Tag: Talent Acquisition

Start Hiring Like Google: Apply 3 Strategies Today

Finding talent is only half the battle in recruitment. The next, and arguably most difficult, challenge that faces startups of any industry or size is hiring the best candidate for the job. Many companies have their own formulas and practices for narrowing down and finally making an offer to their newest hire. One company whose hiring practices are widely known for their lengthy and intensive strategies is Google. According to this infographic, the tech giant receives up to one million resumes annually, and as a result, only hires 0.1% to 0.4% of candidates who go through their hiring program.

Twitter Recruiting: How To Source Top Talent

The war for talent is intense and the trend is expected to continue for many years to come. While the impact is more visible in the tech sector, this trend is widespread and has effected organizations in every industry. In spite of the tough competition, many organizations are still stuck with internal processes that depend heavily on archaic recruiting methods. As a result, costs of acquiring talent are high and the time to fill open positions is painfully long. The net result is a direct impact on the company’s performance when open positions are not filled fast enough.

Online Recruitment System: Collaborative Hiring Tips

Attracting and acquiring the right talent is a critical and strenuous task that involves many people who contribute, via an online recruitment system, in the various aspects of the hiring process. These could be internal employees, hiring managers, executive management, contract recruiters, social media contacts and many other internal/external stakeholders. Most of them will need to review the status of candidate applications, in the recruitment system, at various points in the process. In addition, many of these stakeholders will have valuable input and information that will need to be recorded in the online recruitment system and shared with others at Read more