Top HR and Company Culture News of the Week – July 28, 2014

by Jimmy Winskowski on Jul 28, 2014 5:52:40 PM

poachableMost apps out there are designed to make life easier; They help us to get more done in less time more easily. And one new app - Poachable - is setting out to make hiring great talent quicker and easier than ever. But that's not's also helping your competitors steal away your best employees. Find out more in this piece from writer Will Yakowicz on how Poachable is reinventing hiring (and recruiting!)

recruitingSpeaking of hiring, deciding on a new hire can be one of the most important decisions you make for your company. The wrong employee can not only cost your company tens of thousands of dollars in wasted time and resources, but one bad apple can, in fact, spoil the culture you've lovingly cultivated. To avoid the stress and headaches that accompany a bad hire, check out this list of 7 tips for more effective hiring from the Young Entrepreneurs Council. You'll be glad you did.

broken-trustThe Open Door Policy, frequent one-on-ones, and Friday afternoon happy hours are all examples of methods that good managers use to build stronger relationships of trust with their employees. But what happens when the trust bridge breaks down? Understanding the mindset of your team members in such a case is extremely important if you hope to get your relationship back on good footing. To offer a bit of assistance, Forbes contributor Glen Llopis explains what happens when employees don't trust their leaders.

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