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Testing Hard Skills in Candidates: A Guide for Hiring Managers


Hard skills are one of the most difficult things to accurately assess during the hiring process. While a resume gives a good insight into a candidate’s past, it doesn’t objectively test how well they perform in the workplace.  In this article, we’ll be diving deep into hard skills. After we’ve looked at exactly what they

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5 Ways Toggl Hire Makes Pre-Employment Testing Simple


Pre-employment testing is hard. While most recruiters agree that vigorous testing is essential for achieving success, getting the right balance of accuracy, relevance, and difficulty within your tests isn’t always straightforward.  If you’ve struggled with pre-employment testing in the past, we’re going to show you how Toggl Hire can fix the common headaches recruiters face.

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Answering Your Questions – What is Pre-Employment Testing?


No matter which side of the recruitment process you find yourself on, pre-employment testing is going to be on your radar. Gone are the days of simply handing in a resume as modern-day candidates have to prove they have the skills needed to do the job!  In this article, we’ll help candidates and recruiters understand

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Developing an Effective Hybrid Workforce – From Recruitment to Performance Management


Read through your favorite business blog, scroll down your LinkedIn feed, or switch over to Bloomberg and it won’t be long before you come across the term ‘hybrid working’. If you’re one of the thousands of businesses looking to keep employees happy with a hybrid workforce, the good news is you’re not alone.  In this

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How to Hire A Kickass Customer Success Manager


In the digital age, customers have all the power to compare and switch up the companies that supply their products and services. For this reason, the role of a Customer Success Manager has never been more important for retaining customers and minimizing churn.  If you’re not convinced, recent studies show that an increase of just

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The Complete Guide to Graduate Assessment Centers


The graduate market is pretty tricky right now. With recent studies showing 31% of recent graduates remain unemployed into 2021, standing out from the crowd during a graduate assessment center has never been more important.  The graduate recruitment process is also pretty tricky for recruiters, as they can’t assess candidates on their previous work experience.

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7 Ways to Boost Diversity & Inclusion Within Your Recruitment Process


Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) isn’t new. For years business functions have been working to ensure their teams are as diverse as possible, helping to bring together people with different ideas, viewpoints, and working styles to make teams up to 35% more effective.  And of course, like with all things to do with business talent, it

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One-Way Interview Do’s and Don’ts for First Time Remote Candidates


If you’re looking to enter the world of remote working, the good news is you’ll be adopting a remote mindset before even starting your job. That’s because more and more companies are ditching traditional interview techniques in favour of a remote one-way interview.  If you’re new to the concept of one-way interviews, don’t worry, we’ve

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10 Tips to Ace Your Recorded Video Interview


It’s now commonplace to use video during the recruitment process, with recruiter-candidate video interactions increasing by 67% this year vs 2020. Whether that’s a live video interview or a pre-recorded Q&A, you need to get comfortable in front of the camera. Luckily, our recorded video interview tips will help you prepare.   We’ll break down our

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Secure Your Next Role – 100 Video Interview Question Examples


One of the hardest things about any interview is the uncertainty of the questions you’ll be asked. Whilst it’s easy to find some video interview examples online, the best way to truly prepare is to practice as many interview questions as possible. Let us help you get ready with some video interview example questions. We’ve

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Candidate 101 – How Long Should Video Answers Be?


As digital technology becomes more powerful and the world continues to adapt to remote working, the use of video interviews has increased by 67%. Whether preparing for a 1-2-1 video interview or some pre-recorded questions, candidates often ask – how long should video answers be? The truth is, there’s no clear answer, but let’s run

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Remote Employee Onboarding – A How-To Guide (+ Checklist)


Every new starter is different. Some take a few weeks to settle in, while others hit the ground running from day one. Nailing the onboarding process is a tricky task, and doing so remotely is arguably even more challenging. To create an amazing new starter experience, it’s crucial to have a robust onboarding plan that