Being creative isn’t just for artists, authors, and musicians. All of us can, and should, think about our careers creatively – working with the raw materials at hand to make something unique. In the context of career development, these raw materials might include your education and training accomplishments, past working experiences, interests and hobbies, volunteer … Read More »
Just three years ago, PersonalMBA founder Josh Kaufman declared MBAs “mostly a worthless piece of paper,” harsh words for students who are considering a career in business. But there’s good news. The latest Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) study indicates that MBA hiring is up, and in fact, 2012 was the best year for MBA … Read More »
Humanize suggests that policies and practices must consider employees and customers as people. Policies should be flexible and recognition should not lose sight of the human element – technology cannot solve all the problems. Research has demonstrated that virtual teams that have met at least once in-person can outperform those that have never met at all. Humanize can be a useful concept in tackling common HR issues like employee retention and employee recognition.
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Lisa Taylor on Redefining our Job Force to Retain Our Top Knowledge People
Monetary recognition is an important motivation however, ask yourself, are you measured by money or are you motivated by money? Barry Shwartz, a TED presenter gave an example of Motivational Competition. In Switzerland, when they were deciding where to locate nuclear waste dumps, psychologists surveyed two groups. The first group was asked “would you be … Read More »