The Modern Recruiter series: Setting acceptance deadline on your job offers

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
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The Modern Recruiter series: One small step that may transform your hiring process

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
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The Modern Recruiter series: Increase your joining ratio with Reverse Interviews!

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!
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The Modern Recruiter series: Recruiting inspiration from ThoughtWorks

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
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