It’s all about Google Hire this week – we have app launch, full 1 hour product demo video, commentary from ATS competitors and two excellent opinion pieces from Matt Charney and Joel Cheeseman. We have even have pricing info – which appears to be extremely competitive – so make sure you take a deep dive into the collection here folks.
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Google for Jobs was yesterday’s news. We now we need return to pay attention to Google’s other major product in the recruiting world – Google Hire. An ATS / scheduler / messenger tool, integrated with Gmail / GSuite. Direct link to the app above (available only in the US); please also check outMatt Charney’sop-edand Joel Cheeseman’scollection of quotesfrom the rest of the ATS market NEWS
A work futurology report that is worth reading. Sober and accessible review of the trends and theories which will shape the coming world of work. This is a must read folks. H/T the inestimableJohn Sumserfor the share. REPORT [DOWNLOAD]
Is the end of the company nigh? Flash organisations are on-demand teams assembled for single purpose then disbanded when no longer needed. This, of course, requires gig workers, something governments need to understand, not legislate against FUTURE OF WORK
Intriguing new feature from Indeed – the insertion of asynchronous phone screening questions on job ads. No doubt a value-added option to be sold to original job posters. Responses can’t be easily consumed though, which makes this a good business / bad recruiting idea. COOL TOOL(?)
Governments have the data, but need to do a much better of job of making it accessible to the public. Something like this from Office of National Statistics is along the right lines – gender pay disparity interactive. Thanks to OH subscriberTris Revillfor the share. COOL TOOL
And here’s yesterday’s news, which you still probably need to read. especially if you run jobs on your employer page or otherwise want your jobs listings correctly indexed by Google for Jobs. Check out the technical guidelines on data structurehere or forward to your engineering team and get them to do it. JOBS ADVERTISING
An oldie but a goodie. Philip Cuo puts numbers into pictures and makes it easy for us to understand a Data Scientists workflow. Worth a look folks, we’re hiring for these skills sooner or later. RESOURCE
Can’t agree with every pointMike Actonmakes here, but full credit for understanding the value of challenging tech jargon. Obsfucation is often used to mask a lack of knowledge or thinking. This guide is useful for tech recruiters, as well as non-tech managers. TECH ASSESSMENT
Interesting trends analysis byIlia Blinderman, who correlates jobs at risk of automation, white / non-white ethnic status and political sentiment. Superbly presented, with the insight and conclusions left for the reader to decide. TECH UNEMPLOYMENT
“How you operate is linked to how you’re perceived: says Denise Lee Yohn. We need more of this thinking, though I think we have succeeded in retiring nerf gun / foosball tables from the debate, which is progress CULTURE