President Obama recently announced two new manufacturing innovation institutes. One is focused on digital…
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Career Insights: Working the Career Fair by Gautam Goenka, GE Global Learning Leader- Global Talent Recruitment
Picture this, you are a recruiter at a company booth at a large career fair. It’s a 2 day fair and you have already seen over a 1000 candidates. How do you really decide which candidate has made enough of an impression to get an interview? Why do some candidates stand apart from others? After spending a number of years attending career fairs around the world, it seems to me that there are some skills & actions that make certain candidates stand out among the pack. Based on this, I thought I would share my views on the secrets to impressing a recruiter at a career fair.
The 50 companies on MIT Technology Review’s annual list of the “smartest” businesses in the world make disruptive technologies. The phrase is much abused by technologists. Mostly, it just means “new and good.” Insofar as it can be used precisely, it must be employed as Clayton Christensen, the Harvard Business School professor who coined the phrase, intended: he wanted to convey the idea that certain innovations possess “attributes” that create new (initially low-end) markets and displace existing businesses.