Dear recruiter…

May 15, 2017

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Dear Recruiter, I hope that you’re ready to start the new week. There will be new candidates to be interviewed, feedback to be delivered and you will surely have to organize (or reorganize) one or more recruiting processes. You have to remember that your relationship with the hiring manager is very important. You have to […]

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It is not always about the candidate

May 8, 2017

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When you are a recruiter you know that you are providing a service; you have the mission of delivering a great service to your customers. Your customers are not only external ones (the candidates) but you have also internal clients (the business leaders and your team for example). However, the usual recruiter’s approach is focused only […]

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Presenting well? It is not so easy

March 19, 2017

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We often think that a great presenter is the one who always uses specialised and technical language. On the contrary, when we use simple words we think that we are showing a lack of knowledge. In order to impress the audience, we tend to overcomplicate our way of presenting. I did it too, of course. […]

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Do you know the magical formula for being a great manager?

March 7, 2017

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We usually hear that there is a magical formula to be a great manager. There are managers who adopt a very sympathetic approach and other ones who are much more demanding; there are managers who prefer to delegate and empower their teams.  On the contrary, there are other ones who prefer a direct and close […]

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Transparency at work? You need it.

February 12, 2017

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What is one of the most important values which create a positive organizational culture? Transparency. As transparency, I mean having clarity about the organizational structure, the work streams, the career plans and the recruiting processes. Considering that organizations are open systems built by their employees, the transparency is the result of the human interactions and […]

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The data scientist self-promotion is like the hacker case.

January 2, 2017

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The recruiting world is influenced by trends, temporary or medium-term ones, as it happens for other areas and departments of an organisation. This post is not about any employer branding or talent acquisition strategy. I’d like to talk about a specific job title: the Data Scientist. Oh yes, we will talk about a job title, […]

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Stop talking only about the candidate experience. There is much more!

December 9, 2016

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Let’s start with a simple statement: the candidate experience is very important. However, we need to broaden our horizons. We need to talk about the customer journey when it comes to recruiting and employer value proposition. The customer journey is very important. Why? The first thing to consider is that the candidate experience is related […]

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