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What is an Asynchronous Video Interview?

In recent years, asynchronous video interviews have become increasingly popular as a way for employers to pre-screen job candidates. As opposed to traditional in-person or live video interviews, asynchronous video interviews allow candidates to record their answers to pre-set questions at their own pace and on their own time. So, what exactly is an asynchronous

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Not every recruiter appreciates them, but many recruiters and recruiters do: a personable, tailored cover letter. Here's how to stand out.
Recruitment Process

When to Include a Cover Letter

Cover letters with applications – by some seen as archaic, unnecessary and time consuming for recruiters. Including one will put you behind applicants that don’t. By others seen as a perfect way to show that you care, a tool to explain certain gaps or issues on your resume, or when you want to add things

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One-way interviews are an effective way to streamline your recruitment process. But it helps to guide your candidates in this new approach.
Recruitment Process

Why One-Way Videos Work

This week I read an interesting discussion about the one-way interview on LinkedIn. The LinkedIn editor placed a vote with the interview. The tally at the moment of writing was at 5,481 votes, and still counting. The respondents didn’t all agree it was a helpful tool – and I must say, that surprised me.  The

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Instead of email, texting ensures a quick and effective and mostly personal way of communicating with your candidates. Here's how to lead.
Recruitment Process

Texting in Recruitment – the latest trick to make recruitment better

In the field of marketing, specialists are always looking at better ways to communicate with their target audience. Customers, clients, buyers and potential employees. Having more direct, more engaging and more authentic ways to talk to them, is important in the process of sustaining and growing business. This also applies to recruiters. If you talk

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Taking notes during interviews is crucial to capture and remember important answers. But how you do you that effectively? Learn more here.
Interview

How to Improve Your Notes | Effective Interviews

One of the features I like best about AskAway’s solution is that it takes away the immediate need to take notes. Answered-based recorded video calls mean you have the candidates’ answers, firsthand and complete, at your fingertips. Automation is amazing, and it makes your life easier with small and big steps. I don’t like taking

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A trend that remains to be crucial for your organization's recruitment efforts is focusing on your candidate experience. Start off right.
Communication

Candidate Experience as Leading Factor

In 2017, CareerArc surveyed more than 1,000 candidates and asked them about the current and future state of recruitment. Their survey reviewed things that -if we are completely honest – already expected, but it also gave some interesting insights. In short, and we’ll go in depth a bit more, your candidate’s experience influences not only

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Let's look at the Top Five trends for recruitment we see for 2021. Some trends have started in 2020. Learn how to implement for 2021.
Recruitment Process

The Five Trends in Recruitment for 2021

Now that we’re well into 2021, let’s talk about what we expect to see this year. If 2020 has taught us one thing, it’s that you can plan but reality will take over. However, many of the instruments, processes and features we saw blossom last year were already in the making. Some say that COVID

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For 2021, these new year's resolutions will help you become more successful and provide a better service. Here's our list.
Communication

Recruitment New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year, everybody. It’s official – we have left 2020 behind us. And 2021 is here, filling us with positivity and drive. Today, we want to provide you with a list to help you create New Year’s resolutions for your recruitment efforts. As we reflect at the end of the year, at the beginning

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The coronavirus changed the way we work and social injustice got renewed attention. Inclusion and smart working were top priorities in 2020.
Recruitment Process

2020 In Review – Talent Acquisition Focus

Time Magazine has a cover calling 2020 “the worst year ever”, and we agree, it was a terrible year, in many, many aspects. We won’t go into too much detail as to why. We’ll leave that to the other publications. They will go through the ups and downs of the year with a fine comb.

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A proper diversity and inclusion programs ensures you have access to all the best candidates, and even increase your company's performance.
Recruitment Process

Maximize Your Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

Diversity matters, and if you don’t think it does, take a look at McKinsey’s 2015 report on the matter. In short: companies that maximize their diversity and inclusion efforts, are more successful than their peers that are not. But remember, diversity is a broad topic. It goes well beyond race, background and gender. While you

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