Let’s face it, our cell phones have become our personal assistants. For many of us, anything we need to do no matter where we are, we likely get done on our phones. I’ve filled out weekly work reports on my … Continued
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We Need to Be Better at Interpersonal Communications I am a modern manager. I am available 24/7, and I communicate with my team (spread across 5 time zones in 3 different continents) every day, through a variety of mediums. At … Continued
Staffing agencies as well as large employers are always looking for better ways to manage their candidates. Over the past 10 years there has been a large push towards applicant tracking systems linked to company websites. This has allowed candidate flow to be tracked and easy access to all of their candidates from anywhere within an organization. Although this has greatly improved our efficiency, we’ve discovered this same process is keeping us from attracting candidates. Job seekers, especially the passive, more marketable job seekers simply lack the motivation, time or interest in spending an hour filling out information online.
Have you ever liked a company so much, you had their logo tattooed on your arm? Me neither, but it happens. Just ask Harley Davidson and their army of fans who keep the Harley logo consistently on the list of … Continued
Austin City government is using modern solutions to alleviate some of the city’s traffic woes. It’s latest effort is to use smartphones to find open spots.
Research shows happy employees equal happy customers, which has a direct correlation to business success. Here are some tips to keep them both happy.
This is a guest post by Vinay Bhagat. Vinay is the CEO of his second venture, TrustRadius, a community which helps professionals make better business software decisions through in-depth reviews, discussions and more. He is a technology entrepreneur with a passion … Continued
This blog goes in the, “There has got to be a better way” category. While there are a ton of great tools that make remote work and web-based meetings easier, sometimes it is necessary to get on a plane for … Continued
A comprehensive ramp program doesn’t need to be overly complex, but it needs to give sales people the knowledge that they need to sell into a marketplace and a methodology to certify that they are ready to achieve quota. Cutting ramp time by a month or two can have a large impact on revenue, so it is worth the investment.