It seems like every week, there’s a new startup with a mission to revolutionize the way we eat ice cream or make everyday tasks a little easier. Working with these young companies is a different experience when compared with working for a company like IBM or Nike, which have been around for quite some time and have an established presence in their respective markets. Understanding how they differ is the first step in figuring out where you would be a better fit.
The rules and regulations that protect the environment today can be complex. Environmental consultants like Rachel Tuohy, 26, work to help organizations understand how to comply with legal requirements for their harmful emissions, water usage, and other environmentally impactful practices.
Whether your company culture is more like the creatively propelled Warby Parker, the competitive-to-no-end nature of Amazon, or somewhere in between, there are a few common themes that can be found in companies that reap success from the culture they’ve established.
Some are easier to launch than others, but with the right team of people and enough patience, any company can develop the kind of culture they desire, and ThisWay Global can find the people that will fit perfectly.
As a term used to describe someone’s career, “neurological research” sounds a bit vague. So, I asked Cameron Blount, 22, to expand on what her day-to-day at the office looks like, as well as her experiences as a bisexual woman of color in a predominantly male field.
The premise of personality tests ranges from Friends episodes to ice cream flavors, superheroes, and more. It’s hard to deny they can provide excellent entertainment or even a nice distraction from the everyday hustle and bustle. Most of them are just that, though: entertainment.
In Part One: Intro to Workplace Culture – It Makes A Difference, I touched only briefly on a few of the things that set eyeglasses designer and distributors, Warby Parker, ahead of their competition in the great company culture race that has caught momentum since Amazon came under a bit of fire for their guerilla-style management policies.
While the conversation surrounding workplace culture seems relatively new, it has been an important aspect of the workplace for as long as people have been working. It is the combination of the beliefs, traditions, values, assumptions, and behaviors of everyone who works within a given space. Think of it as the company’s vibe or personality, the attributes that make it attractive or repulsive (depending on the individual).
The Starbucks Unicorn Frappe has been making some pretty big waves on social media. This sweet-n-sour, pink and blue, swirly sprinkle-topped concoction is drawing in customers with its distinct look, unique flavor combinations, and homage to everyone’s favorite mythical creature, the unicorn. While the lines stay long for this fantastical beverage, recruiters are also on the hunt for a different kind of unicorn: The Unicorn Hire.
The Unicorn Hire, much like the frappe of the same name, has distinct, unique qualities that set them apart from the crowd: Read More
There are plenty of job sites out there, offering standard resume-to-opening or dropdown menu matching based on job experience, availability, and other standard qualifiers. At ThisWay, we know there’s more than what meets the eye when it comes to finding the perfect career match, such as inclusiveness, flexibility, or benefits. Give yourself a bit of relief with these tips, our first installment in a series of posts about the toolkit you need to ensure you aren’t unintentionally pursuing a short-term job, by forgetting key elements to landing a long-term career.