Introducing: Brainfood Cities We’ve plotted the location of the nearly 8000 members of the community into a new global interactive map which you are now free to explore. Find your city and see how many brainfooders are in your neighbourhood!. Filter on seniority, gender and job category to see the diversity of the community – hopefully a useful resource!
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Where do the brainfooder’s live?Everywhereis the answer provided by CousinStephen Liin this superb interactive map of the city locations of the global brainfooder community. Check out the interactive maphere (have a play on the filters at the bottom) and the medium post for insighthere. COMMUNITY
By using the ‘Formula’ of course. Superbly presented resource for anyone involved in the hiring and management of staff. Congrats toGreg Sklootfor putting this together. This is a post everyoneshould read. CULTURE
Microsoft’s acquisition of Github last week made all the news – my hot take on ithere. Much better analysis byBen Thompson, especially in the interaction between developers, platforms and aggregators. As Benexplains, this is about Microsoft’s acquisition of community of users, as much as it is about superior collaborative tooling… NEWS
Hat tip to my buddies at SourceCon who are in Budapest this week for the first everSourceCon Europeevent – I’m so sorry I couldn’t make it! What better than a European language sourcing top from brainfooderIker Jusue to mark the occasion? SOURCING
Can titles of conference talks tell us something about workplace trends?Evan Sinarmakes a persuasive case that it can in the stunning analysis ofSIOP(Society of Industrial & Occupational Psychologists) conference talks over the past 10 years. So someone should really do something like this for HR/Recruiting events? FUTURE OF WORK
So whoever putthis sitetogether, talk a bow. I think you can also submit stuff to this for manual verification, so why not do so and make HRStack even better? PS: whoever knows the person(s) behind it, please let me know who you are. RESOURCE
tldr:you can gotsayyou care. Simple, non-intrusive, do-able with no practical downsides. Evidence in thereport, worth reading to get a grip on experiment design, and also to ponder how we translate academic language into more accessible content D&I
Interesting perspective PointNine Capital’sRobin Dechant on where industrial companies are and where they should be going. Presentation is from the investor perspective, but plenty of it accessible / relevant for us in the hiring business. CULTURE
Josh Fetcher runs BAMF, the by now notorious growth hacking media agency. A lot of what he and his team do is relevant to recruiting, especially on getting the most out of LinkedIn. Take a look atthis guide, must read especially if you’re aoverlyconnected on LinkedIn ENGAGEMENT
Recruiting Sergeants, a common sight in and around the pubs of Westminster in the 19th Century, finding and ‘persuading’ the working poor to sign up for war. Stunningcolourised photofromMarina Amaral, of recruiting from a different era OBSCURA
Sheryl SandbergandPentatonix? Looks like SHRM18 is going to be the place to be end of June. Biggest, maybe best? HR Conference in the world – get your ticketshere June 17-20, McCormick Place 2301 S King Drive, Chicago, USA
This looks like an interesting event by our buddies at Lever – 3 days sourcing focussed summit, with the likes of Deloitte, Google, Talkdesk and more dialling in. Free, sosign up. June 19-21, Virtual Summit, Anywhere
Tim Sackett, Irina Shamaeva, Toby Culshaw, Guillaume Alexandre, David Sankar, Kasia Borowicz, Katharine Robinson and Johnny Campbell… a rocking line up for anyone who wants proper brainfood from masters of the sourcing craft: Promo is still on – use RBRAINFOOD130for £130 discounthere June 20-21, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, UK
Joel Cheesmanis going solo whilst partner in crime and fellow brainfooderChad Sowashin on European tour. Lets keep him company as he talks GitHub, LinkedIn and Vermont. It’s always agreat listen. PODCAST
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Brainfood Poll Results
Q: Should Cousin Stephen Li do more data visualisations on the brainfood community? A: Yes114 No0
It’s a ringing endorsement for Cousin Stephen Li’s data visualisation work. He’s back on it and will continue to pump out these visualisations as we continue to collect more data and growth the community.
I’m atCogXtomorrow and Tuesday – give me a shout if you’re about and want to talk AI, as this event is all about recruitingandthe future of the planet. Otherwise after flying visit to Amsterdam on Weds, I’ll be back in London for most of the rest of the month, mainly to watch the World Cup. Money’s on England folks, but France look fast up front, Belgium have the stars and Germany… is always going to be Germany.