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Attracting the Wrong Kinds of Candidates? Could Be Your Bait

Depending on your industry and your geographic location, you spent the last 10 years or so positioning your company as a fun place to work.  Maybe these days your company isn’t as fun as it used to be. But it’s still nice to have that reputation that yours is a workplace where time flies and people make friends. In fact, maybe that feel is still in your online careers tab.

One company I’ve worked with was so committed to being a tantalizing magnet for young, high-talent, high-tech resumes that it actually featured on its careers tab a poker game in progress. With one guy looking up into the camera making the L on his forehead with his thumb and index finger. Yeppir, real  fun place to work!  Fun, that is, for people who don’t want to work.

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