Blog Posts by Natalie Carn

Let’s Get Serious About Training

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For most companies, the amount of time spent recruiting employees is substantial.  You should take time finding the right people to represent you and your brand.  You want to make sure employees fit with your culture, core values, and have the necessary skills to do the job well.  If you’re knocking it out of the park with your recruiting you are not stopping there.  Instead of rushing to find “someone who can do the job” you are looking for rock stars.  But what training and development tools are you offering these rock stars after their initial orientation?

If you expect the best of the best to work for you, then be prepared to nurture and develop them.  Is your company guilty of not having a true continuous training or learning program in place?  If so you’re not alone, but don’t find comfort in that.  Be aware you may be losing some truly great talent.  We need to change the mindset that training begins and ends with new employee orientation.

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Our BoomBassadors, Fostering Culture And Core Values

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We've seen a great amount of growth in the past few years at BoomTown, going from about 20 employees at the end of 2010 to over 50 today!  Part of attracting the best and brightest talent in the area is the unique and fun culture of this company.

BoomTown is protective of its culture and makes it a priority to keep it intact.  For many companies it can get lost when going through huge growth spurts.  So last year the BoomBassadors group was formed to help continuously foster our culture and core values as we grow.  As the name implies, each BoomBassador should serve as an ambassador for the company through the group’s mission: To strive to bring enthusiasm to the workplace, foster the spirit of volunteerism, and enable all employees to reach their potential.

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