Nicholas R. Larche, Esq.

Nick Larche wears a few hats at ShopAtHome.com. He's HR, Corporate Counsel, and the sole recruiting arm for the company. Connect with him on Twitter and LinkedIn.


What's Your MVP? 3 Ways to Run Recruitment Like a Startup

Startups face many challenges. Besides funding, recruitment can be the difference between a premature exit and a multi-million dollar valuation. These resource-strapped organizations understand that the right recruiter is a competitive advantage. Startup recruiters invest themselves in all parts of the business. They scale teams with the same caliber of care and attention that software…
14 July 2016

Holacracy's Role in the Future of Work

Bureaucracy. It’s a one-word response to many workplace frustrations. The top-down, hierarchical organization dates back to the Industrial Revolution. It was a method of organizing labor to more efficiently execute repeated tasks with highly predictable outcomes. While the workplace has changed significantly from the assembly line era to the information era, bureaucracy has proved resilient. But is…
24 May 2016

3 Brilliantly Creepy Recruitment Marketing Tactics to Try

Studies have shown that nearly two-thirds of fully-employed professionals, while not on the market for a new job, would be open to discussing new opportunities. The thought that two out of every three employees in your workforce might flirt with the idea of exploring new opportunities can be terrifying, especially if you’re a small- to medium-sized…
05 May 2016

Sourcing Candidates in Overlooked Pools: The Moneyball Approach

In 2002, the Oakland Athletics, the team with the third lowest payroll in Major League Baseball, won as many games as the New York Yankees – the team with the highest payroll. The A’s won more games than they lost in every season from 1999 through 2006. What separated them from the other 29 teams…
18 February 2016

"Full-Stack" Workforce Development

According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends report, human resources departments have graded themselves with a C+ for driving talent solutions. Instead of wallowing at a C+, human resources departments should be thinking C#. HR has a lot to prove in the information technology sector. Recruiting highly technical talent is becoming more and more difficult. Retaining and…
14 December 2015

A Killer Talent Acquisition Strategy. With Zombies.

You have just been delegated the critical duty of building a new business unit. If I have one piece of advice for you, it is to build a team that has the will and the skill to survive the zombie apocalypse. While the occasional one-man army can wander the post-apocalyptic landscape and survive, most mortals…
29 October 2015