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This is the real disruption that comes from Blockchain – eroding the need for a company to be the central mode of organising labour. Forget Blockchain startups who are ‘verifying CV’s’ real disruptors will remove the need to ‘recruit’ because there won’t be ‘companies’ to recruitfor.Must read essay byNick Tomaino BLOCKCHAIN
The Microsoft / LinkedIn integration has been so slow burning that we can miss what may be game changing moves. ‘Resume Assistant’ is just a taster of the near future vision of linking the desktop with the social web; not hard to imagine JD assistant coming next. MS / LinkedIn might have the distribution power to standardise these documents – a precursor to a matching service, perhaps? H/TIvan Harrisonfor the share COOL TOOL
Here’s where the phone call is still the only channel folks. Long time brainfooder,Stevie Buckleywrites about the excuses we make in not making the tough call, and why we simply have to toughen up. CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE
It had to be one of the toughest take-over jobs in the world, butDara Khosrowshahi– two months in as the new CEO of Uber – seems to making the best of it. Here’s his post on the company’s values revamp.Update:that job keeps getting harder – Uber loses appeal in UK employee rights; huge implications for the rest of the gig economy, with likely knock on effect to contractor / freelancer world. CULTURE
Do you know what a custom search engine is? It’s usually a pre-configured google, and damned useful if you can spend the time to tune it. Luckily for us, the legendaryIrina Shamaevaof Boolean Strings has done a bunch of them for us, for free. Must read / bookmark folks. SOURCING
That technology is reducing the value of human labour is indisputable. It’s always useful to see it in charts though. Outstanding analysis and commentary fromSean Patrick Hugheson the great social challenge of our times. TECH UNEMPLOYMENT
There isn’t a better commentator on latest recruiting news thanJoel Cheeseman. Here’s his take on hiQ vs LinkedIn, Rd2, which is now gone tocrowdfund. Doesn’t look good for the little guys when it comes to financial attrition. Of interest to anyone who cares about using scraping tools for public / not public data. NEWS
The problem isn’t noise, but who’s making it. Turns out, we can’t tuneout if the we know the people who are talking -presumably because they might be talking about us. We are irredeemably tribal it seems. CULTURE
US Bureau of Labour Statistics latest 10-year forecast makes sobering reading. It’s over for retail, logistics, manufacturing. It’s all going to be about the ‘3 C’s – care, computers and clean energy. Accessible summary from Atlantic and a great companion piece to The Great Decoupling post earlier. TECH UNEMPLOYMENT
You’ve heard about Universal Basic Income (UBI); here’s a proposal on how it might work, who is going to pay for it and why we must get started now. It’s a long read folks but like the topic, we best get started with it. UBI [DOWNLOADABLE]
Matt Alder is back and talks toKathryn Minshew, founder and CEO of The Muse in this week’s Recruiting Futures podcast. This is a great interview about the new rules of work – have a listen folks. PODCAST
Great to see this podcast build up into a series.Katharine RobinsonandAndy Mountneyare back with news, views, tools and tips, as well as special guest Karen Azulai, the queen of the Israeli HR tech scene. Action packed value in 30 minutes. PODCAST
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