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Communicate your company’s leadership style using stories

Reading Time: 3 minutes Want to create a thriving culture? Focus on the employee experience. There’s an entire leadership philosophy around putting employees first. It’s called servant leadership. Servant Leadership It’s been around for thousands of years, but Robert Greenleaf coined the term. He defined it as this: “A

Don’t Offer More Vacation – Close the Office Instead

Reading Time: 6 minutes My co-founder Scott Thompson and I are six years into running our small company, Stories Inc. Because our work exposes us to innovative corporate cultures, it’s easy to be organizationally progressive. We have adapted all kinds of policies for our team that have worked for

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From a Co-Founder to Our Sales Candidates

Reading Time: 3 minutes To our sales candidates…. As a Stories Inc. co-founder, I’ve been selling constantly since the day we opened our doors. One of the hardest parts of my and Scott’s jobs was finding our product-market fit. It took years, but we’ve built a business in a


Reading Time: < 1 minute Solve a Specific Recruiting Challenge Teams, business units, and even different office locations can have unique cultures and recruiting challenges.  Among other benefits, a team storytelling approach allows you to: Communicate a unique team culture Introduce candidate to the team before the interview Ground your


Reading Time: < 1 minute Think you can communicate your workplace culture in 60 seconds or less? You can using employee story videos. Get inspired by downloading our CONTENT KICKSTARTER: Culture Videos in 60 Seconds or Less. Download here and now for quick tips and tons of examples from progressive

Creative Storytelling: How to use Purpose in High-Volume Hiring

Reading Time: 6 minutes This post was originally published on the SmashFly Technologies Blog. Whether you’re hiring a new class of summer interns, increasing your sales force by 20% every quarter or recruiting call center professionals all year, hiring a high volume of people for one type of position

If Your Interns Are Talking, Next Year’s Class Is Listening

Reading Time: 5 minutes Let’s give all our interns a great experience. It’s good karma and practice to leave the work world better than you found it, and we’re giving students an opportunity to explore their interests and develop interesting careers. Also, it’s a great pipeline for future full-time