Future Friday: Creativity in Recruitment

The headlines read “One million more jobs than candidates.” Companies are struggling with finding workers to fill their positions. This is requiring those in charge of finding talent to be more creative. One suggestion for a creative approach comes from an interview with Cheryl Cran, a “future of work expert” and founder of nextmapping.com, which was …

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So What? Improvement through questions

I try to improve myself all the time because, frankly, I need it. For this reason I am reading Think Smarter by Michael Kallet. The subtitle of the book is Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills. It has been a thought-provoking exercise. Kallet talks about the value of asking questions. One question I …

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A key to creativity

I came across this tidbit in an article called Five Habits of Creative People written by Art Markman in Fast Company. The whole article is a great one but I felt this one comment was very powerful. I thought it was a great way to start the week. A key to creativity is to pursue …

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Is Your Next Hire 12 Years Old? Recruiting the Next Generation Now!

What are you doing today to attract the next generation of workers to your company? Are you being as creative as the accounting firm of Deloitte? In 2007 they had a research study done by The Weekly Reader. (Yes, the same Weekly Reader that all school children in the U.S. have been reading since 1902.) …

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Wrap Up of the SHRM Atlanta 20th Annual Conference: Sports, Greatness, Social Media & Creativity

Without making this too long I will try to do my wrap up the SHRM Atlanta 20th Annual conference. I started off my afternoon with an intriguing title. I mean how can you resist a session called The Shift Has Hit the Fan? Presented by Michael Hanson of Jobs2Web he talked about some of the difficulties …

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