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Remote Campus Recruitment for Startups: How to Make it Work

In our post 7 Problems Startups Face With Campus Recruitment, we explored the major issues that hold startups back from conducting this exercise. In addition to it being a relentless use of time, money and effort, for small to medium sized

Posted in Business Development, Campus Recruitment, Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Resumes, Startups, Use Cases

Why SaaS Providers Need To Focus on Customer Service

Customers are staring at their computer screen, trusting that they can navigate your carefully set up website- sifting through the various messages you are trying to convey- till they finally reach what they are looking for. They cannot touch or

Posted in Business Development, Case Study, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Startups, Work Life

Are Your In House Screening Tools Failing You?

Using Skill Tests- either online or offline- to screen coders and programmers and shortlist them for interviews is hardly a new practice. Technical recruiters all over the globe use them in some form or the other, never relying entirely on

Posted in Business Development, Campus Recruitment, Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Startups

Recruiting Lessons from a Sales Person

If we dwell deeper into recruitment, we’ll find that there are instances where a recruiter faces situations similar to the one’s faced by a sales person. Recruiting is about finding the right person to fill a vacancy and is a time

Posted in Campus Recruitment, Candidate Screening, Recruitment, Startups

Why do startups find it so hard to find good talent?

Potknox Co Founder, Pottu Venugopal, tells us why finding talent for startups is a lot like, and as tough as, finding clients, wherein making a hire resembles making a sale. Here’s what he and a number of other startup CXOs had to

Posted in Candidate Screening, Recruitment, Startups, Uncategorized, Work Life

Summer Recruitment Drive 2014

1000 programmers. 28 startups. 10 days. 7 distinct profiles. All from 1500 miles away. The Start of Something On August 1st, 2014 at 10 AM, we met in the room with the big table and chairs. Usually, all five of

Posted in Business Development, Candidate Screening, Case Study, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Resumes, Startups, Uncategorized

7 Problems Startups Face with Campus Recruitment

Campus  Placements and Working at Startups are two equally promising trends in recruitment that are shaking things up for the corporate world. Question is, why don’t they go together? What’s stopping startups from tapping into this wide pool of talent that’s so

Posted in HR Tech, Recruitment, Startups, Work Life

4 Alternatives to Resumes

Dear Employers and Employees alike, to quote Phoebe Buffay as she *pwned* Ross Geller, “Wasn’t there a time when the brightest minds in the world believed that the world was flat? And, up until like what, 50 years ago, you

Posted in Candidate Screening, HR Tech, Online Assessment, Recruitment, Resumes, Startups

Startups and Interns Are Made For Each Other

Interns are to Employees what Startups are to MNCs; both the smart new kid on the block giving the older kids a run for their money. We spoke to 3 young, successful entrepreneurs who agreed that interns have been invaluable

Posted in Interns, Recruitment, Startups, Work Life

Why Resumes are a Fresher’s Nightmare

Job seekers have managed to make order amidst the chaos that is recruitment: identify the HR manager, write a cover letter, send across your resume, and pray. But for freshers, the prayer begins long before they’re done with college. For most

Posted in Candidate Screening, Recruitment, Resumes, Startups

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