Milestone 3 convectors PowerIdea 1

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Here are some power ideas:

  • Limited supply of candidates with the right skills.


  • Challenges in recruiting and integrating younger employees.

Community-centric younger workers will play a very important role and should take a lead. Gen Y and millennials grew up with the social Internet, and they can help shape a crowdsourcing program that is relevant and current because they are more likely to embrace new and innovative methods of generating ideas. This can run counter to the existing culture but can signal a new way of doing things.




  • Competitors recruiting some of your best people.
 Crowdsourcing presents a strategic

opportunity for HR leaders to champion a collaborative digital enterprise that will bring the organization into today’s communitycentric culture. Because of the typical role HR plays in owning the employee experience from hire to retire, it can play a pivotal role in not only helping to drive the talent management strategies that make crowdsourcing successful, but can proactively help drive changes to the corporate culture to be truly collaborative and innovative. It seems that the role of HR is changing, and leading HR organizations will proactively seize the opportunity to lead the change versus having to follow and catch up, which may sub-optimize what is possible.

  • Providing attractive career paths in industries.

The proliferation of social technologies among consumers virtually guarantees that corporate cultures and operating models will shift further toward an entirely digital ecosystem. And that means in the company of tomorrow, employees will work in new and very different ways. Further, employees entering the workforce today have their own distinct expectations about their relationships with employers





  • Difficulty in deploying experienced talent globally.

Because of the typical role HR plays in owning the employee experience from hire to retire, it can play a pivotal role in not only helping to drive the talent management strategies that make crowdsourcing successful, but can proactively help drive changes to the corporate culture to be truly collaborative and innovative