Workplace Culture

The Keys to Creating Happy Candidates and Boosting Referrals

There’s a lot of chatter these days about hiring the right talent at the right time. The sad fact is many employers never bother to define who the “right talent” is. They simply go about the business of filling job requisitions with people who have the obligatory skill sets. That’s definitely not the case at… more The Keys to Creating Happy Candidates and Boosting Referrals

#39 – Reach West Radio – Jason Lauritsen

Then comes the part where you’re a corporate executive gone rogue who challenges others to think differently and not be afraid to challenge themselves. The Reach West Radio Show welcomes Jason Lauritsen, a keynote speaker, author and advisor on all things employee engagement and workplace culture.   Listen to Reach West Radio:

[Reach West Radio Rebroadcast] #3 – On Showing Up and Being Your Better Self – Molly Fletcher

This is a rebroadcast from 2016. Enjoy! The Reach West Radio show welcomes Molly Fletcher, CEO of The Molly Fletcher Company, as well as a powerful keynote speaker and author. Molly is a trailblazer in every sense of the word. Hailed as “the female Jerry Maguire” by CNN, she represented sport’s biggest names and negotiated… more [Reach West Radio Rebroadcast] #3 – On Showing Up and Being Your Better Self – Molly Fletcher

#22 – When a Community-Based Business Makes Work Worthwhile – Casey Coonerty-Protti

The Reach West Radio show welcomes Casey Coonerty-Protti, primary manager and owner of independent bookstore Bookshop Santa Cruz. Although Bookshop Santa Cruz is a long-time iconic for-profit family business, Casey focuses everything they do on engaging and nurturing the local community and those individuals and organizations who value books and who value a physical place… more #22 – When a Community-Based Business Makes Work Worthwhile – Casey Coonerty-Protti

#12 – The True Price of Drama in the Workplace – Cy Wakeman

The Reach West Radio show welcomes Cy Wakeman, President and Founder of Reality-Based, an organization that helps leaders and their teams ditch the drama, turn excuses into results, and find opportunities in every challenge they face. Cy is a dynamic national keynote speaker and New York Times bestselling author who has spent over 20 years… more #12 – The True Price of Drama in the Workplace – Cy Wakeman

#8 – Workplace Culture Ain’t Noise Pollution – Jim Knight

A special Reach West Radio show at the SHRM Talent Management Conference & Exposition welcomes Jim Knight, a leading training and development expert, author and sought-after keynote speaker. Jim has worked with some of the world’s largest brands including more than 20 years with Hard Rock International where he led the renowned School Of Hard… more #8 – Workplace Culture Ain’t Noise Pollution – Jim Knight

#1 – Not the Usual HR Suspect – Steve Browne

The inaugural Reach West Radio show welcomes Steve Browne, Executive Director of HR at LaRosa’s, Inc. Steve has helped transform an entire profession synonymous with rules, regulations, compliance and administrative paper pushing. He’s certainly modest about it, and while it’s true that there are many individuals and organizations that impact the human resource profession, Steve… more #1 – Not the Usual HR Suspect – Steve Browne

Recruiting the Real Atmospherians

“Some world views are spacious, and some are merely spaced.” —Rush, Grand Designs Scene 1: Pacific Avenue was closed for Halloween. Throngs of families dressed up for the holiday, passed one another while children chased each other in circles, their bags of candy swinging round and round. As we trick-or-treated from merchant to merchant, homeless panhandlers hit… more Recruiting the Real Atmospherians

Candidate Experience Winners Re-Recruit from the Inside Out

For the longest time it’s always been about recruiting from the outside in. As if companies had never hired for many of their jobs before. As if the only way to fill them was to post the jobs and pray for new magical applicants they’d never identified previously, and hopefully some of those had just… more Candidate Experience Winners Re-Recruit from the Inside Out

Such a Sweet Tooth for Candidate Experience

“Who can take a sunrise Sprinkle it in dew Cover it in chocolate and a miracle or two?”  —Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, The Candy Man Unfortunately, I can still taste his sour words. We’d been talking recruiting shop, him a talent acquisition director at a large technology company and me an HR industry analyst, when… more Such a Sweet Tooth for Candidate Experience

Emotional Workplace Raincoats As New Hire Tchotchkes

“C’mon you little fighter No need to get uptighter C’mon you little fighter And get back up again…” —Supertramp, It’s Raining Again Facebook messenger popped up: Did you hear the news? The person messaging me was a new co-worker. I just stared at the words, a sick feeling of knowing something I didn’t want to know roiled… more Emotional Workplace Raincoats As New Hire Tchotchkes

The Employer Brand Verdict Is In

“You can twist perceptions Reality won’t budge You can raise objections I will be the judge And the jury…” —Rush, Show Don’t Tell   He held his right hand out toward prosecutor, defense attorney and the defendant first. “They are evidence.” Then he put his hand on his chest. “I represent the law.” And then… more The Employer Brand Verdict Is In