Fixing hiring for the public service internet For the last three years I have spent (almost) every Sunday morning reading scores of job descriptions in search of the 10 I will share to the 700+ people who subscribe to my newsletter & blog. I have been a hiring manager for organisations like the Office for National … Continue reading Physician, heal thyself
10 ways to improve job descriptions I’ve been doing my jobs list for a few years now. The weekly list of 10 jobs is achieved by skimming a lot of other job ads across a number of sources before more carefully reading a shortlist on a good week and selecting the final 10 (and desperately … Continue reading I’m not a recruiter, I just play one on Twitter
Due to my weekly jobs list I spend a silly amount of time trawling various jobs boards to identify the ten I link to each week. None of them are much fun to use really — the big ones are bloated and full of agency roles that may or may not exist, the specialised ones are often … Continue reading Jobs boards wish list.
Talk at Design Swansea 2nd June 2016 Hi — I’m Matt. I work at the Office for National Statistics in Newport and I’d just like to thank Benjy for the invite. First up I think it is important to say that while I do work for ONS what I am talking about this evening is very much a … Continue reading Product is a team sport
This tweet from Ian was timely this morning as I’ve just started working on a new presentation that I am planning on trying out at Design Swansea later this summer which for now is titled — ‘Product is a team sport’. In theory it will cover my thoughts on building and leading a product team based on … Continue reading Hiring hyperbole