Recruiting & Training

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Why do companies draft people as innovation leaders and team members who already work within their walls? Most innovation teams are small and their budgets are tight. There’s also a feeling that understanding the culture — and the levers of getting stuff done — is crucial.

But bringing in new perspectives and skillsets not currently represented within the organization can be a key to long-term success.

Check out our Benchmarking Report, which covers team size and structure, as well as what percentage of employees receive innovation training.

Hugh Molotsi

Exclusive Book Excerpt: ‘The Intrapreneur’s Journey’

“Giving employees time and freedom to work on their own ideas makes great business sense,” write Hugh Molotsi and Jeff Zias in the forthcoming book “The Intrapreneur’s Journey.” 

Q&A

Are There Recruiters Who Help You Hire for Innovation Roles?

We recently asked members of the IL community if they used executive recruiters to find talent for innovation roles. See which strategies and recruiters they recommended.

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Who Should be on Your Innovation Team?

We asked our community: How do you think about who should be on your innovation team? Here's a summary of the top answers...

Members of Intel's Work Practice Innovations team, from left: Mark Eden, Jennifer Monnig, Mikel Bookwalter, and Cindy Chung.

How Intel Is Transforming Hiring and Work Habits

Jennifer Monnig spent the past three years leading an innovation team within the HR organization at Intel Corp. that sought to create a more collaborative culture...

AARP's Hatchery

Inside the Hatchery, the Innovation Lab at AARP

AARP is not only one of the largest nonprofits, but also one of the biggest insurers and magazine publishers. Take a look inside the Hatchery…

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How Pfizer’s Works to Foster a Culture of Innovation

What happens if lots of divisions in a global company come up with their own approach to innovation? Learnings and slides from Pfizer inside…

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