A Cautionary Tale: What Every Leader Can Learn from a Queen Bee

A Cautionary Tale: What Every Leader Can Learn from a Queen Bee

There’s a secret to building an agile, empowered workplace, and it may be in your own backyard (if you’re an apiarist or simply haven’t noticed the buzzing). Do bees hold the key to modern leadership structure? From the outside, the industrious insects seem to be all about rigid structure and hierarchical management, but if you take a closer look you’ll see that the hive flourishes thanks to its flexibility.

 

This Is What the Coffee Break Looks Like on a Typical Workday

This Is What the Coffee Break Looks Like on a Typical Workday

Coffee: The elixir of our work-lives. The official sponsor of our mid-day productivity boost. Oh how your rich, caffeinated waters run deep, helping us get through the workday. Check out our latest photo essay paying homage to the most vital part of our workdays: the coffee break.

3 Tips for Hiring in a Candidate's Job Market

3 Tips for Hiring in a Candidate's Job Market

When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly jobs report for March, it left the nation wondering if the economy was still on course for prosperity. Unlike the month prior, April’s job report delivered on its optimistic expectations. But are the implications for hiring just as rosy as they are for job seekers? Here are three things you can take away from the latest jobs report.

5 Pieces of Career Advice No New Grad Should Overlook

5 Pieces of Career Advice No New Grad Should Overlook

May is officially upon us: the weather is getting gorgeous, all the sports are happening, and young graduates everywhere are stressing out about joining the workforce. In honor of the eager, the inexperienced, and the bright-eyed and the bushy-tailed new grads, we asked our network: What's the best piece of career advice you've ever gotten from a mentor?

3 Ways to Actively Attract Passive Candidates

3 Ways to Actively Attract Passive Candidates

Poaching an egg is not easy the first time around (or the second or third, for that matter). It requires technique (like creating a little water tornado) and skill (mastering that water tornado with one hand while placing a raw egg in it with the other) that are mastered over time. To help you perfect the art of poaching, here are three tips to help you naturally attract passive candidates.

5 Ways to Make Managing Remote Workers Look Easy

5 Ways to Make Managing Remote Workers Look Easy

Leading a team takes balance, patience, and practicality. It involves managing different personalities, delegating assignments, following up on tasks, and resolving conflicts. Most managers would agree that working closely with onsite team members makes their job—and their ability to lead—much simpler. Here are five best practices from our VP of Customer Success on how to manage a team of remote workers.

Are You Hot Enough to Pass on Passive Candidates?

Are You Hot Enough to Pass on Passive Candidates?

Not every company can commit to a recruiting strategy that only considers active candidates. Ask yourself: Is your brand hot enough to sit back and wait for the job suitors to come to you? Or should you put effort into finding the best talent, including passive candidates who may not be interested?

Culture: If You Make it Great, They Will Come

Culture: If You Make it Great, They Will Come

What came first, the awesome corporate culture or the troupe of top-performing employees? This isn’t a trick question, but there is a better one to ask to ensure both. Read The Resumator CEO Don Charlton's latest Mashable article on corporate culture.