A Healthy Outside Starts from the Culture Inside…

Wellness at Work

In just a short time, the words “New Year, new me” are going to be buzzing around gyms and offices alike. These aren’t just people with goals, these are your current employees and prospective employees! And no, you don’t need to replace their seats with treadmill desks. There are a lot of ways to help…

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The Art of Extending an Offer

The Art of Extending an Offer

The time has come; after weeks (…sometimes months) of meetings, conversations, and interviews, you’ve decided who you would like to join your team for that mission-critical position. This hire means a lot to the business and presenting the offer in the right way can ensure a smoother acceptance and more delightful experience on both sides…

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6 Indicators to Measure Recruitment Effectiveness

KPI for recruiters

There is a common misconception that it’s challenging to measure recruitment success. That misconception is the result of limited thinking, the insistence on qualifying talent acquisition as an HR function when it is really a business function. Pull the camera back and look at recruitment from a bigger perspective. In business, you’re tracking indicators that…

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Leader vs. Boss: Does it Matter?

Leader or Boss

Many of us have had the misfortune of working for a “boss.” (Definition of a boss: “a person in charge of a worker or organization.”) Many of us have also had an opportunity to work for a “leader.” Do we understand the difference? What would it feel like to be truly inspired in the workplace…

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4 Tips to Find the Right Organizational Culture for You

4 Tips to Find the Right Organizational Culture for You

Much of the conversation around organizational culture is centered, rightly, on how organizations create, sustain, and grow healthy cultures. Talent Acquisition is at the fulcrum of culture building, accurately representing current state culture to candidates while simultaneously helping that culture grow and develop by uniting the organization with new employees. As a candidate, you should…

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5 Critical Interview Questions to Find your Leader of People and Culture

5 Critical Interview Questions To Hire The Right Leader of People and Culture

This is a post from Max Hansen, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Y Scouts. Since starting Y Scouts in 2012 we have placed, worked with, and met thousands of incredible forward thinking People Operations leaders.  We are very fortunate to continue attracting more and more each day while deepening the relationships with the leaders we…

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Why Competition is a Good Thing

why competition is a good thing

  Competition is a good thing, it forces everybody to continue to up their game and continue to iterate on their processes and systems.  Overall, it’s a good thing. There’s enough work in the world that needs to be done, and there’s enough of a need for great leaders in the world that there should…

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(VIDEO) The 3 Most Critical Characteristics of Leadership

Characteristics of Leadership

Do your current leaders and potential leadership candidates represent today’s most critical leadership characteristics? Y Scouts has identified three leadership characteristics that are more relevant today than ever before; 1.) Driving Results, 2.) Developing People, and 3.) Learning Relentlessly. In this video post, Brian Mohr, President of Y Scouts, shares details about the underlying reasons that…

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3 Key Behaviors Of A True Leader

behaviors of a true leader

This is a post from Y Scouts CEO and co-founder, Max Hansen. When we consider leadership characteristics at Y Scouts, the best way to consider it is using our leadership model as a framework. Our leadership model consists of three elevated behaviors. Those three elevated behaviors are relentless learning, driving results, and developing other people.…

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Best Practices For Recruiting Leaders In The 21st Century

Best Practices for Recruiting

The best practices for recruiting quality leaders start with the search for a lifelong learner. Learning crushes knowing in the 21st century hiring process Only recruit and hire leaders that aggressively pursue professional and personal growth opportunities. The world is changing faster than ever before and technological advancements are placing a demand on us to adopt a…

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