Ed Nathanson

Posts by Ed Nathanson

  • Out of Africa: How a Safari Company Creates a Culture of Pride and Excellence in a Really Simple Way

    August 26, 2019

    I’m just back from a trip of a lifetime with my family to Africa. We went to Tanzania to safari at two different camps run by the same company, Nomad Tanzania. Like any vacation, the plan was to “unplug” and not think about work. Little did I know that I would soon find myself thinking about work — and what can make a really great workplace (more on that below)....

  • How This Company Made Its Hiring Process More Personal — and Is Reaping the Rewards

    April 30, 2019

    The world has become automated. From grocery store checkouts to voice command Amazon orders, it seems everyday life is becoming more machine than human. In the world of recruiting, this is also very true. Chatbots, applicant tracking systems, automated messaging, online assessments, and video interviewing are just some of the technologies widely used these days....

  • Making Your First Hires: 7 Steps Every Startup Should Follow

    November 14, 2018

    Starting anything from scratch is challenging. It requires planning, strategy and a whole lot of hustle. Heck – writing a blog post is no walk in the park ;). But if you’re reading this, it means you’re likely thinking about starting a company – or are part of a young company. And, building a company is a little more complicated than a blog post.  For a new...

  • Building Company Culture: 7 Steps for Every Small Business

    June 25, 2018

    Right now, candidates have more options for employment than at any point in recent history. In other words, it’s a candidate’s world...

  • 3 Steps to Energizing Your Employer Brand Through Humor ...

    September 21, 2017

    My most popular tweet is about barfing—and recruiters can learn a lot from that. Okay, it’s actually about people calling themselves “...

  • What Recruiters Get Wrong When It Comes to Interviews

    June 7, 2017

    Let’s face it – the perception of recruiters by our customers (hiring managers, candidates, client customers) is often times not a...