We still enjoy describing ourselves as right-brained or left-brained, even if we know today that the theory of right-brain or left-brain dominance is outdated and over-generalized.Continue reading
The rise of new leadership models, the development of technologies, and the multi-generational workforce mix tend to challenge traditional organizational structures.Continue reading
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde
Interviewing or being interviewed relies not solely on the explicit meaning of words, but most often involves implicit messages expressed through non-verbal behaviors.Continue reading
ROWE™, a.k.a. Results-Only Work Environment™, is a type of flexible work arrangement, whose 2005 creators are Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson, co-CEOs of CultureRx®. Cali and Jodi subsequently designed a methodology for ROWE™ certified organizations.Continue reading
It may well be true that you have “huge / big / large / extensive / wealth of experience”, “exceptional / valuable expertise” and that you have had “outstanding results”.
Recruiters, however, tend to dislike reading these hyperboles in your CV. They might want to read instead about your e.g. “5+ years experience in …”, your “certified expertise” and your “measurable results”.Continue reading
Job Sharing is an employment option that lets two people share the responsibilities of one full-time position.
Simply defined, job sharing is two professionals forming a partnership to perform one job.Continue reading
You asked about my internet literacy habits: websites I am regularly visiting, blogs I often read, preferred web pages. Since there are quite a few I am truly fond of, I will describe them in series, randomly choosing 3 web pages in each article.
“I’m not a fan of giving a website a simple number like an IQ rating because like people they can vary in all kinds of different ways. So I’d be interested in different organizations labeling websites in different ways.” Tim Berners-Lee
Sir Timothy John “Tim” Berners-Lee, (born 8 June 1955), also known as TimBL, is an English computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.Continue reading
Innerpreneurs find their inspiration within themselves and start their businesses as a way to achieve their personal growth rather than that of the company. Driven by a strong purpose, they find their personal fulfillment and satisfaction through their work.
(Definition by Intelligent HQ)
Link to “What Is An Innerpreneur?”
A career manager who creates shareholder value by utilizing and managing the assets of the corporation as if he or she is the owner. A person who starts or manages a new business within an already established company or group. A person within a company that is given the ability and responsibility to create and develop new directions in business, with few traditional controls of risk and fiscal responsibility. (Definitions by Urban Dictionary)
Link to “Interview with an Intrapreneur”
An extrapreneur is the intrapreneur who not only chooses to apply her/his talents to her/his own organization, but also applies those talents externally to other organizations and then brings those experiences back internally.
(Definition by Michele DeStefano, Law Professor)
Link to “The rise of the extrapreneur: making cross-sector collaboration happen”
‘Minipreneurs’: a vast army of consumers turning entrepreneurs; including small and micro businesses, freelancers, side-businesses, weekend entrepreneurs, web-driven entrepreneurs, part-timers, free agents, cottage businesses, seniorpreneurs, co-creators, mompreneurs, pro-ams, solopreneurs, eBay traders, advertising-sponsored bloggers and so on.
(Definition by Trendwatching.com)
Link to “Who wants to be a Minipreneur?”
(Definition by Lindsay White, Founder of Lot 801)
Link to “Momtrepreneur’s Million Dollar Idea”
(Definition by Small Business BC)
Link to “Starting your own business in retirement”
(Definition by Urban Dictionary)
Link to: “Are You An Entrepreneur Or a ‘Wantrepreneur’?
Featured photographers & copyright: Geraldine Aresteanu (Intrapreneur, Extrapreneur, Momtrepreneur, Seniorpreneur) and Flavia Dobraca (Minipreneur, Wantrepreneur).
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Also known as the Millennial Generation or Generation Y, the Millennials are the demographic group of people born in the 80’ & 90’s and who will globally comprise by 2025 the majority of the workforce.Continue reading
About the “Dictionary”: Launched today, the “Dictionary” on this site will include novel HR-specific and contemporary business terms that are either trendy or avantgardistic, popular or leading-edge.
Each term will be described in an ‘elevator pitch’ manner (a very short presentation that you would do to somebody you briefly meet, like in an elevator, to attract her/his attention), but the interested reader will always find additional bibliography links to further document her/himself.Continue reading