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This week’s brainfood is supported out by our buddies at Workable. Workable is hiring software that improves the recruiting process and helps build a talent pool. Looking for a new ATS? Clickhere to book a demo.
Coschedulecome out some great content. Their free SEOheadline analyserwas a big hit with brainfood two weeks ago. Here’s another which I feel will be equally big. It’s not just about what you post, butwhenyou post it
As a female ex-engineer, turned tech recruiter, turned tech startup CEO,Aline Lernerspeaks with some authority on the issue of diversity & inclusion. She comes out against quota’s in this post – read ithere.
Do you knowSjamilla Van der Tooren? You should, as she consistently produces, collects, curates and shares top quality resources for that recruiters – especially tech recruiters – can benefit from. Check out thisawesome liston her Github account. Give it a star folks.
Now this is clever. 1. Pick a niche only relevant audience would understand 2. Be transparent – show how you do it. 3. Add call to action for folks who’ve made it to the end of the post. It’s ‘culture-as-content’ and, agreat job advert.
We’re addicted to our smartphones more than ever before but for the first time ever, the volume of voice calls has dropped saysthis report from Ofcom. The ‘forced synchronicity’ of an unscheduled phone call is becoming rude. Massive implications for recruiting, especially for the ‘just get on the phone’ agencies out there.
More culture as content, this time from our buddies at Blendle who this week published theirEmployee Handbook. It’s basically a wiki for all things people related. A resource and maybe an inspiration for us here.
Now you can find out, with this ‘Financial Independence Calculator’ from our buddies at Nomadlist. PS: you can get it done at 39 in Antigua, if you can save $200K. All the countries represented. Havefun
A permanent job is a lock-in folks, and the kids don’t like it. Diversifying the types of relationship organisations have with the people who do work with them is critical to getting them to do that work. It’s‘total talent management’folks, look it up. Download the reporthere
If you get brainfood chances are you’ll understand the guiding principle of ‘making the internet smaller’ by gathering all the good stuff in one place. I’d say thisamazing resourcefrom our buddies atInterviewStepsdoes that and then some. H/T to brainfooderKristian Brightfor the share.
“It is useful,” Leonardo da Vinci wrote, to “constantly observe, note, and consider.” But when you are Leonardo, what sorts of things are buzzing around in your head? Have a look at this translation of Da Vinci’sto do list.[spoiler alert: it’s a bit impressive]
My buddiesMartijn HemmingaandBas van de Haterdare organising Talent Acquisition Live in Amsterdam. Created with networking in mind, this should be a great event for recruiters who want to expand network in Netherlands and Europe. Brainfood discount of course available. register on thislinkand use the following code:XC314 A216 ECA0 8C0A.I think 38% off rate card.
BrainfooderKatrina Collier– when not doing awesome charity work in Africa, organises some of the best DisruptHR events around. Fast paced, 5-7 minute talk formate, wide range of cross disciplinary speakers, plenty of chat & networking after. Ticketsherefolks – get to it.
Recorded in front of a live theatre audience in the iconic Regent Street Cinema, RECex is ‘recruitment explained’. Here’sKevin Greentalking about the relationship between in-house and agencies. Most of us are one or the other – give awatchfolks.
Chad Sowash and Joel Cheesman …I don’t think there are a finer pair of industry analysts out there. They relentlessly keep up-to-date on the latest happenings in the recruitment industry. Here’s a riff on Google’s play on a matching engine.Must listenfolks.
I’m picking this one out of the crowd folks.. Our buddies at Gousto are hiring for aTech Recruiter.Food tech has some of the most interesting tech challenges around and if you want get involved, apply with your LinkedIn accounthere
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I should be writing this from sunny Edinburgh, but alas I had to drastically curtail my weekend trip to Scotland. Don’t worry – I’ll making every excuse I can to get back. In the meantime, I’m going to working hard in London – 10 days before start of the 4 week jaunt to Asia-Pac.DMme on twitter orInstaif you want to talk hiring or the future of the planet – I’ll do it for ice cubes.