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Hung Lee is the founder ofWorkShape.io– the revolutionary recruiting platform for Software engineers
Kamran Ahmedproduced one of the most popular posts in Brainfood in 2017 – a roadmap to becoming a developer. Here he is with an updated post for 2019.Must readfor anyone hiring for software developers – it’s a great assessment resource.
Stanislaw Wasowiczis on brainfood’sBig List of People to Followin 2019 list for this reason – incisive, hard hitting posts like this. That ‘passive’ prospects cannot be treated like ‘active’ candidates should be obvious – Stan tell us why and what recruiters can do instead. It’s a great post – read ithere.
BrainfooderBas van de Haterdhas been taking a deep dive into the world of assessment tooling for the past several years. He’s got a whitepaper out, which is free todownload, and has written up the exec summary in this post. I particularly like the taxonomy he’s created of different assessment types.Worth a look, if you think that that the CV/Interview combo no longer cuts the mustard
Well thought out framework on content marketing by brainfooderJames Ellis– a very good fellow to follow if you want to step your employer branding game. Particularly like the ‘Content Hierarchy’ model – check it outhere
A really useful guide from a highly qualified perspective –Steph Smithworks remotely, for a company (Toptal) which has helped manyothercompanies start in hiring remote first workers. This post delivers on it’s promise – an essential guide for workers and employers alike. Take a lookhere
You probably might have guessed by now that I’m a major proponent of inbound / content marketing approach to new business. But that’s not to say the cold approach is over, asSteli Eftiexplains in this excellent interview transcript with Stripe. It’s generally sales focused, but relevant to any recruiter pitching to candidate or client. Have a readhere
‘Find the best places to work near me’ is the strapline of this nicelooking tool. Will it deliver on the promise first made by the likes of FourSquare / Swarm? Probably not, but why not give this is a try anyway – I’m definitely going to.
Fascinating research fromHarvardanalyzing millions of online tests for “implicit bias” finding a striking drop in anti-gay attitudes but arisein bias based on body weight. Take a read of CommonHealth’s posthereand give Project Implicit a gohere
Great method post byJackie Bavaro, Head of PM at Asana, on hiring for Product Managers. Key challenge: how do we assess a PM when the role is impossible to isolate from the team? Jackie’s got some ideas on that – check out her thoughts here.
A very interesting report from McKinsey&Co, taking a view of the future of work with a gendered lens. The future might favour women overall, though with gaps to fill in STEM and leadership roles. Download the reporthere. H/T to brainfooderOana Iordachescufor the share.
Hiring Success is back(!) and I’m delighted to say I’m going to make it this time. I got discount code, I think valid for the next 10 who claim – amassive 50% offany price on the site. Use thislinkand this discount code:HS19HLVIP.Get on it
Matt Alderis back, with a fascinating conversation on algorithmic bias in recruiting, perhaps the main assessment challenge we’re going to face in near future of recruiting.Miranda Bogenfrom Upturn outlines the problem and a few possible solutions.
Our buddies atClickIQare launching a really great initiative – anacademydedicated to providing content and resources for the recruiter community. There’s also an excellent interview series, hosted by the estimableAlan Walker. I’m in it, taking brand and community building. 20 minutes to have a watchhere
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I’m atNextTechwith Enterprise Ireland on Tuesday, then learning about how greatBrexitis going to be withWorkableon Wednesday. If you’re at these two places and want to talk hiring and the future of the planet, message atTwitterorInstagram. I’ll do it for a hot toddy, as it’s going to befreezing.