News, innovation and inspiration from the arguably most vital area of any business: Talent Acquisition.
Top 3 weekend reads
#The key(s) to recruiting tech talent
Yusuf Simonson (CTO at The Muse) addresses the holy grail of talent acquisiton: recruiting engineers. Everyone wants them, everyone needs them - only few succeed at hiring and retaining them. Simonson shares his insights and lessons learned while scaling their technical team from 2 to 25 members over the past three years.
#Recruiting for absolute beginners a.k.a. startups
Virtually no money and even less stability to offer, no hiring processes in place or a capable recruiter in sight - hiring for an early stage startup is a challenge, to put it mildly. How did the German companies einhorn and Jimdo succeed at it nevertheless? It all starts with the "Why"!
Tools we test
Feeling a cultural fit with a candidate is not the same as measuring it. Bunch.ai offers a software that maps your company culture baseline onto 6 key dimensions - which then can be used to assess whether future team members align with these dimensions.