Fresh content on creating engaging candidate experiences and fine-tuning your recruitment practices to attract the best talent in the market.

8 Reasons Why Startups Should Hire for Person Organization Fit

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BY ELLA MOFFAT

2021-01-21

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Finding the person-organization fit is important when hiring new employees. How do you make sure that you're recruiting correctly for your startup?

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Popular Recruitment Sources to Find the Best Talent

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2021-01-18

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When hiring new talent, great applicants can come from anywhere. By leveraging various effective hiring channels, you can optimize the talent hunt. To help you, we have listed the best recruitment channels for 2021!

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Ageism in the Workplace

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BY ADAFACE TEAM

2021-01-05

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Age discrimination in the workplace has become a greater issue. It is rarely blatant but many employers send subtle messages to older workers that they are not wanted.

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Top 75 HR and Recruiting Statistics for 2021

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-12-21

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The ultimate list of resources and statistics that will help recruiters and hiring managers tailor an approach that will catch the eye of top talent every year.

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5 Key HR and Recruitment Trends to Watch out for in 2021

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-12-14

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Latest HR and recruitment trends that companies must consider in their talent acquisition strategies, all of which are driven by HRTech.

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Essential skills to look for when hiring Customer Service Representatives

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-11-20

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When hiring for customer-facing roles, are you focusing on the right skill sets? Here are 8 essential customer service skills to look out for when hiring.

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Recruiting for Startups: 7 Things You Need to Do

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BY ADAFACE TEAM

2020-11-17

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Recruiting for startups is hard. You need to stand out as an organization and recruit top talent to grow your business. Learn about the 7 things you can do to get a headstart when hiring for a startup.

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Common Problems in the Recruitment and Selection Process and How To Solve Them

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BY ADAFACE TEAM

2020-11-16

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Looking for how to ease the hiring burden on your organization? Our article covers 6 of the most common recruitment and selection problems and their solutions.

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7 reasons your recruitment process sucks

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-11-11

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Interviewers often say that they use these questions to "see how a candidate thinks", or "see if they can think out of the box", or "see how they think under pressure" or some excuse of that sort. This claim isn't backed by research.

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A Compact Guide to Recruitment Software (+Top 3 Comparison)

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BY ADAFACE TEAM

2020-10-28

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Recruitment software offers a technological solution at each stage of the hiring process. This guide will help you evaluate and choose the best recruitment software for your needs.

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How To Test Your Candidates For Customer Service Skills

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-10-27

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Great customer service skills can either make or break your company. These tips will help you assess candidates who can deliver a positive customer experience.

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Talent Acquisition Vs Recruitment: Everything you need to know

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-10-13

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Recruiting is a subset of Talent acquisition; where there's an immediate need to fill up a vacancy. Even though the terms are used interchangeably, there are some stark differences between these two terms.

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How staffing companies are rethinking IT recruitment

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-10-07

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A lot of hiring managers like to use the questions a candidate got wrong in the assessment, and delve deeper into that concept to understand if the candidate is a quick learner.

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Skills to look for when hiring .NET developers

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-09-14

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Often developers without the required experience list .NET on their resume, making it hard for you to identify the right developer for your role.

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10 ways to enhance candidate experience for Generation Z

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BY ADAFACE TEAM

2020-09-11

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Here are ten recruiting tactics that will help you improve your interview process and create a better candidate experience for the millennials and Gen Z.

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How to screen Android Developers

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-09-09

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Using Aptitude Tests in Your Recruitment Process

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BY NEETI BHUTADA

2020-09-08

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An aptitude test measures the candidate's ability to reason and learn new skills. Aptitude tests are used throughout the world to screen applicants for jobs or educational institutions to screen prospective students.

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The Pros and Cons of Internal and External Recruitment

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-09-07

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An organization can recruit in two different ways: promoting employees from the current workforce or recruiting externally. Read on to know which is the best style of recruiting for your company.

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10 behavioral interview questions to ask your candidates

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BY NEETI BHUTADA

2020-09-04

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Here are some of the best and most frequently-asked behavioral questions in an interview. Read to learn what makes a candidate's answers stand out!

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Gamification In Recruitment: Everything You Need To Know

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BY NEETI BHUTADA

2020-09-01

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Gamification in recruiting brings out candidates' natural propensities for competitiveness, self-expression, and even altruism. Read on to know more about recruiting games.

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A recruiter's guide to screening PHP Developers

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-08-24

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Engineer resumes are often inflated, and might not present the true picture. Relying on self-reported skills makes you vulnerable to making a bad hire.

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5 proactive recruitment strategies to hire the best talent

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-08-20

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The role of proactive recruiters is similar to that of marketeers/ sales people because it is focused on building relationships and closing when the time is right.

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Asking Situational Questions in Job Interviews

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-08-17

Situational interviews are quite similar to behavioural interview questions, except they are focused on the hypothetical future scenarios, whereas behavioural interview questions dig into past experience.

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AI in recruitment: 7 interesting applications

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-08-13

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AI-powered tools also eliminate bias from the hiring process. An AI does not have an ego, or does not look for familiarity in the candidate enabling it to make better, and more objective decisions than a conventional, low-tech recruitment process.

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How to Set up a Gen Z-Friendly Recruitment Strategy

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BY NEETI BHUTADA

2020-07-30

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Learn how you can make a more Gen Z-friendly recruitment strategy by following the tips in this article!

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Rethinking Your Post-COVID-19 Hiring Tech Stack

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BY ADAFACE TEAM

2020-07-28

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Tech experts believe that COVID-19 will have a long-lasting effects on how organizations handle business and corporate recruitment, which can lead to new industry norms. Revamping your hiring tech stack can strengthen your recruitment efforts in the post-COVID-19 world.

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How to screen Java developers' skills

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-07-28

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Screening developers is tricky, since an estimated 85% of candidates lie on their resume. Recruiters typically use online screening tests like the Java Online Test to do the first round of screening and shortlist the top 20% qualified candidates that they can present to hiring managers/ clients.

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A recruiter's guide to screening and hiring SQL developers

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-07-28

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An RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) is the database software itself, which manages storage, querying, updating etc. The RDBMS is the system, and SQL is the language used to interact with the system. Here's what you need to know about SQL as an IT recruiter.

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The Importance of Excel in Business

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-07-17

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With almost 1B users globally, Excel is the #1 platform for analyzing data, finding information, creating charts and presenting reports. The simple user interface, intuitive workflow, and lack of need for technical know-how is what prevents endless attempts by other tools to replace Excel futile.

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How to write a good Job Description

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2020-07-09

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If your job description is poorly written or vague, you run the risk of inviting too many unqualified candidates to apply, which can make the screening process significantly longer and harder for you. Imagine having to read through hundreds of resumes to find only 3 candidates who are qualified!

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Full Stack Developer Salary in 2021

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-07-01

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With an increase in talented professionals who can work with multiple languages, there is an increase in the demand for full-stack developers. Check here to know how Full-stack developer salaries are affected by the location and skillset.

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Android Developer Salary in 2021

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-06-29

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There is an enormous difference in the salaries of professionals around the globe. Check here to know how Android developer salaries are affected by the location, experience and skillset.

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Python Developer Salary in 2021

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-06-25

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There is an enormous difference in the salaries of professionals around the globe. Check here to know how Python developer salaries are affected by the location, experience and skills.

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Skills to look for when hiring an Excel expert

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BY ADAFACE TEAM

2020-06-01

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63% of American companies consider Excel a vital tool. Here's a quick guide on what skills to look for when hiring an Excel expert for different job roles and experience levels.

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7 Tips for Working From Home Efficiently and Guiding Your Start-Up Through a Pandemic

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-03-19

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What we are focusing on in this post is how best you help your team through rapid changes in their environment during a pandemic such as COVID-19.

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Online Remote Proctoring: Prevent candidates from cheating

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BY KEERTHI RANGAN

2020-03-18

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Online proctoring also referred to as remote proctoring is a digital form of assessment in which the candidate is usually monitored via a webcam, audio mic or access to the screen of the candidate during the assessment.

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10 Best Careers Pages in 2020

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BY ADAFACE TEAM

2020-03-09

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When a candidates comes to your careers page, they are not just looking at the open roles. They're also trying to get a feel for your values, company culture, and assess if they would like to work with your team.

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How to write a job rejection email (to improve candidate experience)

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BY ADAFACE TEAM

2020-03-06

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If you're one of the few companies that sends out timely rejection emails, your candidates will definitely appreciate it, and it will have a positive impact on your employer brand.

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Why Engineers Won't Do Your Coding Test

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2019-11-12

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Most engineers today frown at the idea of completing a coding test, and over 50% straight out refuse to do status quo assessments (based on our research with 100+ companies in SEA). Here are the most common reasons why.

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How to interview software engineers

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BY SIDDHARTHA GUNTI

2019-07-02

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This post is a summary of what I've learnt so far as part of interviewing some 400 odd software engineers across multiple roles and companies. I'll lay out actionable insights that hiring managers can directly incorporate into their hiring process.

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How to setup an effective coding test (a guide for hiring managers)

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BY DEEPTI CHOPRA

2019-06-07

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At Adaface, our subject matter experts design coding tests by carefully understanding your role and requirements. We sat with them to breakdown their process to set up coding tests that are in line with job requirements to reduce false positives and false negatives.

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