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Currently teaching creative Irish students what I know about multimedia.

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  • Amazon shared from HR from the Outside In: Six Competencies for the Future of Human Resources by David Ulrich, Jon Younger, Wayne Brockbank, Mike Ulrich
    Outside-in HR is based on the premise that the business of HR is the business.
    Note: Teaching the mgt philosophy of Outside-In. #hrm
  • Amazon shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004GUSDVI/ref=r_soa_p_i
    When Google moved into France, it learned that in that country, positive words are used sparingly and criticism is provided more strongly. One French manager told me, “The first time I used the Google form to give a performance review, I was confused. Where was the section to talk about problem areas? ‘What did this employee do really well?’ The positive wording sounded over the top.” But Google’s corporate culture is so strong that it often supersedes local preferences; the French manager added, “After five years at Google France, I can tell you we are now a group of French people...
    Note: Google-France and very un-French performance appraisals. #HRM
  • Amazon shared from O’Reilly hits out at ECB over ‘secrecy’ around Irish bailout in the Ireland section of The Irish Times by Tom Lyons
    Journalist Gavin Sheridan first requested the release of the letter in December 2011.
    Note: @gavinsblog name checked.
  • Amazon shared from Remote: Office Not Required by David Heinemeier Hansson, Jason Fried
    offices have become interruption factories. A busy office is like a food processor—it chops your day into tiny bits. Fifteen minutes here, ten minutes there, twenty here, five there. Each segment is filled with a conference call, a meeting, another meeting, or some other institutionalized unnecessary interruption. It’s incredibly hard to get meaningful work done when your workday has been shredded into work moments. Meaningful work, creative work, thoughtful work, important work—this type of effort takes stretches of uninterrupted time to get into the zone. But in the modern office such...
    Note: workimg remotely FTW
  • Amazon shared from Three-fold increase in calls to helpline for GAA players in the Ireland section of The Irish Times by Ronan McGreevy
    Three-fold increase in calls to helpline for GAA players Ronan McGreevy | 365 words The number of senior inter-county GAA players accessing a confidential counselling service has tripled this year, a conference will hear today. The Gaelic Players Association (GPA) counselling service is expected to deal with 80 senior footballers and hurlers this year. The same service dealt with 27 players last year. The spike in usage is being attributed to the greater willingness of sports people to talk about mental health issues. In the past year Cavan goalkeeper Alan O'Meara has spoken publicly about depression...
    Note: @tisJames more on the triple threa of men plus athlete plus rural. #aware
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