Friday, October 4, 2013

WIRTW #291 (the “if you can’t beat ‘em…” edition)

At The Employer Handbook Blog, Eric Meyer is polling his readers with the question, “Would you hire this employee?”

The employee in question, Marina Shifrin, posted this video on her YouTube page (11+ million hits to date) announcing that she quit her job.

Embracing the maxim that there are two sides to every story, the employer, Next Media Animation, posted a video of its own (with a respectible 2.2 million hits) announcing that it’s hiring (h/t Mashable).


Here’s the rest of what I read this week:


Social Media & Workplace Technology

HR & Employee Relations

Wage & Hour