Michael Specht

A blog from Australia looking at technology, management, Human Resources (HR) and recruitment.

Entries Tagged as 'Learning'

Unpaid Internships: Fast Track to your Dream Job or Glorified Slave Labor?

March 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · HR Management, Learning, Recruitment ·

This guest post is contributed by Katheryn Rivas. So after getting being accepted to your Dream University–after painstakingly editing college applications, obsessing over grades, finding extra-curricular activities that sparked your interest AND would somehow impress a college admissions committee–you thought it was all over, right? Once accepted, you’d think the next logical step is to […]

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Using Video within your HR Processes

January 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Communication, Engagement, Learning, Recruitment, Video ·

Yesterday afternoon I sat in to listen Bill Boorman‘s Downunder Recruiting show where the discussion was on video, an interesting topic. I am very interested in video within a talent acquisition strategy as this has been a topic for many many years and I am glad to see people are starting to move away from the […]

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Downloadable resources

December 10th, 2008 · Comments Off · HR Management, Learning, Recruitment ·

Over on the Inspecht site you can download some free resources to use as part of the HR/Recruitment/Learning/Social Media program. Here are a few to get you going: Use Google to find your next candidate with the Google Tips document New to social media and Web 2.0, get a quick overview of the key terms on the […]

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Workforce development in public and private sector

December 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments · HR Management, Learning, Technology ·

A couple of weeks ago Kate Carruthers spoke to me about workforce development programs, the results are an article she published on the NSW TAFE eZine web site, under the heading of “Workforce development: Case studies in private and public sector implementation“. Workforce development is a key issue for both private and public sector businesses.  […]

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The business value of social networks

October 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment · Change Management, Engagement, Enterprise 2.0, HR Management, Knowledge Management, Learning, Social Networks ·

Tuesday night I was on a panel for the NSW Knowledge Management Forum with three others, Laurie Lock Lee, Tania Maley & Jodie Miners who was roped in as Tania was running late. I have to admit I was a bit hesitant before the event given Laurie has just completed a PhD in the value […]

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