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  • The death of the job board has been predicted for about as long as I can remember.
    Why the Job Board isn't Dead After All
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  • Recruiters see a lot of salary surveys. Each year new ones are produced and we spend time looking at them and nodding sagely, all the while wondering if they are at all reflective of the truth.  
    How much does an in-house recruiter make? How much could they make?
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  • By now we’ve all heard the panicked screams and collective gnashing of teeth that is the industry’s response to the GDPR.
    Ready for the GDPR? Make sure your best asset doesn't become a liability!
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  • There are many reasons you might find yourself looking for a new ATS.
    Shitty reasons for choosing an ATS
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  • We've come a long way.  There are increasingly few of us that remember the wilderness years before LinkedIn arrived.
    Your Talent Tech Stack for 2018
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  • "Thought Leaders" are the celebrities of mundane arts.  Whilst pop stars fill stadia and the Hollywood elite dazzle on the silver screen the world over, there are those that covet a decidedly smaller stage.  
    The Thought Leader's New Clothes
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  • I've been asked recently about how to implement a more formal process for feedback in a growing organisation. 
    A Model for giving Feedback
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  • Earlier this year I was asked to be on a panel to discuss how Talent teams use tech and how the rise of software has changed the experience for candidates and the companies recruiting them.
    Video - Tech and Talent
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  • At the start of this year, and many years before it the pundits of HR and Recruitment (yes, they really exist) make predictions for the year ahead.  
    Why Job Adverts Suck and What You Can Do About It.
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  • As the quest for the shiniest silver bullets in recruitment continues the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning and “Big Data” are proving to be a great hunting ground for salesmen and sensationalists alike.
    The Next Big (Data) Thing: Awaiting the Robo-Revolution
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  • Another podcast, and a return to talking with the brilliant Matt Alder.  
    Podcast - Innovation and The Future of Recruitment
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  • Managing employees and an HR function requires a more holistic approach than exploring issues from the surface.
    Data and HR - Numbers are Nothing Without Insight
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  • Even if you only have a casual interest in the world of hiring it's not long before you'll encounter someone touting a magic bullet, a panacea for the "broken" world of recruitment globally.  
    "You've got to have an Algorithm!" A Recruiter's Guide to the A-word
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  • Another podcast, this time with the excellent Matt Alder.  Matt is compiling a series of excellent perspectives on recruiting called Recruiting Future, you can listen to the whole series here.
    Podcast - Tech Recruitment and Why Recruitment Algorithms Don't Work - with Matt Alder
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  • "Yes that's right, we had a one hundred percent response rate to the survey." The speaker from a international airline proudly stated his results.
    How to be Happy - Time to call off the "Engagement"
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