Aseem Gupta

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Using git wiki instead of evernote to organize personal content

After reading João Cerqueira's post on how he recommends Organizing your life using Github I thought, "yes, I'm not the only one to see the benefit …

Universities now sell themselves – just like shampoo | Barbara Ellen

Now that education is a commodity, colleges are bound to exaggerate their standing<p>When something is turned into a commodity, should anyone be surprised when it starts to behave like one, even to the point of exaggeration in its marketing?<p>Some British universities, to be named by the Advertising …

With a Passive Candidate, How Do You Know When an Applicant is Truly Interested?

As the market for talent continues to get more competitive, companies are increasingly turning to Talent Sourcers to find and recruit the best …

Your College Degree is Worthless

This is not a judgement, it’s just a fact.<p>A degree is information. Information is an incredibly valuable resource in the market. But in the case of …

College & University

'My degree is next to worthless'

<b>A majority of graduates in the UK are getting jobs where they do not need a degree, according to a report.</b><p>Here, three graduates who found themselves in that situation share their experiences.<p><b>Paul Holden, Sheffield</b><p>I graduated in 2010 with a master's in town planning and transport, which I have never …

Why Resumes & College Degrees are Becoming Worthless

It’s time to face the music… times have changed.<br>No longer will a college degree land your dream job for you.<br>Forget puffed-up resumes and references …

Resumes suck. Here’s the data.

<b>EDIT:</b> KeepSafe in San Francisco and Improbable in London are now both hiring engineers without relying on resumes!<p>About a year ago, after looking at …

Employment

Why You Need to Stop Reading Resumes

It's 2014. Don't waste your time with this outdated process.<p>How do you hire new employees that are competent, work well with others, help drive a productive culture, and come from a diverse background? If you sift through piles of resumes and look for universities like Harvard, Yale, Stanford, and …

Employment

85 Percent of Job Applicants Lie on Resumes. Here's How to Spot a Dishonest Candidate

A new study shows huge increase in lies on job applications.<p>According to HireRight's 2017 employment screening benchmark report, 85 percent of employers caught applicants fibbing on their résumés or applications, up from just 66 percent five years ago.<p>Given we have the lowest unemployment rate in a …

Employment

Number of young people planning to go to university falls to lowest level in eight years

The proportion of young people who think they are likely to go to university is at its lowest level in years, new figures suggest, with many citing …

How AI Is Creating The Recruiter Skill Set Of The Future

As AI continues to automate the administrative burden of recruiting, there’s a growing consensus that the skills recruiters have today won’t be the …

Artificial Intelligence

How AI Can Stop Unconscious Bias In Recruiting

A major feature of AI for recruiting is its ability to stop unconscious bias. 

A recent lawsuit reminds us why we need to avoid bias during hiring: …

The State of Tech Hiring in 2017

<i>25 charts that reveal the trends, practices, and perspectives of 200+ recruiters, hiring managers, and technology workers</i><p>In the past few years, we’ve …

Employment

The Degree Is Doomed

The credential — the degree or certificate — has long been the quintessential value proposition of higher education. Americans have embraced degrees with a fervor generally reserved for bologna or hot dogs. Everyone should have them! Many and often! And their perceived value elsewhere in the world …

Design Like You’re Right. Listen like you’re wrong.

[I originally posted this on my blog in 2011; I was reminded of it with DJ Patil recently joining the White House as our nation’s first Chief Data …

Don't Hire Managers Who Don't Know How to Hire.

Too many managers are hired based on the quality of their individual contributor skills and personality. Managers should be hired on the quality of the people they've hired and developed.<p>If you know any hiring managers who haven't embraced the importance of hiring top talent, this post is for them. …

Employment

Why Summer Is the Ideal Time to Recruit Passive Candidates

If you’re a recruiter, hiring manager, or head of talent, you’ve undoubtedly heard the conventional wisdom that recruiting in the summer is hard with …

What Happened When the CEO of Dropbox Was Late to an All-Hands Meeting (About Being on Time)

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston learned the value of setting the right example--the hard way.<p>Dropbox CEO Drew Houston recently shared an interesting story that yielded a major lesson.<p>Houston says that a couple of years into running the company, he was getting annoyed that everyone was showing up to work …

Leadership

Data is the fuel and analytics the engine of new economy: Oliver Schabenberger

Automation, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are changing the way companies think about, and use, software analytics, insists …

Big Data

The Best of Big Data: New Articles Published This Month (June 2017)

1 — Introducing Dash<p>Dash presents its <b>new chart library for the web</b>. We like how the article <b>goes</b> <b>in depth with how the dash library designed</b>. They …

Big Data Ingestion: Flume, Kafka, and NiFi

When building big data pipelines, we need to think on how to ingest the volume, variety, and velocity of data showing up at the gates of what would …

5 Factors to Consider before Pouring Data in your Data Lake

As organizations move into a Big Data world, many projects will include a Data Lake component. What is a data lake, and how do we get our data into …

My winding road from security guard to back-end developer

As a kid, I was in love with computers. But I didn’t get a high enough score on the college entrance exams to get into a computer-related field. So I …

Learning

GitHub launches Marketplace to help developers find the tools they need

Source code management platform GitHub is making it easier for developers to find the right tools to improve and fine-tune their existing workflows.<p>In a blog post, the company announced it is launching a new Marketplace to help its members effortlessly discover and purchase apps to use across the …

GitHub's new way to structure development teams

GitHub is announcing nested teams, a new feature that enables organizations to provide more order within their GitHub organization. Nested teams …

GitHub

6 tasty ways for designers and developers to collaborate better

<i>This marketing infographic is part of KlientBoost’s 25-part series. We’re excited to partner with them so you can enjoy a new gifographic once a day</i> …

UX Design

RecruitingDaily Presents: 300+ Women In HR Technology Worth Watching.

It happens to all of us. That moment in our lives where we stop looking for inspiration for a moment, take a step back and realize that inspiration, …

Recruiting is sales

A startup can often hire the first ten to twenty employees from the founders’ networks. But when a startup starts to do well, one core activity the …

Recruitment