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We have geolocated 95% of the 10,000 subscribers onto an interactive world map, down to city / town. This means we have an excellent idea as to where the brainfooder community lives and works. Top ten cities include London, Berlin, Amsterdam, New York City and San Francisco. Check out how many brainfooders are in your local town or city – read our review and check out the interactive maphere
Over 5000 employers are represented in brainfood subscriber community. They range from SME’s to the largest employers on the planet. Our top ten include Indeed, Siemens, Zalando, Salesforce, Amazon, Randstad amongst others. If you want to check out where your employer ranks, read our review and check out our interactive maphere
Economic slow-down, political chaos, ethical positioning amongst the workforce, increased regulation of big tech (which we will likely live to regret), further fragmentation of the Internet, the rise of ‘inspirational commerce’ and – hopefully – the end of outrage politics. Food for thought here fromLinkedIn.
Two reasons to like this predictions post fromPaul Miller. No1 – he’s given himself a scorecard, along with benchmarking of previous predictions, and No2 – it’s in the ‘goldilocks zone’ of just enough depth to be worth the consumption. Have aread.
If you’re not already followingDavid Green, you really should. He’s become the pre-eminent industry commentator on the burgeoning space of People & Organisational Analytics. This predictions post is a wonderful overview of the topics to consider when looking at this subset of the HR landscape. Read ithere, and the follow Davidhere.
Generic tech predictions post from Inc.com that nevertheless touches on many aspects of the work and workplace. Rare that a mainstream publication makes it into brainfood, but this is an excellent overview – take a lookhere
PwC have consistently produced some outstanding interactives in 2018. This predictions post continues the standard. Big things happening for business in AI – 20% of US executives surveyed are going all-in this year, rolling out AI across their companies. Take a lookhere.
The Recruiting Brainfood Big List of Events to Attend is a crowdsourced spreadsheet which anyone can view and add to. There’s over 200 HR / Recruiting events listed already – check it outhere– download it, bookmark it, share it.
PS: I’m going to a bunch of these, as well as arranging brainfood meetups where ever I go next year. Up for it?
One thing I hope you can take from this newsletter is that there’s actually a lot of brainfood out there – it’s just hard to discover. The best stuff is almost always in online communities, so I’ve made a list of the best ones I know to join in 2019 – check it outhere.
PS: Recruiting Brainfood is now also a Facebook group – joinhere, talk to me there and help me figure out how to use it to serve the community
The internet is full of lists of ‘influencers’ and important folk in recruiting & HR – I really didn’t want to write another list of that sort. But I did want to point you in the direction of some people who gotmyattention in some way this year. Here’smy listof 40 folks I think you should follow in 2019.
PS: I get a lot of the brainfood from these folks…so you might as well get it from the source
Will 2019 be the year of voice? We are fast approaching the end of the keyboard / screen as a primary interface to the digital world, and I see the humble podcast as the innocuous outrider for systemic change. Our industry is exceptionally well served with some great productions, Here’smy listof must listens for 2019
PS: I’m thinking of doing ‘Brainfood Live’ video livestream next year – good idea or not? Reply YES or NO in response to this email.
I’ll be in London for this week, ‘back on it’ so to speak from the 3rd January. So if you’re town and want to talk hiring or the future of the planet, message meTwitterorInstagram. I’ll do it for a fitness tips