Here’s the thing: companies like to talk about themselves. And, they don’t always think about the candidate experience when they do. Common to be found on company career sites today are a list of awards, what the company does in the community and then their jobs, which often outline a lot of requirements but say ...
Each quarter, a few of us at Sevenstep gather in our mahogany walled library to nibble on a crisp Argentinian Sardo, savor some Garnacha, and politely debate the merits of great books we’ve read about talent, HR and business.
Several years ago, I led the marketing team for one of the world’s largest engineering firms. It was a dream job for any marketing professional who enjoys selling through story-telling. I met teams around the world who were working on everything from hydroelectric tunnels in Canada, to nickel mines in Brazil, to ...
Most people work at least 40 hours a week. Then there are commitments we make to family, friends, hobbies, and other aspects of life that don't relate to work at all.
Difficult conversations, especially around performance, don’t come easy for most of us. But in my view, ‘running towards the pain’ is vitally important to addressing challenges head on – before they become full-blown crises.
The primary goals for any recruiting team are to improve the quality of hires coming into the organization, and to optimize the process of finding and securing quality talent.
In the last quarter of the year, the Sevenstep team was intent on bringing smiles to the faces of those around us. Whether we were cleaning up our neighborhoods, wrapping presents for kids, or sending cards to troops overseas, the Sevenstep Cares mission continued to make a global impact.
One of the key missteps that organizations make when expanding globally is to assume that what works in one part of the world will also work in another. It’s about much more than language. Cultural differences, shifting politics, unique legal regimes, and even history play a large role in success versus failure.