Category: Communication

This Executive’s Holiday Send-Off Might Surprise You

Being an employee of one of The Agora Companies comes with a number of perks. Opportunity (if you are smart, and willing to push yourself and others) is one you hear a lot about. But this holiday send-off from one of the organization’s leaders was the perfect reminder of another pretty major privilege: realness from […]

14 West Named One of Baltimore Sun’s Top Workplaces 2017

On Thursday, 14 West and a number of The Agora Companies on our main campus were recognized by The Baltimore Sun as some of the city’s Top Workplaces for the 6th consecutive year. This became public information on Sunday, and yesterday a handful of you asked why we hadn’t announced this ourselves. Well, there is a reason we’ve […]

The Perfect Job Does Exist. We Might Be Able to Help You Find It.

Our Talent team is responsible for feeding the growth and evolution of The Agora Companies with the greatest new talent in the industry. And as you can imagine, finding a certain caliber of candidate isn’t always easy. But we won’t settle for less, because we believe in quality over convenience. You see it in our […]

What You Should Be Doing In the Wake of the Equifax Breach

Millions upon millions are still feeling the sting of the Equifax breach… even months after the news broke on basically every front page and cover around the world. The harshest part of this unfortunate reality is that they could be fighting this battle for the rest of their lives. As many as 143 million consumers’ personal information could be compromised – including […]

How To: Give Great Feedback & Reap The Benefits

We recently talked about an Aesop fable that we’ve used to help boost revenue. What did we learn? ”Please all and you’ll please none.” Managers everywhere can relate. Understanding how to work with different people who need different things to grow, develop and perform… it’s not easy. And sometimes it feels like you simply cannot win. Should […]

Allison & Daisy Answer Some FAQ’s on 14 West Video Job Ads

Allison & Daisy Answer Some FAQ’s on 14 West Video Job Ads Over the last few months, we’ve been testing into a new method of marketing jobs with short videos. Just as we’d hoped, people have taken notice. And not just the candidates…. Hiring managers’ interest is piqued as well. They’re mostly interested in two […]

How To: Have Effective One-On-Ones

“One-on-ones” are a time old tactic, and still one of the most effective, yet simple ways to give employees real guidance, and establish regular and open communication. If we know one thing about how to maintain a productive workplace, it’s that communication is key. Showing an employee that you value them by giving even just […]