Inspired by the garage from which Larry Page and Sergey Brin first launched Google, their newly refurbished Amsterdam headquarters comes complete with a meditation room, aÂ carrier cycle reception deskÂ and a 70 seat auditorium. Â Not sure if Larry and Serge kept these next to the sprocket set!
We caught up with Robin Kermode, Hollywood actor and one of Europeâ€™s top communication coaches. Appearing in productions as diverse as â€śThe Iron Ladyâ€ť to â€śMen Behaving Badlyâ€ť, Robin has 30 years experience as an actor both on TV and the stage, however itâ€™s Robinâ€™s off-screen career that grabs the most attention from training auctioneers at Christies to helping politicians with public speeches.
Innovation in recruitment is nothing new these days, whether it’s social hiring,Â employee engagementÂ orÂ online recruitment advertisingÂ there is always a great idea around the corner. Â Now, out of Germany comes Somewhere, an investor backed social network for sharing the more visual things you do at work. Â Think of Pinterest but for your everyday nine-to-five.
Tasked with reducing train wrecks and delays across the New York & Erie Railroad, Daniel McCallum was given the responsibility to shake up management structures to improve safety and efficiency on the railways.
Want to work for a global ad agency? We are seeking a SAM / Senior Account Manager in #Cheshire… http://ow.ly/u5Sz7
Clive Wilkinson Architects work on some pretty awesome office design projects, JWT’s global headquarters in New York and Fox Head Inc’s “futuristic bike helmet” are just a couple of brilliant examples. Next up, The Barbarian Group Offices and they do not disappoint…
So you work in the HR team at Dropbox, a tech giant with 200 million users a $10 billion valuation and an enviable new office on the horizon, you open the door to the interview room, pass the pleasantries thenÂ ask your first interview question:Â What superpower would you give your best friend?
It can be a long and hard road for military personnel affected by trauma to recover and get back into work. Â Teaming up with the motorsport charity “Mission Motorsport” Caterham F1 tell us about their work placement initiative designed to do exactly that…
With past experience working for Microsoft, Cisco and VMWare Margaret Buj knows a thing or two when it comes to recruiting high-demand candidates in the tech / e-commerce space. Â Taking five minutes out of her busy day we caught up with Margaret to discuss interviewing advice for employers and life in her current role as the Senior EMEA Recruiter at Expedia.
For more than three decades of research, Carol Dweck, a professor of psychology at Stanford University has been figuring out answers to why some people achieve their potential while equally talented others donâ€™t.
Based on the outskirts of LA in Irvine, CA. Action Sports apparel giantsÂ Fox Head IncÂ teamed up with Clive Wilkinson Architects to convert an 82,000 sq ft warehouse into an open, creative environment where employees can “chase thrills” with a selection of outdoor dirt tracks.
Millennials, the newest generation in the workforce, are causing quite the stir when it comes to opinions and dynamics in business, causing many to take notice and make a shift. The generation wants more than just money; their job satisfaction comes primarily from their company’s purpose, specifically innovation and positive societal impact.
We caught up with James Hull, Product Manager at Science Warehouse, as he shares his first hand experience on making the transition into Senior Management from a technical role…
From treehouses and boats to beach bungalows and French Villas the Holiday rental startup, Airbnb, have drawn inspiration from their coolest listings to create a stunning quirky yet homely office to house it’s 200 employees.
Designed by Andrew Gibbs and featuring a special scratch card effect, the latest Computer Arts issue offers up everything Designers need to know about earnings in the design world.
Airbnb removes “knockoff” Navy Chairs from new headquarters: http://ow.ly/sx1t4
Using Kickstarter to showcase his talents in modelling and product design, Alex Shpetniy, a design student from Lugansk (Ukraine), has built the ultimate in office gadgets, a rubber band machine gun!
Filmmaker Ben Proudfoot has produced this beautiful cinematic documentary featuring Master Craftsmen Eric Hollenbeck and his approach to work.
The Red Bull Daily Grind is not your average 9 to 5! Converting the 23rd floor of a downtown Chicago office block into a unique Skatepark, the Red Bull Skate team reported for work.
Is it any surprise that the design offices of Mattel’s Hot Wheels division are stocked full of actual vehicle designers? After all, why spend a year of your life working on perfecting a Mondeo bumper when you can churn out countless hot rods, dragsters, and supercars?
Four-fifths of firms expecting to open up roles to young people in 2014 according to the CBI survey… http://ow.ly/skQCm #HR
Deskbeers is a fab new beer delivery service that provides the perfect transition between Friday afternoons at work and the weekend. We have explored the benefits of working drunk previously so maybe there’s something in this?
Its hard work inventing the future of sport! Adidas deliver a powerful message through this well crafted employer branding video…
Exciting news! Guru Careers are delighted to announce a partnership with Net Natives that means we will be taking over all Flat Fee Recruitment activity from Net Natives with immediate effect.
Back in July we featuredÂ Intern Magazine, a project by Alec Dudson that looked to secure ÂŁ5,500 on KickstarterÂ to fund the first issue of intern, a magazine dedicated to showcasing the incredible unpaid creative talent available from around the globe. Now, having raised ÂŁ7115 on the crowdfunding website, Guru Careers caught up with Alec to see how he’s been getting along…
Keep an eye out for fake portfolios when filtering Designers – http://ow.ly/siEpg
Dave Coplin, Chief Envisioning Officer at Microsoft, imagines what might be possible if more organisations embraced the full, empowering potential of technology and encouraged a truly open, collaborative and flexible working culture.