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For the more impoverished readers of On Hiring, you might just have to make do with this newsletter. The good news is that it’s a great episode, especially on primary data – make sure you checkout the reports on UK developer ecosystem from our buddies at Stack Overflow, recruitment funnel metrics from Jobvite and Brexit troubles for UK tech businesses from Hired.com
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Data seems evidential (numbers > credible than words..) and so we tend to trust it more when we see it in content. OH subscriberStevie Buckleydoes us all a service in this critique of Tech City’s eco-system report on the state of the UK tech market. It’s a great read. MUST READ
Essential reading from our buddies at Hired.com. Brexit will dramatically shrink the available talent pool in an already tight labour market. UK tech companies need to invest more now in recruitment, retention and training – or you’re going to be offshoring. MUST READ
Few people know that GDPR will be enacted in 2018. It has implications for everyone subscribing to this newsletter. Here’s a 12 step guide from ICO on what you have to do to stay compliant. Boring but necessary read REPORT [DOWNLOADABLE]
Some interesting data from Jobvite’s customer base here. Worth a look if you care about conversion rates on your recruiting funnel. Thanks to OH subscriberMark Lundgrenfor the share REPORT [DOWNLOADABLE]
If hiring is a priority, then it must mean that you dedicate the resources to build hiring capacity. Head of Talent is no longer a luxury for Startup – it’s a critical early hire. Thanks toPriyanka Karunanithiof BGF Ventures for the write up