For instance, if you want to hire a new member for your marketing department, it could help to explain the culture of your marketing department first, in order to pique interests.

Young and Savvy vs. Older and Wiser: Workplace Ageism in the Spotlight

Recruiting Daily Advisor

In 2007, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg raised a furor when he was quoted as saying, “I want to stress the importance of being young and technical. The fallout from the quote was immense and contributed to suspicions that Silicon Valley is afflicted with a harmful youth culture.

CEO Robert Hohman Talks About the Glassdoor Mission

Glassdoor for Employers

We started Glassdoor in 2007 with the mission to help people everywhere find a job and company they love. There was plenty of information online about what jobs were available, but there was almost nothing about the culture of a company, or how much they paid, or how their interview process worked. It’s not a review of a restaurant or a hotel under consideration; it’s a review of a company, its mission, its people, its management, even its culture.

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5 Ways To Increase Productivity In The Workplace


The current challenge the UK faces is that it not only has a productivity gap in comparison to its global and European counterparts, but the rate of UK productivity is also at its lowest since 2007. Productivity Improvement # 5: Encourage a Culture of Taking Care of Self.

Leveraging Motivation to Drive Engagement and Navigate Change


Since motivation is intrinsic to each individual and is correlated to their own values and personality, to grow a business, managers need to consider each team’s culture as a unique set of personalities and motivations. This concept, which appeared in 2007 in the book “Du management au marketing des services” by Benoît Meyronin and Charles Ditandy, is one of the levers of any transformation process.

Podcast: Putting Employees in the Right Seats to Develop Your Best Team


Zawadi Bryant founded NightLight Pediatrics Urgent Care with Dr. Anastasia Gentles and Connie Cazares in 2007 with a single location in Sugarland, Texas. It was really helpful for us because as we were defining our culture and values – because there are three partners. We thought we were living embodiments of our values and culture and people would just get it by osmosis, by being around us. Note: This post includes an excerpt from our sister site, The Best Team Wins.

Knowledge Transmission and Engaging Expert Collaborators


Management and managers will need to put in place incentives and develop a culture of recognition to improve knowledge transfer. 2017 Transmission de savoir-faire, Réciprocité de la relation éducative Expert-Novice, Jean-Louis Boutte, Université de Provence, 2007. In a global economy facing constant competition and ever-increasing challenges, companies must ensure the transmission of knowledge and know-how internally in order to move forward and progress.

Gen Z Jobs: What Jobs Are Winning the Interest of the Next Generation to Enter the Workforce?


Gen Z had access to smartphones from childhood — the oldest Gen Zers were 10 when the iPhone launched in 2007 — and many have likely never even seen a floppy disk! The first known escape room opened in Japan in 2007, and the concept arrived on US shores in 2012. And the idealist side prioritizes an empowering work culture and companies that promote equality. Plenty has been written about millennials and work.

Advice to HR: How to Keep Women on the Job Through COVID-19 and Beyond

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Support a Culture of Caregiving. Since launching in 2007, we’ve helped over 10,000 entrepreneurs and small businesses find the right freelancers or remote employees for their company. A record number of women have left the workforce since the pandemic began.

Top HR Podcasts For Recruiters And Talent Acquisition Leaders


hosts William Tincup, Nisha Raghavan, Crystal Miller Lay and Michael VanDervort sit down with industry leaders for discussions on topics like company culture, talent acquisition, HR tech and hiring strategy. This popular podcast, hosted by HR Tech Conference Co-Chair Steve Boese and HR Executive Trish McFarlane, tackles topics like recruiting, company culture, compliance, technology, and current events. The world of Talent Acquisition is always changing.

Becoming Simply Irresistible: Growth opportunity


Leading companies invest heavily in this time, because it establishes the ground rules for success and gives every employee a set of cultural values they carry into their career going forward. This culture creates a dynamism inside the company, it shows a respect for learning, and it fosters a path for growth. This is an important cultural topic to address. Fig: Learning Investment Model © 2007 Bersin & Associates. High-impact learning culture.

Best Place to Work MediaMath Listens to Employees

Glassdoor for Employers

Peter Drucker said that “culture eats strategy for breakfast” but there’s an interesting chicken/egg situation on that point when it comes to MediaMath. We see having a positive culture as a strategic commitment, and a source of competitive advantage, something that we work to reinforce every day. In our world, culture and strategy simply breed one another. Suffice it to say, only 37% agreed (the fact that it wasn’t 0% is testament to the kindness of the culture).

It Took a Terrible Airline to Bring Back the Stupidus Maximus Award Honoring Bad Management

Fistful of Talent

A culture that stinks to high heaven. There will be another gaffe and another apology instead of a significant change in the airline’s culture. Seldom, if ever, do we hear an acknowledgment that there is something intrinsically wrong with the culture at United.” ” There IS something “intrinsically wrong” with United’s culture; it stinks to high heaven and has been getting progressively worse for years.

Engage Your Employees with Science

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Behavioral science reveals the force behind employee engagement and provides evidence-based practices to create a road map for organizations creating cultures of employee engagement. In a 2007 experiment, Adam Grant found that university call center employees who read letters from students who’d received scholarships from donations raised over 170% more of those donations than a control group that did not read such letters.