The Search for Talent as a Search for Talented Teams

I was reading Bob Sutton’s blog on his take on an article in the Economist about Human Resources view of “talent.” He makes the comment that “If you read this issue of The Economist, if you consider standard HR practices for recruiting, hiring, evaluating, and compensating employees, if you listen to most HR consulting firms, …

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HR as a Maverick

I was reading a blog by William Taylor, co-founder of Fast Company on his book Mavricks at Work. He lists the ten points from his book:1. Is there a distinctive and disruptive sense of purpose that sets you apart from the competition?2. Can you be provocative without provoking a backlash?3. If your company went out …

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HR Policies against Blogging

I read an article today about the increase in employee blogs that is occuring and the resultant need companies feel to creat policies controlling employee use of blogs. Certainly issues arise as employees make statements about companies, policies, procedures, bosses, fellow employees, secret information, etc. Control becomes an issue. Many employees feel they have a …

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