Creating a Connected Culture at Whole Foods

January 24, 2015 by Crystal Miller

“Without our team members, we're just four walls and food.” That's the saying at Whole Foods Market, where every employee that's hired is purported to have a DNA that matches the culture of the company. What would become "Whole Foods Market" began in 1978 by then 25-year-old college dropout John Mackey with a girlfriend in Austin, Texas; Whole Foods…

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Is Recruiting Really Broken?

January 20, 2015 by Crystal Miller

The answer to that question probably depends on who you ask. For Social Recruiting Strategies Conference Speaker and President of The Sourcing Institute, Shally Steckerl, the answer is a resounding "Yes, recruiting is broken" and what we know as sourcing needs an overhaul. So let's look at the facts, as reported in Jibe's 2014 Talent Acquisition report: Nearly…

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Engaging Gen Z Series: What to Say And Where to Say It

January 05, 2015 by Crystal Miller

(Part 2 of the "Gen Z" series; read part 1 here) When it comes to talking about strategies to reach Gen Z; it would be easy to moan, groan and gripe about "another post telling people what they need to do to appease an entire generation." It would be easy, but it would also be somewhat short-sighted. Generation Z's eldest members turned 20 last year…

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