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“Aptitude test! Those pesky tests that pretty much every person who’s applied for a job has given at least once. Not only do they seem like a waste of time, but are at times pointless too. So why do recruiters persist with such tests? Is there really any reasoning behind these tests? What is an Aptitude Test? The dictionary defines Aptitude as “An aptitude is a component of a competency to do a certain kind of work at a certain…

Automation is taking over every industry. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are at the centre of every recent innovation. And this importance is only growing as the days and years progress. But one of the slowest sectors to embrace this growth has been the HR industry. More out of a staunch traditional approach to the way things are done rather than in spite of things new. HR Tech Advances HR Tech is slowly picking…

The best talent always lands in Product companies. Is it just because of high paying packages? Or is it because Product companies know a way to spot, Interact, hire and retain (in short- better recruitment) the brightest talent in a much better fashion than their Service counterparts? After interacting with several CHROs/COO’s of product companies and reading close to 250 Glass-door accounts, here’s what I found out what they do better during Recruitment that Service…

“The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.” – Bill Gates, Microsoft In today’s world, the ability to recruit the brightest people in the market is a huge competitive advantage. But recruiting developers and managers can be a tough ask especially with open positions taking a minimum of 60 days to close. http://www.ey.com/Publication/vwLUAssets/ey-talent-trends-in-india-2015/$FILE/ey-talent-trends-in-india-2015.pdf There are 3 Key metrics you need to manage as a recruiter. Yes, just these 3: Time to Hire…

In an astounding report by SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management ), it has been observed that only around 18% of organizations use any form of Psychometric Assessments/Evaluation as part of their hiring process. Why should you care about Psychometric Testing? Picture this –  The average cost of a bad hire is approximately their compensation for a year. Couple that with the high attrition rate, it becomes a necessity to attach way more significance to…

Struggling to find applicants? We get it. You work hard, create the entire recruitment plan for that amazing Developer vacancy your firm has. You have everything in order, from the application phase down to the particulars of the offer when you have to make it. Everything is perfect, except you aren’t getting a lot of high-quality applicants. Why is that? In our experience, more often than not the culprit is the Job Description. Yes,…

In our last two Articles; we have given you a brief idea about what sort of questions to ask your Front-End and Back-End developers in an interview. But the Dark Side and the Light Side have been at war for ages. The time is now for the “Catalyst” to come and bring balance to the Force. This Catalyst is a master of both the ways of the Jedi and the Dark Side and has great knowledge of…

Welcome to Part-2 of our Interview Question Series. In one of our previous articles, we had our say about what sort of questions one should ask in an interview. In the Part-1 of our Interview Question Series, we gave you a list of questions which you could pose to your Back-end developers in an interview. Now it is our turn to pick the most suitable questions you can ask a Front-End Developer during interviews. And…

If I told you that I could give you a spell that will let you live without ageing forever, would you believe me? I’d take my chances and say no. Most of you might even end up laughing at just the mention of spells. Why, because it is ridiculous. That is precisely the kind of thought top HR leaders have when someone asks about asking Coding oriented questions in an interview. Agreed that vetting your…

Interviews are tough. For both recruiters and the interviewees. But what makes it hard for everyone concerned is the degree of unsatisfaction most people come out with, post interviews. It gets tough to interview without using some of the cliched questions. The ideal interview would comprise the perfect mix of technical and behavioral questions. Now, how do we come up with the perfect mix and from where do we choose? The answer’s simple, just look…

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