#HRHeroes: Keerthi Rannore of Altimetrik on Reimagining Candidate Experience

Candidate experience emerged as a major trend in talent acquisition a few years back and since then, the focus upon it has only become stronger. Some companies have taken bold and impressive steps towards facilitating a good candidate experience - Zappos has actually stopped posting jobs, just so that they’d have an opportunity to get to know the candidate better.

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Is Your Talent Acquisition Function Future Ready?

The rapid rise of social media, big data analytics, talent branding, and a candidate-driven focus to hiring has transformed Talent Acquisition into a strategic, data-driven function. Ineffective and high-cost inbound methods of hiring are giving way to more targeted and intelligent ways of hiring that are transforming how companies engage and recruit talent.

So how should Talent Acquisition teams equip themselves to ride this change?

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#HRHeroes - Sindhu Subhashini of Brillio on How They Aligned Talent Acquisition and Business

“Customers will never love your company until the employees love it first” - Simon Sinek, Author and Consultant

A company is its people, plain and simple. And when everyone in a company is invested in bringing the people who truly belong with them, they build an institution that lasts. This is why aligning the business and talent acquisition function is at the very heart of Outbound Hiring.

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What's in a Name - Power of Email Signatures in Recruitment

I’ve been a part of the talent acquisition space for a while now. Everyday, I read through a lot of material on how the market is evolving, what are the trends, what drives the market, etc. One trend that has continuously appeared in almost every study is how the power balance has shifted from employers to candidates. And this shift is causing recruiters to don a whole new avatar - that of a marketer.

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#HiringBlitz 2.0 - India’s Biggest Outbound Hiring Jam Returns!

It has been 3 months since we hosted #HiringBlitz, the world’s first outbound recruiting jam. A bunch of rockstar recruiters from across 16 companies got together and battled it out to hire the best passive candidates, awards and titles as India’s top outbound recruiters.

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How you, as a young entrepreneur, should go about making a senior hire

As you’re going about building your company as a young entrepreneur, you’re going to reach a point where you need some experienced folks. It’s inevitable. Experience can mean different things to different people, but just for simplicity's sake, I mean someone who is relatively much older than you and is going to do something which you or your team don’t have much of an idea about/experience in.

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An early-stage enterprise VP of sales for India? Any takers?

In my discussions with B2B founders and investors around hiring, one of the things that doesn’t come up very often is how challenging it is to hire a good sales leader early on. However, the problem is even more serious when we’re talking about B2B tech companies focusing on the Indian market.

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#HiringBlitz - The World's First Outbound Recruiting Jam!

When I entered that conference room on 21st July, I knew something big was happening. Aadil, our Social Talent Evangelist was there, so were our founders Sudheendra and Vijay, along with our Customer Success team and people from Product and Tech teams.

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5 Lessons Every Recruiter Can Learn From Oracle

In 2003, Oracle India was one of the companies setting up base in India as they expanded their international operations. The numbers at the Indian arm of the tech behemoth grew from 2,000 to nearly 38,000 - in part through acquisitions and referrals, but the recruitment requirement itself was often 300 to 400 hires, across business lines per week.

And they had four recruiters.

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Hiring Mobile Developers? Here Are 7 Statistics You Should Know.

The mobile economy is growing at an exponential rate. By 2020 the world is expected to see 4.6 billion unique mobile subscribers, consuming 30.6 exabytes of data every month. India follows suit, with the mobile industry contributing to 6.1% of our GDP in 2014.

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