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9 Essential Barometers For Measuring The Culture Of Innovation

Innovation is more than a management buzzword and cool trend

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KEY SKILLS FOR ENTREPRENEURS

The other day I had a chance to attend the interesting presentation given by our blog collaborator, Javier Fernández Aguado at the conference “Prepárate Madrid 2013”. This event dealt with issues concerning “Managing Personal Change” and the entrepreneur. In his speech, the management expert explained...

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OUR BEST HR & TECH POSTS SELECTION – OCTOBER 2013

  Charity uses cloud HR system to keep track of staff working in danger zones, by Bill Goodwin at ComputerWeekly.com There were 900 charity workers from the World Vision International in Haiti when the quake struck in 2010, but reaching them was impossible. The personnel...

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OUR BEST HR & TECH POSTS SELECTION: JULY 2013

The datification of Human Resources, by Josh Bersin, Forbes A new buzzword has hit the business world:  Datafication – turning an existing business into a “data business.” Think about it this way:  LinkedIn has “datafied” our professional connections. Facebook has “datafied” our friend network.  Google...

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CANDIDATES, WHAT ABOUT A VIDEO CV?

For me the ideal candidate is someone who sees himself or herself as their own company, and looks for ways to differentiate from competitors by being as creative as possible in such a complex and variable market. Nowadays companies in fact positively value candidates who...

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3 THINGS HR DEPARTMENTS CAN LEARN FROM DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURS

Today technology is so integrated into our lives, so that increasingly we find entrepreneurs who base their business model on digital. These are “digital entrepreneurs”—curious, creative and innovative individuals who know how to spot the opportunities and develop them in no time. Even if the...

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TO INNOVATE, THINK LIKE THE LATEST GENERATION

The other day I found an old analog camera and I started to take pictures of my children. Immediately, my oldest daughter asked me to see the outcome… When I told her this wasn’t possible as I  had to take the film to a store “to get...

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LEARN HOW TO MAXIMIZE YOUR POTENTIAL IN 5 WAYS

Emotional intelligence, creativity, innovation – All can be learnt – 2 In the first part of this article we wondered if certain skills believed to be innate, like creativity or the capacity to innovate, can be learnt. The resounding answer is, yes. My experience tells...

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EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE, CREATIVITY, INNOVATION-ALL CAN BE LEARNT-1

A little while ago I read a really interesting article which gave advice to students on what careers, studies and languages to pursue to secure a professional future. The conclusions of the article were clear, in the new workforce context, no university or postgraduate studies...