HR event tonight + great career pages & on-boarding gifts + absurd perks
May 17, 2018
Today, a bit of commentary on new tech that is quite inspiring (after my fear mongering about Google’s A.I. tech last week). UVA, my alma mater, is expanding its technology that quickly turns contaminated water into perfectly good, potable drinking water with the drop of a pill. It’s amazing and could be enormously transformative in saving lives. Here’s the story.
Attend tonight: Honest Employer Branding, hosted at Squarespace. Hear from MediaMath, Criteo, Richemont, and Squarespace. $10.00.
Job Opp: I’ve got a friend looking for an HR Generalist at a 100-person company out of their funky HQ in Brooklyn. It’s hush-hush, but if I’ve piqued your interest, drop me a line for more intel.
Best Of: We had a wonderful intern working with us this Spring, and she dialed up some fun posts for you all. Here’s one on great onboarding packages and here’s one on great career pages. Should your company have made the list? Let me know.
What in the heck? I’ve commented on the risk of treating talent differently, particularly in the age of engineer worship. Well, my message sure as hell didn’t reach China, where some startups have taken engineer worship way too damn far.
That’s all, folks.
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