Each Friday I share 5 articles that I found interesting or useful.
This week, these 5 stood out...
- I do like Roy's writing. Here he talks about building trust with founders and why it matters. Lots of truth here.
- Restaurants and smartphones. Fascinating: comparing NYC restaurant 2004 vs 2014; CCTV reveals true behaviours.
- I remember what work was like before the internet. We never scheduled calls back then unless it was a conference call. Two way phone calls were not some that we scheduled. I wonder why that's changed?
- The wisdom of crowds breaks down when people are biased. Now researchers have discovered a simple method of removing this bias–just listen to the most confident.
- Matt presents a new framework to think about recruitment.
"Hopefully we can avoid the pitfalls of buzzwordism if we make a clear distinction as to what a "Talent Hacker" actually is. Firstly, I don't believe it's a job title at all. Talent Hacking is a methodology. At best it's a philosophical stance taken by a recruiter to adapt and experiment and at worst it's the sharing and usage of a number of disparate tools to expedite hiring."