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We all know it is hard to get people to read your words. Can you improve your copy writing to make it easier for your readers? There can be no better help than this Hemingway inspired textual analysis tool. Channel your inner Ernest folks, and improve your writing. COOL TOOL
Dozens of studies have shown that the choices we make over what we eat, how we save, and even how we vote can be affected by how those choices are presented: their ‘choice architecture’. Some excellent research here from OH subscriberKate Glazebrookand her team at Applied. RESEARCH
OH subscriberMatt Alderruns one of the best podcasts in the recruiting business. His guest selection in particular is exceptional; this week he speaks withBogomil Balkansky, Product Lead at Google Hire. PODCAST
Does this resonate with you? Perhaps a big reason why people start either accelerating harder / faster to retire sooner, or look to drop out of the rat race in some way. Work is not what it’s cracked up to be. And why would we ever think it would be? CULTURE
The most obvious application of LinkedIn’s native video feature is for job seekers to create introductory bio’s.Niah Curryhas done one and – what do you know – it’s pretty good. Will LinkedIn revive the ‘video CV’? Got a chance I’d say COOL TOOL
Our buddies at Beamery are coming up with some great content lately – on the way to becoming a vendor blog recruiters should actually read. This piece is a good overview of the quality of hire metrics. RESEARCH
So this is how to do a job advert – subverting a corporate cliche to capture the attention before delivering the pay off of an immediate ‘big reveal’. H/T OH subscriberAchyut Menonfor sharing. EMPLOYER BRANDING
‘Agile’ might actually return to its original meaning in an organisation built on Blockchain. If you’re new to idea, this interview transcription with Gerrit Smits introduces no less than half a dozen mind blowing ideas. H/T OH subscriberKayleigh Smartfor the share BLOCKCHAIN
Wouldn’t it be great to have a single database of all of your contact data? Probably no one in the world of recruiting knows more about this thanAaron Lintz. Jess Roberts does a great job of summarising a quick hack to enrich LinkedIn data with personal contacts & social profiles. SOURCING
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