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Your LinkedIn network is now your phonebook, with this significant yet surprisingly quiet feature release last week. Brief thoughts from mehere. If you have it already, and want to experiment with me on this feature, send me avoice messageand say hello. I’ll say hello back.
1. Keep teams small 2. Take your time 3. Use the same teams 4. Share work equally 5. Get some seniors in. All of this from aggregating anonymised data from thousands of DropBox projects – super interesting data set. Read the insighthere.
Yulia Bondaris back withPart 2of her brave attempt at providing practical tips for recruiters on cross cultural communication. She doesn’t ‘beat about the bush’ on this, which is perhaps supporting evidence of her central thesis. Read Part 1hereand Part 2here
I came across this post from my friendJo Weechlast week. It’s both a story of what shouldn’t be happening and call to action on what should. If you are one of the few talent folks who haven’t read this yet, I recommend you do sohere.
Very nice sourcing support tool from our buddies atHiringSolved. Input a keyword and Search Explorer will generate a list of related and relevant terms around it. Along with tools likeGlossaryTech, these sorts of apps can really help deepen a recruiters knowledge of his / her craft. Check it outhere– it’s free
Onfido VP of EngineeringMorgan Bruceon building teams. Worth juxtaposing this with the Harvard Business Review post earlier in this newsletter – some noticeable commonalities, especially on the value of keeping teams together for longer, and bringing them back for repeat projects.
Denis Dinkevichis back with another amazing how-to on sourcing automation. Here it is about enriching email data using a recipe of custom search engines,BlockspringandFullContact. This is how you get faster folks. Watch the tutorialhere.
$610 million real estate firm eXp Realty doesn’t have a real-life office. Instead, it lets employees collaborate and mingle on a virtual island that can be accessed from any computer. Think Sims, but real / not real / really real. The end of the office is nigh asthis postfrom Business Insider Tech shows.
Hiring Success was indeed a huge success in San Francisco earlier in the year. Now it is coming to Europe – 250 talent acquisition executives, thought leaders, founders, investors, and the hottest recruiting startups. Get your ticketshere: brainfood discount code:HSEUBRAINFOOD30for a massive30%off
Europe’s premier sourcing event is back in Amsterdam this year. Naturally, the line up isamazing. Get your ticketshere. Brainfooder discount available using couponSOSUBRAIN75. Ifyou buy before the July 31st, you also get early bird on top. Or off bottom.
Oct 9-11, Meer en Vaart 300, 1068 LE, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tim Sacketthas an unique talent at looking at the recruiting everyday with a fresh perspective that few had thought of before. He’s an essential person to follow in the recruitment / HR space. Follow ontwitterand also check out his excellent blog,The Tim Sackett Project, as well watch this5 minute videoon giving feedback to colleagues who have become friends.
Job ads not working? Workable’sMatt Bucklandshares some insight and actionable advice on how to write one, supported by thousands of data points from our buddies atWorkable. Some quality insight on everyday activity that we still struggle to get right. Watch ithere.
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I’m in Scotland this week, arriving in Edinburgh on Thursday 2nd, so if fancy a talking recruitment and the future of the planet over a beer somewhere on the Royal Mile at around 7.30, let me know….