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I recently asked our Talent Acquisition WhatsApp community if they give a deadline to accept their job offers. Almost everyone said yes, which is expected. However, I dug a bit more and asked What deadline you give to the candidates to accept your job offers? I heard back a wide range of values: 24 to… Continue reading The Modern Recruiter series: Setting acceptance deadline on your job offers
I’ve been intending to write about this for 6 weeks. Given the high impact we have seen with this approach, this delay makes me feel a bit guity. Before diving into it, let me emphasize – you really got to actually try it out to see the benefits of the suggestion I’m going to make… Continue reading The Modern Recruiter series: One small step that may transform your hiring process
People not joining after accepting offers. This has been a big problem shared by the companies and they have been looking at many ways to increase the joining ratio. Many solutions have been thrown around to address this problem – from blacklisting candidates:to sending them laptops like Kunal Shah or offering money like Zappos if they… Continue reading The Modern Recruiter series: Increase your joining ratio with Reverse Interviews!
Today, while going through the prized “ebooks” folder on my computer, I found an ebook we had released last year. And I’m glad I rediscovered it – it was a good refresher as some of the takeaways have sort of become fuzzy over time.Here is the ebook cover. You can click on it to download… Continue reading The Modern Recruiter series: Understand your target candidate
When it comes to hiring, a lot of companies do everything to increase joining ratio but are often unsuccessful. They look at salaries, they look at their responsiveness, they look at their Glassdoor reviews to increase their joining ratio, but it seems there is something more they often miss. But before going into the way… Continue reading The Modern Recruiter series: How to increase your joining ratio?
If I were to list down the most common career mistakes people make, this one will perhaps take the top spot. And it is also one of the most fatal ones, so definitely deserves a post of its own. A short story first I met Aman recently. Like most engineers, he didn’t choose to be… Continue reading Candid Career Tip: Your career is a marathon, not a sprint
I saw this recently on LinkedIn and immediately was impressed. In an otherwise boring world of hiring where recruiters just say “we are hiring”, this post felt like a breath of fresh air. What I’m talking about? This LinkedIn post from Rakhee, a recruiter at ThoughtWorks:To give you a quick overview, a candidate wrote a… Continue reading The Modern Recruiter series: Recruiting inspiration from ThoughtWorks
Remote work is on the rise, more so, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced companies across the world to go remote. Over the last five years, remote work has grown 44% and over the last 10 years, it has grown 91%. Between 2005 to 2017, there was a 159% increase in remote work. This trend is… Continue reading How to hire good remote developers from India?