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VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Reveals the Secrets to a Strong HR Team

VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Reveals the Secrets to a Strong HR Team

Claude Silver had a great career. As senior vice president at VaynerMedia, she loved her team and had a great relationship with her boss, CEO Gary Vaynerchuk. There was just one problem: She wasn’t passionate about her work. “That voice came up loud, which was, ‘You really don’t care about marketing. You only care aboutRead more about VaynerMedia’s Chief Heart Officer Reveals the Secrets to a Strong HR Team[…]

How Listening Transformed SurveyMonkey’s Employee Benefits and Review Process

How Listening Transformed SurveyMonkey’s Employee Benefits and Review Process

  Back in 2017, SurveyMonkey asked employees to weigh in on where the company was falling short of its employee value proposition to be the company “Where the curious come to grow.” One surprising — even curious — answer emerged: The annual review process didn’t work for employees. “What we heard from our employees isRead more about How Listening Transformed SurveyMonkey’s Employee Benefits and Review Process[…]

Why HubSpot Treats Its Culture as a Product — and How That Helps Them Attract Great Candidates

Why HubSpot Treats Its Culture as a Product — and How That Helps Them Attract Great Candidates

    Several years ago, as HubSpot began to scale, the company’s leadership focused on making sure its growth did not send its culture careening off the rails. The marketing software firm decided to embrace an unusual approach. “[We thought] about our culture truly as a product,” explains Katie Burke, chief people officer at HubSpot.Read more about Why HubSpot Treats Its Culture as a Product — and How That Helps Them Attract Great Candidates[…]

3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team

3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team

We’ve run the numbers and the results suggest that it’s time for HR professionals to add data analytics to their tool belts, if they haven’t done so already. One of the findings shared in LinkedIn’s The Rise of Analytics in HR: An Era of Talent Intelligence is that over the last five years there hasRead more about 3 Reasons Why People Analytics Should Be a Priority for Every HR Team[…]

Stop Losing Top Candidates to Slow Hiring by Fixing These 8 Speedbumps

Stop Losing Top Candidates to Slow Hiring by Fixing These 8 Speedbumps

  The Top Causes of Unnecessarily Slow Hiring Whenever you are focusing on hiring high-demand top performers and innovators in a highly competitive market, there may literally be no factor that damages your recruiting results more than slow hiring. Intuitively, most organizations and individuals think that taking your time to gather information to make suchRead more about Stop Losing Top Candidates to Slow Hiring by Fixing These 8 Speedbumps[…]

5 Tips for Keeping Interviews on Track When Candidates Are Very Talkative

5 Tips for Keeping Interviews on Track When Candidates Are Very Talkative

One of the most frequent pain points I hear from hiring managers and interviewers involves dealing with candidates who, frankly, talk too much. It may sound trivial, but this is a widespread problem that can significantly impact your ability to assess candidates effectively. Imagine yourself sitting across the table from an otherwise compelling candidate whoRead more about 5 Tips for Keeping Interviews on Track When Candidates Are Very Talkative[…]

How An Employee Wellness Program Benefits Your Bottom Line

How An Employee Wellness Program Benefits Your Bottom Line

Investing in your employees’ wellness has proven benefits. Is your company ready to invest? From claims that sitting is the new smoking to our ever-lengthening, never-ending workday, there’s no doubt you and your employees could stand to focus more on personal health. But, in all fairness, why should it be an employer’s responsibility to getRead more about How An Employee Wellness Program Benefits Your Bottom Line[…]

6 Things Every Recruiter Can Do to Make Interviews More Effective

6 Things Every Recruiter Can Do to Make Interviews More Effective

  No one really likes interviews (at least, most of us don’t). As a recruiter, you’re under pressure to quickly figure out if a candidate is the right person for the job. And as anyone who has interviewed for a new job knows, it’s extremely nerve-wracking and stressful from the candidate’s perspective. But, the goodRead more about 6 Things Every Recruiter Can Do to Make Interviews More Effective[…]

Millennials might not be the nightmare employees everyone was worried about

Millennials might not be the nightmare employees everyone was worried about

Much of the millennial generation is now safely ensconced in the office. And, surprisingly, they’re not half bad. A new study released by boutique research firm 747 Insights in partnership with consumer intelligence platform Collaborata found that “Playing against type, millennials are actually an employer’s dream.” “For so long, people talked about the millennials asRead more about Millennials might not be the nightmare employees everyone was worried about[…]

Here’s Why One CEO Won’t Use The Word ‘Employee’

Here’s Why One CEO Won’t Use The Word ‘Employee’

There are a few words Daniel Lubetzky absolutely refuses to use. “Boss” is one of them; “employee” is another. “I don’t use the word ’employee’ because it can imply someone is working ‘for’ you rather than ‘with’ you,” the founder and CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks tells Business Insider. Instead, he calls his staff “teamRead more about Here’s Why One CEO Won’t Use The Word ‘Employee’[…]