We’ve got more great content from FirstRound, original writing from recruiters at the coalface, a couple of outstanding reports (GDPR from Beamery, Employee Equity from Balderton – download them both) and long but necessary read from the FT.
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Hung Lee is the founder ofWorkShape.io– the revolutionary recruiting platform for Software engineers
Superb interview with Jennifer Rettig who brings her recruiting expertise from Target, Apple, Yahoo and Looker. It’s focused on Exec hiring, but the lessons are applicable to hiring at any level. It’s a fantastic read. Thanks to long time brainfooderKayleigh Smartfor the share. ENGAGEMENT
Great rejoiner from my buddy and long time brainfooderRob Longon the value of free job posting sites. Don’t be a snob: here’s why you should use free job boards, and why advice against it is flawed. RECRUITMENT ADVERTISING
Great inside look at the thinking and working of a top tech recruiter.Enrico Heidelberg details his examination of his own ‘sourcing effectiveness’ over 5 months of recruiting for tough engineering assignments. Also check out his earlier post Part Ihere. SOURCING
Essential piece of journalism from the FT. Blackpool is the seaside town in North West England. Could be a town in the American MidWest or anywhere else that neoliberalism has left behind. Conversation continuing on thistwitter thread. Must read. (non-paywall linkhere – thanksWim Dammans!) TECH UNEMPLOYMENT
“Some hiring processes are designed to make people ‘prove they want it’ but anything that selects for that will select for people for whom failure feels safer….”. Outstanding writing fromCate Huston, H/T brainfooderStevie Buckleyfor the share DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Outstanding piece of work from our buddies at Beamery. The General Data Protection Regulation isn’t a fun topic, but assisted by how-to manuals like this, we can all probably get through it. Must read folks – get this downloaded. REPORT [DOWNLOAD]
Been a while since we’ve featured stuff from FlowingData. When they’re good, they are one of the best storytellers around. Here’s some interesting data on switching jobs – specifically what is the ‘switching rate’ of your profession? RESOURCE
Trainers, Explainers and Sustainers says the Sloan Management Review, broad categories of the new jobs that humans will perform in a near future scenario dominated by artificial intelligence. FUTURE OF WORK
Excellent post on digital copy writing. Your online audience is adistractedaudience and it’s essential for writers to make it easy to consume your content. That means pictures, bullet points and white space. Essential reading if you produce copy for recruiting. ENGAGEMENT
Outstanding piece of work from our buddies at Balderton Capital. Deep dive into the world of employee equity. Must read for founders, recruiters to startup and employees of startup. RESOURCE [DOWNLOAD]
Matt Alderis back with another superb episode of the recruiting futures podcast. This time, he’s with one of our favesAudra Knightfrom Tenable, talking the importance of content led recruitment marketing. PODCAST
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