Q: What is the best platform for online community?
A: 1. LinkedIn groups 2. FB groups 3. Slack 4. WhatsApp 5. Other (pls state)
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Fascinating perspective from Google’s Director of UXSara Ortloff Khoryon the design of Google Hire, Google for Jobs and Google Talent Solutions. Main gist: designing tools for work where change is constant. Have aread
BrainfooderAdam Gordonhas a pretty clear idea – when you are hiring for ‘qualified volume’ or evergreen roles which your company will always be hiring for. Main takeaway: different hiring strategies for different roles. Have a readhere.
We all need more time off folks. This2018 benchmark reportof vacation policy statistics byOwl Labscovers attitudes to vacation policy, vacation guilt, and time off from work in the US vs Europe. Bring on the4 day week. H/T brainfooder Ach Petrosyan for the share
Recorded tech interviews for jobs at Facebook, Google, AirBnB and others. Credit to founderAline Lerneron getting this stuff released to the public. Fascinating to review and, for tech recruiters, an inside look at how top tech employers assess software developers. Have a browsehere
Most people agree that brand is important, but not everyone agreeswhata brand is. It’s what other people think it is saysAndy Whitlockin thisexcellent essayon values and techniques of building an effective brand. H/T brainfooderKristian Brightfor the share.
Community might turn out to be LinkedIn’s biggest missed opportunity. For years they owned it but neglect opened the way for Slack, FB Groups, WhatsApp and others to now dominate online community space. Is this the start of theLinkedIn Groupscomeback?
Analysis from millions of social media posts to give the best times to post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Pratical, do-it-today (or not) usefulness from Hootsuite. Read ithere. Lets try and use it for more than just automated job distribution.
Always interesting to read from non-specialists on the challenges of hiring diverse teams. HereKendall Tucker,CEO of Boston startup Polis, talks about diversity hiring for tech. ‘Hire within the first 10 employees’ is probably good idea. Have a readhere.
Jane Watsonhas a really interesting perspective on the rise of ‘shadow work’ – the shift of labour from businesses to consumers, via automation. This is anexcellent blogfrom an author worth paying attention to.
According to researchearlier this year,1 in 3 young people stated ‘Youtuber’ as their profession of choice. Most will not make it, but even those that do may not like the life they get. Fascinatinglong readfrom the Guardian on fame, audience, and what actually happens when you succeed at getting views.
Have you seen the agenda for Hiring Success Berlin? Not-your-typical line up and it looks super interesting. I’ll be there, recommend you be too. Ticketshere, brainfooders get a massive 30% off using this promo code:HSEUHLVIP. See you there.
BrainfoodersMartijn HemmingaandBas Van De Haterdput on the inaugural TA Live in Amsterdam this week. Great speaker line up, intimate atmosphere, cool recruiting tech. I think it’s sold out but you can check for ticketshere.
20th Sept, De Nieuwe Liefde, Da Costakade 102, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sourcing remains the core of what recruitment is. Learn from some of the best finders of people on the planet at SOSOEU Amsterdam, in a mega 3 day event. Register for ticketshere. Of course brainfooders promo code:SOSUBRAIN75
9-11 Oct, Meer en Vaart 300, 1068 LE, Amsterdam, Netherlands
BrainfooderJoe Mullings, amongst other things, is a really good broadcaster. Here he is with Holly Scott channeling Jack Ma on what you need to do in the first 10 years of your career. Have a listenhere.
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I’m in Berlin most of this week, heading to the sold outTA Labs on Tuesday evening beforeHiring Success Berlin,where I’ll be moderating the fireside chat betweenJerome TernynckandIsabelle Hung. Give me a shout if you’re in any of those places and want to talk recruiting or the future of the planet.