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Massive 147 page report from World Economic Forum on the Future of Jobs. Optimistic notes as 50+ million new jobs projected to be created by advances in technology, but with hundreds of millions more being disrupted, displaced or relocated, it’ll be a systemic break. You need todownload this paperand read it.
Our buddies atClickIQare running a fascinating sector-by-sector series on recruitment ad spend. This week, it’s retail. Digestible how-to, backed with data aggregated across the ClickIQ platform. If you spend money on paid recruitment advertising, you need toread this series
When brainfoodersJonathan KidderandMichael Crousebothendorse a cool tool, it’s time to take notice. BombBomb looks like video messaging-in-email (rather than attachment). Asynch video messages is a new category of comms folks, first mover advantage there to be taken. Check it outhere.
Big tech brands ranked for diversity of employees by race and gender. Beautifully presented website, with all the information you might expect. H/T to brainfooderDenis Dinkevich(who, incidentally is now looking for his next sourcing gig – contacthere) for the share. Explore ithere.
I suspectIrina Shamaevamight know more about the LinkedIn than anyoneatLinkedIn. More do-it-today usefulness from the queen of sourcing. Read her posthere, and I highly recommend recruiters follow her bloghere.
Google Hire’s content team are starting to produce some excellent brainfood. Check outthis postwhich details six ways in which great candidate experiences positively impact performance metrics like reapplication rates, cost savings and revenue generated. Thanks to brainfoodLauren Bassfor the share.
Ronald Coaseis the fella who first asked the question ‘why do firms actually exist?’. Answer then: because customer acquisition costs were too high for individuals. That answer is becoming increasingly invalidated in the era of hyper connectivity. One of the future thinkershere
Gender disparity in tech (see the superb Diversity in Tech post above) is often understood as an urgent problem we need to be solved. Are we looking at wrong industry and wrong problem? Super interesting,counter intuitive postfromFabrizio Carmignani.
If you recruit, you email. Do you know how you perform against market average? This massive piece of research from our buddies at Response should help. Segmentation by industry, geography…and everything else it seems. Read ithere.PS: AR for newsletter should be 20% or higher.
Fancy being on a live audience podcast? FORA Space do an excellent series on Tech Disruption. This week, it’s recruitment tech. I’m on the panel for this, talking withKaterina Pascoulis,Raoul Tawadeyand the excellentGeorgie Barratt. Tenner only for tickets – get themhere
26 Sep, Fora, 180 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1LB
Sourcing Summit Europe returns to it’s spiritual home in Amsterdam next month. 3 days, 300+ peers in industry, 30+ speakers on the topic we still care about most – how to find people to hire. Get your ticketshere
9-11 Oct, Meer en Vaart 300, 1068 LE, Amsterdam, Netherlands
George LaRocqueshares his thoughts on how and why you might want to work with HR & Recruiting influencers. Excellent 40 minute presentation, a must listen for tech vendors or anyone who wants to amplifying message via influencer marketing. Listenhere
If are a brainfood subscriber and want to post your in-house recruiting / people ops / HR jobs in next weeks newsletter, please email me at [email protected] with job title and link so people can apply
Back in London this week for the rest of the week. Turns out I have a behind-the-tiles pipe leak in the bathroom which means I had to turn the mains off last night. So if you’re in London and want to talk recruiting or the future of the planet, message me on here orDM on Twitter. I’ll do it for the use of your shower.