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Tim Sackett remains recruitment’s most consistently challenging contrarian - a needed voice in the world that is too often constrained by politics or compliance or both. Controversial post this - of course!
Issue #10 published 23 Apr 2020
Art Papas, CEO of Bulhorn, with a call for a mindset shift on email. It isn’t private and secure means of communication and never has been. There’s a false sense of security that email is safe, but it’s not. It’s time for business leaders to shift their thinking and embrace it as an open medium of communication.
Issue #4 published 23 Apr 2020
The contradiction inherent with Diversity & Inclusion movement is laid bear in this Silicon Valley between Ellen Pao and Peter Thiel. Can we really do ‘diversity’ if we exclude diversity of thought? Can we really not hire someone because of how they voted? The implications for hiring are obvious
Issue #4 published 23 Apr 2020
Written as a lament for the labour-on-demand underclass, this sort of innovation might actually be a welcome future for type of urban nomadism sedentary city dwellers have always resisted. We generally don’t do much after a long commute other than takeaway / sleep - why pay £££ for that?
Issue #16 published 23 Apr 2020
Centralised talent management has failed says Ray Ashkenas. Difficult to argument against his analysis, nor his prescription - that every leader needs to take responsibility for the getting better people into the business. 
Issue #13 published 23 Apr 2020
Don’t join if you’re a deadbeat is the message here. Big data means the lines between professional and personal are irrevocably blurred. 
Issue #15 published 23 Apr 2020
Speech analysis software is now helping employers hire new candidates, judge suitability for promotion and gauge stress levels among workers. Our uncomfortable future is already here
Issue #15 published 23 Apr 2020
The return of phrenology? Research from China suggests that predicting behaviour based on facial features alone is possible with AI. Not far away from this in the world of recruiting - ominous stuff. 
Issue #8 published 23 Apr 2020
On Radical Candour
Everyone agrees feedback is important. And nearly everyone agrees that it needs to be done so much better than it currently is. But is ‘radical candour’ taking things too far? Long read on CharlieHR’s experiment here - a brave move! But this reminds me too much of Mao era 'struggle sessions’ to get my buy in.
Issue #14 published 23 Apr 2020