CareerBuilder recently partnered with the Human Capital Institute to uncover common misconceptions around both job seeker behavior and the ways in which employers attract and hire top performers, based on a 44-item survey of 358 HR professionals nationwide and follow-up interviews.
“We have an open-door policy. By creating that type of culture, people feel free to speak up constantly,” says Lyndon Rive, CEO of SolarCity, a leading clean energy services company, of what makes a successful and productive workforce. In the following interview, Rive discusses – among other things – why having a transparent culture is critical to his company’s success.
Emerald Performance Materials, LLC markets technologically advanced specialty chemicals for a broad range of food and industrial applications. Emerald’s products play a variety of roles in the products that are consumed and used every day enabling them to last longer, look, smell, taste or perform better.
In the following interview, ResCare President and CEO Ralph G. Gronefeld, Jr., discusses the advice he would give his younger self, what keeps him up at night, and how he works to keep himself and his employees motivated throughout his vast organization.
In your Workforce Services division, you help both unemployed and underemployed people find jobs. Do you believe this will have an effect on the economy?
In the following interview, David Segura, chief executive officer and founder of VisionIT, Inc., discusses how his company is working to empower not only his current employees, but the community around him and the future of the industry overall.
You were one of 50 CEOs selected by President Obama to participate in the White House Forum on Modernizing U.S. Government.
In the following interview, Sally Savoia, chief human resources officer for Praxair, Inc., sheds light on how one of the world’s largest industrial gases companies generated from a “pretty simple” culture and a hands-on approach to management.
With growing concern about an impending skills gap in the nation’s workforce, many companies have taken the initiative to bridge this gap themselves.
“When you listen to your employees, it’s hard not to be successful,” says Brian Gamache, Chairman of the Board and CEO at WMS Industries Inc. In the following interview, Gamache reveals the interactive technology company’s culture of fearlessness, the importance of maintaining a work/life balance, and why having a little insecurity can be a big benefit.
How would you describe the culture of WMS?
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