Five Links: Cornucopia
This week, the links focus on things to make you better at your job. Presentation tips, insights on innovation, using Google+ as a sourcing tool, Apple experiences social media backfire and a look at technology and jobs. There’s plenty of good material to cycle around your office.
- A Smaller Slice of the Pie: Why Technology Is No Longer Creating Jobs
The economy seems to be stagnating at the bottom and exploding at the top.”the jobs being lost in the traditional manufacturing sector are never coming back. Or, if they do, there will be far fewer of them, as is the case with the heavily automated manufacturing facilities that Apple has discussed opening in the United States.” See this NYT article for confirmation.
- Inside ‘Apple Anonymous’: The Secret Society of Apple’s Retail Army
NLRB be damned. Apple fires people for talking about the company in social media. The predictable backlash is an anonymous underground association of employees who want to talk shop. File this under ‘more signs of Apple’s decline’.
- Google+ Search Guide: How to Search & Find People on Google+
Glen Cathey is relentlessly documenting the use of contemporary tools for sourcing. He’ll be the first official saint of recruiting.
- The Ten Myths of Innovation
As diehard Scott Berkun fans, it’s hard not to love most of what he does. There are, however, moments that stick out form the rest. Cycle this article about innovation myths around your office.
- 7 Lessons From the World’s Most Captivating Presenters
A compact set of insights for every presenter. Includes a 60 slide presentation.
- ScheduleOnce: It’s a reliable replacement for Tungle. Let’s you let other people schedule time on your calendar. Eliminates the ridiculous back and forth.
- OneTab: You DO use Chrome, don’t you? This plug in takes all of your open browser tabs and turns them into one page of links.
Events and More
- HRExaminer Radio: Industry News and Commentary with guests. Fridays at 11am pacific (2pm EDT) #HRX:
– Apr 5: Maren Hogan: Talent Communities Pioneer on the State of Recruiting
– Apr 12: Ken Haigh: PeopleMatter CTO on Tech Recruiting in Charleston, SC
– Apr 26:William Uranga: Seasoned Silicon Valley Tech Recruiting Leader on Startups
– May 3: Johanna Rothman: Boston’s leading Tech Recruiting Author.
- The Frontier Project: Re imagining the Future of HR (Omaha, May 20-21) “Wanted: Innovators, creators, culture hackers, workplace revolutionaries and leaders who can no longer stand idly by as talent is squandered.”
- iRecruit Expo (Amsterdam, June 20-21) The premier European Recruiting event. Sumser session on day two
- Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (Chicago, July 23-25) Sumser Keynote
- The HR Technology Conference (Las Vegas, Oct. 7-9, 2013) The HR Tech Industry’s town hall with Bill Kutik and cohost Steve Boese
- HRTech Europe (Amsterdam, Oct 24-25)