Candidate Experience Sucks in Spite of it Being Well Designed?


A very sweet voice informed me that I was short-listed for the position. I had heard good things about the company and my research including a quick check on Glassdoor looked all positive. I was greeted by a warm smile and was asked if I cared for a coffee as I waited for a few minutes.

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Wow! Automation is creating more jobs


There is a general perspective among people that automation is taking over low-skilled, repetitive jobs especially in IT industry. I believe jobs are becoming more complex and require quick execution and that’s why I do not fully agree that automation is taking over jobs. In fact, it is creating more new-age jobs. New career opportunities for IT employees will open up in some emerging digital domains like BigData, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber Security and Cloud Computing.

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Hire Better & Quicker using Machine Learning


Recruitment as a function is evolving. The right use of technology has become a necessity to make our hiring more accurate and efficient. Many companies have already started using Data Analytics as their next big move to improve their hiring. Getting the right resource at the right time is the key for any organization.

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Hey recruiters, now you too can do technical evaluation!

This is in continuation to my earlier article Artificial Intelligence, hiring & you.


After putting so much effort in calculating the Suitability Score, we later realized that it is just a part of the entire gamut of improved and cost-effective hiring. Also, we observed that candidates are very smart when it comes to writing their resumes. Sometimes, they even use paid services to create an impressive resume. Just calculating their suitability score based on the information provided in the resume wouldn’t be a complete solution.

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Artificial Intelligence, Hiring & You

techhiringblog_jan20172Recently, I read an article. The author of this article, Recruitment industry will DIE in 2018, threw some light on how Machine Learning is picking up and thus, how many organizations are opting to use it to make their hiring seamless. We, recruiters, need to evolve and prepare ourselves for this change if we want to remain relevant. Some very good examples were cited by the author and; as expected; there were mixed reactions from the readers. Few agreed and others had a different perspective on this.

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Business Acumen For Recruiters: Why Should You Care?


After spending more than a decade in the industry, I truly believe that a Recruiter must speak the language of business. We should not just talk but have conversations with the prospective candidates. Having good business acumen will certainly make a difference in the long run. Get comfortable conversing! The more comfortable you are; the more confident you sound. Continue reading “Business Acumen For Recruiters: Why Should You Care?”