A superb video on how computers compile code (you really should watch it), Atomico’s superb Slush 2017 report on the European Tech landscape, McKinsey Global Institute report on workforce automation and selection of fantastic posts covering interviewing, sourcing and diversity. Some cool tools also to keep an eye on, especially from FluidData.
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There are a lot of HR / Recruiting folks in the blogosphere, but few have a really great ‘voice’.Laurie Ruettimanis one of them. It’s great to see her back on the HR scene, talking now about something we all need to care about – the future of work. FUTURE OF WORK
Aline Lerner produces some great data driven blog content. Sourcing data from her platform Interviewing.io, she draws insight here on what great interviewers have in common and how we can all improve at this crucial part of the assessment / attraction process. Thanks to brainfooderVerena Bergfor the share. ASSESSMENT
Brilliant how-to video on compilers. This is must watch for any tech recruiter who wants a deeper understanding of how computer programming actually works. Accessible enough for any audience interested in tech. VIDEO
Searching for sound has been one of those impossible tasks that have so far evaded the tech community. No longer – check out FluidDATA, a free tool which searches keywords, phrases, names, and brand mentions in audio. It’s probably the coolest tool we’ve ever featured here. And it will exit to Google for zillions. Have fun COOL TOOL
Great to see The Muse bring on a data scientist to blog about job ad performance. Some interesting analysis here on word count and how it correlates to CTR. Thanks brainfooderChris Rawfor the share RECRUITMENT ADVERTISING
“..you have your 9-5, 5-9 and your weekend job”. Fascinating report into the tech enabled gig economy. In the developing world economies, with Nigeria, Indonesia and Vietnam as exemplars, this is already the norm. GIG ECONOMY
Walmart employs 1.5 million people across the country – and the retail behemoth is now the largest private employer in 22 states. I have a theory that Amazon’s massive drive to hire (despite it’s simultaneous job killing automation efforts) is a Bezos masterplan to socially embed the company in the same way. Regardless, it’s a cool infographic ECONOMY
Important post of the reality of modern, professional software engineering. Coding is different when you’re paid to do it – it usually means you’re optimising / refactoring other people’s work.Melissa McEwen has had enough – she’s giving it up to be a farmer. Thanks to brainfooderStevie Buckleyfor the share CULTURE
Counter intuitive findings in this well linked post from Washington Post. Turns out, men arelesslikely to take sexual harassment reports seriously after undergoing mandatory training. A lot of tough thinking required in this challenging post. D&I
McKinsey Global Institute report on the future of workforce automation. it’s a 160+ page monster, but as ever, packed with exceptional research that is very well presented. Download it, read it, archive it. REPORT [DOWNLOAD]
CogX2018 – June 11-12th 2018 Recruiting Brainfood is partnering with our buddiesCognitionX, the leading market intelligence platform for all things AI in hosting CogX2018 –themain event for AI in the UK in 2018.
Over 200 speakers, 3000 delegates and hundreds of products to get your hands on. Early bird tickets are on sale now. I’ve managed to negotiate a super discount for brainfooders, with an extra 34%off on early bird prices. Use this code: brain34on thislink to claim your discounted tickets.
If you care about Artificial Intelligence in HR / Recruiting, you should be there. Offer closes in a week folks.
The exceptional series fromNick Pricecontinues with this great interview with perhaps the king of interviewers himself,Matt Alder, strategic consultant with Metashift and host at the Recruiting Future Podcast. VIDEO
Chad Sowash and Joel Cheesmanhost one of the best regular podcasts in the industry. They’ve been outstanding in tracking the developments of the hiQ vs LinkedIn court case – the final rulings of which might determine the future of the web scraping economy. Here they are with hiQ CEOMark Weidickas special guest. PODCAST
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