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Hiring for Cultural Fit Even with a Contingent Workforce

Did you know that from late 2009 to 2012 the number of temporary workers in the workforce increased by 29%? I think we can call that a rapidly growing sector of the workforce, especially when you consider that private jobs grew by less than 1% in the same time period. It’s certainly a big enough jump to keep managers and executives alike up at night considering how to manage it properly.…See More
Oct 13
Ben Slater commented on Ryan Mead's blog post '5 Must-Have Tools for Managing Flex Work Teams'
"Asana is great. In terms of team collaboration I also recommend Slack - great tool and helps to get you out of your email inbox!"
Oct 6
Anna Brekka liked Ryan Mead's blog post Is Mr. Smarty Pants Skewing Your Team Alignment?
Oct 2
A blog post by Ryan Mead was featured

Is Mr. Smarty Pants Skewing Your Team Alignment?

Experts and high-profile business leaders everywhere are telling employers “Hire people who are smarter than you are.” It makes a lot of sense, smart people are generally good at what they do, they can be an excellent resource, and your informal training ends up being pretty rock star status. However, what are the Joe…See More
Oct 1
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

Is Mr. Smarty Pants Skewing Your Team Alignment?

Experts and high-profile business leaders everywhere are telling employers “Hire people who are smarter than you are.” It makes a lot of sense, smart people are generally good at what they do, they can be an excellent resource, and your informal training ends up being pretty rock star status. However, what are the Joe…See More
Sep 30
Nathan Vance liked Ryan Mead's blog post 5 Must-Have Tools for Managing Flex Work Teams
Sep 25
A blog post by Ryan Mead was featured

5 Must-Have Tools for Managing Flex Work Teams

The way we work is steadily changing; traditional 9-5 jobs are turning to flex hours and workstations are wherever you can bring a smart device.  If you aren’t already part of the flex work movement, with about 29% of full time employees having flexible work schedules, it probably won’t be long until your organization taps into this opportunity.Flex work options are in high demand, as both an…See More
Sep 24
Tim Spagnola commented on Ryan Mead's blog post '5 Must-Have Tools for Managing Flex Work Teams'
"hat 29% is going to only go higher and higher when you factor in a Millennial workforce. Never used Asana....will check it out. Thanks for sharing Ryan."
Sep 24
Tim Spagnola liked Ryan Mead's blog post 5 Must-Have Tools for Managing Flex Work Teams
Sep 24
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

5 Must-Have Tools for Managing Flex Work Teams

The way we work is steadily changing; traditional 9-5 jobs are turning to flex hours and workstations are wherever you can bring a smart device.  If you aren’t already part of the flex work movement, with about 29% of full time employees having flexible work schedules, it probably won’t be long until your organization taps into this opportunity.Flex work options are in high demand, as both an…See More
Sep 23
Tim Spagnola commented on Ryan Mead's blog post 'Virtual Insanity: It’s Not Just a Jamiroquai Song'
"Ryan - I feel you deserve extra credit for simply working Jamiroquai into a recruiting post.  "
Sep 20
Tim Spagnola liked Ryan Mead's blog post Virtual Insanity: It’s Not Just a Jamiroquai Song
Sep 17
Nathan Vance liked Ryan Mead's blog post Virtual Insanity: It’s Not Just a Jamiroquai Song
Sep 16
A blog post by Ryan Mead was featured

Virtual Insanity: It’s Not Just a Jamiroquai Song

Leading a team can be hard work; leading a virtual team can be even harder. We all get it, telecommuting is great for the environment, it can lower stress levels in workers, increase productivity and drastically reduce costs for the organization. That being said, virtually managing a team comes with its own hardships. In order to truly reap all of the benefits of telework, the virtual…See More
Sep 16
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

Virtual Insanity: It’s Not Just a Jamiroquai Song

Leading a team can be hard work; leading a virtual team can be even harder. We all get it, telecommuting is great for the environment, it can lower stress levels in workers, increase productivity and drastically reduce costs for the organization. That being said, virtually managing a team comes with its own hardships. In order to truly reap all of the benefits of telework, the virtual…See More
Sep 15
Anna Brekka liked Ryan Mead's blog post The 3 Egghead Words That Can Transform Your Workforce
Sep 8

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Ryan Mead
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CEO
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Vitru
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Ryan Mead's Blog

Hiring for Cultural Fit Even with a Contingent Workforce

Posted on October 13, 2014 at 12:08pm 0 Comments

Did you know that from late 2009 to 2012 the number of temporary workers in the workforce increased by 29%? I think we can call that a rapidly growing sector of the workforce, especially when you consider that private jobs grew by less than 1% in the same time period. It’s certainly a big enough jump to keep managers and executives alike up at night considering how to manage it…

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Is Mr. Smarty Pants Skewing Your Team Alignment?

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 3:36pm 0 Comments

Experts and high-profile business leaders everywhere are telling employers “Hire people who are smarter than you are.” It makes a lot of sense, smart people are generally good at what they do, they can be an excellent resource, and your informal training ends up being pretty rock star status.…

Continue

5 Must-Have Tools for Managing Flex Work Teams

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 4:00pm 2 Comments

The way we work is steadily changing; traditional 9-5 jobs are turning to flex hours and workstations are wherever you can bring a smart device.  If you aren’t already part of the flex work movement, with about 29% of full time employees having flexible work schedules, it probably won’t be long until your organization taps into this opportunity.

Flex work…

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Virtual Insanity: It’s Not Just a Jamiroquai Song

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 3:20pm 2 Comments

Leading a team can be hard work; leading a virtual team can be even harder. We all get it, telecommuting is great for the environment, it can lower stress levels in workers, increase productivity and drastically reduce costs for the organization. That being said, virtually managing a team comes with its own hardships. In order to truly reap all of the benefits of…

Continue

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