Week 17: One of the many reasons this resolution motivated me was to gain insight from some of the leading forces behind innovation. Despite my credentials being in Sociology, one goal I have after my undergrad is to work within
Software and Technology. This industry in particular encourages developers to actively learn on the job through experimentation and creativity. In addition, several of software employers I have personally met seek candidates who take the initiative to learn the skills necessary to thrive in a fast-pace technological environment, regardless of your educational background. In an era where informational is accessible, I encourage others to reachout to the numerous outlets available to develop their skills into any career or goal they aspire to achieve.
In 'How Google Works' ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and executive advisor Jonathan Rosenberg explain how Google, and such companies who applied their business model, thrive in an ever-changing industry by inspring multifaceted employees to incorporate creativity that appeals to consumers. Schmidt and Rosenberg, with the help of current CEO Larry Page, provide an overview of how Google began as a small firm to the specialized search engine company that promoted creative jobs and buffer the affects of 'big company syndrome' to allow employees to collaborate with a diverse range of talents. 'How Google Works' provides an informative and creative testimony for prioritizing job satisfaction into the unique culture that motivates employees to take on bold, entrepreneurial paths; allowing innovators to learn through a hands-on approach to product development. #google #printisnotdead