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Paul Wolfe is SVP of Human Resources at Indeed. He oversees all global human resource functions, including talent acquisition, employee retention, compensation, benefits, and employee development.

Mr. Wolfe has over 15 years of experience as a human resources executive having served as a VP and SVP at number of well-known companies, including Match.com, Orbitz, Conde Nast and Ticketmaster. His specialties include talent acquisition and management, succession planning, performance management, and leadership development.

 

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Articles by Paul Wolfe

 

 

Politics is a sensitive subject in any setting. Today, disagreements seem even more polarizing and divisive, even at work. How much political speech is too much at work? Can expressing a political opinion hurt your career?

September 27, 2018

 

 

 

The curse “may you live in interesting times” could apply to this year’s college graduating class. Unemployment is at its lowest point in decades and new technology has disrupted nearly every major industry. But the curse may actually be a blessing in disguise.

August 29, 2018


 

The online revolution has changed the decision-making process for everything from what to eat for breakfast to where we apply for a job. In an age of radical transparency when information is just a few clicks away, a whole new HR discipline has come to the fore: employer branding.

June 14, 2018

 

 

Last year, I wrote about the early success of Indeed’s open paid time off initiative (PTO). Now, I am even more convinced of this offering’s positive benefits for both employees and the firm after reviewing the results of 2017.

Simply put, I believe our open PTO policy has increased employee productivity and accelerated our corporate growth. In fact, I think every company can benefit from open PTO.

March 13, 2018

 

 

The internet has revolutionized the job search, but it hasn’t really changed job seekers’ attitudes about privacy. People share many details of their lives on social media, but looking for a job remains intensely personal. In an age of oversharing, job searching could be described as the last taboo of the digital age.

January 18, 2018

 


 

This year’s open enrollment period has just ended for many companies. For HR professionals, that is the best time to begin thinking about next year’s benefits offerings.  As you plan, it is helpful to look at your company’s workforce holistically from a demographic perspective.

November 21, 2017


 

Do you ever feel like your job applications have gone into a black hole? If so, you’re not alone. It’s frustrating not to hear back from a prospective employer. However, for employers, it is frustrating to sort through numerous applications in the hopes of finding a needle in a haystack: the candidate who best fits their needs.

September 27, 2017

 

Nearly a quarter of US workers did some or all of their work from home in 2016 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics [1], but corporate attitudes about remote work may be cooling. Citing a need to increase control over the workday and promote team collaboration, big companies such as IBM, Yahoo and the Wall Street Journal have recently reined in remote work programs.

August 24, 2017
 
 

Research shows that 90 percent of what we perceive about our world is absorbed visually. And, visual perceptions greatly influence our overall impression of our surroundings. That’s why a company’s physical environment is so important to get right.

July 31, 2017

 

 

What motivates workers to seek a new job and what makes them want to stay? The answer is deceptively simple. Workers want companies to provide them with fair compensation and benefits, workplace perks and development opportunities that help advance their careers.  In other words, invest in your employees and they will be invested in your firm.

June 27, 2017

 

 

When was the last time you took a vacation from work? If you did, chances are it wasn’t very long and you didn’t completely unplug from work. You are not alone.

May 15, 2017

When was the last time you took a vacation from work? If you did, chances are it wasn’t very long and you didn’t completely unplug from work. You are not alone.

May 10, 2017

 

Indeed recently compiled a list of the best jobs of 2017, based on number of job postings, salary and growth opportunity.  What we found is that technical roles continue to be in high demand -  seven of the top ten jobs are software engineers and developers, with positions in management, healthcare and engineering rounding out the top 25 list.

March 29, 2017

 

Research shows that when a company embraces diversity, it can become more innovative and competitive. These traits are especially important for companies who continue to experience exponential growth, expand their applicant pool and hire more talent.

February 20, 2017
 
 
The days of 9 to 5 cubicle jobs are over. 
 
The new generation of workers places a high value on flexibility in a job. But, that doesn’t mean they don’t work hard, or expect not to have to show up at the office. 
 
It means most younger workers expect to have meaningful lives both in and outside of work, and want to harness the flexibility that technology provides.
 
January 18, 2017

               

Parental leave, always a concern among workers planning to have kids, has made headlines this year as companies and policymakers have weighed in on this important employee benefit.

October 25, 2016

   

 

Many of us Americans don’t know how to take true summer breaks.

When you work at a global company, you likely know this anecdotally. You notice that colleagues based in cities ranging from Toronto to Berlin take at least two weeks, and sometimes a month. They also holiday at other times of they year, such as significant holidays.

September 19, 2016