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Every year, millions of people travel around the world to go to museums to experience other cultures and the past. We think experiential learning is so important, we built it into our education system (anyone go to DC in 8th grade?!), our past times and our adventures. To touch and experience the world at a different time, in a different place. Visitors follow elaborate stories the museum’s curator has built almost like a novel. Carefully placed vignettes telling the shortest versions of stories behind the artifacts. What does this have to with a job preview 360 anyway? Just bear with me.
In the museum book stores, they sell novels to tell the rest of the stories behind those 4 sentence plaques. To make money too, of course. But the bigger reason is that they want to entice you to get invested in the history, too. The last time I was at a museum, I noticed one large, coffee table book with pictures of every artifact in the museum with the placard printed right there. I couldn’t help but think “why would someone come to the museum if they could just look at all of this from the comfort of their couch?”
I know what you’re thinking. “It’s just not the same,” right? I agree completely. People go to museums for that special experience. They go there because reading a book just isn’t enough. It’s not the same as seeing, touching, feeling. Think about the Holocaust Museum. It’s so significant because they’ve taken immersion and experience to a new level, embedding artifacts into your guided experience. And as a result, you feel something.
As storytellers and ethnographers, we started thinking about that quality and the feeling museums inspire. We wanted to pursue a method of videography that could translate the feeling of experience (not just being there) and immerse it into how candidates are brought into companies. We do a lot of that with our video but the hustle never stops. We wanted the next thing.
So, it's Job Preview 360 the next thing?
It is! And we’re bringing it to you starting today. Job Preview 360 gives candidates the ability to follow their own curiosities. To look around and see the rich details that matter to them. Why is that so significant? Because for a true match between a company and candidate, that candidate needs to know where they fit - not just where you see them fitting.
Of course, 360 video is just the beginning. Our team is already building ways to curate the experience better, to capture more detail, share in higher resolution the answers to questions candidates have about your company and job. Virtual reality is here, and Job Preview 360 is the first step.
In this episode of #HRAgainstLame Claire Lew from Know Your Company will discuss this CEO blindspot on employees thinking that your company is behind the curve. As a manager or CEO you're constantly trying to stay ahead of the curve, but when 65% of employees feel that their company is behind the curve - how do you address this fact?
In the video you will learn:
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Many people may feel uncomfortable and nervous with the idea of being in a video, especially when they're new to the idea and have never been on camera before. Luckily, it's very simple to put your camera talent at ease. With preparation, anyone can get through their first video shoot with some words of encouragement and some quick easy tips.
Keeping your camera talent at ease
In the video above, here are the seven tips for putting your camera talent at ease:
Looking for more tips to keep your camera talent at ease while being filmed. Check out how to make your team comfortable on camera.
Welcome the Feedback Queen, Claire Lew from Know Your Company to this episode of #HRAgainstLame! We're discussing the number one blindspot CEO's face in their organization: stifled employees. If 76% of employees felt like they can contribute more to tasks outside of their role - what are some ways you can overcome this CEO blindspot in your organization?
Watch the video as Claire shares two tips to overcome the number one CEO blindspot.
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In an awesome episode of #HRAgainstLame we have one of our favorite HR gal pals, Claire Lew from Know Your Company share her tips and tricks about getting employee feedback. Have you ever been in a position in your company where employees struggle to give feedback? Fear often plays a role, and bigger than fear is futility in the workplace.
In this episode, Claire shares three tips to help encourage honest feedback:
Do you have any other tips to encourage your employees to share constructive feedback? Comment below!
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