How to Improve Your Brainstorming Sessions at Work

According to brainstorming means “a conference technique of solving specific problems, amassing information, stimulating creative thinking, developing new ideas, etc., by unrestrained and spontaneous participation in discussion.” I had the opportunity to go through such a session, though we did not call it that, at the IBM Insight conference. Invited Futurists I was part […]

Ban the Box Is a Joke: Solution to Hiring Candidates with Felonies

On Monday President Obama began directing federal agencies to “ban the box” in their hiring decisions, prohibiting them from asking prospective government employees about their criminal histories on job applications. Essentially, federal employers are not allowed to inquire as to a candidate’s criminal history until after the employer has provided a conditional job offer. Only then […]