We’re talking global AI talent shortage, D&I interventions, ‘blue collar’ LinkedIn by Facebook, something very cool on the blockchain and – this one is close to my heart – how to use a newsletter service for recruiting. It’s Issue 73 of Recruiting Brainfood!
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When we’re talking about the future of work, a ‘Centaur’ is a human being augmented by AI, rather than being displaced by it. Nicky Case makes the optimists case that this our likely future – a world of human workers supplemented, not dominated, by AI. It’s brilliant essay and a must read. FUTURE OF WORK
25,000 worldwide – that’s the number of AI folks there are on planet earth. It’s a massive shortage and AI will almost certainly be the most in-demand skillset for the next several years. H/T brainfoodersAzeem AzharandJohn Sumserwho each independently brought this excellent interactive report into my view. Click on it, have a play. AI
Real talk on culture change by Barclay’s Ian Miell. Direct, to-the-point, pragmatic – this is the way to write a method post. Main takeaway? Make team members do all the jobs so that they each have a perspective on what everyone’s role really is. CULTURE
Nick Kolendais a consumer psychologist who synthesises academic research into downloadable how-to guides. Covers the psychologies of colour, pricing, copywriting – many of which can be readily applied to our business, recruiting. I’m telling you now folks,this is a goldmine. ENGAGEMENT
Ongig’s annual ATS report is out – the definitive list by usage, growth, job volume and all other sorts of measures. Interesting to see the rise of Greenhouse, as well as the persistence of the classics. REPORT
A bit unfair as Ueno are a world class design studio, but this career page is justsogood. Cute avatars, gamification,somesort of online assessment…the only thing bad about this is the number of false positives they must getting through folks just wanting to have a play. EMPLOYER BRANDING
Too much of recruiting is rhetoric says long time brainfooderStevie Buckley, in another excellent post on how we can differentiate and still do good work. Can ethics be a recruitment marketing asset? Of course it can, but only if it’s honest. CULTURE
The opportunity is blue collar LinkedIn. It’s definitely a massively underserved market, and Facebook, may be the only possible business who could give it a shot. This is there presser – love to see it in action, so message me if you have any direct experience with this. COOL TOOL
We’re starting to get it with blockchain. dock.io is a decentralized data exchange protocol on blockchain. Imagine if ‘reputation’ and ‘experience’ were the same thing and you might see why some feel that this is the game changer to the $200 billion people industry. You can also download the white paperhere BLOCKCHAIN
Well somebody was going to do it. The sports agency model hits the tech recruitment market, with this innovation from 10x Management, a recruitment company which originally sources high demand freelancers. Now monetising on both sides – the on demand model might just solve the exclusivity problem with this type of play. COOL TOOL
SmartRecruiter’s Hiring Success 18 is on in just over a week. World class speakers, great case studies, fantastic venue, I’m already getting the FOMO. TheLEEVIPdiscount code might still work – save yourself $300 and get yourself a2 day pass here March 12-14th, Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, USA
Our buddies at Landing Jobs are putting on Landing Festival in Berlin. Part conference, part careers fair, part festival, this promises to be an awesome event for anyone interested in tech careers or tech hiring. Get yourself a tickethere. March 14-15th , Deutsche Telekom AG, Berlin, Germany
The one and onlyBill Boormanpresents #truLondon Reloaded – the original unconference in the recruiting industry. Back in it’s natural home of nightclub cum taxidermy shop, it’s going to feature an A-list line up of track leaders covering EVP/IVP, sourcing, tech and tools, candidate experience and more. Get your ticketsherefolks – donation only, it’s an honour system! March 19th, The King’s Head Private Members Club, London, UK
I have some travelling to do earlier in the week but back in London on Wednesday if the weather allows, so hit me up if you want talk recruiting or the future of the planet: email me on [email protected] or twitter@HungLee.