Hey Everyone,

So it’s a pretty big week ahead for us all as US goes to the ballot box this weekend. It’s incredible to see an outsider like Donald Trump in with a chance of the biggest job in the world. We all wish our friends in the US the best – may you choose wisely!

It’s also been a big news week in the world of recruiting. Monster / Randstad deal finally gets done. Dice more or less puts itself up for sale. LinkedIn bangs out a new product (salary predictor) whilst quietly withdrawing another (Booleans search on Recruiter Lite) and Indeed continues its invasion into everyone’s market with a launch of another product, this time a crowdsourced referral play. All this and more in this weeks On Hiring, along with the usual content on diversity, decision making, economics and the future of work.

It’s On Hiring: recruiting brainfood for the week ahead.

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My buddies at Yoyo Wallet are hiring for a Head of Talent. Greenfield role for funded UK Startup, currently pulling up trees in the mobile payments space. Email me if you want an intro or if you know of anyone who might be interested: [email protected]

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Thanks it for the long intro – enjoy the Issue No5!

Hung Lee is the founder of Workshape.io – the revolutionary recruiting platform for software engineers

Recruiting Is Optimal Stopping

On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs

Introducing “LinkedIn Salary”

The most important skills of tomorrow, according to five global leaders

Indeed Labs crowd


You can’t fix diversity in tech without fixing the technical interview

Job Interviews Are Useless

Boolean Is Dead. On LinkedIn Only

IBM Is Launching a Much-awaited ‘Watson’ Recruiting Tool

The Recruiter Plague: How Recruiters Have Broken Tech Hiring

Some Facebook employees struggle with inclusion

The State of the State 2016-17

This Is Slavery

LinkedIn’s Complicated Bet on the Future of Work

The Shortest Distance To Your New Domain Name

End notes
I’m going to be in London for all of November, so around if you want to chat about tech hiring or the future of the planet, reach out on @HungLee, Facebook or write to me on email [email protected]
Have a great week everybody!