Thursday, 30 April 2009

Final reflections on Romania / HR 2.0 conference

 

      I really enjoyed my trip to Bucharest – a beautiful, green city, modelled on Paris by Ceau┼čescu and apparently supporting a strong community of HR professionals (Jason was only joking when he said you were hostile!).

I found it very interesting that 120 HR people would come to find out about web 2.0, and am not sure we would have generated the same level of interest in the UK (not that the interest was in any way unwarranted).  I’ve written about this on my latest blogosphere bulletin at HR Zone: ‘Dangers of a tyrannical approach to web 2.0’.

I’d also like to take the opportunity to recommend a former colleague who now works out of Bucharest to anyone who may be after some HR support there: Sinclair Stevenson at Premier Global.  Although I’d also be very happy to travel back…

 

 

Previous posts on HR 2.0:

HR's accountability for social capital

Jason Averbook: Creating and deploying a Digital HR strategy

Scott McArthur: HR 2.0 – the end of the business delusion

HR 2.0 and social capital

HR 2.0 – a more strategic approach to HR

Web, management and HR 2.0

 

 

Podcasts on HR 2.0:

Talking HR 016: HR and web 2.0

Talking HR 017: HR 2.0

 

 

The photo is of Casa Sc├ónteii – which rang a bell for me after having lived opposite one of Stalin’s seven sisters in Moscow, as well as having stayed several times in the Ukraina hotel.

 

 

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