Innovative Hiring Practices

Here are samples of things different organizations are doing to find, attract and hire the people they need: Zappos offers new employees payments equivalent to one month’s salary to leave. This helps ensure that those who stay truly want to be there. In Australia, IKEA placed “career instructions” in its products’ flat-packed boxes, attracting thousands of quality applicants through the …

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The Edge of Service® Newsletter, Issue 14: Hiring for Service: It’s Time for a Rethink

The Edge of Service® Newsletter, Issue 14: Hiring for Service: It’s Time for a Rethink Imagine dropping onto Earth from another planet. Your task is to explore our economy—jobs, what we produce, and how we hire and train people for those roles. You’re not familiar with precedent, history, or what’s transpired to this point. You simply look around and take …

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