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What Employers Really Want: Culture Add

When we talk about culture fit, we don’t mean falling into a “hire like me” mentality. If all of your employees act and think the same, your company won’t thrive. Continue reading “What Employers Really Want: Culture Add”…

What Employers Really Want: Leadership

Leadership is a slippery concept. It’s not strictly confined to actual leaders of a company; we hope to see it at all levels of an organization. Continue reading “What Employers Really Want: Leadership”…

What Employers Really Want: Prioritization

When juggling multiple tasks, we have to be able to decide which ones need to be tackled immediately, and which ones can wait. Hiring someone who can’t get this right means that key due dates and project timelines can fall through the cracks, ultimately hurting your business. Continue reading “What Employers Really Want: Prioritization”…

The Power of Why

A healthy sense of curiosity is what separates a great worker from an uninspired drone.  If you’re looking for a spark to light up your company, consider looking for curious people. Continue reading “The Power of Why”…

Expertise Versus Curiosity

Lang believe that most business people believe in the power of expertise. People who know things are smart people, and what they think matters. The problem with this theory is that experts are creating ideas based on what has worked before. Continue reading “Expertise Versus Curiosity”…

Want to Be More Creative? Be More Rude.

Creative brainstorming sessions are often killed by the very thing that makes the rest of office life bearable: politeness. That’s right: if you want to be more creative, you must be ready to be more rude. Continue reading “Want to Be More Creative? Be More Rude.”…