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Becoming Facebook by Mike HOEFFLINGER

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How Facebook Wins the Talent Wars

LESSON 9:Employee engagement is everything. Fit to people’s strengths and ignore weaknesses.

Background: With constant connectivity, our jobs have never felt more dangerously pervasive. At the same time, an increasingly service-oriented economy has driven the notion of people being a company’s most important asset to ever greater heights. More than any other single factor, the degree of engagement people have with their company—and their work—affects their contributions and intent to stay.

Facebook’s Move: Facebook puts an emphasis on connecting people to their most engaging work throughout the company, all the way up to its two most important leaders, Zuckerberg and Sandberg.

Thought Starter: When was the ...

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