Today, the Ian Martin Group is announcing its re-certification as a B Corp (‘B’ stands for Benefit). In the two years since we became a B Corp, our Impact Score jumped from 88 to 105. This letter is to share with you the practical business benefits of “Being a B” – and to encourage you […]
About Tim Masson
A self-professed IT nerd and aspiring surfer, Tim became the Chief Steward & CEO of the Ian Martin Group in 2010.
The Ian Martin Group is “Connecting People in Meaningful Work” through its longstanding IT/Engineering Recruiting practice, as well as Fitzii – a hiring system for SMBs, and B Work – a new job board connecting purpose-driven job seekers with Certified B Corporations and other Conscious Businesses.
Through this work, Tim has developed a passion for helping old-world companies navigate the culture-change required to move into a new world of disruptive innovation, social responsibility, and self-management.
Entries by Tim Masson
The number one complaint from job seekers is that after they click “apply”, they feel like their application falls into the “resume black hole”. Last year, 75% of workers who applied to jobs didn’t hear back from employers. Truthfully, at Ian Martin our performance is consistent with those statistics… It’s a tough problem to solve: of the 10,000 applications […]
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As a CEO, from time to time you get weak signals – feedback about the emotional life of the company you tend. It’s never a science but I try to gather these voices and pay attention when they begin to form a current. I believe one way to help ‘culture’ grow is to name and […]
Hiring the best talent is as tough as it’s ever been, with projections indicating that for the first time in history, the number of younger workers entering the labor market won’t be enough to replace those who are leaving. However, even though talent is scarce, applications seem plentiful once you post a job online. Thanks […]
Today, I am very excited to announce the founding ‘Stewardship Council’ for the Ian Martin Group.
NPS – Measuring how we’re doing with our largest group of stakeholders In December 2011 the Ian Martin Group became a certified B Corporation. What’s a B Corporation again? You can read Tim’s post on the topic, but to sum it up, B(enefit) corporations operate the same as traditional corporations but with higher standards […]
This year, we participated in the “Great Place to Work (GPTW)” survey to gain insight into how our employees view working at the Ian Martin Group. 139 of our 155 employees responded to the anonymous questionnaire – now, the raw data is in!
This article was originally published on The Mark News for an ongoing series following three of Canada’s founding Benefit Corporations.
We’ve joined the B Corp Community! IMG is officially a Certified B Corporation With a score of 88.3 we join Bullfrog Power and Dirtt as the newest Founding B-Corp members in Canada. (The total number is 29, and on the rise.)
IMG certification is still pending.
“We make a living by what we get but we make a life by what we give.” ~ Winston Churchill I love old bricks… My wife, Kate, and I once rented an apartment in Ottawa sight-unseen simply because the landlord professed, “the living room features a beautiful three-story 19th century stonemasonry wall … and […]