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 […]

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, […]

23
Jan

5 Common Problems That Riddle Corporate Workforces

5 Common Problems That Riddle Corporate Workforces

shares   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 […]

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?

shares 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 […]

10
Jan

Recruiter Expectations and 5 Common CV Mistakes to Avoid

Recruiter Expectations and 5 Common CV Mistakes to Avoid

shares 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, […]