You have read them. You have applied to them. The “them” I am taking about are boring job posts. As for someone applying, did you feel inspired to work for the company after reading the job post? As the company, are you not attracting the “great” talent out there?
Monthly Archives: December 2013
Mon, December 30 2013 » Corporate Culture » No Comments
One percent of the population has completed a marathon. In Indianapolis, 8.5% of the population is unemployed. In the Venn diagram of my life, these two statistics recently intersected, and it dawned on me how similar the journeys have been.
Gift swaps are a great way to get co-workers together at the holidays without spending a lot of money. But if your annual Secret Santa or white elephant exchange has gotten stale, drum up interest in the activity with a few simple, yet stimulating, twists to the tradition that will keep everyone coming back each […]
Sat, December 21 2013 » Uncategorized » 1 Comment
If you surveyed people looking for jobs in Indianapolis, it’s likely they all come up with the same set of frustrations. One of the biggest peeves of jobseekers is this: employers don’t return their calls. Here’s a big list of what they don’t do…
Often, people who are looking for jobs in Indianapolis reach out to me. They want advice about how to find a job, or sometimes just suggestions on how they can get a better job at the company where they already are. I always ask the same question: “What do you have that shows what you […]
Awhile back I came across an interesting chart. It illustrates changes in how we commute to work over our lifetimes. While the graph aims to show the increase in how many of us drive our own cars, what I noticed was the change in the number of people working from home. In everyday conversation people […]