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Curator, Recruiting Brainfood
Sep 21, 2021 5 tweets 1 min read
Listening to 广州新闻资讯广播 FM96.2 from Guangzhou live on Radio Garden to try and improve my Canto… listening to Cantonese language pop songs is weird. All the sounds are familiar to the ear, but as my acuity with tonal range and lack of vocabulary means I don't understand a word
Sep 20, 2021 7 tweets 1 min read
Listening to 講台 talkonly from Hong Kong live on Radio Garden to try and improve my Canto… they are talking about tech - sounds like consumer level advice on basic infosec. What do you do when the app wants access to your webcam?
Sep 8, 2021 22 tweets 8 min read
I've finished my sandwich, so how here's the 🧵

The meeting between recruiter + hiring manager is a critical part of the process. I spoke with dozens of recruiters from top class employers and condensed their insight into these 20 tips👇 1. Don't call them ‘intake meetings’

Language matters. ‘Intake’ is a one way download of information when the business needs you to be a two-way partner - the recruiting expert to advise and guide the hiring manager. Call it a recruitment strategy or kick off meeting
Sep 8, 2021 4 tweets 1 min read
Now in Jiangmen: they are talking World Cup qualifiers. Much more my scene.… talking about China's chances after losing 1-0 to Japan last night. They don't fancy their chances against Vietnam, a must win fixture
Sep 8, 2021 4 tweets 1 min read
Listening to customer service call in radio to try and improve my Canto. The fella seems to be buying some kind of incontinence miracle cure… totally agree with the hosts - they had to get rid of that last caller. Onto the next guy (they are all guys?), he seems at least coherent, if not continent
Aug 5, 2021 22 tweets 9 min read
How to build social capital with software developers (as a tech recruiter)

The gap in respect between the recruiter and tech communities is vast. I spoke with tech recruiters, community builders, software engineers and hiring managers to find out how to close it.

A thread.. 👇 Image 1/ Learn about the tech(!)

No one is expecting coding expertise, but recruiters must at least be familiar with the work, how technologies fit together, what roles in an engineering dept do what and why. Kamrans tech roadmaps, a great place to start 👇… Image
Jul 22, 2021 24 tweets 10 min read
Recruiting in China in 2021

How do you go about doing this? I spoke with recruiters, employer brand consultants, career coaches and headhunters currently based in China to find out.

A thread 👇 on #recruiting in #China Image 1/ Tier 1 Cities - 4 universally accepted as ‘Tier 1’. These are Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzho & Shenzhen. Tianjin, Chongqing sometimes appear also. Classification is based on pop, GDP, infrastructure. Elite employers HQ in these cities in order to attract the best talent Image
Jun 21, 2021 22 tweets 8 min read

Last week, I started a conversation on how to hire more women engineers. Hundreds of people - tech recruiters, women engineers, CTO’s and founders shared thoughts and experiences.

This thread is a collection of THEIR insights 🧵 Image 1/ De-bias company culture

If your founding team are male, good chance your culture inadvertently becomes optimised to hire for MORE male team mates. Think about your rituals, language, values - audit all of this to ensure every job candidates feels that they can belong Image