Indian Techies are Quitting the Fastest in 14 Years

You are looking to hire a Senior Data Scientist with 5 years of experience working in a product company. And yes, one important detail. She should have spent a minimum of 2 years at her last job. Stability, you see, is a ‘non-negotiable’ for you.

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Recruitment Trends in 2018: Here's what the Experts are Predicting!

 

2017 saw acronyms like AI, ML and IOT attain mainstream TA lingo status, conversations around employer branding and candidate experience getting louder and the often overused phrase, ‘War for Talent’, finally ringing true.


As we enter 2018, we asked 5 talent acquisition leaders about what they think will be the biggest trends in the recruitment space in 201

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Recruiting Leaders – Have You Built a Candidate Journey Map Yet?

With no dearth of choices, the best candidates today are no different from your best customers. They discover new opportunities through personal and social networks, expect personalized experiences and respond to brands whose values resonate with them.

That’s why leading HR and business leaders have recently looked to their marketing team to understand how to scale and deliver experiences that delight candidates. From employer branding and the power of personalization, to using social media and email as channels to engage with their audience, some of the most powerful recruitment tactics have been borrowed from marketing.

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71% Product Managers in India don’t have Software Engineering Degree

“Back in the day, all of the product managers at my companies wanted to leave to go get their MBA. Today, everyone wants to go to business school to leave and become a product manager.”

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Amazon, Microsoft developers contribute most to open source in India

"Given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow," says the Linus' Law.

What the law, named in honor of Linus Torvalds, means is that the more people who can see and test a set of code, the more likely any flaws will be caught and fixed quickly - the very premise on which the concept of open source is based.

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Women in tech: There are 3 times more male engineers to females

When you Google ‘women in tech’, you are sure to stumble upon a plethora of forums and collectives clamouring for better representation of women in the technology sector.

And it’s not just an empty slogan. There’s enough evidence and research that suggests that having more females in teams fosters innovation, creativity, productivity and results in more revenue.

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That time when Belong drove to the TESCO campus - on a food truck!

There was lip-smacking food, drinks, laughter, impromptu photo sessions, even a light drizzle -- topped up with conversations on all things talent.

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Most MBA professionals from prestigious universities don’t join sales

“Nothing happens unless someone sells something.”

This Henry Ford quote essentially says that the impact of all other functions - product, marketing, finance and operations - is not realized until you make a sale.

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Are recruiters sourcing 'Internet of Things' talent in the right way?

Everyone seems to be talking about 'Internet of things'. Billions of dollars have been invested into Internet of Things (IoT) startups during the last two years, and MNCs are opening up IoT business units to keep up with the shift in technology. By the next decade, according to A.T. Kearney,  IoT technologies are expected to impact 6% of the global economy.

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Why Recruiters Need To Stop Making These 4 Mistakes Immediately.

Do you know why you’re finding it hard to close jobs?

  • Are you finding it hard to discover relevant candidates?
  • Are candidates not responding positively or at all?
  • Is there a high drop off rate through your interview process?
  • Or, after everything going according to plan, on Day 1 — candidates don’t show up!
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