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Hung Lee is the founder ofWorkShape.io– the revolutionary recruiting platform for Software engineers
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There’s been some changes to Facebook Graph Search recently, whichIrina Shamaevaexplainshere, and now she shows you how to modify the url to generate the search results you need. Must read for recruiters, so do ithere. SOURCING
Are community and inclusion actually at odds? Commentary on a fascinating controversy over the#HRTribehashtag, which have revealed some uncomfortable truths about belonging, community and inclusion. H/TMary Faulkner for taking on this debate though it’s one I’m not sure we’re ready to have. D&I
Great to see brainfood favouriteJonathan Kidderback in these issues. Here he is reviewing a useful looking email extractor from Boolean string’sIrina Shamaeva. Follow both these folks if you want to get better at sourcing, and download the extensionhere. SOURCING
Spend time writing about your culture & values in your job description? Stop! New research from LinkedIn suggests that candidates don’t care and we should focus on what they do care about.Must readfor anyone writing a JD RECRUITMENT MARKETING
The journey from staffer to manager can be rapid in high growth businesses.Edward Kim, CTO of Gusto tells his story of moving from ‘nerd in the closet’ to leading a team of 100+ software engineers. Great read for anyone involved in tech hiring / tech management. CULTURE
Matt Charneyis an infrequent but outstanding writer. This piece breaks down survey data conducted by his employer, Allegis Solutions, gives a high level overview of the tech you need to have in the modern recruitment stack. And guess what?It’s SMS. ENGAGEMENT
What can recruiters learn from cartoons? Plenty – especially when it comes to designing easy-to-read ‘vertical stories’ that keep the permanently distracted audience engaged. Recruitment advertisers / content marketeers: this amust read. INBOUND MARKETING
Superb long read on a challenging topic from New York Times. The stories we tall about human migration are reverberating in our politics and we need to pay attention. Not an easy one folks but we need to read this one. SOCIETY
My friend and long time brainfooderKatrina Collieris right – wedon’ttalk about menopauseat all. Hormones have a massive impact on the workplace and it’s time we were open about it. Superb piece of writing on employee wellness, productivity and transparency. And as Katrina says, recommended for men and womenboth. EMPLOYEE WELLNESS
Brilliant summary by brainfooder Marija Gavrilovof the International Labour Office research paper on how platform business’s design choices impact gig workers well being. Read Marija’s summaryhereand the full report from ILO downloadablehere. FUTURE OF WORK
Recruiting has historically been a telephone based job, but as ever fewer people pick up, we’ve got to change up our game. Great post from the Guardian on why it’s the ‘end of the line’. btw: I’m a fan of the video note – rich media asynch communication. WhatsApp me those if you want to chat. ENGAGEMENT
RecFesthas been so popular this year that a secondary market for tickets has emerged – wouldn’t be surprised to see touts at the door at this unique event by our buddies at the Recruitment Events Co. 1 day, 42 speakers, 1600 in-house recruiters, and one massive party. See you there folks (on twitter@HungLeeif you want to get in touch during the day) 5th July, Hawker House, Canada St, London SE16 7PJ, UK
Brainfood favouriteMatt Aldercontinues to rack up the hits with this consistently excellent Recruiting Futures podcast. This week, he’s withSeamus Cushley(Director, Blockchain, FinTech & Innovation at PwC) talking about the implications and use cases for Blockchain in HR and Recruiting. PODCAST
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I’m writing this is in Humberto Delgado Airport after doing an all nighter following the Landing Festival boat party. What a wonderful place Lisbon is to visit – catch my thoughts on my Mediumwhich I’m going to convert into a travel blog about places & recruiting in those places.
So back to London this week where I’ll be hosting theUnplugged Stage at RecFest 2018on Thursday. If you’re lucky enough to have one of tickets to this amazing event, swing by and say hi. I’ll be the guy in the Hawaiian shirt.