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Author: Lauryn

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

Recruitment storytelling at scale

Reading Time: 2 minutes Honesty about your company’s culture, and what a day-in-the-life is like in the role, is essential when recruiting for long term fit. I saw this first hand when I was a recruitment leader, working for an organization whose culture was in process (read: some growing

Exit and stay interviews

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s been years since I conducted an exit interview. Pam and Ben’s internships ended a few weeks ago, and we wanted formal feedback about their experience working at Stories. I heard from one HR exec that exit interviews are the worst time to get real

Leading Consciously

Reading Time: 3 minutes I sat next to a high energy, charismatic leader at lunch at the Conscious Capitalism conference. When she told me she was speaking in a breakout session, I immediately switched the session I was attending to hers. Her name is Jean Pitzo, CEO at ACE