Marijuana and the workplace… it may be April Fools’ Day, but this is no joke!

What comes to mind when you think of marijuana? Teenagers out way past their curfew getting up to no good? College kids with no supervision looking to blow off some steam? You're likely partially right, but now more than ever working adults and average Joes are using marijuana... and they aren't always breaking the law. … Continue reading Marijuana and the workplace… it may be April Fools’ Day, but this is no joke!

Ghosting and the Candidate Experience

Halloween has come and gone and leading up the big event, I've seen so many emails, articles and blogs referencing "ghosting".  Most of them are work-related ghosting references about applicants or new hires "ghosting" a company. I find that more often, it's the company or recruiter that "ghosts" candidates. In this incredibly tight job market, … Continue reading Ghosting and the Candidate Experience

Dogs in the Workplace (woof woof)

You want to bring your dog/cat/ferret/fish to work…well, ok! Here at Hire Ventures, we have a pretty eclectic mix of clients!  We help everyone, from high tech corporate start-ups to family-owned donut shops and everything in between.  No matter the business, if there are employees, there are sure to be HR needs.  With all of … Continue reading Dogs in the Workplace (woof woof)

How TO Hire a Millennial

Did you know that high growth companies, like those in the high-tech industry, have a significantly higher proportion of millennials in leadership positions than organizations with little to no growth? There is a reason for this. If you are growing and hiring, then this blog is for you! Do me a favor and type this … Continue reading How TO Hire a Millennial

Love is in the air…and #MeToo. What’s an employer to do?

window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); Love is in the air…which could spell doom for some employers in light of the #MeToo movement.  This movement that went viral the end of last year has brought so much awareness to sexual assault and harassment, especially in the workplace.  There have been millions … Continue reading Love is in the air…and #MeToo. What’s an employer to do?