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Some great posts this week, lead by Google for Jobs (watch the video), some very cool tools from StackOverflow, Snov.io and Bing and some outstanding primary research from Yesware on the importance of subject lines for email.
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Here it is folks. Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced Google for Jobs last week – most likely the biggest news that’s going to happen in recruiting in 2017. Here’s the video of the moment it dropped – take a look. MUST READ
We like Recruiting Futures Podcast byMatt Alderso much, we’re going to sponsor it. Check out this episode featuringDavid Green, Global Director of People Analytics at IBM, talking the rise of People Analytics. Give it a listen whilst you read, folks PODCAST
Great post fromKarolina Szczuron what a developer wants to see in a job advert. Some good tips here which recruiters can adopt. As a bonus, it’s great to seeJobLint, made by my mateRowan Manningget a shout out! ENGAGEMENT
Are you measured on ‘number of hires’? I’m guessing that you probably are. It is absolutely is a bad metric. But it is easy to put into a spreadsheet and so we default to it. It’s the tyranny of KPI’s folks – we do, what we can measure CULTURE
So Google also did this – buying a VR company calledOwlchemy Labs. They produced this Job Simulator, so I’m putting 2+2 and making 5 here. Maybe this is something. maybe not. Play the game though, it’s cool. AR / VR
This is definitelyiscool. Track tech trends with this fabulous tool from our buddies at Stack Overflow. Interesting to see how fast frameworks get adopted – and dropped – in software development. COOL TOOL
This is a great post byBrian Grahamon the true purpose of hiring – to ensure output matches the ambition of the business. And for this, we need a team based, rather individual based mindset to hiring. Excellent start of an idea here – post needs a follow up. MUST READ