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
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