Tag: creativity

Creativity is Key: How Katherine Heffron Brings Her Homemade Spin

Read Time1 Minute, 22 Second By day, we’re marketing geeks. Computer nerds. Quirky writers and artists. And damn proud of it!  But after hours, our team members shed their marketing capes – and pursue all kinds of cool Hobbies, Interests and Talents (we call them HITs for short).  Here’s what Digital Marketing Advisor Katherine Heffron is into:  HIT: Crafting  Back Story  I grew up decorating cookies with my family every…

Strategies To Build Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

Inclusion and Diversity are often used interchangeably, but the difference between the concepts is vitally important. I believe that organizations with diverse qualities, experiences, and work styles bring more ideas to the table. These concepts have continued to gain traction in the corporate world as their benefits have become increasingly apparent.

Kick-Start Your HR Creativity in 2020 with these Two Lessons

The Thin Red Line. Fight Club.  American Psyco.  These are films that solidified Jared Leto‘s success as an Oscar-winning actor. Then, as his star was rising, he basically stopped making movies. “I think it was about focus. I knew that I needed to commit everything to music at that point in my life,” said Leto. Fast Company interviewed Jared Leto and his buddy Tony Fadell,…

3 Ways to Grow a Culture of Creativity and Innovation

Innovation isn’t easy. It requires dedicated time, support from company leaders and often a cost investment, but it can lead to big payoffs. In fact, companies that use collaborative innovation models like design thinking are twice as likely as their peers to see a growth rate of 15 percent or more over the next five years, according to a PwC study.

Creativity in Sourcing

Sourcing is a difficult task. Often plan A, plan B and not even plan C bring the expected results. That’s why persistence and creativity are sourcers’ most crucial characteristics. It doesn’t mean that creating a sourcing process is a wrong idea. It should, however, include some unpredictable circumstances as, for example, a small number of the results or lack of answers from candidates.

Kick-Start Your HR Creativity – Two Lessons From Jared Leto

The Thin Red Line. Fight Club.  American Psyco.  These are films that solidified Jared Leto‘s success as an Oscar-winning actor. Then, as his star was rising, he basically stopped making movies. “I think it was about focus. I knew that I needed to commit everything to music at that point in my life,” said Leto. Fast Company interviewed Jared Leto and his buddy Tony Fadell,…

Happiness Means Creativity: One Company’s Bet On Positive Psychology

Cultivating a more positive outlook is a better way of boosting creativity than indulging a tortured genius, according to consultant psychologist and professor Neil Frude who has begun working with ad organization Havas Worldwide London to provide “positive psychology” training to the agency’s staff. It’s all about creating a virtuous circle. “There is a strong relationship between employee happiness and a workforce that is…