Hiring Tools

Top 5 Cognitive Ability Assessment Tools

Read on for our top 5 picks for cognitive ability assessment tools and how to pick the right one for your hiring needs. What is cognitive ability testing? When you test a candidate’s cognitive ability, you’re testing a wide array of character traits. You test their comprehension, the ability to understand and follow instructions, their


8 Best Human Resource Management Books of 2020

Here is a list of our suggestions for the best human resource management books of 2020. No matter your needs, we’ve got you covered. 1. For forward-thinking teams 2. For teams new to remote work 3. For teams focused on employee experience 4. For teams hiring graduates 5. For teams focused on diversity 6. For


7 Recruitment Best Practices for 2021

As it’s nearing its end, we can say that 2020 has been a crazy year. Regardless of what industry you’re in, you have probably been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic in some way. If you’re lucky enough to be planning for some hires in 2021, there are some things to keep in mind. Don’t worry,

Hiring Tools

Top 5 Hackerrank Alternatives for Hiring Expert Developers

With the rapid growth of software in the past few decades, two things have become apparent. First, there is a huge demand for fresh developer talent. Second, meeting that demand is not an easy task by any means. As a consequence, there are a number of different tools that help companies find and hire the


Agile Recruiting and Faster Hiring in 4 Easy Steps

Let’s see what agile recruiting is and how you can start using it for hiring software developers. The agile methodology and agile recruiting To explain agile recruiting, we have to start with the roots of the agile methodology, which was officially announced in 2001. Until that point, traditional development methods were slow because developers kept

Hiring Tools

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

Talent Management

Talent Planning in 2021: 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


Time to Fill: A Key Recruitment Metric

Let’s dive deep into the time to fill metric; what it is, how it differs from its cousin – time to hire, how it impacts your recruitment process, and what you can do to improve it. What is time to fill? Simply put, time to fill is the total number of days that it takes

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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


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


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

Talent Management

7 Tips on How to Let Someone Go

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 let someone go over