12 05, 2019

How to Make a Team-Building Activity Meaningful (and Memorable)

May 12, 2019|company culture, corporate culture, Hiring advice, Work hacks|

Team bonding activities are NOT overrated – if they are done right, of course. I was inspired by my mentor. Four years ago, he shared with me how impactful it was for him to get uber-personal with his executive team.  At each quarterly meeting, they would do an article share on rotation: everyone on the [...]

13 05, 2013

Social Media & Your Job Search – Please Don’t Post That Party Pic

May 13, 2013|applying for a job, branding yourself, corporate culture, CV blunders, how to write a resume, inappropriate questions, including hobbies on CV, job search, job search, job search advice, job seeker, looking for a job, online presence, social media, social media and HR|

There’s no doubt about it, these days we all spend a decent amount of our time on social networks.  Whether it’s checking out the latest viral video on YouTube, confirming our attendance to a friend’s birthday party on Facebook or searching for a new recipe on Pinterest – it’s become an everyday occurrence in our [...]

21 10, 2011

Quirky Corporate Culture or Plain Weirdness?

October 21, 2011|corporate culture, interview stories, unusual work environment|

It is no secret that many companies are trying to stand out in the market place and create a unique corporate culture (take Google or Zappos as an example). We have seen a lot of quirky things that get implemented - a bring your pet to the office day, an on-site gym, a dry cleaning [...]