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Vacancy volume can mean either growth or churn or both. I suspect the latter to be the case in many of the roles expected to ‘grow’ inLinkedIn’s 2018 Emerging Jobs report. Some interesting readinghere, though we need to be wary of ’low base effect’ for some of the more eye catching figures presented. More interpretation and analysis from brainfooderLars Schmidthere.
BrainfooderJonathan Kidderis an outstanding collector and distributor of great tools and techniques for top of the funnel recruiting. Check out hisamazing listof free sourcing tools. There’s a few in here you don’t know, but should.
Interesting new tool from LinkedIn –Interview Question Generator. Simple flow-to-onboard, a couple clicks later you’ve to a PDF and interview guide. Useful, but I wonder what happens when we all start asking the same questions. See minehere; get your ownhere
Great visual storytelling from one of the best sites to do it. This interactive graphic shows the poverty rate of every state, and the changes of that rate, over time. It’s a pattern repeated all over the world. Question is: what can do about it?
If you’re not thinking about hiring for remote workers by now, chances are you’re already behind the curve. AsJosh Bersinasks, at what point does‘alternative’ become mainstream?Our buddies atZincare ‘open sourcing’ their remote hiring interview process – something to check out if you want to know how others are doing it. Read ithereand make sure to follow their serieshere
Fascinating research fromLauren Guillénon the ‘confidence gap’ between men and women. Is it a myth, and does the myth itself produces the effects we attribute to observed behaviour? In the post truth world, we need to get better at understanding the powerful ways in which we shape our realities. Have a readhere
Last week say comms graduateOlympe Dupontdemonstrate what can be done with a smartphone and a couple of editing apps. This week, itsJeffrey Roeffen’s turn – this time, with a direct pitch to his employer of choice, Nike. Got to hand it to candidates, they are showing us recruiters what can be done Time to up our game for 2019? I think so. H/T brainfooderStan Wasowiczfor the share.
No likes to commute, and business who have locations in transit hubs have the upper hand for in-demand talent according to this research from NPR. Hiring managers havelong defaultedto this (correct?) presumption. We’re close to a tipping point I think where worker demand for ‘no commute’ will force remote first for those companies who can’t afford central locations for office space.
Founder effect in full display here with artificial intelligence is booming in Europe, China, and the US, butdominated by menin every location. What impact this will have? We don’t know for certain, but we can perhapsguess
Excellent example of transparency from UK hosting company,Bytemark– a simple and elegantclickable webpagewhich details their recruitment process. Can we see how this might reduce or even eliminate candidate angst? H/T to brainfooderSjamilla van de Toorenfor the share.
How do student developers learn to code? What technical skills do they have? And what do they look for in a potential employer? Questions asked to over 10,000 developers by our buddies atHackerRank. Must read for any tech recruiter with a concern for emerging talent.
In our obsession with the future, we can often overlook the lessons of the past.Professor Anne Murphyfrom the University of Hertfordshire chronicles how the Bank of England managed organisational change during the social and technological change of the 17th and 18th century. It’s afascinating piece of history.
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Last week at work for 2018, for most of us this week. How fast has the year flown by. Turns out I’m going to be fairly busy at work this week, but do feel free to message metwitterorInstagramif you want to talk hiring or the future of the planet.