Recruiterbox Blog / Company Culture


WWBD: What Would Buffett Do?

You don’t get to perch yourself on a park bench and eat ice cream with the likes of Paul McCartney by wingin’ it. Most employers don’t start a company because they’re good at doing the books, hiring or leading a team. People start companies because they’re passionate about a product, service or customers. Put simply,…
19 August 2014

Why did Jack Quit?

Have you been losing good people? Does it seem like you spend as much time recruiting for new hires as you do replacing lost hires? Investing money in a resource is not just about the salary and bonus checks. It is also about the time and effort spent in training. It’s difficult to put a…
21 February 2012

What Made Daniel Flynn the ‘Robin Hood’ of Bottled Water Business

“If your Idea is good, the money will come” says social entrepreneur Daniel Flynn, the 23-year-old founder of Australian bottled water enterprise ‘Thankyou Water’. He set out to do his part to solve water crisis in developing countries through his start-up. Profits from his business now fund water projects in Cambodia, Kenya, Uganda and India.…
07 March 2012

Two Keys to Working Remotely

Let’s take a look under the hood. Here at Recruiterbox, we’ve got two distinct teams . We’ve got a technical team in India, where two of our co-founders and a staff of about 25 engineers build product. They all work out of an office in Bangalore. Then there’s the U.S.-based team, where everyone works remotely.…
09 July 2015

The One Thing I Do To Increase My Productivity

I’ve been doing this trick for the past 3 months and I’ve noticed a huge increase in my productivity . It’s simple: I stand while I work Like many of us, I have long days with a lot to do. Standing has increased my productivity 237%! Ok, I made that number up, but it sure…
17 May 2012

Should Small Businesses Offer Big Benefits?

Small companies are great because of their culture, ability to adapt to trends in the market, and their commitment to employees. One area where small business can often falter, however, is in benefits. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, small employers are far less likely to offer health benefits to their full-time employees, much…
11 June 2015

Seth Godin on How to Create a Remarkable Product

Some people say that with a strong marketing strategy in place, you could sell almost anything. But throughout time, we have learned that you need a good product at the heart of every successful marketing strategy. Seth Godin, the entrepreneur, author and public speaker feels when you start a new business, you definitely need a…
02 March 2012

Retaining Top Talent: 3 Startup Perks that Work

As an employer, it’s important to make your team members feel valued. As a startup, you may not be able to match the salaries that larger employers offer. By some estimates, startup pay hovers around 70 percent of corporate pay. But of course there are other reasons candidates want to join your company: a new challenge,…
02 September 2015

It’s Vacation Time! What’s the Plan?

Spring has sprung (or at least it’s trying to), and those summer vacation requests are starting to roll in. Time off can be great for the individual as well as their part in organizational success. Time off has been linked to increase productivity , higher engagement rates, lower instances of absenteeism, and increase creativity. That…
01 April 2014

Increase Productivity by Offering Telecommuting Opportunities

In the past, telecommuting was mainly considered a way for employees to save money and time by avoiding a long commute to work. Businesses have often been uneasy about telecommuting, expecting employees to slack off without proper supervision. Increasingly, however, employers are opting to pay employees to work from home. In fact, a recent experiment…
27 August 2012