We’re back to normal service this week. Apologies again for surprising everyone last week with a Saturday delivery of brainfood. If you missed Issue 90, it should be in your inbox (please take a look for it) or you can find ithere. Thanks everyone for the feedback on timing of the delivery – it seems most were agnostic but had got into the habit of seeing it on Sunday, so happy to see a return to this time slot. Let me know if your views change on this!
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Superb interview from FirstRound with Lever’s Director of Engineering,Marco Rogers. Loads of takeaways here, especially on the value of moving from 2 to 3 person interviews. This is a must read folks – do ithere ASSESSMENT
SoBret Feighas a Youtube channel which provides sourcing automation / data mining / web scraping tutorials. It really should have more viewers. Check out this video onscraping AngelList, and here’s thelink to subscribe to Bret’s channel. SOURCING
Produce or perish is the mantra for the highly skilled, indie consultant market. Familiar to a lot of readers on the brainfood who are on, or plan to be on, this journey. Good luck to you all and please do, have aread. FUTURE OF WORK
GDPR teaches regulatory divergences can have profound impact on our experience of the Internet. A fractured web is the likely unintended outcome says brainfooderJacob Sten Madsen.(UPDATE:Copyright Directivehas been rejected by EU parliament) SOCIETY
r/dataisbeautifulis one of the best subreddits, on reddit. Not all of it is useful to us here, but plenty of it is, including this one-pager on the average monthly rent of 540 cities on planet earth. Expanded maphere, worth a bookmark RESOURCE
Thegender pay gapis an observed phenomena, but our understanding of its causes is hampered by clickbait headlines according to this research from Microeconomic Insights, which points to intermittency and skills depreciation as significant and under stated factors. Thanks to brainfooderDan Colceriufor the share. Read the full reporthere D&I
Work has become political folks, as Hayden Fields explains in thisexcellent essayon the rise of ethical positioning taken by self organising employees. A new form of collective action is appearing, and it’s lead by tech workers. SOCIETY
Make sure you’re logged into your LinkedIn account and then use Quickli to er.. quickly conduct searches on LinkedIn data via it’s super simple user interface. Its definitely a cool tool so check it outhere COOL TOOL
Nathan BenaichandIan Hogarthchanneling their inner Mary Meeker with this 156 page slide deck on the State of AI. It’s an outstanding achievement. Great resource for us here on brainfood – download the full deckhere. AI
Felix Wetzel, Jo Lockwood, Jon Hull, Kevin Green….this is excellent line for RECex 2018. Think TedX for Recruitment. It’s excellent – grab yourself a ticket here before they sell out. 17 July, Regent Street Cinema, 307 Regent St, London, UK
PsychologistAdam Granthas something to say about employer branding, the ‘culture fetish’ and why you stop hiring for “culture fit.” Provocative and necessary perspective from Recode. Give it a blast folks,here PODCAST
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