The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has been very active lately. Just a few months ago, TechCrunch reported that DARPA has been able to get its Humanoid Robot to walk on its own, which is pretty wild. Established in 1958, it is likely the organization that has been a big influence on all of the upcoming references in this article – except for Batman, who first appeared in 1939, but the article also addresses when DARPA has perhaps taken some queues from pop culture, itself.
DARPA uses many different fields of science, from biology to physics and many other fields, to advance the American military. Their goal is preventing tactical surprises from the [...]
No matter how great your company or career opportunity is, your open requisition or job board posting doesn’t always automatically “sell you” and bring you the rock star you desire. And unless you have a monopoly — resulting in a “stable, quiet talent acquisition life” — you know that you will likely face competitors. I would argue that selling — and a great selling process — will always be an important piece of the talent acquisition (TA) for the vast majority of companies.
But did you know that selling has radically changed in recent years, resulting in a huge reinvention of sales organizations and processes? I would like to add that this necessary [...]