How to Successfully Connect with People to Speak About Jobs

This is the million-dollar question for recruiters, isn’t it?  For seven years now I’ve been approaching people on daily basis to try to recruit them.  I’ve done everything a recruiter can do; from cold calling to LinkedIn in-mails, connection messages, personal emails, and even in person! I’ve made a lot of mistakes, mainly during my […]

Key Behaviours for a Strong Talent Acquisition Team

It’s been a while since it is the employees choosing who to work for rather than the employer picking its workforce. The biggest asset of technology businesses is their people. The smarter, the more efficient, the more motivated workforce, the more chances to win the game. Don’t you agree?   That is why having a […]

How to Hire When no One Seems to Be Looking for a Job

We live in a talent shortage era. If you are a recruiter, I am sure you know what I talking about. It gets harder and harder to attract and recruit talent. Even when offering a good and interesting product to work on, a challenging position, and a top market salary, people tend to not be […]

Your Values as the Key Tool for Decision Making

Recruitment is an interesting science. I love this field due to the impact we can have in the business; we advise on hiring practices & trends, we attract talent by using different techniques, we are the gatekeepers, we decide who passes or not, we are the first impression people get on our company. That is […]

What to Do & What to Avoid on A Job Interview

I have been interviewing people daily for over 5 years now. Every day an average of 4/5 interviews. That makes at least 4.500 interviewed people! That is a lot, isn’t it? I have seen & heard a bit of everything. These experiences have given me very good insights into what to do and not to do […]

Recruiting with a Strategy

I often hear recruitment & HR teams say: “We need to recruit with a strategy in place”. But, what does that mean?    Let’s look at “Strategy”: a plan of action designed to achieve a long-term or overall aim. So, we can say a recruitment strategy is a set of actions designed to achieve the yearly hiring headcount.  […]

Becoming a Talent Advisor

I’ve put together the following to help in-house recruiters who are in the early stages of their careers to deal more effectively with hiring managers. The data comes from my own experience as an in-house recruiter for over 3 years.  When working in-house, the first person you will speak to regarding recruitment needs will be […]

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