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The Future of Fractional Employees

In my last article 10 Reasons to Hire a Part-Time Chief Innovation Officer, I looked at the reasons why an organization might want to hire someone part-time to lead their innovation efforts (a follow-up to my previous post Hiring the … Continue reading

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Birth of the Part-Time Chief Innovation Officer

In my last article, we looked at the keys to Hiring the Right Chief Innovation Officer, including some do’s and don’ts. I encourage you to follow the link and read the details of how to hire the right person to … Continue reading

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Hiring the Right Chief Innovation Officer

Every company begins as the nimble startup, organized around the solution to a single customer problem and executing that solution better than anyone else in the market (including the incumbents with deep pockets). But at some point the hunter inevitably … Continue reading

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A Peek Inside the Broken Corporate Hiring Model

I was reading with interest some of Linkedin’s recent #HowIHire series and in doing so it was interesting to see how many people are still operating under the old, broken hiring paradigm when it comes to the labor market. The … Continue reading

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Speed of Change

Are You Innovating at the Speed of Change? The world is changing all around us at an increasing rate, and individuals (and yes organizations too) are struggling to cope with this ever increasing pace of change. In fact, over the … Continue reading

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We Are Target. Who Are You?

By now you’ve probably seen the video of the Target employee standing on the checkout counter delivering a Mel Gibson, Braveheart inspired speech to fellow employees prior to opening the doors on Black Friday (nearly 4 million views and counting). … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Downsizing

In Stikkee Situations we’ll try to take a humorous look at a lot of different serious business topics. In this episode we poke fun at the wonderful world of downsizing. Employees hate workforce reductions (aka downsizing), but some CEOs (even … Continue reading

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What Should the Role of Personal Branding be in Recruitment?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about personal branding, in part because several people have told me that I seem to do it pretty well, in spite of the fact that I would never call myself a personal branding expert … Continue reading

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New White Paper on External Talent Strategies

Following on the heels of a recent thought leadership webinar (link to recording) on the same topic, this white paper explores the intersection of talent management and open innovation strategies. The paper dives into why having an external talent strategy … Continue reading

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For Sale – Innovative Business Idea

A few years ago I looked around the corporate and consulting landscapes and I noticed that there was a talent gap in both places. There are many occasions when consulting firms look to their bench and don’t have the talent … Continue reading

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