Courtney Englert

About the Author

Courtney Englert is the Customer Success Intern at The Resumator, a SaaS applicant tracking system and recruiting platform trusted by many of the fastest-growing companies in the world. Contact her at at or on Twitter.

What “Ted” Can Teach Managers and Entrepreneurs About Hiring & Firing


Anyone catch the movie Ted yet? If you’re a business leader or entrepreneur, you need to. First of all, it’s hilarious. But, it’s also uncanny how a young boy’s relationship with a stuffed animal can teach you a thing or two about hiring and firing.

What Great Olympians Can Teach Us About Building a Start-Up Culture


Bleacher Report recently put together a list of the 30 Greatest Athletes in Summer Olympics History. Sitting on top of the list was 14-time gold medalist Michael Phelps, who holds the all-time record for the most Olympic gold medals. It might seem like a stretch to draw a connection between an Olympic swimmer…

Recruiting New College Grads: Does Their GPA Actually Matter?

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Are you recruiting college students? It might be tempting to try and judge them based on their success at school — which leads you right to their GPA. But it’s a terrible measure of success for most students. In the National Association of Colleges and Employer’s Job Outlook 2012 survey, GPA importance hit…

Onboarding New Hires: You Need to Just Give Them The Keys

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What can learning to drive teach us about onboarding new hires? A hell of a lot, actually. If you’re a manager, think of your new hires like they’re on their first day of driving, ever. On their first day, you’ll give new hires the vehicle to do their work, the freedom to drive their…