Chris Yeh and Ben Casnocha along with Robert Bruner, of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business for an interview with Tom Ashbrook on NPR’s OnPoint.
For most of the 20th century, the compact between employers and employees in the developed world was all about stability. Jobs at big corporations were secure: As long as the company did OK financially and the employee did his or her job, that job wouldn’t go away. And in the white-collar world, careers progressed along…
Linkedin co-founder and author Reid Hoffman joins Morning Joe to discuss the power of networking in the digital age.
In a provocative new book, the father of social networks reveals a startling new way to reframe the relationship between employers and employees.
Reid Hoffman, co-founder and chairman of LinkedIn and co-author of The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age (Harvard Business Review Press, 2014) and his co-author Ben Casnocha make their case, first presented in the Harvard Business Review article “Tours of Duty,” that employers shouldn’t pretend and employees shouldn’t expect lifetime employment or career growth…
“You only have to spend a few minutes with Reid to understand why he is such a successful manager. He’s thoughtful, honest, and has a clear vision for where he wants to go, in everything he does. The Alliance provides detailed guidance on how managers can actually implement the best management practices from Silicon Valley. The…
“When CEOs describe their company as being “like family,” we think they mean well. They’re searching for a model that represents the kind of relationships they want to have with their employees—a lifetime relationship with a sense of belonging. But using the term family makes it easy for misunderstandings to arise.”
Emily Chang sits down with LinkedIn co-founder and executive chairman Reid Hoffman to talk about how he got to where he is today and about his new book The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age.
In an era of at-will employment, company loyalty is scarce and long-time ties are scarcer…. Yet bosses and hiring managers still ask workers to commit to the company without committing to them in return. This creates a relationship built on mutual self-deception.
Inc.’s Editor-In-Chief talks to Reid Hoffman on what’s wrong with the way you hire.