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Incredible thesis byAndrew Kortinaon declining labour force participation by young men in the US. The bottom line? For many young men, there’s no point in working for marginal gains as money no longer increases your social status. More conversation on this topic on Hacker Newshere
Essential postfrom the engineering team at LinkedIn, on the latest changes to the newsfeed algorithm. It’s going to be lessOlegand more filter bubble. The newsfeed is still a great place to build brand but if you want me to see it, you’d best connect with menow.
Our buddies atVisual Capitalisthave been one of the pioneering storytellers of era of snack-able content. Here they produce 8 charts which tells the story of the world. It’s amust read, if reading is what we can still call it….
Irina Shamaeva, relentlessly adding value to the sourcing community –again. More do-it-today sourcing tips for the one of the originals – two undocumented search operators totryon everyone’s favourite social network.
Following on from last week’ssuper popular poston this topic by brainfooderTheo Smith, we see further debate on expanding the label of diversity beyond gender and ethnicity. In end, it’s about embracing difference ofeverykind, says Plaid’sAngela Zhang.
Amazing post by our buddies atHackerRank, looking at the importance of shared language when describing the work we do. Focus of this post is on Full Stack Developers but amust readfor anyone hiring for developers of any kind.
Spatial turns the space around you into a 3d shared AR workplace. Remote users can collaborate, search, brainstorm and share content as if they were in the same room with an augmented reality headset.
Is this anotherHumpback-in-the-classroomstunt? I hope not, because if half of this is real, we’ll be making substantive progress in getting AR into the world of work. Watch the videohere, sign up for their marketinghere.
Succinct and accessible summary of key HR models popular in business today. At the very least it’s a decent history of the concepts that have driven the discipline. H/T toErik van Vulpenfor putting this high value post together. HR folks should take alook.
Does the martini cocktail glass describe your career?Khe Hythinks it might, in this interesting take on career trajectory. Might be useful, especially if you’re managing or recruiting others. And if not – hey, at least it’s amartini glass.
White Paper from World Economic Forum and BCG. Came out in January this year, but I somehow missed it, and shouldn’t have, because it’sexcellent brainfood. Polarised World is my bet for most likely scenario. What’s yours?
One for the in-house recruiters in New York – our buddies at Uncubed are running the amazing NYC Uncubed Job Fair next month. Brainfooders get amassive 33%discount on any price for an employer slot. Don’t say I’m not good to you. Registerhere, using promo codeHungVIPfor the discount.
Nov 8, Industry City, Building 1, Brooklyn, New York
Berlin is becoming a hot spot for great recruiting / recruiting tech events. I’m delighted to be attending Tech Rec for the first time, giving a talk on an as yet unspecified topic.Massive 50%discount for brainfooders using thislink. See you there!
Nov 21-23, Melia Berlin, Friedrichstraße 103, 10117 Berlin
My buddyMartijn Hemmingaputs on one of the best independent recruiting tech events in the Netherlands. I’m going to give a talk on the landscape of 2018 and beyond.Massive €100 discountusing this promo code:X1A56 9EEA CCD1 6976.See full agendahere, register for ticketshere
Nov 22, DeFabrique, Westkanaaldijk 7 3542 DA Utrecht.
My old bossAzeem Azhar, going back to his journalistic roots with this excellent series. Podcast guests can’t get much bigger than this. -it’sReid Hoffmantalking culture, politics & the future of work.Must listenfolks.
It’s Halloween weekend so inevitablyJoel CheesmanandChad Sowashhave asuperb specialto celebrate the occasion. Great fun, and in case you somehow didn’t know already,thebest recruiting podcast for keeping up with industry news.
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