Recent Posts by Monica Ball

Monica is a Director of Business Development at Goodwall and also part of the founding NYC office team. Prior to joining Goodwall, she played an integral role at another HR tech start up, The Muse. As an early member of the sales team, for 3 years she advised clients on implementing employer branding and talent acquisition strategies.

How to Make the Most of a Full Life Cycle Recruitment Strategy

What Is a Full Life Cycle Recruiting Strategy?

A full life cycle recruiting strategy is one that comprises the complete recruiting process, from defining the position to hiring and onboarding the chosen candidate. In small and medium-sized businesses, it’s common for one person to lead and execute the full life cycle recruitment process from start to finish. Also sometimes known as end-to-end or 360 recruiting, full life cycle recruitment includes the following steps:

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How Using a Cultural Fit Assessment Can Help You Identify Mission-Driven Candidates

Organizations understandably want to hire individuals who are aligned with their mission, as research shows that achieving an optimal fit delivers benefits to both the company and employees. Studies have found that when employees are passionate about their company’s mission, they stay with the company longer and may be more engaged and perform better. Cultural fit, in particular, is important because without it, even the most technically competent employees can derail. It’s a lesson that many managers have already learned. In a Robert Half survey, nine out of 10 managers said a candidate's fit with the organizational culture was just as important as or more important than their skills and experience.

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4 Hidden Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Often, when people talk about the benefits of diversity in the workplace, the conversation turns to its impact on team and company performance—two strong barometers of company success. One research study found that diverse teams make better business decisions up to 87 percent of the time, and that decisions made and executed by diverse teams deliver 60 percent better results. Other studies have found that diverse companies outperform their peers in areas such as cash flow, revenue, and overall performance.

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