Don’t miss Microsoft Dynamics quiet entry into the talent market, a great sourcing hack to find conference attendees, some tough reading on diversity & inclusion and a very good engagement lesson we can learn from chatbot messaging.
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There’s plenty in leads generation that is relevant to recruiters – in many respects, we’re data gatherers, as much as anything else. This is an interesting growth hacking tutorial on how to scrape attendee email addresses from conferences. SOURCING
This happened rather quietly last week. Finally MS Dynamics is going to be the CRM / ATS part of LinkedIn. Throw in (or out, as your prefer) Skype, Yammer and maybe Microsoft might still win this thing. NEWS
We need greater nuance in understanding identity. Segmentation by broad persistent categories is done away with by Deloitte as it didn’t deliver the outcomes they were designed to deliver. Now what? DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Is sourcing the first or last thing recruiters do when a role comes live? OH subscriberTris Revillhas a clear answer – it should be the former, but it’s too often the latter. In this post, he explains why this is a mistake. SOURCING
Do you make it, move it or sell it? Tyler Cowen of Bloomberg predicts we are all going to move into marketing in the robot economy. He’s wrong though – sales requires imperfect market information to work. TECH UNEMPLOYMENT
The explanatory power of schematics made obvious here by former architectDavid Galbraith. Creating a unified, non-textual language removes interpretation and is the best way to do comparative analysis. Useful for anyone who struggled with the difference between a relational vs graph db. RESOURCE
Old school is new school. Great story on Ericsson hitting the streets to conduct physical outreach to the community. Great employer branding initiative. Probably will hire a few folks too EMPLOYER BRANDING
Long read and challenging findings on a well researched phenomenon. Is the issue based on evolutionary pressures / mate competition? And if, so what exactly can be done about it. One to ruminate over. H/T to OH subscriberDiana Pavelfor the share DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
The total absence of HR oversight in the White House perhaps demonstrates the place of the function in society. It’s strictly optional and depends on CEO buy in. This is already old news but points remain pertinent. CULTURE
Recruiters routinely pitch too long, too early in initial outreach to candidates. Some interesting tips here on chatbot engagement, best practice which can be directly applied to the work we do. ENGAGEMENT