Last Week in Talent: June 12, 2017

Summer has arrived! Which means if you have a pool you spent all weekend working on your tan, sipping pina coladas and blasting Hall and Oates (or maybe that was just me). If not, you probably did everything in your power to stay cool (Hello three shower days!)

But content never tires and the War for Talent is showing no signs of cooling off, so welcome to a sunny and summery edition of Last Week in Talent. 

Last Week in Talent - Monday, April 24

Happy Monday, friends. This is the third edition of Last Week in Talent, our weekly roundup of headlines, data points and for the talent, recruiting technology space. But enough about me and onto the headlines.

New Zealand found out that, in an uncertain world, isolation is a pretty effective recruiting perk for tech talent (also nerds reallllly love Lord of the Rings), Facebook’s new Slack-killer chat app Workplace launched a bunch of new features and announced they will have a free version, the New York Times explained how the retail industry employment apocalypse is upon us, Recode explains the state of the H1B1 visa program in five charts, students and alums of Morehouse are tackling tech diversity, and, according to a new Pew Survey,  it turns out millennials aren’t quite the job hoppers we (as a society) said they were.

Don't Miss the Talent of Tomorrow Virtual Event on Tuesday, April 25th

The world of recruiting and hiring is changing. Millions of baby boomers are retiring each year as millions of millennials join the workforce in their stead. All while technology evolves at a breakneck pace and changes the nature of entire industries and career paths almost overnight. Small wonder that many business leaders around the world now worry about their ability to hire the people they need to stay competitive.

The Candidate is Your Customer: SmartRecruiters CEO Jerome Ternynck

SmartRecruiters CEO Jerome Ternynck joins Hiring On All Cylinders this week to chat about what’s on the horizon for the company after raising their Series C funding round. Alongside Entelo CEO Jon Bischke and host Rob Stevenson, Jerome discusses how the recruiting technology space is adapting to  increasingly fluid global talent pools and why platform-based solutions are driving the recruiting industry forward with better, more flexible product suites.