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Hung Lee is the founder ofWorkShape.io– the revolutionary hiring platform for Software engineers
On Hiring studiously avoids listicles but then they’re made with this amount of care and attention (and byWilliam Tincup), exceptions have to be made. A lot of great people to follow here folks – take a look. RESOURCES
More stories from hiring managers who take the bull by the horns when it comes to talent acquisition. This time it isEric Feng, who describes his DIY framework he used to scale up 80 man departments at Hulu and Flipboard MUST READ
So this is a great post which proves what we already knew – LinkedIn Endorsements are worthless. Good to see the data behind it though, something thatAline Lernerdoes this better than most. PERSONAL BRANDING
More despair from developers on the broken recruitment experience. The prevailing sense is that submission is required on the part of the candidate. We can change this. The ‘candidate funnel’ has to go. CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE
You might be aware of the term ‘technical debt’ – the idea that early technical decisions will have a disproportionate and irreversible impact on the environment many years down the line. Diversity debt is a useful concept to make sure that you don’t do an Uber DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
It’s about 15. And this is likely the most significant factor in gender disparity in STEM fields in the Western world. Cross cultural comparison would be interesting – I suspect gender ratios are less skewed in India or China. DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Last month, three members of team WorkShape travelled to Berlin to meet with customers and attend events, especially #truBerlin2017, a fantastic unconference hosted at Zalando HQ. If you want to know what recruiting unconferences are about, this is our write up. REVIEW
In recruiting, we often forget about applicant or candidate bandwidth. How much time does someone have to spend in order to get a job? Jeff Koleskyhere records the amount of time he spent talking in order to get one job – turns out it’s quite a lot. CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE
The demand for in-house recruiting talent continues unabated. Check out these roles from some of the leading companies around.
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I’m experimenting with a new segment this week. ‘What’s On?’ will highlight recruiting events which I think are worth attending. My radar is going to be geographically bias, so I’m going to need your help if you want this segment to escape filter bubble. Email me if you think you’ve got something that OH readers should attend! Here’s what’s happening in March.
PS: I’ll be going / speaking at all of these, but don’t let that put you off – there are going to be some smart folks, cool products and great chat at each of these events!
I’m in London for 4 days this week, Mon-Thurs, so of you want to chat tech recruiting or the future of the planet, don’t be shy and message me, say hi. DM me on Twitter@HungLeeor email [email protected]
Enjoy the brainfood folks, have a great week everybody!