16
Apr

You Are Recruiting, Even When You Are Not Hiring

You Are Recruiting,  Even When You Are Not Hiring

If I had planted a tree by my house every time a hiring manager complained that they had hired less qualified candidates after spending so much time and effort in the process, I’d be living in a forest right now. The best candidates stay available for ten days at most. 60% candidates don’t complete time-taking […]

7
Mar

Importance of Creating Candidate’s Persona for Interview

Importance of Creating Candidate’s Persona for Interview

Recruiter: Hi Rahul, my name is Nitya, and I have called you for a job opportunity with one of my clients, are you looking out for a job right now? Candidate: Hi Nitya, not actively, but can you share the JD on mail and I shall get back to you once I go through it. […]

27
Feb

Six Recruiting Metrics Worth Tracking for Every Talent Acquisition Leader in 2018

Six Recruiting Metrics Worth Tracking for Every Talent Acquisition Leader in 2018

Is your team tracking any recruitment metrics? Yes? How many? Which ones? To what effect? Hiring is an expensive affair. Having a hiring strategy works fine until you discover that it’s more harmful than beneficial for you in the long run. You need an idea of if and how your recruiting process, HR plans, and business […]

20
Feb

Job Offer Emails – What Should You Say? How Should You Say It? And Why It Matters.

Job Offer Emails – What Should You Say? How Should You Say It? And Why It Matters.

Why would a recruiter ever stress over writing an offer letter to candidates? A hello, pleasure to work with you, your salary, etc. should do the job, Right? No! Just No! A King Kong sized gargantuan No! In recruiting, making a job offer to a candidate is a pivotal point. After investing time, company resources, […]

6
Feb

How to find Talent Using Social Media as a Recruiting Tool

How to find Talent Using Social Media as a Recruiting Tool

  Where do people hang out the most these days? On the internet. Considering the far and wide reach of Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc., are you even surprised? People own at least five social media accounts these days and spend around 100 minutes a day on these networks. Now, for anybody else, it’s […]

30
Jan

5 Best Practices To Approach Employer Branding the Right Way

5 Best Practices To Approach Employer Branding the Right Way

  Talent is hard to find. And it’s getting harder with each passing moment. The best candidates for any post are snatched up within ten days from the market. 69% unemployed people prefer staying without a job than working for someone with an awful rep. So, if you, as an employer, carry a tarnished, stinky, […]

23
Jan

5 Common Problems That Riddle Corporate Workforces

5 Common Problems That Riddle Corporate Workforces

  Why do you hire employees? For your workforce (duh!) Well, why do you need a workforce? Because a company has got to work. Revenue doesn’t generate itself, right? So, you tell me, what happens when your employees can’t thrive? Who’s to blame when all the extra hours, hard work, and persistence add close to […]

19
Jan

Do You Know If You Are On The Right Path To Recruiting?

Do You Know If You Are On The Right Path To Recruiting?

A good number of positions lie vacant almost everywhere. Unemployed candidates swarm the market. But, employers struggle to hire. Hiring is a tough nut to crack. Finding someone who has the essential skills for the job, is willing, and agrees to a negotiation is hard to spot. Add to the estimated cost and 23 days […]

10
Jan

Recruiter Expectations and 5 Common CV Mistakes to Avoid

Recruiter Expectations and 5 Common CV Mistakes to Avoid

Recruiters spend about 6 seconds at each resume/CV. Surprised? I hope not. In a flood of CVs, good recruiters dive with a list of essential requirements. If you match them- you’re fit. Otherwise, you’re out. Then begins the next round for the fit ones – a thorough examination of the CV, vetting, background checks, interview […]

2
Jan

How to Use LinkedIn to Connect with More People – 5 Must-Try Ways

How to Use LinkedIn to Connect with More People – 5 Must-Try Ways

Why should I use LinkedIn? There are two kinds of humans on this planet. One, who’ll look down at me in disgust, thinking ‘what an uninformed bloke’ and ‘You ain’t getting anywhere in your life Pal.’ Other, who’ll sympathize, and utter an ‘I know bro! It’s complicated’ in all sincerity. LinkedIn can be like that, […]