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12 Realities Employees Will Use in Determining if Your Company is “With it” or “Past it”

Posted on March 7th, by Lougie in HR Management, Job Search. Comments Off on 12 Realities Employees Will Use in Determining if Your Company is “With it” or “Past it”

The experience of growing up online will profoundly shape the workplace expectations of Generation Facebook. At a minimum, they’ll expect the social environment of their worklife to reflect the social context of the Web, rather than a mid-twentieth-century bureaucracy.

With that in mind, I compiled a list of 12 work-relevant characteristics of the social Web. These … Read More »

No More Résumés, Say Some Firms

Posted on January 26th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment. Comments Off on No More Résumés, Say Some Firms

Union Square Ventures recently posted an opening for an investment analyst.

Instead of asking for résumés, the New York venture-capital firm—which has invested in Twitter, Foursquare, Zynga and other technology companies—asked applicants to send links representing their “Web presence,” such as a Twitter account or Tumblr blog. Applicants also had to submit short videos demonstrating their … Read More »

The Woody Allen Method of Hiring

Posted on January 24th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment. Comments Off on The Woody Allen Method of Hiring

Woody Allen, in one of his early movies when confronted by the news that an attractive woman was interested in him, once said, (paraphrased), “If she wants to go out with me there must be something wrong with her. I’m not sure I want to go out with her after all”

I have had several clients … Read More »

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Posted on January 23rd, by Lougie in Job Search, Recruitment. Comments Off on Follow Us!

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7 Must-Have Qualities to Look for in Employees

Posted on January 18th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 4 comments

The smaller your business, the more crucial it is to get every new hire right. If you find someone with these 7 traits, make an offer — quick.

While every hiring decision is important, the smaller your business the more important it is you hire the right people. When employee No. 300 turns out to be … Read More »