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Can you imagine an artificially intelligent version of yourself living on after you’ve died? It might be possible with new technologies being developed at Amazon. Plus, I share several pop-culture references from the 80’s. Can you name them all? Tune in and find out!

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Top Ways to Use Videos in Recruitment and Talent Attraction #LIVEwithNisha

I was a guest on #LiveWithNisha today. Yay! Below is the description of the show from her website.  Check out the recorded interview below and be sure to subscribe to her channel. A lot of good stuff over there. 😉
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video’s worth can be ten-fold and maybe more than that. Employers who incorporated videos in their recruitment and talent attraction efforts were able to better connect with their talent, share authentic storytelling and provide a better candidate experience and build a strong employer brand. Sounds like videos are a must-have tool for amplifying your employer brand!
  • Are you looking to incorporate more videos in your recruitment efforts?
  • Are you already utilizing videos and want to know how to use them more strategically?
  • Want to know how to use videos to attract better talent? Join my next LinkedInLIVE show to learn the Top Ways to Use Videos in Recruitment and Talent Attraction from Jim Stroud, VP, Product Evangelist, Global Sourcing and Recruiting Leader on Wednesday, September 11th at 8 am CST | 9 am EST | 6.30 pm IST on #LIVEwithNisha

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Robots are Now Hiring Humans

Something historic happened this week in the world of work. Listen to this headline from Daily Star – “Robot hires human being in world first as AI conducts job interview.” Yes, you heard that correctly, robots are now making hiring decisions on behalf of companies. I’ll talk about this and the overall effects of tech on society in this episode of my show.

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“Its All Recruiting with Jim Stroud” and Sachin Gupta of HackerEarth #podcast

In this episode, I had a great chat with my special guest – Sachin Gupta, CEO and Co-Founder of HackerEarth. Time flew by as we discussed the following:

Questions asked in this interview:

  • What are you really passionate about?
  • What inspired you to get into the space of skill assessments?
  • How he saw a lack and a gap in the way developers were hired?
  • What changes have you seen with the market in terms of companies using skill assessments?
  • What are the benefits of using a skill assessment platform for technical hiring?
  • With all the customers you have served, what have been the biggest challenges that recruiters face with regard to technical hiring?
  • What should one look out for while looking for a skill assessment platform?
  • What in your opinion is the future of technical hiring?
  • What are the pros and cons of using a skill assessment software?


 About Our Guest:

Sachin Gupta is a Computer Science graduate from IIT Roorkee who realized that he loves the sales and marketing aspect of a start-up as much he loves to code. He has worked as a Software Developer at Google and Microsoft before he ventured out to build HackerEarth. As the Co-Founder and CEO of HackerEarth, Sachin wears multiple hats at HackerEarth. In the early days, he was directly involved in product development and writing code. Currently, he leads the Marketing team, overlooks the Sales strategy and drives the Sales team, is responsible for setting up the operations process and actively contributes to Product Management and Strategy. |  Connect with Sachin Gupta on LinkedIn

About HackerEarth

HackerEarth is an AI-powered developer assessment software that helps organizations to accurately measure a developer’s skills through online coding tests. It takes a skill-based approach to assessment, allowing companies to automatically generate standardized tests based on various skills and then accurately measure the developer’s performance on those skills. HackerEarth also has a community version of the product that’s used by 3M+ developers to assess their coding skills, become better at coding and discover opportunities.

The Future of Marketing is Product Placement

I stumbled across this article on Gizmodo and was sucked into reading it by the headline and the first few lines of the article. The headline is “North Face Apologizes for Showing Us the Future of Marketing” and here is a short quote, “This week The North Face pulled off a clever marketing stunt that continues to deliver. Even following the company’s retraction and apology, the glittering underhandedness of the campaign will inspire marketing scum for generations.” Hah! I discuss what happened on this episode. | Special thanks to my sponsor –SupaPass!

P.S. Check out this video on what my pal Michael Wright did with Google Maps.

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