Corporate Eye

Archive for October, 2015

company-culture

A glimpse of the future… or time to invest in singing lessons

It’s a rare thing for me to find surprising careers content that makes me think: “Wow – I love that!” But that rare thing happened this week when I discovered a company called Medallia.

I’m not even sure where to start here, but a good place could be the all-singing, all dancing “We are Medallia” video on their Careers landing … Read the rest

whistleblowing

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing”
Thomas Burke

Nobody plans to become a whistleblower.

But sometimes someone finds out that something unethical, immoral, illegal or inappropriate is happening in their workplace or industry sector, and feels that they must report it.

This is a difficult and stressful activity particularly if they need to report something being done by a colleague or employer. Whistleblowers risk losing … Read the rest

video-interviews

I can still remember how annoyed she sounded: “But we spent all that time and money interviewing and assessing you!”
The HR manager had called me the day after a successful interview and offered me a job. And I’d had to turn her down (I had a better offer elsewhere).

I’m not surprised she was annoyed. Interviewing and assessing candidates face-to-face is expensive. There are schedules to clear, rooms to book, and resources and people … Read the rest