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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[…]

Make These 3 Simple Changes to Your Job Posts to Attract More Women

Make These 3 Simple Changes to Your Job Posts to Attract More Women

A job post is much more than a solicitation for applications. It’s often your company’s chance to say hello and make a strong first impression. A job post can send powerful messages to would-be candidates. Those messages are conveyed both by what you say (and don’t say) and how you say it. And if you’reRead more about Make These 3 Simple Changes to Your Job Posts to Attract More Women[…]

Here’s How IBM Predicts 95% of Its Turnover Using Data

Here’s How IBM Predicts 95% of Its Turnover Using Data

Last year, job attrition in the U.S. reached its highest rate on record — and things haven’t really improved since then. With the cost of replacing an employee sitting anywhere between 30 and 400% of that person’s annual salary, there’s obviously a strong financial case for investing in retention — not to mention the benefitsRead more about Here’s How IBM Predicts 95% of Its Turnover Using Data[…]

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[…]

8 Recruiting Productivity Hacks to Save Time, Lower Your Stress, and Allow You to Read ‘War and Peace (Kidding)

8 Recruiting Productivity Hacks to Save Time, Lower Your Stress, and Allow You to Read ‘War and Peace (Kidding)

You’ve got targets to hit and candidates to wow. But as your to-do list stretches endlessly before you, it may feel like you can’t possibly do both. After all, there are only so many hours in the day. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to make your time go further. Even making a few tinyRead more about 8 Recruiting Productivity Hacks to Save Time, Lower Your Stress, and Allow You to Read ‘War and Peace (Kidding)[…]

Are you missing the point of health and well-being at work?

Are you missing the point of health and well-being at work?

  Employee health and well-being is one of the biggest areas of focus for HR departments all over the world, and for good reason. Investing in health and well being at work can lead to greater resilience, innovation and productivity. It also explains that HR professionals should play a pivotal role in steering the healthRead more about Are you missing the point of health and well-being at work?[…]

Improve the Candidate Experience — and Your Hiring Process — With This One Simple Tactic

Improve the Candidate Experience — and Your Hiring Process — With This One Simple Tactic

Over 60% of job candidates will share a negative candidate experience with their friends and family. And 35% will even share it publicly online. That’s according to the 2018 Talent Board North American Candidate Experience Research Report. And, needless to say, these negative reviews can impact companies’ employer brands — and their ability to attractRead more about Improve the Candidate Experience — and Your Hiring Process — With This One Simple Tactic[…]

Building an Internship Program: 7 Ways to Make Sure Yours Is a Huge Win-Win

Building an Internship Program: 7 Ways to Make Sure Yours Is a Huge Win-Win

The summer between my junior and senior years in college, I had an internship with Sports Illustrated that gave me my first exposure to magazine work. Apparently, I liked what I saw. That apprenticeship led to a full-time job at SI, which ultimately opened the way for me to become editor in chief of StanfordRead more about Building an Internship Program: 7 Ways to Make Sure Yours Is a Huge Win-Win[…]

Here’s a Common-Sense Approach to Predict and Eliminate Turnover

Here’s a Common-Sense Approach to Predict and Eliminate Turnover

A major tech company just made a big brouhaha over its “uncanny” ability to use AI to predict which employees will voluntarily leave a company within the next 12 months. But in my opinion, there are far easier techniques to stop turnover by simply understanding why people change jobs and accept offers in the firstRead more about Here’s a Common-Sense Approach to Predict and Eliminate Turnover[…]