Millions of young Americans are experiencing a “quarter-life crisis.” They understand that the economy and the nature of work have changed forever. Talent today want more bang for their buck. They want to leave a mark, make a contribution, have a purpose. In short, they’re seeking a calling more than a career. They crave meaning, autonomy, and exploration. Managing one’s vocation successfully is no different than managing a business. And that’s why the contingent workforce has the power to[...]
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When Lewis Carroll penned Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, he delighted readers with a surreal world of whimsy -- and then frustrated them with nonsensical linguistic puzzles. One of the most aggravating comes from the Mad Hatter, when he asks Alice, “Why is a raven like a writing desk?” He never bothers to provide an answer. Carroll received scores of letters begging him to explain the riddle. Originally, it was meant to have no answer. In 1896 however, Carroll finally offered an (equally cryptic) interpretation: “Because it can produce a few notes, though they are very flat; and it is never put with the wrong end in front.” With that, I’d like to pose my own riddle to the audience. And there will be a less troublesome solution. So, how is a restaurant like recruiting?