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Death to the Résumé

If you believe certain urban legends, Leonardo da Vinci was the first person in recorded human history to have crafted a professional résumé. Of course, he didn’t call it a résumé at the time. He just wanted to convey his usefulness to the Duke of Milan during the critical times of war and peace. Little did he know that ...

Employee Value Proposition - A Strategy Model

This is part II of our series on helping recruitment teams get the microscopic fill of the mechanics behind building an EVP. If you missed part I, have your fill here.In the “Vocation of Man”, Fichte said that “you could not remove a single grain of sand from its place without thereby …changing something throughout all parts of the ...

5 Unconventional tech recruitment tactics that fared spectacularly well

Hasn't there been at least one instance with an open role where your sourcing chops have stared at you, blank? You follow the prescribed norm - dive into your ATS, drop InMails, sponsor that LinkedIn post and email active candidates on job boards - only to hit a wall with all the outreach that you trigger.For moments like these, DoSelect ...

DoSelect is exhibiting at #TechHR17!

It's that time of the year again.Like the advent of autumn blooming buds, Tech HR has been the quintessential autumn for many a budding HR Tech solutions in the country. If there is one event where the fraternity and sorority congregate to celebrate the confluence of HR and technology, it is Tech HR - and DoSelect will be in ...

[DoSelect Event] X-Ray Recruiting - The Sourcing Tutorial For GitHub And Stack Overflow

The recruitment community is tightly knit amongst the leaders, and leaders only. Their talks range from strategies to metrics that change the face of hiring in organisations. The surprising disturbing thing is only a handful talk about the recruiters who are getting their hands dirty while implementing the said changes.X-Ray Recruiting is a mission to change that. We want ...

Your Employee Value Proposition Starts Here - Your People!

During a recent, interesting conversation, a talent acquisition executive voiced a profound opinion that has since, stayed with us. “An organization’s Employee Value Proposition comes to exist the moment an organization is born”, he remarked. The challenge is not creating an EVP at birth; 85% talent acquisition executives at established GICs rue the absence of EVPs, altogether. They are ...

Decoding A Successful Hire’s Candidate Persona

This is part II of our series on helping recruitment teams halve their “time to hire” by building candidate personas. If you missed part I, have your fill here.“Treat candidates like customers”Prophecies, oh dear prophecies – what does not come as a prelude to prophecies is the realization that there are invariably three stooges to them – the good, the ...

Accurately Predict Your Next Data Science Candidate On Doselect

Ever wondered at the ease with which Amazon pops out the next book off their virtual shelves and accurately suggests you might love it? Or the way Netflix almost knows what your television preferences are? What drives this oh-so-pleasant experience for a user when they land at your web or mobile application? The heart of this answer lies in a ...

DBA Applicant Screening - Why Grind It When You Can Automate It?

The road of hiring a programmer is convoluted and enervating. The frazzled state of recruiters at the finish line down that path is a sight we shudder to think of. Our recent venture down the database lane gave us an opportunity to speak to some of the most established professionals in the sector, and their experiences were an eye-opener.While ...

8 Reasons To Dump Your Current Tech. Assessments Vendors, Now.

Did you notice we mentioned them as “vendors” and not partners?We have been having numerous discussions with progressive HR and Technical teams about the perils of working with vendors in the current assessment landscape. If technology pundits and experts are anything to go by, non-linear growth would be the proverbial pot of gold at the end of the rainbow ...

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