Wednesday, August 03, 2016

GE: + learn to code, + data, - annual reviews

Why GE is giving up employee ratings, abandoning annual reviews and rethinking the role of HQ | Jeff Immelt | Pulse | LinkedIn

GE CEO Jeff Immelt says all new hires will learn to code - Aug. 4, 2016 (@ CNN)

'General Electric's CEO wants every millennial that he hires to learn to code.

"If you are joining the company in your 20s, unlike when I joined, you're going to learn to code. It doesn't matter whether you are in sales, finance or operations. You may not end up being a programmer, but you will know how to code," GE's (GE) top boss Jeff Immelt wrote in a LinkedIn

...that's part of his plan to adopt a "startup-like mentality" at GE, a company that is more than 100 years old'

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