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Finding great new employees is usually not easy and many companies have been searching for the secret formula that selects the best candidate for the job. However, does that secret formula even exist? Hiring is not only hard for the employer, hiring is hard for both sides. It´s a costly, time-consuming and uncertain process, where… Read more »

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Recruitment strategies vary greatly among companies and every employer needs a different approach. And although a good recruitment process means something else for every company, there are some key points that strong recruitment strategies have in common. Below you can find our five picks that are of significant importance for a strong recruitment strategy. As… Read more »

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While having an up to date and complete LinkedIn profile is definitely a start when you are on the job hunt, there are literally thousands and thousands complete and appealing profiles out there. No matter how interesting your profile is until a recruiter or hiring manager actually sees your profile, it is just a small… Read more »

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Having a strong LinkedIn profile does not fully depend on your own input. Of course, how well you complete your profile is the base for leaving a good impression, but others´ input is of significant importance to take your profile to the next level.  Endorsements of the skills you claim to have but especially recommendations… Read more »

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The fact that you need to ask questions at the end of an interview is something that most candidates know. However, often it is less well-known what kind of questions you can ask to truly stand out from other candidates. Many candidates don´t spend too much time in their preparation process on the final part… Read more »

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When you realize you have hired the wrong person, you will most likely put quite some time and effort into reassigning that person or educating them in a way so that they become a valuable team member. Nobody wants to start the sourcing process all over again and find a replacement candidate as soon as… Read more »

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No matter how well you prepare for an interview, there are some questions that are challenging. They might catch you completely off-guard because they just seem too random or they might actually be designed to trip you up. Here are 5 interview questions that are usually used to trick you, so during your interview prepping… Read more »

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By now you know that during the interview process you will come across all sorts of candidates. From 100% driven candidates to more easy-going, amicable candidates. From very analytical, detail-oriented profiles to more high-level, get-things-done profiles. And, of course, in almost any recruitment process you will come across the overconfident candidate. Confident candidates are really… Read more »