Culture

Evolution of a company retreat: from product updates to breaking bread

Some people call it a corporate retreat. Others call it a company gathering. Still others call it an all-hands. Workable CEO Nikos Moraitakis calls his company’s own tradition of the company retreat simply as “the summit”....

Diversity in the workplace: why it matters and how to increase inclusion

We live in interesting times. The #MeToo movement, the global rise of immigration, and large-scale political changes such as Brexit and the election of Trump, shed light on – previously overlooked – minority groups and draw...

Behind the scenes with 3 members of Workable’s sales team

A few days ago, I visited the offices of Workable’s sales team in Athens. Located in a business district, Spaces, is a modern, eco-friendly coworking place that hosts various companies and offers private rooms for professional...

How to fire an employee gracefully: 5 ways to do it right

When you’re in a new relationship, you’re filled with enthusiasm, making plans for your future together. You certainly don’t think about the moment you’ll break up. Likewise, when you hire an employee, you’re excited to start...

Gender inequality in the workplace: A lack of women in leadership

"We all have stories to tell and projects we need financed. Don't talk to us about it at the parties tonight. Invite us into your office in a couple days, or you can come to ours,...

Tackling age discrimination in the workplace

We’re living in a unique period where five different generations potentially coexist in the workforce. Factors such as improved healthcare and delaying retirement credits result in employees born in the 1950s working alongside those born in...

5 ways to fight age and gender discrimination in the workplace

On 24 January 2019, in Boston, Workable hosted a panel discussion titled Diversity in Gender & Age: The Career Challenges Faced by Women at All Ages, to talk about the specific challenges at the intersection of...

Can we discuss politics or other controversial topics at work?

Let’s say that one of your employees posts a racist joke on their personal social media page. Even if it was meant by that employee to be funny, many people could be offended. But, at the...

Key elements of a great company culture – the story of Proxyclick

We often hear about companies with a great culture. Whether they’re big names like Google, smaller up-and-coming startups, or local businesses, these companies are known for their cool work environment and their happy and productive employees....

Why is cultural fit important in recruiting? It’s about valuing people

In a rapidly evolving hiring climate where 76% of recruiters are struggling to find candidates, one wonders what the “magic” solution is. Truth is, there is none, yet there must be more to it than just...