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?
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 featured¬†Intern Magazine, a project by Alec Dudson that looked to secure ¬£5,500 on Kickstarter¬†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 ¬£7115 on the crowdfunding website, Guru Careers caught up with Alec to see how he’s been getting along…
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.
In the autumn of 1998, a profound tragedy echoed through a small Michigan farming town and twisted the well laid plans of a young prodigy in strange and inspired ways. “Juggle and Cut” tells the story of a 16-year old whose active life was cut short by a car accident that killed 2 of his friends and left him a quadriplegic.
Known for her experimental infographics, Kelli Anderson was chosen by Adobe to create “something interesting” for designers attending AIGA’s annual event. Her invention? An amazing paper calculation wheel which aims to solve that conundrum of a career question “Should I Take That Job?”.
Another neat use of LEGO – The Star Wars Wall in Google’s Zurich office… http://ow.ly/q0xQU
Nice – Arts Council new offices with some rather swanky hinged tables http://ow.ly/qGVaL #office #interior #design
The quirky and scribblingly brilliant style of Wendy MacNaughton caught our eye this week with her hand draw infographic “Should I Check E-Mail”.
As part of their online activity to promote a new line of wild scents, Old Spice have teamed up with Minivegas to create the ultimate interview training tool, an interactive interview where Mr Wolfdog aims to teach the importance of eye contact when interviewing for a job. Check out the video.
Nine years ago, the Japanese IT recruitment firm, Pasona Group decided to grow a rice paddy field in the basement of an office tower in Tokyo’s financial district. Now, they are being hailed in Japan as pioneers for a new kind of urban farming.
Aboard a giant bus, Atlassian‚Äôs top talent attraction specialists swept across Europe‚Äôs biggest cities earlier this year in a quest to find 15 awesome developers and relocate them to Sydney, all expenses paid.
Passion, not one of the easiest traits to quantify within the confines of a traditional job interview, but for some vacancies, especially internships, passion is everything. To overcome this problem TBWA\Istanbul have launched the Adlove project…
Employer branding videos, top benefits, great offices, training and a careers microsite all form essential elements to any corporate talent attraction strategy, none more so than when faced with recruiting within the competitive gaming sector. We caught up with Jagex to find out how they attract top talent…
Mid July means intern season, with graduates out to gain that invaluable work experience to give them a taste of life in the real world (asides from making tea and collecting the lunch order). With some interns bagging an experience of a lifetime (amazing internships at Google or Facebook), many just receive a polite thank you and a LinkedIn recommendation.
With summer comes the internship season, as I write this recent graduates are currently running around fetching lunches, making tea,
This would look good in any office – Worknest Table by Wiktoria Lenart http://t.co/SSRpTfvn5k
Looking to take the term onboarding to a whole new level, French Art Director Baptiste Chatellier has designed and built his very on Skateboard CV as a unique attempt to highlight his creative talent.
In New Delhi you can become a Monkey Catcher earning a bounty of 800 rupees (‚ā¨11) per monkey.
When Albert Einstein wasn’t working on his theory of relativity he took regular work like everyone else, check out these time sheets from 1943/1944 when, during World War II, Albert Einstein worked as a part-time government employee developing underwater weapons for the U.S. Navy.
Guru’s Marketing Director talks to HR Magazine about the 7 Recruitment Tools you need… http://ow.ly/mzVcl
Anyone else going to the Develop Awards? We are hoping to bag a gong as best Recruiter…¬†http://www.developawards.com/finalists
In the early eighties the idea of making a living from playing games like Manic Minor or Paperboy would have been simply unthinkable, fast forward to the future
Influenced by Japanese festivals, Google’s Tokyo office comes complete with bathhouses, authentic yatai (mobile food stalls), a hairy cafe, fish ponds and timber houses.
According to an online business expert, Londoners are happier than other UK regions due to their high skill sets and degree-level qualifications.
Next time you are having a bad day in the office spare a thought for the poor folk that have endured the worst jobs in history. Covering an array of professions from Viking Egg-Collector to Spit Boy