Archive for March 2015

VUCA World Part 3: Hiring Critical Thinkers

In last week’s article, VUCA World Part 2: Adapt & Survive in Talent Management, we continued the discussion of how organizations need to alter their thinking in order to succeed in the VUCA world (VUCA standing for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity). The reality is that not only how we hire our talent needs to change…

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VUCA World Part 2: Adapt & Survive in Talent Management

As discussed in VUCA World Part 1: How Talent Management is Changing, the business world has transformed into an unpredictable environment described as VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity). In order to survive, organizations must change and adapt in their approach to talent management. ERE describes this process in depth, however, as a general overview,…

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VUCA World Part 1: How Talent Management is Changing

VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) is a term that has been thrown around for a while now and there is a reason it has stuck. Throughout the 00’s, the VUCA business world label was touted as a phenomenon, something we do not have to live with, but endure. Time Magazine referred to the first…

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Technology Spotlight: Slack

In October of last year, anti-email software company Slack garnered a $1.2B valuation. Slack provides applications in various formats to support different ways of communicating in the business world, other than by email. Direct messaging, group chats and other collaborative resources are provided in order to increase productivity. Partnering with various third party vendors (Google…

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