This year was all about turning traditional office models on their head–and occasionally, bringing them back to basics. Chairigami made headlines for its office furniture made completely out of cardboard, no assembly required. Meanwhile, Seattle’s Bullitt Center, dubbed the greenest office building the world, finally opened, and an office building in Tokyo began growing 200 species of fruit, rice and vegetables on its roof.
Published by Marvin E. Smith
As a metrics-driven talent acquisition evangelist and practitioner, I focus on strategies for talent acquisition, talent sourcing, talent branding, and talent engagement that leverages tools, teams, and technology to maximize success for enterprise-wide initiatives. I am especially passionate about utilizing technology to put the human touch back into recruiting. My contribution to talent acquisition includes pioneering work with talent communities; in strategic talent sourcing (the integration of talent intelligence, social data, and technology) and providing thought leadership in recruitment marketing. My current role with a Fortune 50 organization (Lockheed Martin) focuses on HR technology (automated recruitment marketing), strategic talent sourcing and creating talent communities for key talent segments. Previously, I held positions in strategic talent sourcing, social recruiting & recruitment marketing program management with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Blackberry; and Microsoft. I currently serve on the Board of Sourcing 7 (a community of talent sourcers in Seattle). View all posts by Marvin E. Smith