Workforce & Job Market

Just-In-Time Talent

What can a corporate Human Resources administrator, manager, executive do right now to make the company more competitive AND simultaneously address the jobless recovery?  The latter, addressing the jobless recovery, is not philanthropic.  It is a side-effect of higher performing organizations. If you haven’t done so already, it will be helpful to develop an understanding …

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The role-based organization

Want to know what the future of work looks like?  It’s a role-based organization.  It’s not a rigid hierarchy where job titles and authority are handed down from position holders above. You may ask, how can this be the future?  Won’t we end up with disorganized mess? Hardly.  This is the future because it’s more …

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I said no to a great job.

I just couldn’t do it.  To advance through more interviews and probably a job offer, I had to agree to become a regular full-time employee.  It wasn’t for my lack of trying to alleviate concerns. “We can make any commitment contractual:  re-coup your training investment, protect intellectual property, ensure I stay long term.”, I said. …

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