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5 Candidate Selection Tools to Speed up Your Hiring Process

Don’t worry, we got your back. To help you make fast but effective hiring decisions, we gathered our favorite candidate selection tools, designed to make your hiring process sleeker and more efficient. Let’s get into it! 1. Toggl Hire One of the biggest candidate selection mistakes you can make is relying on the candidate’s resume

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Talent Planning in 2020: 4 Best Practices

So, you’ve got a team running at max capacity, and there is still more to be done. You know you need to hire someone new, or maybe even hire for a few positions. But now the questions start. Do I need 2 junior developers or one senior developer? Do I need a product owner or

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What is Time to Fill: A Key Metric to Save Money and Time

Let’s dive deep into this metric, find out what it is and how it impacts your hiring, as well as how to improve it. What is time to fill? Simply put, time to fill is the total number of days that it takes to fill an open position in a company. There is no strict

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Employee Attrition and How to Prevent It

Here we explore employee attrition: what it is, how it’s different from employee turnover, why it should be tracked, and how you can improve it. What is employee attrition? The official definition of employee attrition is that it is an “unpredictable and uncontrollable, but normal, reduction of the workforce due to resignations, retirement, sickness, or

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What is Adverse Impact? 7 Ways to Minimize it

Even though all of us think that our hiring practices are fair, adverse impact is something that happens in quite a few companies without anyone being aware. Here is how to recognize this hidden foe and stop it in its tracks. What is adverse impact? Adverse impact (also known as disparate impact) refers to hiring

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5 Tips to Becoming a Technical Recruiter Candidates Love

So, how do you go about becoming a technical recruiter, and do you really need a tech background?  Get educated You would think that most technical recruiters have a background in tech as well. In reality, that is very rarely the case. You will see very few developers becoming recruiters. Technical recruiters come from a

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7 Tips on How to Fire Someone Remotely

We frequently write about hiring remotely (surprise), but today, we are venturing over to the flip side. The “F” word – the art of letting someone go. It can be challenging to fire someone when you work from an office, but even more so when you’re working remotely. So, how to fire someone when you

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How to Hire a Digital Marketer in 2020

Learning how to hire a digital marketer is a vital part of any business’ growth. If you’ve never undertaken this task, or are just a little rusty, read on, this one’s for you. What is a digital marketer A digital marketer is a person in charge of growing a company’s online presence through digital channels,

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8 Tips for Writing a Compassionate Rejection Letter

Getting a rejection letter for a job you really wanted is never an easy experience. Also, writing a rejection letter can be stressful, even for the best of us. This is truer than ever nowadays when the pandemic forces candidates to be extremely competitive. How you as a company handle this rejection is a critical

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6 Skills of a Good Employee (& How to Test Them)

There’s a lot more to a great worker than the skills needed to do the job. Here are some of the most important skills of a good employee outside of their job description.

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10 Creative Tips for a Killer Employee Referral Program

Employee referral programs don’t have to follow a traditional pattern to be successful. In fact, if you go beyond it, it might prove even better. Hence, we have prepared a list of 10 creative ideas you can get an inspiration from.

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6 Types of Unconscious Bias in Hiring and How to Combat Them

What is unconscious bias? Unconscious bias is the prejudice in favor of a certain thing, person, or group. According to Dushaw Hawkett, there are 3 characteristics that differentiate unconscious bias from other types of prejudices. Unconscious biases operate at the subconscious level. In other words, we are not aware of them and cannot access them