Most people understand that brand recognition is paramount in sales. Similarly, a positive employer brand is critical when it comes to attracting top talent. It pays to be known as the organization to work for—and that’s not going to happen when an applicant is treated poorly or unfairly. Continue reading
With today’s tight talent market, the candidate experience has never mattered more. When choosing between job offers, candidates will likely opt for the company that provided a seamless experience from the job post to the interview. Here are six things you can start doing right now to attract top talent. Continue reading
Meetings are valuable because they encourage communication, providing a place for team members to get a say. However, when attendees don’t get this chance, they might walk away feeling like the meeting was a waste. Unfortunately, certain scenarios can make people uncomfortable speaking up. Continue reading
Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, has a curious rule for meetings. He doesn’t plan any meetings in which two pizzas aren’t enough to feed everyone (Inc). Despite the company’s gargantuan size (it counted on more than half a million employees in 2017), Bezos sticks steadfastly to his two-pizza rule. Continue reading
As you learned in our last post, meetings can quickly become a money-waster. But does that mean companies should scratch meetings completely? Well, no.
Next time you’re in a meeting, try to calculate the cost. A one-hour meeting between 10 employees earning an average of $30/hour adds up to $300 in salaries alone. Inviting one or two managers quickly escalates the cost. Meetings between several managers or executives may cost upward of $1,000 in salary (TED). This doesn’t even take into account the time spent preparing for the meeting! Continue reading