eSports: The Next Lucrative Job Market

If you enjoy playing games on your phone, then you could be a prime candidate for a job in the eSports industry. A few years ago, a Google search for “lol” would have given results explaining that “lol” is an acronym for “laughing out loud,” but now “lol” is all about League of Legends, one… Read More

Build Trust and Reduce Employee Attrition

With the U.S. unemployment rate at a sixteen year low, two important labor dynamics have emerged. First, wages are rising; businesses need to pay more to get the same job done. Second, employees are increasingly tempted to leave their current job for the prospect of a better one. Many managers believe that the solution to… Read More

Embracing Skinned Knees: an Interview with Desiree Vargas Wrigley

Desiree Vargas Wrigley learned a lot from her eight years as Founder and CEO of the successful crowdfunding platform GiveForward, and she’s bringing that experience to her latest venture, Pearachute. On this episode of The Best Team Wins Podcast, Desiree talks about her growth as a leader, building and maintaining a great company culture, embracing… Read More

Desiree Vargas Wrigley, Founder and CEO of Pearachute

Desiree Vargas Wrigley joins the podcast tomorrow to discuss the team and culture she’s building at her latest venture, Pearachute, how her leadership has changed over time, and much more.  Until then, read more about Desiree and the great things happening at Pearachute below. What’s your name? Desiree Vargas Wrigley What’s your title? CEO and Founder What… Read More

Three Tips for Engaging Your Millennial Employees

In my work with organizations of all sizes, from the four-person startup to the global Fortune 100 businesses, I’ve found there is one common theme which predicts an employee’s engagement. It’s not the pop-a-shot tournaments at lunch, the employee incentive plan, the fridge of unlimited La Croix® or the flexible work schedule. It’s much simpler;… Read More