Hacking HR to Build an Adaptability Advantage

Tagged "talent acquisition"

chris-grams's picture

Our hackathon team developed an unprecedented 138 mini hacks during Sprint 2.1. In this post, we’ll share a few of the contributions the hackathon guide team feels have great potential to be developed further into fully-formed hacks during Phase 3.

By Chris Grams on July 2, 2013
douglas-board's picture

Science is what has lifted selection out of the dark ages for junior and mid-level roles over the past 40 years, but it's had virtually no impact on senior level (C-suite) hiring. That's partly because science-based selection has been anti-intuition and in denial about the political nature of all senior...

By Douglas Board on July 1, 2013
dave-whitman_1's picture

Utilize a formalized Interview process with employees in their current role that mirrors what a new applying candidate would experience if their current job were to be posted in today's market. 

This will allow tenured employees with the ability to see how the current expectations for their role continues to be...

By Dave Whitman on June 24, 2013
richard-melrose's picture

Whether for talent identification, acquisition, deployment, development, performance management, engagement or retention, employers need to stop pretending that HRMS/HRIS from SAP, Oracle, or any of the rest of them, can do the real job.  These IT packages are workflow and transaction driven, encouraging people managers to check the boxes, timely, rather than...

By Richard Melrose on June 14, 2013
sean-schofield's picture

There is a lot of energy spent on CVs. Too much. To be honest, it's not even necessary - at all.

Applicants wordsmith and position; enterprises collect, prioritize, and validate. Yet I'd argue, by and large, it's wasted time and, worse, misses the point. 

Why?

  • You don't want to hire someone who is
  • ...
By Sean Schofield on June 13, 2013
keith-gulliver's picture

Brief Overview – the notion is that for organisations to be adaptable they will need to hire 'adaptable people' from diverse backgrounds, to work with their customers and clients. The traits of adaptability sought will be the same whichever organisation you work for. Organisations waste resources chasing and...

By Keith Gulliver on June 13, 2013
christina-rudrich's picture

What do you think if the first day of an employee could be fun? What is if he/she is guided via an ARG (alternate reality game) through your company? What you think about beeing a manager and seeing how all approaches are done

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