How Job Interviews Changed During a Global Pandemic

It’s been almost a year since this whole Covid 19 thing started. Recruitment has mostly moved online, but some companies still try to manage face to face interviews. Or, should we say, mask to mask ones
January 18th, 2021

The Future of Remote Work

December 14th, 2020
Online language teachers are a great example where employees never set foot in their company’s office. Still, they manage to get the job done and receive monthly compensation for it. Remote work isn’t new to us, but in the future, more professions will adapt to it.

Christmas Company Party in Pajamas Instead of Fancy Suits?

December 7th, 2020
It’s that time of the year again. We see Christmas trees and decorations all over the place on the streets and in shopping malls. The New Year mood is slowly getting out there, and we are ready to celebrate, but not like we used to.

Time Wasters In Recruitment

November 17th, 2020
At first, one month to hire someone sounded like an achievable task. That time passed and you still didn’t fill the position. The reasons for it are probably directly associated with the way you have managed your hiring process.

Recruiting a Lot of People in a Short Amount of Time

November 5th, 2020
Sometimes you need to make a lot of hires, fast. Usually, there’s a good reason behind it, meaning that your company is expanding. Whatever the reason, you should have a good strategy to combine the candidates’ quality with their quantity.

Are Cover Letters Important in Recruitment?

October 26th, 2020
Cover letters can be a game-changer for candidates. They help recruiters hear the applicant’s story and meet them on a more personal level. A resume can only tell you so much.

Candidate’s Body Language During an Interview: Universal and Unique communication

October 12th, 2020
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. In everyday conversations, we use our body language to interact with others. Nonverbal communication can sometimes say a lot more than actual words, especially during important moments such as job interviews.

How To Choose Between Two Perfect Candidates of Equal Skill and Experience?

October 5th, 2020
It sounds great to have two top-notch candidates in the final round of your hiring process. Both are equally skilled and experienced. But at the same time, this is a tricky situation. You should make a decision before your competitors get a hold of them.

Cost Per Applicant And Cost Per Hire

August 24th, 2020
Hiring is a complex process. It involves a lot of teamwork, individual effort, and metrics that are important to you. Each of them tells a story about how efficient your recruitment process is. How much do you spend on your applicants and new hires?

Importance of Recruitment for the Company’s Culture

August 18th, 2020
Whether a company has two, or two thousand employees, it should continue to nourish its culture. You might think that the big names have it easy since they are already prominent in the market, but the reality is different.

Remote Recruitment Can Be Challenging

August 4th, 2020
Interviewing candidates online can come in handy, especially during times like these. But, it’s not perfect. For instance, the lack of direct contact with applicants can sometimes influence your final decision.

New Hire Retention Rate

July 27th, 2020
Even when everything seems perfect, some employees choose to leave your company. It usually happens within the first year of their employment, but sometimes much sooner. Luckily, there’s a way to calculate the new hire retention rate and lower it.

How to Deal With Employees Who Have Coronavirus PTSD

July 21st, 2020
In the past months, we were constantly looking for solutions to fight Covid19. One of them was to work remotely until things get better. There are companies that can't afford to continue doing business like this because of the nature of their work. Factories are one example. Their employees will go back to work, and some might have Coronavirus PTSD.

Source of Hire

July 13th, 2020
Where do hires you make come from? The answer lies in the Source of Hire. It’s a metric whose influence on the hiring process recruiters sometimes underestimate. So complex that one article wouldn’t be enough to cover it. However, we will go through the basic elements of SoH and explain their roles.

Time to Fill

July 1st, 2020
Can you imagine recruitment without metrics? Numbers, percentages, statistics, graphs, etc. There’s always something to calculate and keep an eye on. It helps you maintain the current recruitment process and improve future ones. Time to fill is one of the commonly used metrics. It’s similar to time to hire, but not the same.

How to Use Texting in Recruitment

June 22nd, 2020
Email is a popular method for communication throughout the selection process. Texting, on the other hand, has a different story to tell. Even though it’s fast, convenient, and reliable, recruiters don’t use it often.

How To Deal With Nervous Candidates

June 16th, 2020
We all get our hearts racing from time to time. From a young age, there are challenges that make us nervous. For example: confessing to a crush, first kiss, going to college, and… going to interviews. If a candidate is feeling anxious, it does not necessarily mean that it’s their first interview ever. They can be like that simply by nature.

Post Coronavirus Recruitment

June 8th, 2020
The Coronavirus has marked the first half of 2020. It was all over the news, and everyone was talking about it. Your family, friends, colleagues, even strangers you came across. It made an impact on a lot of people and different aspects of their lives. Companies lost profit, and their employees lost jobs. Things will change, and among them - recruitment.

Applicant Conversion Rate

May 25th, 2020
When you post a job offer, it will reach a lot of people. However, not all of them will be interested in the position. The percentage of those who will, represents your applicant conversion rate. You can improve it, but it will depend on various factors.

Tips On Managing Your Employees Remotely

May 11th, 2020
Working from an office often proves to be more practical than online communication with your colleagues. In the first scenario, they are physically there, and you can distribute tasks and express your opinion easier, faster. However, circumstances sometimes require remote work.

Employees Coming Back to Work: Should You Test Them for Covid19?

May 4th, 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic is slowly scaling down. However, at this point nobody knows when the vaccine will be ready. It might take months or even a year. Regardless, a lot of companies went through financial losses in the past few months. They have to reopen. Thousands of employees will go back to their daily work routine.

How To Deal With a Shortage of Talent for Skills Your Company Needs

April 27th, 2020
For some positions, it’s hard to find any candidates, let alone talented ones. The need for devoted and skilled people who can multitask grows bigger each day. It increases proportionally with the job requirements in specific areas. One of the examples is the tech industry. Finding an experienced and versatile programmer is a challenge. Even if you offer a decent salary and additional benefits, there’s no guarantee that the desired candidate will accept it.

How to Engage Your Candidates Through Social Media

April 13th, 2020
There are many ways to reach potential and current applicants. You can do it through a job post on your website or someone else’s, targeted emails, or by scouting online. Apart from those there’s one more - social media. It’s free, practical, and beneficial if you do things the right way.

Improve your hiring process with a modern ATS

April 6th, 2020
The Applicant Tracking System is present in the recruitment industry for a while now. Its purpose is to make hiring easier and more organized. There’s no restriction to who can use it, because it can be profitable for everyone: startups, small businesses, large companies.

Recruiting remotely

March 26th, 2020
Hiring someone in person is more effective than doing it remotely. However, circumstances sometimes require that you do it online. Some companies have more remote employees than office ones. Whatever the case, it’s good to know basic tips for remote hiring.

Can you improve your time to hire?

March 16th, 2020
If there is one thing that you should improve in your hiring process, it is the time to hire. The major pain point for job applicants, which also hurts hiring department productivity

The journey of candidate's experience

March 9th, 2020
From the first moment a candidate gains information about your company, their candidate experience starts. The information can be collected through a job offer or a Glassdoor review. Another source can be a candidate’s friend, who is your current or former employee.

Tips For Improving Your Quality of Hire

March 2nd, 2020
Quality over quantity, right? Regardless of the company’s size, recruiting talented candidates will always bring more profit, than just filling in available positions. Surely, it’s hard to imagine that all employees will be extremely talented and unique.

Common challenges recruiters are faced with

February 24th, 2020
Recruitment is many things, but it’s far from being boring. Regardless of the experience in the field, an average recruiter will be faced with new challenges weekly, if not daily. They can be difficult and sometimes unpredictable, but there are ways to overcome them.

HR Metrics - The first group of analytic activities in data-driven recruitment

February 10th, 2020
We use metrics in everyday life. Whether it’s how much calories we’ve spent while exercising or the number of candidates we've hired in the last two years, their use is the same. Keeping track of things important for us, and finding a way to improve them.

Giving feedback to your candidates - DOs and DON'Ts

January 30th, 2020
Feedbacks are sometimes really hard to give. And receive, for that matter. It all depends on which side of the table you are sitting on during the interview. In this article, we will focus on the DOs and DON’Ts of providing feedback

All-Star Hiring - How a Hiring Team Should Look Like?

January 23rd, 2020
Hiring is a team effort. Just like any other sports team, there has to be some synergy between the members of it. Not necessarily but, the better the synergy - the better the results.

Recruitment for non-recruiters

January 13th, 2020
Startups and small businesses usually do not have HR in their ranks. On the other hand, they gradually want to hire more people. Recruiting as a non-recruiter is a challenging task, but not an impossible one

Budgeting for your ATS

December 26th, 2019
In this article we’ve prepared a few tips on how to purchase your ATS, or how to upgrade from the legacy one that you may already use

7 Reasons Why ATS Helps Recruiters With Everyday Tasks

December 12th, 2019
With a good applicant tracking system, you can transform your hiring process significantly. Productivity increases while the costs are getting lower. If you are thinking about getting one, but need to be convinced that it’s worthwhile, our list should definitely help you.

Questions to Think About When Choosing the Right ATS

December 4th, 2019
Your company has probably outgrown the current hiring tools, and now it needs something more practical, sophisticated. Sounds like ATS - The Applicant Tracking System. This tool will shape your hiring process in the years to come, so it’s important to understand its benefits and possible downsides.

You have more great candidates than available spots. How to handle the runner ups?

October 28th, 2019
Making important decisions is a part of your daily routine as someone working in the HR industry. It’s not an easy task, and it can be stressful. Keep on reading to learn more about how to handle this decision making while staying relaxed.

Basic Tips For Conducting Job Interviews

October 10th, 2019
It’s optimistic to think that an interview can end with a 100% success. There will always be something for what you were a bit unprepared. However, there are things that you can have an influence on, and in this article, we’ve covered them for you.

The Lunch Break - True Quality Time

September 27th, 2019
You can’t remember when was the last time you ate, and even thinking about whether you are hungry or not became a rarity, a privilege. The phone is constantly ringing; emails are getting stuffed in your inbox, clients and candidates are impatient. All of them are desperate in trying to get a hold of your time - even for five minutes. Sounds familiar? Keep on reading!

Tech in hiring - there to help us or to replace us?

September 16th, 2019
For some, recruiting implies loads of spreadsheets, emails, and printed paper. Others are more exploratory and use tech to help them in more meaningful ways. And then, some firmly believe that tech should take a leading role in recruiting. Where do you stand?