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.
Storytelling is where it’s at for recruiters, and we all need to get better at it. Fantastic article method post on how to construct and deliver an effective presentation. Not recruitment specific, but I’m telling you this is amust read
Unfiltered truth from Workable’s CEONikos Moraitakison some of the biggest myths and misconceptions in the recruiting software industry. ‘Effort bias’ in particular is a term we should know. #nikosrants should be a thing. Mustreadfolks.
In the spirit of ‘making the internet smaller’,Lukasz Madonhas put together this incredible list of resources for remote working. Essential read and bookmark for anyone hiring or managing remote workers. H/TDenis Dinkevichwho’s shares are making into brainfood on a weekly basis.
What does it mean to be a HR influencer?Lars Schmidt– who certainly is one – writes with characteristic humility on what he does, how he does it and what other people should look out for when presented with expertise.
Do you even network? Most of us in the recruitment business understand how important this is. But your lifestyle can often determine how effective you can be. Night owls beat early birds according to thisfascinating researchfrom Aalto University. Download the full paperherefor a deeper dive
The problem in tech recruiting is not discovery, but engagement. This is an elegant skewering of bad recruiter practice byAndrew Duberstein, who uses his skills to make a pretty clear point. H/T brainfooderKatrina Collierfor the share
2018 may be the year when recruiters finally have to bite the bullet on video.Research like thisfrom Buzzsumo is going to help – massive data set boiled down to actionable how-to’s, whether it be content type, title text and video length. We’re all going to have to get good at this.
RecFest Australia kicks off this week – it’ll be my honour to introduce Bill Boorman, Samantha Cummins, Matt Buckland, Katrina Hutchinson O’Neill, Liz Turner, Andries Keun, Tracy Quinn, Eva Brookes & Melanie GretGrix on stage for a day of knowledge share and learning on all things talent acquisition. Check out the agenda here
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Hiring Success is a curated event at the heart of Europe with 250 talent acquisition executives, thought leaders, founders, investors, and the hottest recruiting startups. The line up of this event looks superb. Brainfooder30%discount is on – get your ticketshereand enter Promo code:HSEUHLVIP
Chad and Cheeseis the No1 podcast for keeping up-to-date with the recruitment tech scene. This week it’s news of a very interesting move by Bing to aggregate LinkedIn job postings in a potential competitor to Google for Jobs. Brainfood favourite Richard Collins commentates on ithere. Worth alisten, and taking notes.
This is actually really hard to do. But what a fantastic effort fromStefan Mischook, who’s teaching skills are fully on display with this 15 minute explainer of top 10 programming languages.Watch / listento this if you’re a tech recruiter.
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I’m writing this from a beach house in Rye, a resort town 83km from Melbourne. Massive thanks to Andrea Kirby for being the most generous host. I’m in Sydney tomorrow for two days, back in Melbourne for Wednesday, where I’ll be atMelbRecMeetupbefore the big event atRecFeston Thursday. Give me a shout if you’re in any of those places and want to talk recruiting or the future of the planet.