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Responses from over 6,000+ developers on their thoughts on programming languages, frameworks, and tools of choice. Cheers to our buddies atJetBrains for this research and excellentpresentation. RESEARCH
This how-to guide from LinkedIn on writing better job descriptions is either a clever way of structuring data for a future matching engine, or a nice bit of value add content marketing. Maybe its both? Who cares when it’s self evidently useful – download ithere. RESOURCE
Better writing has got to mean better responses, right?Respondablefrom Boomerang is a real time AI copy writing assistant, popping out a sidebar which scores your writing as you type. Free to use folks, get ithere COOL TOOL
Amazingtwitter threadfromChris Yiu which is not only educational about a technology / technique which is readily applied to recruitment, but also a mature appraisal of the dangers of crude legislative corrections. Read until the end. RECRUITMENT ADVERTISING
This is a stunning visual guide from Reuters on what blockchain is and how it works. The potential lies in the inherent immutability of the blocks-in-the-chain. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a better presentation on a sometimes difficult technology to grasp, so take a look and have a playhere BLOCKCHAIN
Deloitte Insights are consistently coming up with outstanding research driven content on the future of work and organisations. The research website is here, download full reporthere – it’s an outstanding resource. FUTURE OF WORK
Are we in a ‘Talent Golden Age’? BrainfooderZoe Jerviermakes a persuasive case we entering into one. It’s becoming a more strategic function, tooling is getting better and…people are actually choosing to enter the profession. It’s a validating read. CULTURE
I had the pleasure of attending CogX’s Festival of AI last week, here’s their primer report on the impact of AI specifically to HR and it’s well worth a scan. Thanks to brainfooder and People Analytics lead for CogX, Ian Bailie, for sending this through. AI
In our uncomfortable but perhaps overdue conversations on immigration, one factor is often hidden in plain sight – immigrants –by definition– are prepared to move to the work. This is superb essay provides insight on why native workers can’t – or don’t – always do so. Take some time folks andread it – we’ve got to get this debate going. SOCIETY
Every yearLouise Triancehosts The Recruitment Technology Showcase where recruitment agency owners & in-house heads of TA can connect with software vendors who are doing something cool in the recruiting space. Tickets are an absolute giveaway at £10.00 each – get themhere. 20 June 2018, Great Portland Street, London, UK
I’ll be in sunny Lisbon later this month to help moderate this new event from our buddies at Landing Jobs. Hear from Facebook, Zalando, Pipedrive and others – of interest to anyone struggling to hire software engineers. Ticketshere 28 June 2018, Portugal Pavilion, Lisbon, Lisbon.
TedX meets Recruiting – great speaker line up already (more to come), superb host in my buddyStephen O’Donnelland best price possible with abrainfooder discount. Get your tickets usingthis link for an additional 15% off. 17 July 2018, Regent Street Cinema, London, UK
Interesting case study fromJon Stannerson how to hire for your brand when you’re permanently in stealth mode. Recorded talk from one of The Recruitment Events Co’s series of talks – entire channel is worth asubscribe. VIDEO
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I’ll be in London either watching the World Cup or MC’ing atSourcing Summit UK. Welcome to all the speakers flying in for the two days at SOSUUK – this, along with the football, it’s going to make it a great week.