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LinkedIn’sBrendan Browne on interviews, assessment and candidate experience. The understated problem of recruiting is the asymmetry of power between company vs candidate. It’s on us as recruiters to equalise it. Check out the posthere and Brendan’s to-the-camera piecehere CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE
Mark Susteron why great meetings often don’t follow through. Focused on founder vs investor relationship but I suspect we can all find analogy here. Excellentposton why you need to remind people why they love(d) you. CULTURE
Richard Millingtonhas been at the forefront of the thinking and practice of online community building. He’s written an online guide on how to calculate the ROI of building / growing one. It’s asuperb resourcefolks. COMMUNITY
As we rightfully become more vigilant on how public data can be used for malevolent purpose, we should not forget that there’s some undeniably cool things you can do with aggregated data. Thisapphelps you visualise what an account tweets about and when, useful in researching for outreach. H/T brainfooderDenis Dinkevichfor the share
Are we suffering from ‘Diversity Fatigue’? Research from Atlassian suggests that we are. Download the full reporthereand watch the interview withAubrey Blanche, Atlassian’s Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, andKieran Snyder, CEO of Textio,here. D&I
Nice piece of research from Enteloon the do’s and dont’s of email outreach: the main message? You got to soft pedal it folks. H/T to brainfooder and recruiting legend Glen Catheyfor the share. ENGAGEMENT
Recruiters see a lot of salary benchmarking but rarely do we see it in our own industry. Some superb research byMatt Bucklandand the crew atDBR (sign up) on how much we earn in the internal recruiter business. REPORT
Insanely useful list of of tools, hacks & M.I. sources from long time brainfooderMartin Freeman. Need a github scraper, chrome extension or some open source intelligence tools? Martin’s gotyou covered. SOURCING
Great collection of slide decks from the recent EU GDPR summit – worth a browse if you’re the type who can see opportunity in GDPR as well as the threat. H/T brainfooderDominic Rohdefor the share. GDPR
The rise of nativism around the globe doesn’t solve the problem of hiring for highly skilled, in demand tech workers. Our buddies atRelocateMe have performed some trends analysis on where devs are coming from, and where they are going to.Essential readif tech hiring is on your agenda REPORT
3n Strategy presents The London HR and People Analytics Meetup. OrganiserNigel Dias does good things for the HR / Recruiting community. Check out this free event this Weds if you’re in town. 23 May 2018 at ING Bank N.V., London Branch, London, UK
See folks like Tim Sackett, Irina Shamaeva, Guillaume Alexandre who head an all star cast from the world of sourcing. Promo code is – RBRAINFOOD130for£130off any ticket price – ticketshere. 20-21 June, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, UK
This is the 4th year already for Landing Festival, and it promises to be a superb 2 days in sunny Lisbon. For tech job seekers & tech recruiters – get the insanely great value tickets here. 29-30 June, Pavilion, Pavilhão De Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal
It’sMatt Alderagain, this time with one of the bright young stars in the recruiting business –Ben Gledhill,Head of Resourcing at Yodel. It’s about the future of corporate Careers Sites and their return to relevance PODCAST
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I’m in sunny London for the rest of this week so if want to talk recruiting or the future of the planet, I’ll do it for green tea ice cream.