For almost a year, PeopleOps has been talking about the need for more authenticity and a 'high touch' within recruiting. We firmly believe that the candidates NOT HIRED by a leading brand, if not treated with a basic mutual respect, could become a PR nightmare for the entire company.
What happens when that trend starts is a continuum among everything else. The drive for authenticity that is seeing entire countries being turned upside down from within, is now effecting major corporations as well. Brands, Employers, Startups, pay attention! If you do not have an authentic culture, that is REAL, what is happening to Goldman Sachs will happen to you.
Brands in the next couple of years will have to be honest and do right for the customer, or they will be out of business; either from consumers shunning them or from their very own executives blowing the whistle. We are not implicating that this executive was on point with Goldman rather we are simply saying this should be the warning shot to all brands.
You have to do right for PEOPLE; employees, customers, vendors, etc, and if you don't...its going to be a really tough decade for you.
Exec's Scathing Letter: Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs
To put the problem in the simplest terms, the interests of the client continue to be sidelined in the way the firm operates and thinks about making money. Goldman Sachs is one of the world’s largest and most...