Find Jobs. Build a Better Career. Find Your Calling. | Monster.com Aim Higher. Reach Farther. Dream Bigger. A better career is out there. We'll help you find it. We're your first step to becoming everything you want to be. Select your country: Europe North America Middle East Bahrain Jordan Kuwait Lebanon Oman Qatar Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates Asia & Pacific Rim Browse Canada Jobs Monster pioneered the digital recruitment industry by introducing the first ever online job board. Back to top Interdisciplinary teams – Cooperation is not collaboration! How do I see organizations facing creativity and innovation? In an organization to keep the system in equilibrium and ensure that the company can repeatedly and predictably deliver customer value propositions and still meet their much desired profit formula it is necessary that there are business rules, standards of behavior and evaluation of success. However, perhaps paradoxically, innovation is only possible when we defy the rules and when questioning a statement that has been given becomes essential in work to try to find the best possible answer to a problem. That is, when to find an opportunity becomes more important than the resolution of problems leads to answers that were not apparent or existing before. What is the distinction? Lynda Gratton says there are four main qualities: co-operative mindset; boundary spanning; igniting purpose and productive capacity. But without a productively work we cannot presume sustainability. Do you want to comment?
Ledface wants to use the 'Collective Brain' to help solve problems Ever dreamt of making others work to answer any of your questions? Well, Brazilian startup Ledface has bold ambitions. It wants to use what it calls “the collective brain”, in other words crowdsourcing, to solve your day to day problems. What Ledface is (and what it isn’t) Ledface is a crowdsourcing platform that aims to harness collective intelligence to answer questions. In case you’re wondering what makes Ledface different to the countless Q&A style sites out there, well it’s founders insist it isn’t a Q&A site: “Ledface is not a Q&A site. Besides offering a single answer for each question, the big difference with its competitors such as Quora is that contributions aren’t clearly attributed to their authors. However, the startup believes this aspect is also a deterrent for many potential contributors, such as women. What it looks like To get a better grasp of Ledface’s concept, here’s an introduction video in English: Who’s behind Ledface Ledface is currently bootstrapped.
For Those Who Want to Lead, Read - John Coleman by John Coleman | 10:00 AM August 15, 2012 When David Petraeus visited the Harvard Kennedy School in 2009, one of the meetings he requested was with author Doris Kearns Goodwin. Petraeus, who holds a PhD in International Relations from Princeton, is a fan of Team of Rivals and wanted time to speak to the famed historian about her work. Apparently, the great general (and current CIA Director) is something of a bibliophile. He’s increasingly an outlier. This is terrible for leadership, where my experience suggests those trends are even more pronounced. Note how many business titans are or have been avid readers. The leadership benefits of reading are wide-ranging. Reading can also make you more effective in leading others. Finally, an active literary life can make you more personally effective by keeping you relaxed and improving health. Reading more can lead to a host of benefits for business people of all stripes, and broad, deep reading can make you a better leader.
The Social Side of the Internet The social side of the internet The internet is now deeply embedded in group and organizational life in America. A new national survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has found that 75% of all American adults are active in some kind of voluntary group or organization and internet users are more likely than others to be active: 80% of internet users participate in groups, compared with 56% of non-internet users. And social media users are even more likely to be active: 82% of social network users and 85% of Twitter users are group participants. The overall impact of the internet on group activities and accomplishments In this survey, Pew Internet asked about 27 different kinds of groups and found great diversity in group membership and participation using traditional and new technologies. 68% of all Americans (internet users and non-users alike) said the internet has had a major impact on the ability of groups to communicate with members. Acknowledgements
Wisdom of the crowd The wisdom of the crowd is the collective opinion of a group of individuals rather than that of a single expert. A large group's aggregated answers to questions involving quantity estimation, general world knowledge, and spatial reasoning has generally been found to be as good as, and often better than, the answer given by any of the individuals within the group. An explanation for this phenomenon is that there is idiosyncratic noise associated with each individual judgment, and taking the average over a large number of responses will go some way toward canceling the effect of this noise. This process, while not new to the Information Age, has been pushed into the mainstream spotlight by social information sites such as Wikipedia, Yahoo! Answers, Quora, and other web resources that rely on human opinion. Trial by jury can be understood as wisdom of the crowd, especially when compared to the alternative, trial by a judge, the single expert. Classic examples Benefits
Immobilier: comment l'Allemagne empêche les prix de flamber Au palmarès des sujets qui préoccupent le plus les Allemands, le logement n'apparaît jamais. Ni plaintes sur une envolée des prix ni même inquiétudes sur le risque d'une pénurie n'agitent le débat public. Une bizarrerie au regard de la plupart des pays et notamment de la France, où la crise du logement gagne de plus en plus de ménages. La raison d'une telle sérénité ? Pendant que les prix français doublaient, l'immobilier allemand a progressivement baissé depuis quinze ans et la fin du cycle haussier lié à la réunification. Au coeur de cette exception européenne, un vaste parc locatif et un très faible taux de propriétaires : autour de 43% contre près de 60% en France. La vie rêvée du locataire A durée illimitée, le bail peut se transmettre aux enfants. "Comme les gens ont la possibilité de se loger dans un secteur locatif protecteur et efficace, la pression est moins forte sur le privé et donc les prix à la vente baissent aussi. Un parc suffisant pour absorber la demande
Les valeurs du Coworking 2/5 : Communauté Mutinerie continue l’exploration des valeurs centrales du coworking. Après nous être penchés sur la Durabilité, nous abordons la valeur Communauté. Cette série d’article s’inspire du travail d’Alex Hillman, co-fondateur de l’Indy Hall de philadelphie. Lorsque Alex Hillman dit que la priorité dans un espace de coworking c’est la communauté, il faut prendre cela dans les deux sens; c’est une priorité en terme d’importance stratégique et une priorité chronologique. Un espace de coworking n’est que l’expression physique d’une communauté de valeur, de travail, de vie… C’est pourquoi, lorsque l’on cherche à fonder un espace de coworking, il faut d’abord commencer par réunir une communauté pour ensuite lui proposer un espace approprié. Lors d’un article précédent sur la vie des communautés, nous avions vu que celles-ci naissaient lors de l’apparition d’un patrimoine commun. Ce patrimoine commun signifie le partage de certaines valeurs, de rituels, de moments ou d’expériences…
The Wisdom of Crowds The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations, published in 2004, is a book written by James Surowiecki about the aggregation of information in groups, resulting in decisions that, he argues, are often better than could have been made by any single member of the group. The book presents numerous case studies and anecdotes to illustrate its argument, and touches on several fields, primarily economics and psychology. The opening anecdote relates Francis Galton's surprise that the crowd at a county fair accurately guessed the weight of an ox when their individual guesses were averaged (the average was closer to the ox's true butchered weight than the estimates of most crowd members, and also closer than any of the separate estimates made by cattle experts). Types of crowd wisdom Surowiecki breaks down the advantages he sees in disorganized decisions into three main types, which he classifies as