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Recruiting tips and product updates from the Hello Talent team

Recruiting horror stories

| 12/03/2018 3:05 PM
Recruiting horror stories

Hi, my name is Olga, and I am not a recruiter. Why the heck I am writing an article here I ask? The answer is simple – I know the other side of the game and boy, do I have something to say! Just recently I’ve moved from Caen to Paris and thus was looking […]

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How to pitch your company to candidates

| 11/21/2018 5:48 PM
How to pitch your company to candidates

You know your company is a great place to work but when you’re trying to convince top talent to join the team, sometimes you need to become a sales person yourself. Pitching to candidates is a fine art. It requires you to be honest about the role while still pushing the position – and your […]

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HR Basics for Startups

| 10/29/2018 5:19 PM
HR Basics for Startups

Human Resources encompasses all things relating to the recruitment, support and training of employees within a business. With little time and resources, it can be easy to put off HR responsibilities but if you ignore the HR basics in the very beginning, your business may be negatively affected. Nurturing your employees is equivalent to nurturing […]

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How to recruit when you’re not a full-time recruiter

| 10/15/2018 5:08 PM
How to recruit when you’re not a full-time recruiter

With limited resources, time, funds and headcount, finding time to recruit when you’re not a full-time recruiter can seem like a losing battle. Finding top talent with the right skills to drive your business forward is no easy task to take on. Even with a recruiter, no matter what industry you’re in, getting the right […]

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Nurturing your talent pools

| 10/08/2018 4:57 PM
Nurturing your talent pools

Anyone with even a basic knowledge of modern day recruitment will know the days of reactive employee searches are long gone. Talent pools – essentially databases of prospective employees – are an essential tool in getting ahead in finding the right candidate for the right role at the right time. Clearly, talent pools are the […]

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Why Summer is the Perfect Time for Startup Hiring

| 08/01/2018 10:51 AM
Why Summer is the Perfect Time for Startup Hiring

With annual leave, lower productivity and fewer in-house resources, you may be thinking that summer is not the best time to recruit. In fact, summer offers a massive opportunity for smaller companies and startups to get ahead as the recruitment market is less competitive. Here are just some of the reasons why summer is the […]

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How to Make Hiring Scale Up with Your Startup

| 07/25/2018 10:14 AM
How to Make Hiring Scale Up with Your Startup

Growth can be exciting – but it can also get messy. This is why you have to think about scale. You need consider how big you are now, where you want to get to, how many stages this will take and how to get between them. Growing at the right scale and pace is key […]

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When Should You Share Your Talent Pools with Hiring Managers?

| 07/18/2018 11:05 AM
When Should You Share Your Talent Pools with Hiring Managers?

Working with hiring managers can be a challenge. They’re often as inexperienced in recruiting as they are pressed for time, which means that getting their cooperation isn’t easy. One of the best ways to improve your collaboration with hiring managers is to share your talent pools with them. Within the Hello Talent community we’ll sometimes […]

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What’s the Number One Skill You Need to Hire for in Your Startup?

| 07/11/2018 10:00 AM
What’s the Number One Skill You Need to Hire for in Your Startup?

Startup hiring is tricky. You struggle with limited resources but are also faced with infinite things that you need to get done, which means you have to get your hires just right. Not only do you have to make sure you carefully avoid the damage that comes from bad hires, but you have to hire […]

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How to Give Post-Interview Feedback

| 07/05/2018 12:05 PM
How to Give Post-Interview Feedback

One of the best, but also most difficult, things you can do for candidates after an interview is to give them feedback. Feedback allows candidates to know where they did well and where they can improve. If they got the job they know where they should focus, and if they were rejected the know how […]

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