As Staffing Industry Analysts reported, last year “companies processed $82.4 billion U.S. dollars (USD) in spend associated with the human cloud on a global basis.” Today’s business environment is defined by the fluidity of globalization. In a short span of time, technology has eroded many of the barriers -- physical and social -- that have separated people throughout the ages. We’ve entered a new era of work where our tools, processes and people function in “the cloud.” Rigid structures and[...]
We live in era of interaction -- a time in which productive interactions tremendously influence performance. If there’s one leading trend that has defined commerce and employment in this century, it’s social media. We review companies, shop, recruit and perform job searches through increasingly sophisticated social platforms. So it surprised investors and analysts to learn that Twitter is stagnating. In February, the pioneering social network announced that its earnings fell four percent and its user base failed to grow.