Recruiting The Right Culture

Seth Godin has some interesting things to say in his Electronic Recruiting Exchange interview, particularly with regards to how our changing culture is changing how businesses advertise to recruit new people.

Employee satisfaction is entirely related to the respect and autonomy employees are given. Over and over again, it has been found that you cannot buy employee happiness, but you can earn it by treating people with respect and giving employees the autonomy to make decisions. And so, when you apply both of those factors — the first being that small companies act like people, and the second that people who work in companies where they get respect and autonomy are happy — we have a challenge for big companies.