Research and Insights Overview
Developing Real Skills for Virtual Teams
This white paper was co-authored by Meena Dorr, Director of Corporate Relations for MBA@UNC, and Kip Kelly, Director of Marketing and Business Development at UNC Executive Development. In this paper, Meena and Kip explore the advantages, characteristics and challenges inherent in the virtual team concept, and they also propose three important steps for HR and talent management professionals to follow to ensure the success of virtual teams within their organizations.
The Recruiting Revolution: How Technology Is Transforming Talent Acquisition
This white paper was authored by Shelly Gorman, Director, Career Management for the MBA@UNC. We are living through an exciting era in technology development—the emergence of interactive, social media and virtual technologies whose business applications are not yet fully realized. While marketing professionals have been quick to embrace the potential of these technologies for product placement, branding and sales, HR and talent management professionals have approached them with a little more caution as they explore how interactive, social media and virtual world technologies can be effectively applied to attract talent to their organizations.