If it isn’t already obvious, I’m a huge fan of visual learning and a great admirer of anyone willing to offer it. Here’s a guy who takes a series of very complex and mind bending physics topics and makes them fun and easy to comprehend. Check out the following video along with the rest of his YouTube channel.
Job interviews are simply no fun for anyone, whichever side of the desk you’re sitting. According to this video from The Armstrong and Miller Show, it’s been this way from the beginning. Here’s a way to laugh at something you normally don’t find funny at all. For those who might not be familiar, a CV (curriculum vitae) is kind of like a resume. Thanks for the reader tip.
If you’re willing to learn something interesting, you won’t be disappointed by this talk by Joshua Klein given at TED. On the surface, it appears like a fascinating expose on how intelligent and adaptable crows are. But, if you look closer, it points out the possibilities of rethinking how people view animals in terms of their usefulness to society. You’ll also gain respect for someone who applies creativity in a work of passion. Watch this video, come up with something interesting, and then put this new workforce to good use.
Here’s an RSA video of Sir Ken Robinson, a renowned creativity, innovation, and human resources expert, speaking on the need to change the way we implement education. Any description simply won’t do it justice, but if you’re concerned about society and its future, this is worth your time.
If you’ve dealt with or even work for a bureaucratic organization like this, you’ll appreciate this video of a woman attempting to get a work permit approved. The humor takes a moment to build up, but the pay off will make you laugh. It’s in Spanish with English subtitles. Thanks goes out to a reader for the tip.
In his bestselling book Drive, Dan Pink talks about how management doesn’t really know what motivates us. This animated adaptation of his talk at the RSA, using graphic recording, makes his case even more compelling.
Check out this cute animation by someone seemingly requesting a job. As an animator, it probably makes a great resume substitute. It’s cool when people get really creative doing normally mundane things like looking for work.