What’s so bad about job applications?

What’s so bad about job applications?

  • March 4, 2015
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It seems that, for some, completing a job applications has become one of the most dreaded stages of applying for a job, turning the interview into a piece of cake. Technology is supposed to make everything fast, nice and comfy, so why is the internet full of complaints? Well, first of all, technology is not […]

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Building A Compelling Employer Brand

Building A Compelling Employer Brand

  • February 24, 2015
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The Employer Brand concept isn’t a new one, but many companies are only just starting to seriously embrace the idea. Many still question whether it’s worth their time to build an employer brand. Is it, really? Well, definitely! It’s a must, even. For a company, large or small, investing on one’s employer brand is a great way […]

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Job Landing Page Optimisation

5 Things to Keep in Mind for Job Landing Page Optimisation

  • February 13, 2015
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Attracting candidates is a big part of any recruiter’s job. The latest LinkedIn report on 2015 Global Recruiting Trends shows that the talent war is intensifying as companies are willing to invest more and more on their talent brand. Another interesting fact is that candidates start to have a bigger voice and choice on what they want to do […]

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HOW Why How we do anything means everything

Book Summary – HOW: Why How we do anything means everything

  • February 9, 2015
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Dov Seidman is founder and CEO of LRN. His career is focused on how companies and their people can operate in both a principled and profitable way. Fortune magazine called Dov the “hottest advisor on the corporate virtue circuit” and he was also named one of the “Top 60 Global thinkers of the Last Decade” […]

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HR Essentials: 5 Tools Everyone In The Industry Should Use

HR Essentials: 5 Tools Everyone In The Industry Should Use

  • January 22, 2015
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It’s time for companies and recruiters to becoming savvier and early adopters when exploring and embracing new HR technology. To help you manage essential HR tasks, I’ve put together a list of 5 tools that are user-friendly, customer-centric and definitely gaining market share and fans around the world: 1. Outsourced Work Sometimes the interaction between […]

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Book Summary: It’s Not the How or the What but the Who

Book Summary: It’s Not the How or the What but the Who

  • January 8, 2015
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The difference between success and failure within companies is marked by the art of great ‘who’ decisions. In ‘It’s Not the How or the What but the Who’, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz shares his lessons about the identification of people who have potential and how companies can help these people develop and deploy. The 21st century business […]

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Talentsquare in Retrospective – A Year of Growth

In order to prepare ourselves mentally for the new extra kilos we will put on this holiday season and shake off the guilt-trip, we thought we should review all the amazing happenings of this year that make them feel well-deserved. Our exciting baby is growing fast, its user experience is becoming a reference in the […]

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Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 5 – Managing Your Moments of Truth

Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 5 – Managing Your Moments of Truth

  • December 18, 2014
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Congratulations, you are progressing extremely well in your expedition! After understanding yourself and defining your destination, you have been able to convince your target employer to invite you for a get-together to review your application. A job interview is one of those ‘Moments of Truth’ for you and provides a unique opportunity to create the […]

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Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 4 – Standing Out From The Crowd

Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 4 – Standing Out From The Crowd

  • December 18, 2014
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Our expedition is progressing well! By following the previous step, you have carefully selected a position you are truly interested in and you have prepared all the convincing arguments that you might use in your interaction with this employer. Let’s start interacting then: it’s time to send in your application! Remember, by sending in your […]

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Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 3 – Defining Your Unique Selling Proposition

Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 3 – Defining Your Unique Selling Proposition

In the previous step of our Expedition, we reviewed the importance of closely verifying a job opportunity to validate that indeed this is something for you. Now we will take a look at how you can make sure Employers take an interest in your application. It’s important to recognize that, by applying for a job, […]

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