Why We Focus on Values Alignment Instead of Fit During Interviews

Why We Focus on Values Alignment Instead of Fit During Interviews

When it comes to traditional styles of employee interviews, it’s fair to say that the formats haven’t shifted much over recent years. However, recruiting high-quality employees can be challenging in today’s competitive marketplace. Company perks and benefits are constantly expanding to lure and retain top talent in a tight market for employers and evolving to meet the needs and desires of a...

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Uncommon Sense: Necessary Conditions

Uncommon Sense: Necessary Conditions

The goal of a for-profit company should be to make a profit now and in the future. That said, there are three other necessary conditions that lead to long-term profit and drive sustainable value. Profit gains can be achieved at the expense of these other three conditions, but rest assured they will be short-lived.…

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Rethinking Work-Life Balance: 4-Step Guide to Personal Goal Setting

Rethinking Work-Life Balance: 4-Step Guide to Personal Goal Setting

As an intern at Caterpillar, one of my first mentors said, “We spend more time planning our vacation then we do planning our life.” This concept has resonated with me throughout my career. When I was exploring career opportunities I sought out an employer offering short-term incentives, but also providing challenging career development opportunities while investing in my well-being and...

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What’s Your Personal Brand? Manage Your Brand for Career Success

 “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr. Seuss This inspirational quote from Dr. Seuss reminds us of the importance of being ourselves. This lesson from childhood applies to personal branding in the workplace today. In this blog post, part 1 of a 2 part series, I share my personal branding experience and explore the need for managing...

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LEED® : What it means to West Monroe and our employees

When West Monroe amended our list of corporate values to add Social Responsibility– the only time we’ve altered the list in our 11 year history – we began seeking ways to embed the new value as part of our culture.  A key question came to mind: how do we live out Social Responsibility everyday?  Around the same time, West Monroe outgrew our Chicago office space –...

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