In the collections of the British Museum, there is a decree signed by Julius Caesar in 55 B.C., promising a reward of 300 sestertii to any soldier who brought another to join the Roman army. This could very well be the first official recruiting program that history can relate to. In the post AD era, a recruiter begun to be defined as a person whose job is to enlist or enrol people as employees, in the armed forces, or as members of an organization per Oxford Dictionary. The importance and prominence of recruiters today often goes unnoticed – they very well have the ability to change people’s career graphs, touch lives and impact how organizations perform and scale. A quick look at Google Books Ngram Viewer shows the number of times the word recruiter has been mentioned in books right from 1800 all the way up to 2008.Read More
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.
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
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.Read More
“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.”Read More
"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.Read More
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.Read More
“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.Read More
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.Read More