Can you believe we’ve been doing this for 6 months already? I hope you’ve been getting as much out of it as I have. Thank you for your kind messages, your consistent support and great feedback. I’m definitely going to continue doing this, so you better get ready for more recruiting brainfood for the rest of the year.
Can you help? We’re up to 444 subscribers and growing 5% every week. We can get close to 1000 if everyone just got one more person to subscribe!
Is this the future of performance management? At some point, we’re going to realise that human managers vary in their ability to improve the work of the team. Maybe behavioural science of small rewards / incremental progress can do it better FUTURE OF WORK
A long trend and an unfashionable crisis, hidden from view. Nothing good happens when large numbers of working age men drop out of economic activity. We’re beginning to see consequences. FUTURE OF WORK
Have you been to a ‘recruiting unconference’? Followers of theWorkshape.io blogwill know that we are massive fans of this amazing reboot of the conference scene. Here’s our review of #truLondon2017. Get yourself along to the next one! EVENT REVIEW
We’ve heard of the relocation package. But what about thede-locationpackage? Zapier in the news this week, for their ‘pay you to get out of town’ deal for new employees. An interesting idea to save costs / increase talent pool. Here’s their original blog post. CULTURE
The interview is dead –again. Perhaps it should be, as an assessment tool for functional competence, it’s completely unfit for purpose. Whether Weebly’s technique is entirely right is open to debate, but more of this ‘try-before-buy’ is happening to remove false positives / negatives from the hiring pipeline. ASSESSMENT
We all know that following up is a critical part of securing engagement. Few remember to do it. Here’s a tool which can preschedule follow up emails in case of no reply. Of course, I can trust OH subscribers to use this judiciously.. COOL TOOL
Swedish company Epicenter were in the news this week – first company to microchip their employees for efficiency gains. The inevitable future, or the mark of Cain? Maybe both, maybe neither. Futurist and humanist Gerd Leonhard provides insight into where we’re headed. FUTURE OF WORK
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Take a trip to StackOverflow’s London HQ this week forDBR’s DBA series. Ben Gately of CharlieHR is on the mike, along with OH subscriber Ben Kizitug of StackOverflow talking about culture change and – specifically – why not be afraid of it.
Food, drink, free to attend…..and I may be there. So what are you waiting for?
I’m honoured to guest on BlogTalkRadio with the legendary John Sumseron his HRExaminer Big Ideas Podcast this week. On Wednesday April 12, 3pm GMT – drop in if you want to hear about data driven hiring and (probably) the future of the planet.