Alok Mehra's Blog (8)

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…


Added by Alok Mehra on May 30, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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…


Added by Alok Mehra on May 27, 2014 at 1:21pm — No Comments

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…


Added by Alok Mehra on May 6, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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??


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

Added by Alok Mehra on May 1, 2014 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

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…


Added by Alok Mehra on February 18, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

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…


Added by Alok Mehra on February 11, 2014 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

How to Choose a Recruitment Agency – As a Candidate

There are two different kinds of candidates, those who are already working but seeking something better and those who don’t have employment. 

Whatever type you belong to there comes a point when you start feeling the…


Added by Alok Mehra on February 4, 2014 at 4:00am — 7 Comments

Top 10 Tips For Recruiting The Right People

Your company has grown and you need more qualified professionals to manage things that need to be done. The time has come to hire some additional staff to help you on your way.

But finding the right people who will best contribute to your organization is rather difficult. T…


Added by Alok Mehra on January 28, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments


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