Ed Nathanson

Posts by Ed Nathanson

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    How Putting Culture First Helped One Small Business Grow During the Pandemic

    January 6, 2021

    Prior to joining EQRx as VP of talent branding and recruitment, I had my own talent brand consulting company, working with notable brands on strategies to attract the right talent. I was up for a new challenge in biotech, but had not anticipated the impact of a global pandemic on my new endeavor. Our company, EQRx, a Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical company,...

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    Why Recruiters Can Lead the Charge Against the Unemployment Stigma

    October 29, 2020

    The world of hiring has changed a ton over the last two decades. We have gone from paper resumes in file cabinets to LinkedIn profiles and applicant tracking systems. Newspaper ads to job boards and search engine optimization. Personnel files to HRIS systems. Major shifts in the areas of diversity, training, assessments, bias all have led our industry forward in...

  • 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 —...

    April 30, 2019

    The world has become automated. From grocery store checkouts to voice command Amazon orders, it seems everyday life is becoming more...

  • 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...

  • 5 Easy Steps Your Small Business Can Take to Build a More...

    August 14, 2018

    Diversity has been a hot topic for most organizations in recent years, and rightfully so: The more research and studies we do, the...