Posts Tagged ‘Video’

Steve Jobs on talent management



"If you wanna hire great people and have them stay working for you….. you have to let them make a lot of decisions. You have to be run by ideas, not hierarchy. The best ideas have to win, otherwise good people don’t stay" – Steve Jobs

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Australasian Sourcing Summit 2011



Sourcing and the role of those who practice it in Australia/NZ is rapidly changing, or is it? If you wanted to know more about sourcing trends join us at the first Australasian Sourcing Summit. Here’s what you can expect to encounter:

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Hire Hive: A New Take On Screening Candidates



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Using an online questionnaire to screen and vet candidates is not entirely novel. Hire Hive, a US based start-up, takes a fresh look at candidate screening by allowing  employers to use video, images and text to vet job applicants.  

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VIDEO: Attracting and Retaining Staff



Five employers – Lincoln Benbow from Halcyon Knights, Tim Brady from Credo, Leigh Jasper from Aconex, David Markus from Combo, and Paul Rae from Bourke Group – discussed their approach to attracting and retaining staff (Via BRW Fast Club)

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VIDEO: Don’t Use Standardised Evaluation Forms to Assess Talent



Here’s the latest from Tom Peters. He is frustrated with HR, particularly with standard evaluation forms.

What do you use in your organisation?

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Job snobbery



“ Snobbery is a global phenomenon…… and the dominant kind of snobbery that exists nowadays is job snobbery. You encounter it within minutes at a party, when you get asked that famous iconic question of the early 21st century, "What do you do?"  – Alain de Botton.

A witty look at our ideas of success and failure.

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The value of time off



Stefan Sagmeister closes his New York studio every seven years to take a year long sabbatical.

For a whole year, he pursued other interests that were not possible in a normal working environment. Refreshed and rejuvenated, on his return, Sagmeister found that his job became a calling again, is more enjoyable and financially more rewarding.

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Capitalising on the popularity of online VIDEO



Lava Communications alerted me to a recruitment Video they produced for Optiver Trading.

Lava claimed they registered 60,000 views in three weeks. By any standard, it’s an impressive result.

Watching VIDEO online is popular. Twenty hours of VIDEO gets uploaded on YouTube every minute, equivalent to 86,00 full-length movies per week. A new research shows that watching VIDEO online is more popular than Facebook or Twitter.

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Leading a tribe – the new opportunity for recruiters and employers



Similar to his earlier books, Seth Godin’s ‘Tribes opened the eyes to new ways of seeing things. Seth’s central argument is people like to connect and be part of something – a group, a community or a tribe. This basic human longing is bringing people with similar interests together, and in the process offering anyone an opportunity to be a leader; often, to lead and change the world for the better.

What is the relevance of ‘Tribes’ to the recruitment industry?

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Recruitment Video – The good, the bad and the ugly



The good: engaging story, visually appealing, good quality and no hard sell by Facebook

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The bad: Good intentions but doesn’t really say anything, except ‘we dance badly’.

The Ugly : So bad it became a Youtube hit. Here’s the link

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Do you have examples of good, bad or outright ugly recruitment videos? Post the links in the comments section.

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New talent acquisition trend?



Is this the latest talent acquisition trend? If only ‘talent’ were this abundant!

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