We got some great recruiting brainfood for you this week, led by the big news of the week – the launch of Google for Jobs in the US. This is such an important topic for everyone in the industry, I’m making it subject of a Crowdcast I’m hosting on RecruiterZone thisWednesday at 4.30 BST.If you got something to say or want to lurk and learn more about what this might mean, sign up for Google for Jobs: Is it a Game of Thrones move for Job Boards?
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So when Google goes upstream of Indeed, we probably need to talk about it. It almost certainly won’t carry aggregated jobs from Indeed, only directly posted ones. Anyone have a play on this, please get in touch – I’d love to take a deeper dive. Those who want to learn more on this topic, register for the crowdcast here NEWS
Google for Jobs will index (and presumably, prioritise) employers hosted jobs. This is from Madgex, well known white label career site build. Great partnership for them, great for employers, great for jobs, probably great for job seekers and probably not great for job aggregators. NEWS
Can you learn anything from Roy Keane’s management / recruitment style? Not sure really to be honest but here he is at LinkedIn’s Dublin HQ talking recruiting. Thanks to OH subscriberColin Donneryfor the livestream. VIDEO
Emmanuel Macron is recruiting again. Someone needs to invite him to do a talk on employer branding – he’s doing a fine job so far, though perhaps his job is eased somewhat by the collective brainfarts currently powering the Anglo-Saxon world. H/T OH subscriberMatt Bradburnfor the share. EMPLOYER BRANDING
The only real way to do tech employer branding is for recruiters and marketers to get out of the way. Here’s a list of the 100+ engineering blogs from tech companies – content from engineers that engineers might actually like to read. EMPLOYER BRANDING
Fun interactive from the FT. I think the results are lean on the side of optimism, but then I do read a great deal of apocalyptic science fiction. Presumably this type of tool will soon have impact on young people’s academic and career choices. A good thing, I think. COOL TOOL
Does your company have an employee handbook? You might be able to get some inspiration from this site if not. Basecamp (of course) feature, but so do some others. Note: all tech companies. We need more corporate businesses to get with the whole sharing / open source vibe. RESOURCE
Inequality isn’t just about individuals — it’s risen between companies, too. Hugely important debate which needs to happen now. Polarisation between and within companies will lead to what exactly? THOUGHT PROVOKING