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Recruiter’s Challenging Tasks

Recruiters like to search, source, talk to candidates and finally derive a well-deserved ecstasy by closing a position with a successful hire but what goes on in between is at times repetitive and frustrating. Here are just some of those things, do share what is missing...a. Internal Reporting – Each team member has to keep track of the work done (Candidates sourced, Interviews scheduled, Offers, etc) and report it to the managers who would in turn report it to their managers.b. Interview…See More
May 30
Alok Mehra posted a blog post

Importance of Candidate Relationship Management

Relationships are the backbone of any business. Every successful businessman will tell you that he built his strong business on the basis of long-term relations with customers, vendors, clients, or investors. The general perception is that we need to focus the most on our clients; this is what is taught in recruitment 101 trainings. Talk to clients, create a rapport, engage, win confidence, and grow in business. This is true but only to an extent.WhyRecruitment is different from other…See More
May 27
A blog post by Alok Mehra was featured

Top 7 Qualities that an HR team expects From A Vendor

a. Perseverance – Finding the right talent from a maze of available candidates is a very pain-staking and tedious job. The hiring team should be consistently on the job and work tirelessly till the right candidate is found.They should not have an attitude of just getting the job done by any means and send across the first few…See More
May 6
Alok Mehra posted a blog post

Top 7 Qualities that an HR team expects From A Vendor

a. Perseverance – Finding the right talent from a maze of available candidates is a very pain-staking and tedious job. The hiring team should be consistently on the job and work tirelessly till the right candidate is found.They should not have an attitude of just getting the job done by any means and send across the first few…See More
May 6
Tiffany Branch commented on Alok Mehra's blog post 'Recruiter Pain Points'
"@Steven, or it is a very small company with an office assistant and NOT an HR/Recruiting professional who doesn't know the first thing about ATSs."
May 5
Alok Mehra commented on Alok Mehra's blog post 'Recruiter Pain Points'
"@Steven, your point is well noted. However in many places in Asia, like in India, recruiters are still dependent on Excel sheets and have not adopted an ATS for various reasons - perhaps we can write a separate blog post on that."
May 2
Steven Guine commented on Alok Mehra's blog post 'Recruiter Pain Points'
"Why anyone would not use an ATS is beyond me in these days and times. There are even decent ATSs which are free! I would love to speak with the HR managers in order to help them select an ATS which works for their firm/environment."
May 1
Keith Halperin commented on Alok Mehra's blog post 'Recruiter Pain Points'
"Thanks, Alok.  Thisis good. It'salso important to remember the pain points of inefficient, over-complicated- non-intuitive, ATS... -kh"
May 1
A blog post by Alok Mehra was featured

Recruiter Pain Points

Here are some key pain points we've heard of from recruiters and HR managers who don’t use any recruitment software. Are we missing any??ResumesResumes in multiple computers in shared / email folders so can’t do a universal searchLow security – anyone can delete, forward, or share resumesData loss – hard disk crash, virus,…See More
May 1
Alok Mehra posted a blog post

Recruiter Pain Points

Here are some key pain points we've heard of from recruiters and HR managers who don’t use any recruitment software. Are we missing any??ResumesResumes in multiple computers in shared / email folders so can’t do a universal searchLow security – anyone can delete, forward, or share resumesData loss – hard disk crash, virus,…See More
May 1
A blog post by Alok Mehra was featured

Things to notice in a face-to-face interview

The activities prior to an interview such as screening and shortlisting candidates are important in finding the right candidates.But face-to-face interviews remain the most critical means for hiring even today.Body LanguageLook out for positive body language pointers like a comfortable smile, straight posture, eye contact,…See More
Feb 18
Alok Mehra posted a blog post

Things to notice in a face-to-face interview

The activities prior to an interview such as screening and shortlisting candidates are important in finding the right candidates.But face-to-face interviews remain the most critical means for hiring even today.Body LanguageLook out for positive body language pointers like a comfortable smile, straight posture, eye contact,…See More
Feb 18
Tim Spagnola commented on Alok Mehra's blog post 'How to Choose a Recruitment Agency – for Employers'
"Solid list Alok. As I mentioned in another post, I was on the agency side for 12 years and made move in-house for the last three. When I began I inherited a list of over 50 firms my organization worked with over the years. Yes.....50! It made my…"
Feb 11
Matt Charney liked Alok Mehra's blog post How to Choose a Recruitment Agency – for Employers
Feb 11
A blog post by Alok Mehra was featured

How to Choose a Recruitment Agency – for Employers

A recruitment agency serves as an intermediary that fosters a very important relationship between you and the candidate (or the job seeker). So choosing the right recruitment agency is a very important concern for you as a client.Since you’ll be paying them a lot of money for their services you wouldn’t want to go wrong.…See More
Feb 11
Alok Mehra posted a blog post

How to Choose a Recruitment Agency – for Employers

A recruitment agency serves as an intermediary that fosters a very important relationship between you and the candidate (or the job seeker). So choosing the right recruitment agency is a very important concern for you as a client.Since you’ll be paying them a lot of money for their services you wouldn’t want to go wrong.…See More
Feb 11

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Alok Mehra
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Marketing
Company
Valuehire.com
Which best describes your profession?
Vendor
How many years have you been in the business?
2-4 years
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<10
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http://www.valuehire.com
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Recruiter’s Challenging Tasks

Posted on May 30, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Recruiters like to search, source, talk to candidates and finally derive a well-deserved ecstasy by closing a position with a successful hire but what goes on in between is at times repetitive and frustrating. Here are just some of those things, do share what is missing...

a. Internal Reporting – Each team member has to keep track of the work done (Candidates sourced, Interviews scheduled, Offers, etc) and report it to the managers who would in turn…

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Importance of Candidate Relationship Management

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 1:21pm 0 Comments

Relationships are the backbone of any business. Every successful businessman will tell you that he built his strong business on the basis of long-term relations with customers, vendors, clients, or investors. The general perception is that we need to focus the most on our clients; this is what is taught in recruitment 101 trainings. Talk to clients, create a rapport, engage, win confidence, and grow in business. This is true but only to an…

Continue

Top 7 Qualities that an HR team expects From A Vendor

Posted on May 6, 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments

a. Perseverance – Finding the right talent from a maze of available candidates is a very pain-staking and tedious job. The hiring team should be consistently on the job and work tirelessly till the right candidate is found.

They should not have an attitude of just getting the job…

Continue

Recruiter Pain Points

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 9:00am 4 Comments

Here are some key pain points we've heard of from recruiters and HR managers who don’t use any recruitment software. Are we missing any??

Resumes

  • Resumes in multiple computers in shared / email folders so can’t do a universal search
  • Low security – anyone…
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