Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit–And You Should Too

I remembered this legend from the early days of e-commerce.  How Zappos, I Las Vegas online shoe store, paid new recruits not to work for them.  This was a sifting strategy to make sure only the lifers sticks around the the giggers move along.  Here are some of the article…

I spend a lot of time visiting with companies and figuring out what ideas they represent and what lessons we can learn from them. I usually leave these visits underwhelmed. There are plenty of companies with a hot product, a hip style, or a fast-rising stock price that are, essentially, one-trick ponies – they deliver great short-term results, but they don’t stand for anything big or important for the long term.  Read more….

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