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How to Video Screen Candidates without Skype or Hangouts | HIRECONOMICS #9

You might have already faced this issue. You are supposed to screen or interview a candidate but he or she does not use Skype nor Google Hangouts. Even if these VoIP technologies are already being taken as the industry standard, some people simply do not use it. They might not be allowed to use...

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How to Source Foreigners and Candidates from Abroad | HIRECONOMICS #8

This episode is not only about recruiting foreigners from abroad but also also recruiting foreigners on your local market - plus candidates from abroad to their home country. Or just local candidates with a knowledge of some foreign languages. When training our own and even external talent...

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​Approach Your Candidates with a Direct Video in Just Two Clicks | HIRECONOMICS #7

I’ve written a ton about the method I call video sourcing, which basically means using video in recruitment. However, you’re not using it for inbound recruitment by making for example career videos, but to directly approach your candidates – outbound recruitment. I can say from my own experience...

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Smart Tools to Upgrade Your Job Ads and Boost Conversions | HIRECONOMICS #6

Job posts are essential part of an employer brand and can highly influence candidates’ engagement. There are lots of rules, dos and don’ts but the magical recipe to write a perfect job ad doesn’t exist. However, thanks to language processing technologies recruiters have an opportunity to get...

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Poetry on LinkedIn? Examples of poetic conversations with candidates | Hireconomics #5

The topic of this article is creative approach on LinkedIn. Once again it will be especially about examples, in this case examples of conversations I have with my candidates. The idea that candidates consider every message and recruiter is very distant from reality. Actually it is so distant that...

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3 ways to view LinkedIn profiles anonymously | Hireconomics #4

Sometimes you really want to view a candidate’s LinkedIn profile without him or her noticing. If you use a paid LinkedIn license, it is not limited in any way, but let’s have a look at three free ways to do this: 1. Google X-ray search The easiest thing you can do is to use good old Google...

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Latest LinkedIn Profile Changes Silver Lining | Hireconomics #3

LinkedIn is changing things more frequently than they used to. After the big changes on the visual side plus some features at the beginning of 2017, we experienced a facelift of the LinkedIn People Search interface few months ago. And now come the changes of personal LinkedIn profiles...

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Unorthodox LinkedIn Job Posting Using Spotify | Hireconomics #2

Whether you are a sourcer or a recruiter, every view on your job post matters. The more views you have, the closer you can get to the person you are looking for. I am not here to show you a guaranteed method of boosting your post views on LinkedIn. Rather I would like to share some insights on...

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How to Source Candidates on Tinder | Hireconomics #1

Social network full of young professionals or must-have tool for millennial dating life? Yes, let’s talk Tinder here. It might seem controversial, but like any other social media, it is an interesting source of candidates. I conducted a small experiment and swiped 400 guys (sorry ladies) in...

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