Apparently Best Buy is following Yahoo's lead and ending it's flexible work-at-home policy. That makes one thing clear - companies that are struggling are most likely to terminate work at home privileges.
I think you pretty much hit the nail on the head in the broad sense. The only things I'm add is schmoozer, relationship manager and having the intellectual power to converse with others in the C suite. Some attributes depend on culture - an enginneering firm might be more into measurement and precision while a marketing concern would be all about the message and image. But I think you got 90% of it, Martin.
This an interesting take about how HP is using HR strategically, not just as a compliance unit which is usually the case. The point is interesting if not entirely flushed in this column (HP is the sponsor of the Enterprise CIO Forum).
Sequestration is as counter-productive as it is draconian. Politicians might want to look at what CIOs have done for years and go to school on that, says Enterprise CIO Forum community manager John Dodge.
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