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We’re taking notes from Amazon HQ’s meetings and telling more stories – May 2018

We’re taking notes from Amazon HQ’s meetings and telling more stories – May 2018

This month at Stories Inc: 

We welcomed Sela Betz to the team as our newest Sales Intern! Sela is a rising Junior at the University of Richmond studying business, marketing and psychology. She’s studying abroad in Ireland in the Fall, loves to hike, and has goals of one day skydiving and riding a camel in Morocco.

Headed to EBrandCon next week? So are we! Stories Inc. Co-Founder Lauryn Sargent will be leading a workshop AND presenting. Check it out and see you there!

Bonus Content: Check out our latest blog poston the two things you need while interviewing to get the best employee stories.

Check out what articles we’ve loved and are reading lately:

EMPLOYERS INCREASINGLY RELYING ON TECH, BRANDING TO ATTRACT TALENT

HRDive is sharing details from Randstad’s latest research in Talent Trends Quarterly on how more (75% of those surveyed) companies are using technology and updating their employer branding to improve and increase recruiting.

CASE STUDY: LOEWS HOTELS + CORE VALUES

Capturing a company’s core values can be a difficult task – especially a company as large and far-reaching as Loews Hotels. We’re sharing the case study of how we managed to capture the hotel chain’s values across several different locations across the country...with a lot of help from some great team members.

JEFF BEZOS BANNED POWERPOINT IN MEETINGS

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, recently shared that he’s banned PowerPoints from meetings. Instead, presenters must provide a memo ahead of time with ‘narrative structure.’ His reasoning is that stories are far more memorable than bullet points in a slide deck…sound familiar?

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