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Outstanding report from JP Morgan on the platform economy. This is not traditional contractors, this is work distributed by an online platform rather than open market. Sector divergence is the key finding, with the recommendation for tailored policy approaches. Download the full reporthere
This is what you get from LinkedIn when you run a Talent Pool Report. Pretty obvious it’s going to be a must have service for most TAM’s. Thanks to the brainfooders who’ve shared this with me. Take a lookhere, and get a demo for yourselfhere.
BrainfooderJonathan Kidderhas been MIA on brainfood for the past few months – more my lack of awareness, rather than any slowdown in his output – amply demonstrated with this fantastic listicle of free sourcing tools for recruiters. Some you might know, most you might not. Check it outhere.
When workers automate their own duties, who should reap the benefits? Ethical dilemmas abound in this fascinatinglong readfrom The Atlantic, which presents the perspective from ‘self-automator’s’, the people who’ve automated their own jobs.
Remarkable post by Barclay’sIan Miellon a challenge all of us who have worked with or for enterprise scale organisations would recognise. Generous, wise, and true, this post gives an explainer for the inexplicable and points to a potential way out. It’s a must read for everyonehere.
Anyone else here use Phantombuster? It’s like Zapier for scraping data. All the cool kids in the sourcing world likeDenis Dinkevich,Marcel van der MeerandSusanna Frazierswear by it. Probably time to give it a try if you haven’t already, especially as they’ve recently massively upgraded theirAPI store.
Can’t hire local tech talent? Go on the road says brainfooderMatěj Matolín, Head of HR atSTRV. Amazing story of going where the talent is, having a plan, a story and a proposition of bringing them back. Fantastic case study for any business prepared to (literally) go the extra mile for the best talent – read ithere
I’ve been having conversations about identity, privilege and diversity onmy fbrecently. It’s clear we need more inclusive conversations of this type and recognise the necessity of perspective. The question is asked byEd Baldwinin thisdiscussion post, and he makes the case for ‘yes’. What do you think?
Superb speaker lineup for this event by brainfooderStacey Broadwell. Featuring top CTO Roundtables and recruiter networking events from LA’s best companies. Grab your ticketsherefolks – this looks like a great event.
My good friendLouise Trianceis hosting on The Recruitment Conference 2018 on 14 November. Exceedingly good event for agency and in-house recruiters alike, with practical talks from industry pro’s and usually, a knock out headliner.Grab your spotnow before the tickets sell out: NB: Brainfooders get aMASSIVE 40%discount – click on the link in the copy
Louise Triance,Audra KnightandKatrina Collieronscreen talking about women on the speaking circuit. Why so few? Why so hard for event organisers? Nuanced, intelligent and fair discussion on a challenging topic. Watch it here. Also: join#SpeakingForAlland for women who want to get on stage more, add yourself tothis spreadsheet(there will be a resource for all gender identities soon)
Joe MullingsandAdam Gordonhave been big favourites of this newsletter for a long time. They both produce and contribute great content to the community. What happens when they get together? Find outhere, in this excellent video interview.
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
I’m speaking at#SOSUEUthis week. Looks like I’ll be with 400+ internal recruiters talking sourcing, the flow of information and maybe, the future of the planet. Message me ontwitterorInstagramif you’re in Amsterdam on the 9-11th and want to do either or both.