Employer Brand Blog

exaqueo's employer brand blog featuring insight from our team, industry news and trends, our research, client work and lessons learned.

Oct 11, 2019
Sep 27, 2017
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Team exaqueo

Interview with Author George Anders

From time to time here at exaqueo we like to conduct interviews so we can gain different perspectives in the industry. As a liberal arts student myself, I found it particularly interesting to ask George Anders a few questions about his latest book, “You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a Lib

Oct 3, 2019
Aug 22, 2016
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Susan LaMotte

Employees Are Human Beings (and so are you)

When you left for work this morning, you probably grabbed a computer bag, a coffee, maybe even a lunch sack. Even if you work down the hall, you likely have a routine to start your work day. But whether you're walking in to your home office or one at company headquarters, there's one thing you can't

Oct 7, 2019
May 5, 2014
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Lexi Gordon

Culture + Talent: Q&A with Cathy Atkins from Metis Communications

We often sit down with leaders of growing businesses to get their take on culture and talent. I recently spoke with Cathy Atkins, co-founder of Metis Communications, a public relations and marketing firm. Cathy has more than 17 years of experience helping companies get in front of the right audience

Oct 7, 2019
Mar 25, 2014
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Susan LaMotte

Be A Balanced Giver: The Better Way to Network

Businesses are built on relationships. We hire, expand and grow by finding, meeting and engaging with new people. Then why is networking such a burden? Time.As an entrepreneur, I often struggle with how to make it work. I hate saying “no” to any networking request on the premise I can either help so

Oct 3, 2019
Feb 3, 2014
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Lexi Gordon

Employment Law Q&A with Rebecca Signer Roche

Startups and small companies don’t always have dedicated HR resources who can stay on top of employment law or enroll a lawyer to help with HR matters. To help understand common hurdles and trends for startups and small businesses related to employment law, we recently touched base with Rebecca Sign

Oct 7, 2019
Aug 7, 2013
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Susan LaMotte

Big Data Employee Style: The 4 Kinds of Workforce Data You Really Need

In my experience, HR is usually a year and a half behind the curve for many business trends. From TQM in the 1980's, balanced scorecard in the 1990's -- we're usually behind the curve. When I was in HR for a F500 company in 2007 and first started talking about using social media in HR, people though

Oct 7, 2019
Jun 27, 2011
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Susan LaMotte

Stock in Talent

The 1st lesson finance students learn is time value of money: $1 today is worth more $1 tomorrow. It's simple--if you have a dollar today, you can invest it and earn more than if you invest that same dollar tomorrow. Sure there may be gains and losses along the way, but money is more valuable to y