Adam Gordon, Steve Jacobs, Jenni Kivikoski, John Bersentes, Tris Revill, Bruce Foresight, Josh Biniecki, Peter Stroud, Ryan Grogan, Nick Mortimer, Bharath C, Vaishnavi Anant, Theo Smith, Kristy Nittskoff and Andrew Packiarajah – thank you for your public advocacy for brainfood last week. It’s the massive help to keep the community growing.
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Big launch of Talent Insights from LinkedIn this week. Talent Pool insights and Company report, both of which offer a promise of business intelligence which no other vendor can provide. BrainfooderTim Sacketthas anearly review, as doesFredrik JohnsonfromSpotify. Any one else had a play?
Annual EVP report from our buddies atUniversum. Main storyline? The resilience of big brands as attractive employers, especially amongst the graduate demographic. What can smaller brands do to compete for emerging talent? Download the reporthereand get some ideas.
The excellent headline describing what we already know – that what we already know, isn’t going to be enough. Some excellent techniques for lifelong learning, in the workplace and in the community. Adobe internal material but useful culture stuff for us all – check out ithere.
Aubrey Blanchesays it’s all about experiments backed up by research and data. Here, she shares what’s worked and what hasn’t at Atlassian, especially when it comes to diversifying it’s tech workforce. Main takeaway for me: do it early, as big ships are harder to turn. Read ithere
Any of this sound familiar? Probably does if you’ve worked at an early stage, rapid growth startup. Polemic from brainfooderMatt Buckland, with an unwritten call to action for founders and business leaders everywhere – culture cannot be cosmetic.
Excellent overview of a sometimes challenging topic from brainfooderAndrew Spence, who is fast becoming UK’s most well informed commentator on it. Great to see our buddies atZincget a mention. Read the full posthere.
We’re going heavy with LinkedIn this week. Forget the skeptics and the AI pedants, this post from byPrzemek Berendt has just the right balance of high / low level analysis on the topic of AI in recruiting. Probably the best post in this issue, and amust readfolks
Recruitment, retention, transition, ’previous idiot syndrome’ – it’s all there in this extract from Michael Lewis’s forthcoming book on the Trump White House. Underneath the politics, there’s a recruitment storyhere.
Compare the passport power of every country on the planet. Exceptionally useful website, especially for those who recruit for multiple locations or source globally for talent. Check it outhere.PS: Can’t wait to see how ‘Brexit Blue’ will measure up….
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I suspect that this event will be excellent, given the folks involved. See / chat / meet Adam Gordon, Stephen O’Donnell, Wendy McDougall amongst other great thinkers and speakers in recruiting in the UK. Tickets are a bargain – get themhere
CEO of OnRecruit and long time brainfooderRené Boliertalks about how to build great relationships at work. Live tutorial recorded by not intended for marketing, this is real talk from one of the best minds in the business – clickhere to watch / listen.
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