We’re talking Game of Thrones, Amazon’s ‘rain forest office’, LinkedIn gaol (and how to avoid), a mega list of custom search engines and method post of content with crayons.
It’s Issue 69 of Recruiting Brainfood folks – enjoy!
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I think we’re beginning to ‘get it’ when it comes to inbound marketing. But sometimes we need somebody to really explain it to us with crayons. Skip the video and ignore the pop up, because this method post on online copy writing from Shane Melaughis really good. RECRUITMENT MARKETING
Jonathan Kidderis back with a follow up to the LinkedIn account restrictions controversies of the past month. Turns out:nobody really knows, but I do like the claim that your past behaviour creates the barometer. Must read for anyone who has recently visited LinkedIn gaol. SOURCING
Not enough recruiters know that Google is configurable. Fewer still have ever done it – H/T to recruiting legendIrina Shamaevawho is the obvious exception to this rule. The good news for everyone else is we have found a huge list of custom search engines collected together in this here spreadsheet. There’s some gold in here folks. SOURCING
Who you should hire depends on the maturation of your business says Lew Moorman, founder of Scaleworks. It is a convincing critique of ‘credentialism’ and the worship of big brands in recruiting. H/T for brainfooderBilly McDairmidfor the share. CULTURE
Haters are going to hate, but credit goes to Amazon for always trying new things. We know that going back to nature leads toincrease in healthand productivity so is the ‘rain forest office’ the ultimate employee perk? CULTURE
The crash of cryptocurrency is running in parallel with the more interesting applications of blockchain. This decentralised hiring network from rblock (and brainfooderLuke Shipley) looks promising. Check out their whitepaperhere, and get involved in the crowdsale, which is now on, here. BLOCKCHAIN
Heresy.iois coming out with some great content pieces lately. In line with the ‘Agile-in-Recruiting’ conversations that have beengoing round, this post gives us great pointers on how to run effective stand ups. CULTURE
CanArya Starksave recruitment? I should imagine she might prefer to kill it. Certainly it appears her list of things to do – Game of Thrones actor Maisie Williams gives recruiting tech a whirl with this matching product for creatives. COOL TOOL
Point-of-view, interactive recruiting video that educates users about Deloitte’s culture and various service lines. Not every company has the financial muscle to do this something like this, but it’s nice ‘next step forward’ for employer branding videos. EMPLOYER BRANDING
Shame Indeed.com haven’t done more with this. Research job trends based on it’s comprehensive index of over 50 million jobs a year. It’s definitely a cool tool which needs a second look. H/T brainfooderTris Revillfor the share COOL TOOL
World Economic Forum join forces with BCG to compile this report on ‘job transition pathways’. At it’s core, is a taxonomy of related jobs that we might be ideally suited to transition to if our current work gets threatened by automation. FUTURE OF WORK
Essential reading for anyone interested in political / economic polarity. UK specific, but the trends are global: major metropolitan centres gaining, lesser regional towns losing. And no one quite knows what to do about it. SOCIETY
Less than a month to go before we hit the RecPlus Berlin – recruitment advertising / ad tech vendors, this is your excuse to visit one of my favourite cities in Europe. Brainfooder discount is still on: use code:RecruitingBrainfood150for 150 euros off any ticket.
Feb 28th – Mar 2nd, 2018, Hotel Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Super Bowl LII today and has a Patriots victory ever been more predictable? I’m hoping for a shock – come on the Eagles. Email [email protected] or twitter@HungLee if you want to talk NFL, tech hiring or the future of the planet.