Employee skills assessment becomes an even more difficult process when you try to hire for both skill and culture fit. Some companies, like Google and Dell, accomplish this dual task by lobbing oddball interview questions that candidates couldn’t possibly have prepared for. The conventional thinking behind this method - at least, as conventional as asking these kinds of questions can be - is that forcing candidates to express creativity in a sink or swim situation can tell you a lot about…Continue
There was a time when online branding was only important to large organizations and well-known personalities, but branding is increasingly important for anyone and everyone whose work revolves around technology or the Internet.
This can make recruiters’ and hiring managers’ lives easier, but only if they know how to assess a candidate’s online brand. Gathering insight into job candidates can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. We’ve written a …
Added by Jamey Jeff on February 19, 2013 at 8:57am — No Comments
Social Evidence. You may not have heard the term before, but it’s an increasingly important factor when it comes to getting ahead as an employer and snagging the right candidates. So just what does it mean? And how can recruiters use Social Evidence to determine who would be the best fit for their open positions?
Added by Jamey Jeff on February 11, 2013 at 6:35pm — No Comments
Even more than in other industries, finding the top talent in the tech can be exceptionally challenging. The necessity for highly focused skill sets plagues the tech industry with a constant high demand for candidates to fill positions. And with new tech communities sprouting up all the time, tech candidates are always on the move, searching for the next big thing.
So how do you find these top candidates when they’re so hard to pin down?
The tech talent shortage requires…
Added by Jamey Jeff on February 4, 2013 at 8:37am — No Comments
Many current recruitment processes are costly and, to a certain extent, ineffective. We created an Infographic that recently ran on The Undercover Recruiter to show how social recruiting, coupled with a targeted and proactive approach to pursuing passive candidates, can help recruiters and hiring managers find and evaluate the best talent.…Continue