This Week in Talent (27 Sep)

It’s the footy Grand Final weekend and before we send you off for your extended break, here are some good reads we have found for you – a template for writing solid job descriptions, six steps to walking the diversity talk, blockchain explained in 1,000 words, and more!
Enjoy these musings!

Deutsche Bank headhunting, texting students in new recruitment drive

Interviewing via Whatsapp, assessing candidates using interactive games, using A.I. and algorithm matching, targeting Talent directly on social media – just some of the strategies the German bank is using to hire graduates. Aggressive yes, and effective too it seems. Read to find out more.

6 steps to get you walking the diversity talk

Can we use design thinking principles for implementing a diversity strategy? Yes you can and Suzanne Gibbs Howard, partner at global design heavyweight IDEO, shares the six steps that will help you get your organisation there.

How to write a job description (includes template)

One of the most important tasks for a recruiter and, possibly, one of the most difficult – how can you write a JD that clearly explains a role in your company and one that you can refer back to in cases of disputes? Read this article to find out more.

Stop calling recruiting “Talent Acquisition”

The ever articulate Matt Charney makes a case against calling recruitment “Talent Acquisition”. A valid argument or is this all just pedantry – what do you say?

Blockchain explained in 1,000 words

Get your head around blockchain in plain English, how it works and why it’s important in less than 1,000 words.

The difference between busy vs. productive people

Are you a busy donkey or a productive unicorn? See if you can identify yourself in this article – check it out.

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