I always think every issue is the best one yet, but it really may be the case for this issue. We have a superb report on the Future of Work from Citi GPS, an amazing plugin from our buddies at Relocate.me, lots of tough love / hard thinking on D&I and perhaps THE definitive guide for revolutionising your candidate experience from Ph.Creative.
Enjoy the brainfood folks!
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Hung Lee is the founder ofWorkShape.io– the revolutionary recruiting platform for Software engineers
Definitive report on the automation of the e-commerce of physical goods. It’s a 104 page monster, but comprehensive, accessible and relevant to anyone interested in the future of work. REPORT [DOWNLOAD]
The upcoming European General Data Protection Regulation imposes strict rules on how to handle personal data, creating a challenge for AI companies everywhere. You need to know more about this. MUST READ
Discrimination in the recruiting game has a long history, as these extraordinary anti-Irish / anti-Catholic advertisements show. Sadly, there are those amongst us who would see a return to these days of open discrimination. We’re still on this journey folks D&I
Free chrome plugin by OH subscriberAndrei Stetsenko– a recruiter friendly tool to find and master tech terms while sourcing on LinkedIn. Great training product for recruiters entering the tech industry. Download it now and give it shot COOL TOOL
Facebook Spaces is the end of the webinar. Maybe it is the end of the meeting or even the office.Robert Scobleon the demo here – it’s still a bit too quirky to be cool but near future applications for HR / recruiting should be obvious to most of us here. AR/VR
Being overweight is bad for your career, especially if you’re a woman, according to this article from the Guardian. Sadly, I think we intuitively understand this to be true. Is ‘size-ism’ the next D&I challenge for recruiters and HR? And what exactly can we do about it? D&I
Exceptional commentary fromRyan Learyon a tough and often contentious topic. We need to do more than quotas; we need to do more than hiring ‘diverse’ candidates. Some tough love here folks – required reading. D&I
Interactive data visualisations may be the key to communicating complex topics to the laity. This is a hugely ambitious website which sets out to give an introduction to Machine Learning. Give it a shot folks, let me know whether you learn anything INTERACTIVE
Ph.Creativeare one the leading employer branding consultancies on the planet. I was in one of their talks at In-House Recruitment LIVE last week (you can see ithere) and was impressed and inspired in equal measure. They’ve given me this free e-book – because they are good like that – so naturally I am sharing it with you. Download it, keep it, read it – it’s fantastic. [E-BOOK DOWNLOAD]
After a chill summer in the UK, I’m now fully back on my travels for the rest of the year. Next week I’m in Berlin and Copenhagen, hanging out, gate crashing or speaking at the following events. You should come too if you’re around!
HR Tech Meetup – Pitch Edition! Hosted by OH subscriber Anna Ott at hub:raum HQ, this is a regular event showcasing some of the best recruiting / HR tech startups in Germany. Looking forward to learning from the innovators there. Sold out already but I suspect you might be able to crash it. Sept 11th – 7.00pm – 10.00pm
Social Recruiting Days SRD is a 2 day extravaganza in Berlin, where over 300+ delegates from the world of recruiting gather together to talk, learn and party. There’s an outstanding speaker list, along with some of the brightest and best in recruiting in Europe in attendance. At the Ellington Hotel Berlin Sept 12th / 13th – all days
Nordic Recruitment Day The premier recruiting conference in Scandinavia, hosted by our buddies at Sylvester & Co, at the magnificent Royal Library in Copenhagen. Jim Stroud, Elin Olberg, Kati Kitti, Peter Kaas, Andreas Christiansen, Riku Malkki and Nicolas Blier will all be on stage sharing their knowledge. I’ll be there too, giving a talk on applying principles of scale to recruiting. Sept 14th – 08.30 to 17.00
If are an On Hiring subscriber and want to post your recruiting / people ops / HR jobs in next weeks newsletter, please email me at [email protected] with job title and link so people can apply.
I’m in Berlin from Monday to Wednesday and then onto to Copenhagen from Thursday to Friday this coming week. Let me know if you’re around – I’d love to connect! Otherwise, ping me on email at [email protected] or DM on twitter@HungLee and talk to me about hiring and the future of the planet.