The Good, Bad & Amazing of Six Months as a Self-Managed Company

As we promised a couple weeks back in a post called “We Eliminated Management! See What Happens”, the Fitzii team has committed to writing about our experiences since we rid ourselves of traditional management roles in February of this year. This move was inspired by the work of Frederic Laloux,…Continue Reading

We Eliminated Management!… see what happens

About seven months ago – on Valentine’s Day to be exact – the team here at Fitzii had a fun ceremony to celebrate that we had officially eliminated any “management” responsibilities within the team. We saluted each other and said…  “We don’t have managers anymore!” Why We Got Rid of…Continue Reading

The Pros and Cons of Recorded Video Screening

After thousands of traditional phone and in-person interviews, I thought there was nothing left to learn about interviewing. I was wrong. Recorded video screening can add a lot of value to your interview process and it’s gaining acceptance in the marketplace. Here we share our lessons learned three years after…Continue Reading

What’s the Best Day to Post a Job Ad?

Being in the job posting business, this is a question we should get all the time. But we don’t. That’s likely because many people mistakenly believe they already know the best day to post a job ad. It’s Friday! Right? Don’t many job seekers use the weekend to find a…Continue Reading

Learning from the Best: Shackleton’s Mythic Job Ad

In 1914, Ernest Shackleton, the famous British Antarctic explorer, led a team of 28 brave souls on an expedition to make the first land crossing of the Antarctic continent. In an epic feat of endurance this team suffered the most horrific hardships imaginable and defied the odds to make it…Continue Reading

How to Find High Achievers

These days everyone is looking for high achievers – otherwise known as Hi-Po’s, Rockstars, Ninjas, or Purple Squirrels (since they’re impossible to find). These are the people who can almost single-handedly lift the performance of your organization, as nearly everything they work on turns to gold. So how do we…Continue Reading

Major New Fitzii Feature: Options, Options

Today we’re releasing one of our most important feature updates ever. It’s one that’s been frequently asked for and that we’ve been very carefully considering, since it’s in the direct territory of our purpose, our WHY – to better connect people with meaningful work. We’re really excited to have found…Continue Reading