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