As you continue to strategize for the year ahead, the “new year, new you” feeling might be fading, and it may become increasingly difficult to stay motivated and inspired. But to be successful, you have to keep the momentum going, and the driving force behind this is innovation. Successful organizations integrate innovation into company operations to improve key business challenges like candidate experience and employee productivity. Sometimes this means rethinking your strategy and approach, and sometimes this means introducing new technological solutions. Either way, innovation needs to be ongoing throughout the year, not just a plan put in place during the first quarter.
To stay on the front line of innovation, here are 3 recommendations from our talent marketing strategy expert, Michael Drayer,
Making Learning a Part of Everyday Work: Did you know that eighty percent of CEOs now believe the need for new skills is their biggest business challenge? Learning in the flow of work is one of the most powerful levers available to business leaders today, and this article will keep you on the cutting edge of this exciting wave of innovation.
Want To Prepare For Jobs Of The Future? Join The Hybrid Revolution: Research has found that the highest-paying jobs of the future are hybrid jobs - complex and multi-disciplinary, often blending left brain (logical, organized) and right brain (creative, artistic). This article will help you understand how your strategy needs to adjust to recruit for these innovative roles, and also what this means for the evolution of your personal role in the organization.
How I Built This: In this podcast, Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. “How I Built This” weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists, and the movements they built. In the most recent episode he speaks with Roxanne Quimby about how she went from living off the grid to partnering with a recluse bee keeper to start the now famous Burt’s Bees.
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