6
Jun

Why Must Employers Use Background Verification

Why Must Employers Use Background Verification

shares Someone asked me why a well thought out background verification process is so necessary for employers. Time.com reports that 56% hiring managers have found lies and 54% have spotted outright false information and stunning exaggerations on the resumes. 26.5% candidates have admitted to lying on the resumes at some point in time. I’m sure […]

31
May

Why Cover Letter/Summary Is Important for the First Impression

Why Cover Letter/Summary Is Important for the First Impression

shares What is the most valuable part of your job search? Have you ever asked yourself that? Well, don’t bother. Looking for a job is a gradual process. First, you need to be considered by a recruiter. Then you need to make it to the interview, through the interview and salary negotiation, to the offer […]

10
May

How to Write A Job Description to Attract Great Hires

How to Write A Job Description to Attract Great Hires

shares If I ask you to tell me why your recruiting efforts aren’t resulting in high-quality candidates, what would your top three reasons be? Being rejected by an applicant, failing to develop long-term relationships with candidates who matter, unable to accept trend changes, it could be many things. But, and here you’ll probably agree with […]

25
Apr

5 Ways to Approach Passive Candidates

5 Ways to Approach Passive Candidates

shares No recruiter wants to hire the second-best person for a job if the perfect talent they are looking for is available in the job market. But, should you give up and settle if the top talent you need is employed somewhere else? Passive candidates make up for over 75% of professionals. They fit your […]

16
Apr

You Are Recruiting, Even When You Are Not Hiring

You Are Recruiting,  Even When You Are Not Hiring

shares 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 […]

7
Mar

Importance of Creating Candidate’s Persona for Interview

Importance of Creating Candidate’s Persona for Interview

shares 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 […]

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

shares 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 […]

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.

shares 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 […]

6
Feb

How to find Talent Using Social Media as a Recruiting Tool

How to find Talent Using Social Media as a Recruiting Tool

shares   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, […]

30
Jan

5 Best Practices To Approach Employer Branding the Right Way

5 Best Practices To Approach Employer Branding the Right Way

shares   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, […]