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How can startups afford to use recruiters?

startup hiring

As a growing startup, you’ve heard it a dozen times before. Recruiters have called you up, asking if you’re currently hiring at the minute and regardless of whether you are or not, they’ve hit you with their carefully worded objection handlers.

“Can your startup really afford to hire the wrong person?” and “‘What is the true cost of spending 50 hours of your precious time to do a mediocre job of DIY recruitment?”
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Gender Decoder for Job Ads

talentvine - gender recoder for job ads

Whilst we like to think that TalentVine is definitely the most useful HR tech product available, from time to time [Read More]

What Tech Candidates Want

what tech ICT candidates want

The information and communications technology sector is an incredible phenomenon. It has exploded in relevance and importance to almost every [Read More]

Hiring Fast: The Key to Winning Great Candidates

Hiring Faster - Why and How

In developed markets, the average time it takes to fill a role has been increasing since 2001. This is a problem. Hiring [Read More]

The Downsides of Hiring for “Cultural Fit”

cultural fit and the downsides - talentvine blog

It sounds simple, right? Hiring people who align with your organisation’s culture will ensure everyone stays happy and productive. Organisational [Read More]

Redundancy: Get it Right.

redundancy - get it right

Team requirements change as organisations evolve. Whatever industry you’re in, the time will come when you need to make some adjustments [Read More]

Startup Recruitment Strategies: Keep Pace with the Best

Startup recruitment tips

Startup people think differently. We want scaleable growth, and we want it quickly. Sustainability comes second. We’ll work it out [Read More]

Social Recruitment: Myths and Legends

social recruitment myths and legends

Social recruitment is the lovechild of social media and recruitment. Depending on your perspective, it may be a beautiful, promising [Read More]

Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Fast Promotions

emotionally intelligent employees - why emotional intelligence is the key to promotions

Once upon a time, technical skills were the most important thing when looking for your next employee. Now, however, it’s [Read More]

How to Reduce Bias in Your Hiring Process

How to Reduce Hiring Bias interviews

The hiring process is biased, unfair, and exceedingly subjective. Regardless of how virtuous a human being you are, there is [Read More]

Interviews are NOT Exams

interviews are not exams - talentvine hiring tips

An interview isn’t an exam. Give your candidates a chance to prove themselves.   The candidate interview and selection process is, for [Read More]

5 Questions You Need to Answer Before Firing an Employee

5 Questions You Need to Answer Before Firing an Employee

Even the biggest and best companies make a bad hire once in a while. At some point in your business [Read More]

The Quest for Talent: Win the Battle, Win the War

War for Talent - Recruit and Retain the Best Employees - TalentVine

There is a war going on, underneath our very noses. An immense struggle, with few winners.   The war for talent [Read More]

Five Reasons Recruiters Really Do Find Better Candidates

recruiters really do find better candidates - talentvine

Personal branding, social media and self-promotion have created an environment where hiring companies are on an almost even keel with [Read More]

9 Awkward Interview Questions you NEED to Ask

There aren’t many things more disappointing than finding the perfect candidate to join your team, only for them to knock [Read More]

Our Awesome Recruiters by Numbers

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As a growing startup, you’ve heard it a dozen times before. Recruiters have called you up, asking if you’re currently hiring at the minute and regardless of whether you are or not, they’ve hit you with their carefully worded objection handlers.

“Can your startup really afford to hire the wrong person?” and “‘What is the true cost of spending 50 hours of your precious time to do a mediocre job of DIY recruitment?”
[Read More]

Employers Don’t Hate Working With Recruiters

recruiters

There is a perception in our industry that people hate working with recruiters, but we know without a doubt that [Read More]

Startup Recruitment in Australia

Startup recruitment in Australia, or anywhere in the world for that matter, are faced with the same issue. No spare [Read More]

Navigating the Danger Zone – How to keep your top talent

top talent

The old saying goes that ‘Employees don’t leave jobs, they leave their managers’. As much as we can think of [Read More]

Don’t Lose Candidates Between Offer & Start Date

The recruitment process doesn’t stop after the candidate has accepted your job. The time between the acceptance and their start [Read More]

The Staggering Cost of a Bad Hire

cost of bad hire

This infographic shows the potentially staggering cost of a bad hire. 41 percent of companies have indicated that a bad [Read More]

How To Attract the Best Possible Candidates by Writing Better Job Descriptions

writing job descriptions

Finding Candidates is a Science. Recruiting Them is a Seduction. Recruitment has been turned on its head. Increased demand for [Read More]

The Three Qualities of Hiring an “A+” Team Player

talent marketplace

Warren Buffett, once said: “In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And [Read More]

How To Create a Brand That Attracts Top Talent

top talent

The dream situation for any business owner or hiring manager is never having to search for a new employee; top [Read More]

How to ensure the “employee needs” of business is not overlooked and tools to quantify them

employee needs

It’s easy to forget about the human and employee needs of business because numbers are what drive a business’ survival. But without the [Read More]

Guide to Productive Meetings: Ask Yourself “Why Am I Talking?”

meeting tip

Imagine it’s a Monday morning and you’ve prepared yourself for a productive day. You arrive at your desk at 8.20am and [Read More]

Why Your Team Are Leaving & How To Battle Employee Turnover

employee turnover

If you believe that your employees are your biggest resource, then you know the damage high employee turnover does to [Read More]

3 Questions to Lure Top Talent Through Your Door

top talent

What are some small changes that you can make in your business to create an environment of engaged and thriving [Read More]

Candidate Promoters and Detractors

hiring tips

For the six years I lived in the UK, I spend a lot of unwanted time on public transport. Given [Read More]

The Future of Candidate Recruitment is Here

future of hiring

Luis Abreu, a UX designer based in the UK has recently written about his experience when applying for a job with Apple. [Read More]

Tinder Can Teach Us 6 Valuable Recruitment Lessons

Tinder, like any major recruitment advertising platform, is a minefield of opportunity with the promise of future career and love [Read More]

Stumbling Upon a Silicon Coast

When I would create my online profiles for apps and websites, I often embraced usernames such as BondiBoy07, BondiDogPoopStepper or [Read More]

TalentVine: Keeping The Dream Alive

talentvine vision

With TalentVine, employers and recruiters receive value so everyone wins! Ah, a win-win. That’s what I learnt from Stephen R [Read More]

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