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Sourcing
Sourcing Passive Candidate With Social Media
Daniel Jakaitis / 1 day

Sourcing Passive Candidate With Social Media

By leveraging platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook, recruiters can quickly and easily connect with passive candidates — those who are employed but open to new opportunities.
Sourcing
Low Cost Recruiting Tools For Sourcing
Daniel Jakaitis / 8 days

Low Cost Recruiting Tools For Sourcing

Discover low and no cost sourcing tools you can use to help recruit in 2023 without breaking the bank.
Recruiting
How are Agency Recruiters Compensated?
Daniel Jakaitis / 22 days

How are Agency Recruiters Compensated?

Agency recruiters are compensated in various ways. Explore each method and how they impact the attention recruiters provide to job seekers and employers.
Recruiting
Everything Recruiters Need to Know About GPT-3
Daniel Jakaitis / about 1 month

Everything Recruiters Need to Know About GPT-3

New AI technologies like GPT-3 are revolutionizing the way many professionals deal with day to day work. For recruiters, these tools are set to radically change the way you identify, source, and communicate with your candidates.
Recruiting
Is AI the Future of Agency Recruiting?
Daniel Jakaitis / 24 days

Is AI the Future of Agency Recruiting?

Discover how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the world of agency recruiting. Find out more how AI is shaping the future of talent acquisition.
Recruiting
Preparing for 2023: What Agency Recruiters Should Focus On
Daniel Jakaitis / 22 days

Preparing for 2023: What Agency Recruiters Should Focus On

As the new year approaches, recruiters have a lot on their plate. From reviewing hiring goals to updating recruitment strategies, there are many tasks to complete. In this blog post, we'll outline the key things that agency recruiters should do to prepare for a successful new year.
Recruiting
Why Medical Staffing Needs Better Talent CRMs
Daniel Jakaitis / 24 days

Why Medical Staffing Needs Better Talent CRMs

Medical staffing agencies are constantly facing the challenge of finding and hiring qualified healthcare professionals. In this blog post, we discuss the importance of investing in modern, efficient software for medical staffing agencies.
Recruiting
5 Screening Questions That Help Recruiters Hire the Right People
Daniel Jakaitis / 24 days

5 Screening Questions That Help Recruiters Hire the Right People

As a recruiter, it's your job to find the best talent for your company. In this blog post, we'll go over some of the most effective questions recruiters use to hire the best talent for their company.
Recruiting
Why Do Recruiters Get a Bad Rap?
Daniel Jakaitis / 22 days

Why Do Recruiters Get a Bad Rap?

Recruiters often receive a bad rap due to the negative feedback from candidates. In this blog post, we uncover why recruiters get this bad reputation and how to improve your reputation as a recruiter.
Recruiting,
How Recruiters Can Stand Out In Times Of Uncertainty
Daniel Jakaitis / 22 days

How Recruiters Can Stand Out In Times Of Uncertainty

Recruitment can be a challenging field, especially during times of uncertainty. In order to stand out, we'll show you how to stay ahead of the competition and find success in any market.
Recruiting,
How to Generate Leads For Your Recruiting Business
Daniel Jakaitis / 22 days

How to Generate Leads For Your Recruiting Business

Having trouble getting your name out there? Maybe it is time to think outside the box! Check out this list on how to generate more leads to get your business going!
Recruiting
8 Steps to Starting a Recruiting Business
Daniel Jakaitis / 22 days

8 Steps to Starting a Recruiting Business

Want to be paid more for the work you are doing? Ever thought of starting your own recruiting business? Check out this guide to get started!
Interviewing
Hiring for Earnestness
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

Hiring for Earnestness

“When you call someone earnest, you're making a statement about their motives. It means both that they're doing something for the right reasons and that they're trying as hard as they can.”
Hiring Market
How to Hire Software Engineers
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

How to Hire Software Engineers

Many startups struggle to find affordable talent, leaving them prone to missteps in early technical hires. The demand for engineers has been outpacing supply for years now. And there are no signs this trend will be reversing anytime soon.
Hiring Market
WTF is Up With The Labor Market?
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

WTF is Up With The Labor Market?

Current hiring markets are unlike anything seen in decades. We examine the four main forces at play: layoffs, hiring, departures, and returns to the office.
Cold Outreach
The Data Behind Successful Cold Outreach Campaigns - 2022
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

The Data Behind Successful Cold Outreach Campaigns - 2022

We’ve analyzed over 5 million recruiting emails from roughly 300 companies to better understand what works and what doesn’t when contacting new candidates.
Chatkick
Introducing Talent CRM & Interview Insights
Daniel Jakaitis / about 1 month

Introducing Talent CRM & Interview Insights

The time has come for businesses to relearn how to add talent; better, faster, and more consistently: Introducing Chatkick Talent CRM and Interview Insights.
Bias
Cognitive Biases in Hiring: Part 2
Daniel Jakaitis / about 2 months

Cognitive Biases in Hiring: Part 2

In this second post, we’re continuing to shed light on various cognitive biases, defining five more and explaining how to reduce their potential impact on your hiring process.
Bias
Cognitive Biases in Hiring: Part 1
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

Cognitive Biases in Hiring: Part 1

Cognitive biases can arise due to past emotions, heuristics, global societal views, our attention spans, or even the order in which information is framed and presented.
Interviewing
How Competency Frameworks Can Improve Your Hiring
Daniel Jakaitis / 6 months

How Competency Frameworks Can Improve Your Hiring

To avoid these detrimental outcomes, you need to hire people with the right knowledge and abilities to propel your company forward 一 the first time around. The best way to do that is to build and use a competency framework that’s specific to your organization.
Interviewing
Getting Started With Structured Interviews
Daniel Jakaitis / 24 days

Getting Started With Structured Interviews

This guide explains what structured interviews are, how they go hand-in-hand with competencies, and how to implement them in your organization.
Cold Outreach
5 Cold Recruitment Email Templates To Win Engineering Candidates
Daniel Jakaitis / about 2 months

5 Cold Recruitment Email Templates To Win Engineering Candidates

Hyper-personalized emailing is still one of the best approaches to candidate outreach. That’s because no other form of outbound recruitment has the same results as cold emailing一when done right. Here are 5 powerful email templates to start from.
Chatkick
Say Hello to Interview Insights: The Hiring Intelligence Platform Designed to Make Every Interview Matter
Daniel Jakaitis / 24 days

Say Hello to Interview Insights: The Hiring Intelligence Platform Designed to Make Every Interview Matter

We’re thrilled to announce that Chatkick hiring intelligence platform is now available for all teams. The Chatkick platform provides hiring managers and talent acquisition teams with the kind of data-driven visibility that’s long been missing from their hiring processes.
Interview Questions
The 9 Best Questions to Ask in an Executive Interview
Daniel Jakaitis / 24 days

The 9 Best Questions to Ask in an Executive Interview

The interview process for an executive is elaborative, intense, and longer than for entry-level jobs or mid-level managerial roles. Your job here is to assess the candidates’ leadership skills, management style, alignment with your values and mission, and fitness for where the company is headed.
Feedback
Developing Interview Feedback Templates That Actually Work
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

Developing Interview Feedback Templates That Actually Work

Post-interview feedback isn’t only about how well the candidates’ qualifications match or don’t match the job requirements. But it also includes feedback on their communication skills, fit for the company, engagement, professionalism, and attire.
Interview Questions
16 Interview Questions to Hire High Impact Marketing Managers
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

16 Interview Questions to Hire High Impact Marketing Managers

Excellent marketing requires an all-star team. And to assemble your team, you need to ask the right questions.
Interviewing
How to Give Constructive Feedback to Unsuccessful Candidates
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

How to Give Constructive Feedback to Unsuccessful Candidates

Rejecting interview candidates is a natural part of hiring managers’ jobs. But how you give feedback to them can differentiate your company from all others. This can be a difficult process.
Interviewing
A Guide to Interview Training for Hiring Managers and Employees
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

A Guide to Interview Training for Hiring Managers and Employees

Implementing a new hiring process is a big deal, and mistakes carry a lot of weight. Negative interview experiences can make candidates hesitate to move forward, post a negative review online, tell their peers about their experience, or a combination of all three.
Job Description
How to Write the Ultimate Job Description
Daniel Jakaitis / 24 days

How to Write the Ultimate Job Description

A job description has to be strategic; it serves as an engaging, inclusive, descriptive acquisition tool. Spending time crafting and iterating on your job descriptions is critical to hiring success.
Recruiting
A Brief Guide to Effective Recruitment Marketing
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

A Brief Guide to Effective Recruitment Marketing

Recruiters need to make open roles sound so appealing that candidates can’t help but click on the job description. And if they find that the position sounds fun, challenging, interesting, and rewarding, it’ll be really hard for them to resist submitting their resume.
Recruiting
Recruiting is Sales
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

Recruiting is Sales

To get the best results in recruiting, you need to emulate the team with the leanest, meanest, most tested process: sales.
Sourcing
6 Sourcing Don'ts
Daniel Jakaitis / about 1 month

6 Sourcing Don'ts

There’s no way you become a unicorn without fantastic talent, and sourcing a robust candidate pipeline is the first step to getting hiring right.
Cold Outreach
Nailing Cold Outreach
Daniel Jakaitis / 3 months

Nailing Cold Outreach

Getting cold outreach right is tough. Really tough. Just think about how many emails you dismiss every day. If you’re like most people, you ignore a whopping 65% of your inbox and as little as 10% of LinkedIn InMail messages receive a response.