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If you hadn’t noticed, sometimes facts aren’t enough in today’s world. Here’s how persuasive people make great arguments even moreconvincing. It’s rare that mainstream publications get featured here, but this one deserves more views. ENGAGEMENT
Superb interactive from our buddies at Visual Capitalist, tracking immigration flows into the United States. Who came to America, when and why? Striking animation of a story which is sadly all too topical these days. Check it outhere. SOCIETY
What happens when PR nightmare strikes? Answer: you do what you can. Starbucks have been through the mincer of late, this is their attempt to make right on race, bias, and creating an ‘environment that is welcoming to all’. Their materials on staff sensitivity training publishedhere – it’s a useful resource. D&I
There’s an evolutionary arms race going on in tech recruiting and it’s always useful to see innovationfrom the other side. Nice web apphere from the devs – a curated collection of common web development questions to help candidates get through the interview. Obviously useful for tech recruiters also. ASSESSMENT
Key points: work gets unbundled / re-bundled, shift from hierarchy to networked teams, organisational boundaries become fuzzy with increase in flexible, non-employees providing essential resource. Great brainfood from McKinsey. Summaryhere, full reporthere. FUTURE OF WORK
Internet / smartphone saturation, China on the rise, AI vs data privacy (and a clear shot at Europe and GDPR…) and surprisingly little on crypto – it’sMary Meeker’s Internet Trendsreport. If you haven’t read it yet, you really should do so now. REPORT
Job ad not working? How about some tips from the world ofneuromarketing web design. Relevant to anyone creating content and looking for eyeballs, which, in the era of permission based marketing, means everyone here. RECRUITMENT MARKETING
More data from the superb DBR communityon what in-house recruiters measure and why. Have a dig in on the insight because in recruitment, like everything else, we do what we measure. Thanks to brainfooderLaura Peakall for pulling this together and for Kristian Brightfor the share. REPORT
Did you know that women can’t drive trains in Russia,by law?Yes folks, it’s codified gender inequality packed into one easy-to-use interactive website. Fascinating, fun & depressing at the same time? Find out for yourselfhere D&I
Pulled from data fromDatanyze, the list order is based on the number of instances live in 2018 – numbers should match to vendors own customer records. Take a look folks, this isquality market research. H/T brainfooderMatt Bucklandfor the share. RESOURCE
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