Reasons Why Your Recruitment Strategy Is Failing

Reasons Why Your Recruitment Strategy Is Failing

A robust recruitment strategy is critical for all organizations, regardless of their size, industry, or model. It enables you to determine your company's recruitment objectives that also support the needs of its stakeholders. Hence, once the overall strategy is established, you can easily break it into actionable tactics to ensure better implementation. Furthermore, a well-planned recruitment strategy with optimum execution indicates the workforce's competency and ability to fulfill the organization's current and future needs. However, even the slightest discrepancies in the recruitment process can tear down its integrity to the core. Therefore, for your assistance, here we have some of…
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Tips To Seamlessly Move Talent from Digital Hiring Into In-Person Roles

Tips To Seamlessly Move Talent from Digital Hiring Into In-Person Roles

The mass shift to a remote and hybrid working culture has made digital hiring an efficient and cost-effective path to reach the talent pool. While several companies have embraced the remote working culture, some businesses and people still prefer working in the traditional office environment, marking the relevance of in-office jobs. However, for constructive hiring, you should strike the right balance and ensure the willful funneling of candidates for your in-person roles.So, whether you are starting with the virtual hiring or need some improvisation in your process, here we have a few tips for you to hire in-person roles via…
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5 Tips For Hosting Virtual Sales Meetings

5 Tips For Hosting Virtual Sales Meetings

The Covid-19 pandemic has compelled businesses to revamp their overall work and operations like never before. From recruitment of new employees to organizing daily meetings, companies leveraged the perks of the internet to maintain the uninterrupted functioning of their business. Evidently, the popularity of virtual conferences and events has witnessed an unprecedented rise since the pandemic. However, the functioning of a virtual sales meeting is undoubtedly different from that of a traditional sales meeting.  Below, we tell you the top five tips to host a successful virtual sales meeting! Understand your buyer's needs The fundamental key to any sales situation…
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Are You Ready for the Remote Work Revolution?

Are You Ready for the Remote Work Revolution?

10 tips to ensure a happier, healthier, and more productive workforce Revolution: A sudden, radical, or complete change; e.g. a fundamental change in the way of thinking about or visualizing something (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) Who’d have thought just a mere couple of years ago that remote working would become de rigueur?  Perhaps we can go so far as to say that it’s graduated to the status of the new norm. The revolution, in fact, has already happened. Covid has demolished the traditional workplace Let’s admit it: in the past, remote working held a certain nuance of stigma. If you weren’t in…
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Gen Z and the Interview Experience

Gen Z and the Interview Experience

And here we are, at Gen Z... The latest generation of employees to enter the workforce. Unfortunately, this latest cohort tends to get an unfair rap for being “entitled” and “lazy”.  Gen Zers are imagined as a slack bunch who’d rather be trekking up a mountain or lying on a beach than doing their actual job (come to think of it, that sounds rather enticing!). But are they? Let’s take a look at their side of the story. Gen Z Explained Unlike digital pioneers – AKA Millennials, Gen X and, to an extent, Boomers – Gen Z is the very…
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Amplifying The Recruiter and Candidate Experience

Amplifying The Recruiter and Candidate Experience

As hiring specialists it can sometimes feel that there’s just not enough time to think about how the whole hiring process is being perceived at the other end. Despite the fact that candidates are the heart of the interviewing process, recruiters are under a lot of pressure to juggle a tremendous amount of balls. Often via numerous stakeholders and communication channels. Which means their experience isn’t always the #1 priority. It starts with the bombardment of responses for each job (250+ in some cases!). Then there’s acknowledging every application, sifting through résumés, multiple rounds of interviews, skills assessments, and finally…
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The Tale of the Elusive Purple Squirrel

The Tale of the Elusive Purple Squirrel

Once upon a time... there was a purple squirrel. All the hiring specialists in the land tried to lure it in. Only, it doesn’t exist. The end. Instead of purple squirrels, let’s attract the right candidates The moral of the story is that we may start out thinking that the 150% perfect candidate - our purple squirrel - is just sitting there nibbling its acorns, waiting for you to come along. It checks all your boxes - essential, desired, and more - is available immediately, is within your salary range, AND agrees to your terms, no questions asked. The only…
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The Impact of Google’s Interview Methodology on the Recruitment Landscape

The Impact of Google’s Interview Methodology on the Recruitment Landscape

Google being Google, there’s nothing simple about their hiring processes. While they make talent acquisition seem fairly straightforward, a huge amount of scientific research has actually gone into it. Until 2013, Google was infamous for its multiple interviews (up to 25) over 6-9 months. The idea was to avoid snap subjective judgements and to ensure the best mutual fit for any position, from entry-level right through to leadership.  Perhaps that accounts for the 0.2% of applicants who were eventually hired as Googlers. The infamous bit comes from the insanely challenging questions Google interviewers often threw the candidate’s way. Such as:…
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Rapidly Evolving Digital Transformation of the HR Landscape

Rapidly Evolving Digital Transformation of the HR Landscape

The rapid metamorphosis of HR tools and technologies is jaw-dropping.  Gone are the days when processes were dull and lengthy, everything had to be tracked on paper, and delayed communications between stakeholders were par for the course.  Bye-bye too are the space-wasting filing cabinets, weeks to sign-off on everything, and time-consuming methods for tracking and analyzing data. Hello, digital world! ATS, payroll systems, LMS, timesheet solutions, performance management software. You name it, it’s been digitalized. More often than not, it’s also able to be seamlessly integrated with other systems. Our HR forebearers would most certainly be envious. As well as…
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Skreenbe and the Digital HR Revolution

Skreenbe and the Digital HR Revolution

Here’s the thing: as a hiring specialist, how often does it feel like the technology you use was truly built with your needs in mind?​ Built by recruiters for recruiters, Skreenbe is the effortlessly enjoyable remote interview workspace for SMEs and enterprises alike. The idea was to develop an ultra-reliable, easy-to-navigate, attractive, multi-functional platform that helps you streamline the e-recruitment process. Skreenbe enables companies to cut down on screening time while maximizing the quality of hires. The candidate experience is also equally important. The user-friendly, visually-enticing nature of the platform makes for an entertaining, yet thoroughly meaningful interaction. Candidates are…
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