Building culture is often a matter of timing — that is, when to make certain decisions around people. When should you hire a full-time recruiter, purchase an HR system, and write down the critical components of your culture (your core values)? All of these decisions will significantly affect your current and future employees’ experiences.Read More
We were asked a question on a panel last week, that prompted us to share a topic with you.
The question to the panel was "Should you have rules around what employees can and cannot post on their personal social media?".
Most companies create separate social media accounts for their careers without any direction or relevant content, and then commit Instagram harikari before they even make their first new hire.Read More
We live in a world where experience is everything; 89 percent of marketers think customer experience will be their main differentiator in 2017. But 50 years ago, the average person didn’t think about the concept of “experience” in their daily activities.Read More
An interesting phenomenon in the startup world, and one that very few acknowledge, is the practice of “faking it until you make it (click for an unofficial definition).” This concept comes in varying levels— from modest “fake it” behavior, to outright blatant “fake it” swagger, and everything in between. What’s even more interesting is that “fake it ‘til you make it” seems to be contagious.Read More
As we've hosted countless sessions at different events/conferences and interviewed founders/CEO's/companies, we've receive a lot of insightful questions around talent, hiring and culture.Read More
In nature, when you fail it has pretty bad consequences — you end up getting eaten by a tiger or some other predator. In the corporate world, “failure” is also typically associated with bad things — like losing your job. Especially as you rise higher and higher up the ranks, screw up and you’re out.Read More
If you have ever worked with me you know that I have a paradoxical relationship with technology. On the one hand, I have grown up with and embraced impactfulRead More
Having spent many years in the HR and Culture space, I’ve experienced one critical concept that unfortunately has a variety of meanings based on who you are talking to at the time.Read More
Introducing theTifosi Workforce Design Studio. To say that I am excited to be writing this to you today would be a huge understatement.Read More
Pleasing Everyone is No Laughing Matter. Being an only child for most of my life and usually on a farm far away from other kids, I was left with few options for entertainment.Read More
Engagement in the Startup World; an Unconscious Experience. I recently had lunch with a friend. Well, really, he’s someone my millennial wife calls one of my “old bike friends”.Read More
Just over a month after leaving my amazing career at Aaron’s, it’s still doesn’t seem real. What’s the hardest part?Read More
Watch a recap video of our amazing 2016 Aaron's National Manager's meeting.Read More
Last week I did one of the most difficult things I have ever done in my professional career.Read More