Ok, this has nothing to do with HR or technology. I found this on Yahoo News a man died yesterday in north Queensland after accidentally stabbing himself. After reading the short news item, I just cringe at the thought of how he went, ouch. For all us men out there BE CAREFUL!
I originally saw this early in the week and dismissed it as just dumb, kind of like an April Fool Joke. Not being a recruiter I did not know that this was once a serious activity. However this morning while I ate my cheese on toast, drank my coffee I saw Johanna Rothman’s comments atContinue reading “More silly (really silly) recruiting ideas”
It is interesting to watch a public fight, it is even more interesting when it is between two well known companies. From Boing Boing: HP sends Sun’s President a nastygram for blogging
I got up this morning to pay some bills, however I noticed an email this morning from Jason from the Semiconductor Jobs blog. So now I am writing a blog entry, as my wife would say I have just followed a “shiny object”, she thinks all guys do it. It is very nice to getContinue reading “Moral, ethical or what?”
Ok, there are many ways to determine the skills and fit of a candidate some good and some bad. Adam Barr refers to a very old post from Joel Spolsky on some bad recruiting tricks. Both are very interesting to read, even though Adam slams Joel, Joel does provide some interesting perspectives on things. OnContinue reading “The stupid recruiter”
Corporate blogging believes the lack of blogging is about knowledge not fear as per Scoble. This is probably true, however before we get everyone out there to blog we must have clear acceptable usage policies from within organisations. Otherwise more and more workers will get fired. Ok, after 9pm is not a good time toContinue reading “More on blogging fear”
CNET News.com has just found out about Google’s hiring practice. They might soon find out about how blogs are being used to attract people? Ok so I am cynical. Thanks to BostonWorks.
Found an interesting item on stapler testing of all things, ok maybe that is an overstatement. However Mike Kelly provides a really interesting listing of tests he created for a stapler. You might ask why did he do this, well Johanna Rothman “made him do it”. These two posts provide great content for today. Firstly,Continue reading “Stapler Testing?”
Here are a couple of photos from the exhibition, they are not very good sorry. Update:- Sorry for the double post, just learning about Flickr.
Chris Holland has pointed me to a very interesting tool for internet based presentations. This is very cool, light weight, and portable. Next stop, my phone!