We’ve written here in the past about the dramatic changes taking place in the job front. Fifty years ago, you might have been employed with one organization for life. Now, salaried positions are quickly being replaced with part-time, contractual positions. As Marshall Goldsmith says in his latest book, Mojo, in referring to the type of employment people experienced in the past, “that job is gone.”
This case study describes the talent acquisition and management practices of Pop Sandbox, a Toronto-based multimedia production and publishing company.
Like many businesses run by creative professionals, Pop Sandbox is project-based. The projects require an increasingly diverse and specialized collection of skills, but [the company] can