Startups Competing with Big Companies: How to Recruit Top Talent

The job market is hot. It can be almost impossible for startups to feel like they can compete with big companies for desirable and qualified candidates to help grow their...

/ February 8, 2019

Seattle HR Collective: A Female Board Member’s Perspective on How to Move Beyond Being an Order Taker

I can think of no better way to kick off a new year than by listening to Elizabeth Bastoni, a woman whose charisma filled the space Amazon so kindly loaned...

/ February 6, 2019

Recruiting During the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time of year for everyone. Here are a few tips for keeping job candidates engaged during the holiday season...

/ December 7, 2018

Seattle HR Collective: What’s Up in the Wake of #MeToo, Part II

There was such high turnout at our first Seattle HR Collective meetup on the subject of #MeToo, that we decided to have #MeToo, Part II to keep the conversation alive....

/ November 28, 2018

Recruiting Top Talent: What Millenials Look for in an Employer

We live in an interesting time. Millennials are the largest generation in the workforce today. Here are three key items people my age look for in an employer: Flexibility When...

/ November 2, 2018

Seattle HR Collective: Pay Equity Gender & Beyond

Autumn fell in earnest over Seattle as nearly 100 people gathered together in the Galvanize space to learn about, and commiserate over, the pay equity gap that’s been widening once...

/ October 31, 2018

Elevating Recruiting: 10, Talent Nirvana: Transform Your Company Into a Hiring Machine

As he said to me over coffee one day, “Companies can’t go public in this day and age, unless people believe they are a hiring machine” John Zagula, Founder and...

/ October 4, 2018
What HR Needs in the Wake of #MeToo

Seattle HR Collective: What HR Needs in the Wake of #MeToo

Unlike many of the previous Seattle HR Collective MeetUps, August’s presentation came in the form of a panel of three professionals, all from a different arms of their companies. It...

/ September 14, 2018

Elevating Recruiting: 9, What Makes a Great Recruiter?

You’re ready to hire your first recruiter. Go forth! It took lots of trial and error for me to learn how to hire great recruiters and if you can benefit...

/ September 13, 2018

Elevating Recruiting: 8, It All Comes Down to This: Showtime

Tech companies: despite how we feel like we’re swimming in them now, they should still be considered a relatively new kind of company. Not until the late 80’s did technology...

/ August 2, 2018