How to Recruit Me: Software Engineer

Hi. Yo­­­­u’ve probably seen me around the office. I’m one of the talented, hardworking software engineers at our company. I’m feeling pretty good about my career options these days. The hiring market for people with my skill set is hot right now, with around 5,000 companies in the U.S. looking for software engineers. This number […]

How Managers Can Support Employee Mental Health

Understanding how a business can best support its employees' mental health has evolved drastically in the past decades. Mental health is a growing workplace concern, with the related indirect impact to businesses estimated at $79 billion lost to poor productivity and absent employees. Fortunately, many leaders at every rung of the corporate ladder are learning […]

Gender Neutral Language in the Workplace: Why It Matters

I've found that requests for gender neutral or "inclusive" language are often met with eye rolls. And not just from men. I should know - as a college sophomore, I rolled my eyes big time when my Psychology of Gender professor said that using terms like "mankind" helped to sustain gender inequality. I still have […]

Roundup: Top Recruiting Articles This Month

Spring is a time for new beginnings. With new beginnings come opportunities to start fresh, but they are also rife  with new challenges and unchartered territory. To keep you in the loop, we’ve rounded up 10 of the most insightful HR and recruiting articles published this month to get you up to speed on the […]

How To Make Sure Your Benefits Outrank Competitors'

In a job seeker’s market — that is, when there are more jobs than people looking for them — qualified candidates can afford to be picky about the jobs they apply to and interview for. Suddenly your company is trying desperately to attract candidates for the job. One way you can be more appealing to the types of […]

How Will Generation Z Affect the Workplace?

No two generations are the same. The attitudes, passions, strengths and weaknesses of each generation are molded by the world around them. Political influence, economic factors and technological change all converge and produce a new set of individuals who see the world in a way that generations before them never have. Forward-thinking organizations acknowledge this. […]

3 Perks You Didn't Know Millennials Would Love

Are your benefit packages attracting Millennials? How can you be sure? These are questions many employers ask these days, including Glassdoor. To find out what benefits Millennials really care about, we asked our own employees. The answers may surprise you, but one thing is for certain: benefits can make or break whether a candidate wants to work for you. […]

No Rules: Faithlife Threw Out the Employee Handbook

At Faithlife Corporation, the leading producer of digital Bible study tools, we’ve taken a unique approach to corporate culture: no rules. We operate without an HR department, offer unlimited vacations, provide a free bike and kayak center, and offer flexible schedules and unlimited free soda and espresso. Oh, and we also do employee-run curry cook-offs, company-wide Easter egg hunts, and hot soup on the […]

7 Ways Workplace Transparency Helps You Hire

People are sharing a lot of information these days. They share their daily activities with their friends on Facebook, post photos of their latest vacation on TripAdvisor, rate their latest dining experience on Yelp and now, they're reviewing their jobs and companies on Glassdoor. Workplace transparency is quickly becoming the new normal as information-hungry job seekers expect […]