Building an innovation mindset within a team is similar to building a muscle; it needs practice and more practice. "Visual diversity" is no longer enough, "cognitive diversity" is the game-changer for high performing organizations.
From what I’ve observed in my own career and my clients’ careers, being active on LinkedIn has little downside, and in fact, can open many doors when used in the right way. If you’re someone who still thinks LinkedIn is no longer relevant or valuable, here are five professional opportunities you may be missing by not being active on LinkedIn:
By Karen Higginbottom
Attracting and retaining the best of this generation is critical to the future of any business, remarked Seb O’Connell, executive vice president and managing director for Europe at Cielo. “While the Millennial population in the workforce is increasing rapidly, many baby boomers have already reached, or are fast approaching, retirement age. The flight of baby boomers, and consequent loss of skills and experience built up over many years, could leave a significant skills gap.”
By Latanya Hughes
Faculty Member, School of Business at American Public University
There comes an inevitable moment in everyone’s life when they decide what career they want to pursue. For some people, the decision takes longer than others. What happens when you have not reached that point? How do you position yourself to succeed when you do not know where you want to succeed? Here are three tips on positioning yourself for success.
By Miriam Hara
Social media blogging has become very accessible for businesses. With the advent of easy to implement content management site systems such as WordPress, the business blog is now a staple on many business’s websites – ours included! The business blog has provided one way to make that first impression count on many levels.
By Rachel A. Adler
Online Career Tips Contributor
Twitter and job search don’t usually go hand in hand, but Twitter is a fantastic tool to help you with your job search. You can use twitter to learn about the industries you are interested in joining and follow thought-leader and maybe even connect with them in a conversation.