Google, diversity, robots, 100 Data Science questions, updated sourcing.games from Jan Tegze and job board for the formerly incarcerated – what more can you one to stimulate your recruiting brain for the week ahead!
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The now infamous internally distributed manifesto by now ex-Google engineer James Damore, who was subsequently fired for writing this document. You’ve read all the headlines – here’s the chance to read the unabridged memo for yourself. DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Where have all the good men gone? They are still here, just a lot are jobless and therefore not eligible for the only market that matters – marriage. This is the hypothesis of Dorn/Hanson report, out last month. Long read, but accessible. Points to a near future we need to get a handle on, stat. THOUGHT PROVOKING
SoJan Tegzehas been a favourite of Recruiting Brainfood for a little while. A recruiter, an excellent blogger and also, a tool maker with Sourcing Games – a website to train recruiters through sourcing challenges. Take a look folks COOL TOOL
A little bit of extra effort can get a lot of extra eyeballs. Check out this interactive job advert by Dutch company Zonneplan, hiring for a PHP Developer. Simple idea but converts reader into contributor, a big shift in candidate UX. H/T OH subscriberJames Lesnerfor the share ENGAGEMENT
RECex (‘Recruitment Explained’)is a new event ran by my friend and recruitment community stalwartStephen O’Donnell. I was honoured to take part in last month. Here’s my talk on Hiring Software Engineers. [VIDEO]
Superb resource for those looking to hire Data Scientists. H/T to Michael Rundell for this curated list of DS interview questions – designed to help candidates prepare – and equally useful for recruiters / hiring managers aiming to hire. RESOURCE
You know when clickbait is sometimes worth it? This is a good example. Never knew about LinkedIn editable headlines – did you? Can see how it might obviously improve response rates. For sales folks, but same difference in recruiter outreach. Give it shot folks. ENGAGEMENT
What’s most convenient isn’t always what’s most effective. We know this already, so we tradeoff. But sometimes good to be reminded that you really need to get out there. Do events, recruiters ENGAGEMENT