From Back Office to Boardroom: Why the Recruitment Industry is Finally Getting a Promotion

The Undercover Recruiter

For decades, HR and recruitment has traditionally not had a seat at the boardroom table, too often remaining a back-office function whose resourcing and role in the company usually came as an afterthought.

How Do I Deal With a ‘Laid-Back’ Office Setting?

JT & Dale Talk Jobs

I seem to be the “official grouch&# because I have proper office protocol and professionalism. The founder/author, Pamela Redmond Satran, offers funny yet honest advice on fitting in with a different culture. Dear J.T. &

2009 59

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can I ask to watch the company culture before accepting a job offer?

Ask A Manager

However, I was interviewed in a back office and didn’t really get to see the company culture at work (I did ask my interviewees what they thought it was like, and they mentioned it was fun, etc., Do you want to see the physical space you’d be working in, or do you want to see the office “in action” — how people interact, etc.? A reader writes: I was recently interviewed and a offered a position at a fun-seeming nonprofit.

2013 58

What are the profitable and developing career paths in the fintech industry?

Imarticus Learning

Security, audits, back office reporting, predictive analysis, and compliance regulations are increasing creating a demand for those who can upgrade, tweak and implement transitions to the latest technology. Culture Evangelists.

2019 76

How Do You Stay Sharp & Focused?

Workology

In business, supporting this type of culture provide the best setting for creativity and top performance. Despite being > 40, I’ve embraced the digital age. I pride myself in being hyper-connected, online and available and on top of the latest trends & happenings.

2012 136

CAPITALIST WEBINAR: 5 Ways To Build a Recruiting Function Your CEO Will Love!

HR Capitalist

Your recruiting function is only as good as your back end, so we’ll help you understand how to build it out. . The recruiting world has grown in complexity with each passing year. Staying on top of the macro trends (mobile, social, etc.)

2015 82

25 Companies Who Hire Adults With Autism #AutismAwarenessMonth

Workology

AutonomyWorks, a Chicago based company offers operation and back office work that companies would have sent offshore in the past. These are often small requests such as noise canceling headphones or wearing hats for light sensitivity inside the office.

2016 124

my mother is tracking my comings and goings at work

Ask A Manager

She’ll send me emails and text messages if I’m away from my desk for too long (in her judgement), and this is compounded by a culture gap. She’s always worked in frontline face-to-face client service, while I have a back-office job. We had A Talk about that encounter, and the behavior stopped for awhile, but it’s back, and I have no clue where to go next.

2019 53

music lyrics at work, avoiding Facebook-friending a colleague, and more

Ask A Manager

The song was “That Girl” by All Time Low, which has lyrics that aren’t crazy outrageous but have some language that I wasn’t sure was okay in an office. I’m guessing it depends quite a bit on office culture. Personally, I’m at a new job in a temporary capacity (probably just for the summer) in a very laid back office where music is encouraged. I have my own office space with a door that stays open.

2017 42

pushy recruiter, sleepy employee, people eating at their desks, and more

Ask A Manager

I take lunch relatively early away from my desk, and am back at my desk trying to work when the smells of others’ lunches wafts around me. How do I influence a sea change and get the office to start using the very nice kitchen area, or picnic tables outside? It does not help that the CEO and COO eat in their offices, setting a bad example. You might not be able to change it, if this is the culture. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2018 48