The sixth season of Game of Thrones is almost at its end. The super hit HBO TV series The Game of Thrones is known for its battles, betrayals, inducing scenes, rich characters and mindless killings. Even if you haven’t seen it, you have surely heard of it from your friends and colleagues. Within the battle, drama, action & emotions there's something more that epic Game of Thrones offers - lessons on hiring.
Recently, the tech community celebrated the 20th anniversary of Java. It’s one of the most widely adopted programming languages, used for over the past two decades and it is clearly not going go anywhere. Additionally, demand for Java Developers is great, especially for companies that work on the latest application projects and applets. By that logic, shouldn’t there be an overabundance of Java developers in the industry? And, shouldn’t there be so much money and time involved hiring the best Java Developers?
While answering questions on Quora I found too many questions by entrepreneurs and recruiters on how to hire tech talent being non-technical themselves. Those particular questions provoked me to write this blog. Looking for the tech talent, without being a tech expert yourself can be difficult, but there are a few ways which can help you find the best person for the job without learning how to code yourself. So how should non-tech people go about hiring tech talent?
Just as a batsman must select the right club and execute the proper swing to hit the ball, your challenge is to choose the right type of online recruitment assessment tool and deploy it properly in your hiring process to ensure that you are able to identify talent that hits the performance mark. Choosing the right assessment tool and implementing it properly is crucial to the success of the organization. This article provides the guidance for planning and implementing online assessment, including - Benefits of right online assessment tool Important considerations for using online assessment tool
I hope till now you all must have watched the movie ‘The Jungle Book’ An animal kingdom where a man’s child is trying to keep his feet, a well-built panther Bagheera, a free-spirited bear Baloo, a man hater ShareKhan and a confident group of wolves. All species in a single habitat sharing the knowledge and surviving. When I was watching the movie, I just started connecting the movie with the process of hiring. Right from the recruiter sending in the candidates till the onboarding. And, what I realized and learned too, some good lessons for hiring managers. So what all hiring lessons we can learn from The Jungle Book?
Looking to hire an amazing developer for your organization or startup? Everyone is looking to hire Superstar coders. Microsoft, Facebook, Google, and all the technology giants are looking for super-smart people. The war for tech talent is hotter than ever. Whether you're redesigning the user experience, trying to build mobile apps, or keep business-critical applications on the cutting edge, everyone needs the code. But how can you stand out when you're going against big giants like Google and Facebook of the world? It's not easy.
Think of the best employee of your company. Who is he/she? Let’s say, Michael or Emma. Now imagine that you have a team of 10 Michael or Emma in your organization. Awesome... Isn’t it? How easier your life would have been and how much more profit you could make?
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A personal interview remains the most important part of hiring. Large organizations usually own a team of experts that work hard and put a lot of research to set the interview process. The well-structured interview processes help them evaluate various metrics and hire the desired candidate, but smaller companies usually lack this amount of time, resources, and research. For SMEs hiring is mostly a seasonal activity and the onus of hiring the right person lies on the hiring manager and his hiring team. (I have observed this type of situation at departmental level of even large organizations) Beware! An unstructured interview can lead to subjective evaluation based on biases and first impressions. Hence, it is very crucial shaping the interview in a way that helps you find the right fit for the job and your team. Here in this blog, I present 9 interviewing tips to master the art of interviewing that will help you in overcoming your hiring challenges.
How do you find QUALITY candidates for your company? or Are you able to find QUALITY candidates? As you strive to hire the best and brightest professionals, you just cannot believe on your gut feeling. There should be something more efficient and reliable means of gaining insights into the capabilities and traits of prospective employees. And that something is pre-employment skill testing.