Latest Blog Posts
Sourcing Passive Candidates 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 is Sales
To get the best results in recruiting, you need to emulate the team with the leanest, meanest, most tested process: sales.
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.
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.