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Accessible report on the science of writing engaging messages from our buddies atTextio, including the bonus of 5 messaging myths which need to be skewered. If you want to get better at writing outreach, you need to readthis. H/T to brainfooderKishan Lakhanifor the share
Where you live, is perhaps the most important single factor in what you turn out to be. Free movement of people is the socio-political struggle of our times. This amazing resource fromOpportunity Atlascan help get us to a point where we can have a sensible conversation of what to do about it. Explore ithere.
BrainfooderRob Kelly, CEO ofOngig, has been putting together an amazing resource on the artefact which still powers most of the recruitment world – the Job Description. History, method, case study – it’s allhere. PS: H/TPedro Oliveirafor first bringing this to my attention.
Did you know about ‘Industry Codes’ as a search operator on Linkedin? Nor me, butIrina Shamaevadoes and she’s here to give us thegood news. Please also make sure you follow Irina’s bloghere– it’s full of snack able do-it-today tips like this.
Promising series from French tech startupSqreenon putting culture at the forefront of their business. H/T to brainfooderAlison Eastawayfor leading the way – not only doing it, but beingopen with the journey– we look forward to following.
Turning crisis into an opportunity is something actually something we have no choice, as medical advances, higher living standards and declining birthrate combine to create a demographic crisis so long as we reject the older worker.Necessary reportfrom HBR
It’s a running joke in the DS community that ‘artificial intelligence’ is defined by what it can’t do yet. I share MIT’s more generous definition, brilliantly outlinedherein a back-of -an-envelope style byKaren Hao. H/T brainfoodersJohn SumserandJohn Rosefor the share.
When you’re closing for a meeting, is it better to send suggested times or just a link to your calendar in emails? Our buddies atChilipiperhave aggregated their data and want toshare the results.[spoiler alert]muchbetter to present options for times.H/T BrainfooderSophie Powerfor the share.
“The academic job market is structured in many respects like a drug gang, with an expanding mass of outsiders and a shrinking core of insiders….”. Fascinating thesis on the nature ofdual labour markets. We can probably think of a few more industries to which the model might apply. Have a readhere
Deloitte Insights produce some very decent brainfood. This accessible40 pagersuggests that a route out of a future of mass tech unemployment might come through the redefinition of what work actually is – not just the execution of tasks but of the finding & creating value and meaning. A bit ‘right on’, but it might just also beright. Download ithere
Talent Acquisition Lab is back with event no #14. This time it’s Criteo’sOana Iordachesculeading the conversation on equal opportunity, diversity and innovation. This is a great event series, held by one of the most forward thinking TA teams in Europe. Registerhere– great talks, great network AND 100% free to attend
Nov 30, Zalando Innovation Lab, Mollstraße. 1; 10178,Berlin, Germany
I’m not sure there’s a more interesting recruiter to follow thanJoe Mullingsat the moment. Consistent content production, across different mediums, at high cadence and high quality. 2 minute video on the future of recruiting. It’s aworth a watch, and Joe, is worth afollow.
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The marathon run of events is nearly over for me for 2018. Tough part of the race is this week though – 3 keynotes, 3 cities, 3 countries, in 3 days. I need better cardio (and a diary manager)
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