5 Creative Ways to Assess Your Prospective Hires

“Tell me about yourself.” “Can you run us through your work history?” “What makes you a good fit for the position?” You’ve probably asked these questions a lot of times, possibly even in all of your candidate interviews. But were you able to find out more about the candidate than what’s written on his resume? […]

6 Tried and Tested Ways to Recruit on a Budget

Having a large budget is a definite advantage in the recruitment process. But we all know that this is almost never the case. The good news is, it doesn’t take deep pockets to attract top talent. All it takes is, human touch combined with cost-savvy strategies such as networking, referrals and online brand marketing. Here […]

Top 8 Strategies for Hiring Hard-To-Fill Tech Roles

As a recruiter, you know that a challenge is up ahead when you’re tasked to look for data scientists, cloud engineers or any tech related role. Their skill set is so specialized. Competition is fierce. And every other recruiter or company is after them. In fact, finance and industrial companies are hiring more developers than […]

10 Things You Should Include In Your Hiring Checklist

Recruitment can be a tedious process for a lot of companies. The different stages require specific action plans to improve the efficiency and impact of hiring. We’ve listed practical, easy to implement actions that you can add to your hiring checklist. These simple, cost-effective actions will help you achieve significant results in your recruitment efforts. […]

5 Ways To Streamline Your Interview Process

  Job interviews are key to figuring out whether a candidate has the makings of an employee, who will fit seamlessly into your company. It is also an opportunity for the company to make a good impression on a potential hire, who you want to become a part of your organization. There are many different […]

6 Best Social Media Sites For Employer Branding

Social media is a great platform to build and support your employer brand. By far the most popular one being used today is Facebook, with its impressive 2 billion user base. These days, it’s almost a requirement to have a social media presence, especially if you are looking to attract the best talent in this […]

5 Perks You Can Use to Incentivize Your Employees

Salaries are not the only thing that’s important for an average employee – things like free gourmet food, napping pods and office salons are equally essential to retaining staff, too. Given today’s talent crunch, companies have to elevate their benefits and incentives in order to attract the best candidates. It’s a way to show your […]

5 Tips On How To Make You A Recruitment Farmer (Not Hunter!)

  Not every successful recruiter started their job as a headhunter. Some were accountants, engineers, store managers, sales representative, etc., before they started recruiting. Staffing firms say their top performing recruiters happen to be industry experts in very specific areas. Their prior experience in these areas allowed them to develop wide networks of potentially great […]

4 Things Your Candidates Wish They Could Tell You (But Can’t)

Candidate feedback is an important element to improving the hiring process of any company. It gives insight on which parts are working and which ones need improvement. The truth is, applicants have a lot to say about a company’s hiring process, especially when it comes to their own recruitment experience. They just don’t tell you […]

4 Ways To Test If Your Candidate Is Emotionally Intelligent

It’s easy to spot a good candidate – just take a look at their skills and professional experience. Now, to find a great candidate, that is another story. Finding top talent is a bit more complicated than perusing through a CV, because the best employees not only have the required technical skills, but emotional skills […]