I repeated my question. “What things do you need to pay attention to, that will have an impact one year from now?”
“This company is pretty stable in what it does,” she replied. “We may replace a machine or our volume might go up or down. But what really changes, is the people. You never know what is going to happen with the people.” Melanie’s mind began to race like she had just discovered uranium.
“You’re right,” she continued. “The biggest thing that always changes, is the people.”
“And even if the people don’t change, the people change. Even if it’s still the same people, they are not the same people.”
Melanie’s discovery of uranium was shifting to panic. This new world that opened up just a few seconds ago, suddenly got very scary.
“So, I am responsible for knowing that, a year into the future?” she asked.
Watch for the release of our online program – Hiring Talent 2016, scheduled for Jan 15, 2016.