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Oct 4 2016   7:27PM GMT

T-shaped employee

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A T-shaped employee, in the context of human resources, is an individual who has deep knowledge and skills in a particular area of specialization, along with and the desire and ability to make connections across disciplines. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Who you want is known as a T-shaped person. Yes, you want people who are experts in their area, but they also need to have broad expertise. They need to be able to pick up any work that needs to get done and help move the work along.” – Joseph Flahiff

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