#RedBranchWeekly: What Would Warren Buffett Do?

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Just ask WWBD? After all, the Oracle of Omaha knows a thing or two about being successful. Take a look at our client’s article this week to see what Warren Buffett has to say about interviewing potential employees at Berkshire Hathaway.

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This week in the #RedBranchWeekly:

Recruiterbox: WWBD: What Would Buffett Do?

You don’t get to perch yourself on a park bench and eat ice cream with the likes of Paul McCartney by wingin’ it. Most employers don’t start a company because they’re good at doing the books, hiring or leading a team. People start companies because they’re passionate about a product, service or customers. Put simply, a lot of leaders aren’t necessarily born with great business sense. Warren Buffett however has the passion and the know-how. Read more…

Company-CultureHerd Wisdom: We Have a Fun Company Culture! …So?

An awesome, healthy, fun culture –Yes, that’s what we need! Never mind the fact that a straightforward definition of company culture is more elusive than the pink Starburst. In one camp, you have those who would define the company culture as value-based, and leadership driven. Others contend that the company culture is dictated by the workforce norms and overarching, collective attitudes and interests. Read more…

Vitru: Virtual Insanity: It’s Not Just a Jamiroquai Song

Leading a team can be hard work; leading a virtual team can be even harder. We all get it, telecommuting is great for the environment, it can lower stress levels in workers, increase productivity and drastically reduce costs for the organization. That being said, virtually managing a team comes with its own hardships. In order to truly reap all of the benefits of telework, the virtual leadership process must be thoughtfully crafted. Read more…

Zip-CodeGreenJobInterview: Want Great Talent? Think Outside of the Zip Code

You may be feeling the skill gap pressure, or you might be in the camp that believes the talent shortage is a myth. Regardless of how real you believe the talent drought is, you have, as a recruiter or staffing professional, at one point or another, found that finding the right talent can be down right impossible. Read more…

ClearCompany: How These 4 Transparency Mistakes Are Muddying the Waters of Your Business

If you couldn’t tell by our name, here at ClearCompany we believe that a lot of strength can come from creating transparency in an organization. Transparency seems to be the aloe of the workforce –that one cure-all that has a positive ripple effect, reaching to the far corners of any business, small or big. Read more…

Training-MillennialVisibility Software: Training for Keeps: Retaining the Wandering Millennial

Ready or not, here the Millennials come. By 2025 it’s expected that Millennials will comprise a whopping 75% of the global workforce. If you’re not careful, you’re going to lose them fast. Three years is all it takes for the average Millennial to decide they’re done with you. Can you imagine a workforce where three-fourths of its employees are job-hopping every three years? Read more..

HR Acuity: Perception vs. Reality: Employees, HR and the Things We Believe

Remember those paintings that looked like a bunch of spots that were all the rage in the 90s? If you unfocused your eyes, you’d eventually see a really clear picture, but to those who couldn’t do that, it was just…a mess? That’s kind of how Human Resources can be seen inside a company. Read more…

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