Tag Archives: Human Resources

The Rise of Employee Relationship Management (ERM)

What’s in a name? From the early days when HR was referred to as workforce management or personnel management, to the emergence of scientific management and labor unions, the practice of human resources has been constantly evolving. The name for … Continue reading

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An Innovation Evangelist Can Increase Your Reputation and Innovation Velocity

Building upon my popular article Rise of the Evangelist, I wanted to create an article for the global innovation community focused specifically on the importance of the innovation evangelist role. In my previous article I defined five different types of … Continue reading

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Rise of the Evangelist

What is an evangelist? When many people hear this term, their minds used to picture Billy Graham or Pat Robertson, but this is changing. Why? Our perceptions of evangelists are transforming as the pace of change accelerates to construct a … 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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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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Innovation QuickStart Guide

You know how sometimes when you order a product you get this inch-thick instruction manual that you never read, but also how there is sometimes a QuickStart Guide of 5-10 simple steps to get you up and running quickly? Well, … Continue reading

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External Talent Strategies for a Global Talent Pool

Why Having an External Talent Strategy is Becoming Increasingly Important The old way of winning the talent wars was to search for and hire the very best talent and keep them inside your own four walls by offering them competitive … Continue reading

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