Getting Social Helps Solve Problems: From the Archive

Today’s post is a replay from a post about 4 years ago. The world has become more “social” through technology, but many of us understand that face-to-fact is still the best “social” there is. In today’s Web-crossed world “getting social” implies logging onto Facebook, Google, or Twitter (or any number of other sites) and having …

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Future Friday: Is there a future solution for HR in crowdsourcing?

I was reading an article on crowdsourcing and it prompted a thought about crowdsourcing and its use by HR professionals. Many HR professionals are single or small departments that may struggle with handling innovation or even thinking through new ideas. Many of us may have a network of contacts we use to ask questions, which …

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Why it is good to tell someone to “Go Take a Hike”

  You probably think this post is about terminations. Well hate to tell you but it is about creativity and why it is a good thing to tell someone to “go take a hike.” RATs Do you know what at RAT is? This acronym stands for remote associates test. Let me give you an example. …

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Creating Problems In Order To Solve Them

If you have been in management or HR for any period of time you have probably encountered an employee who always seems to encounter more problems than others, but seems to always successfully solve them. Sometimes you are happy they have taken care of them, other times you wonder why that employee always encounters the …

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