Hiring is a problem, and startup hiring is even more so. Recruiting is a full-time commitment, and it never ends – new roles come up every day to cope with growth plans, and it feels like we can never hire fast enough. When it comes to talents, even Elon Musk is tweeting away for his … Continue reading If Elon Musk is full-time on recruitment, you should too.
Hiro Toyota, a Kiwi-Japanese Hong Konger, got into recruitment after spending some years in the retail industry. He began his career in a Hong Kong-based recruitment firm founded and led by ex-Michael Page employees – KOS International. Leveraging his retail knowledge, Hiro excelled in his recruitment career. He took the traditional career path – spent … Continue reading #ReinventingRecruiters Series – Hiro Toyota
Feb 2020 definitely feels longer than 2 years ago. Back then, FindRecruiter was still at the beginning of our startup journey and we were told, by many, to expect the worst when it comes to starting a tech platform that no one has ever thought of using. We didn’t know what to expect, but we … Continue reading #ReinventingRecruiters Series – Lany Sumardika
Hi, PeopleOps Managers and Recruiters! 👋 The Find Recruiter team have been working hard to improve your experience on our platform. Here’s a quick updates to what we’ve changed in Q1 2022. Hope you are enjoying the updates. Let us know! We look forward to your feedback to improve our platform. Calendly is now integrated … Continue reading Recruitment Community Updates – 2022 Q1
I’ve been a tech recruiter since 2008 and witnessed tremendous growth in this sector over the past decade. Last year alone, the recruitment market saw over USD 500 billion in revenues and more than 30% attributed to tech-related hirings. The technology recruitment sector has shown no signs of slowing down. With obvious opportunities ahead for … Continue reading Tech Hiring Tips from CTO’s and CEO’s
There’s a myth that in-house recruitment is a lot more boring than external recruitment. You get less recognition; you’re treated as a paper-pusher; you can’t earn as much money. All of these CAN be true if you ALLOW it to be true. It’s cliché to say it but your attitude does determine your future, especially … Continue reading In-House vs. Agency Recruiting
Recruitment is probably one of the most difficult jobs when it comes to “closing the deal”. It’s not about the size of the deal; how great your offer is; or even how attractive the company you represent is. When it comes to recruitment, we’re dealing with a product (i.e. candidates) that can essentially say no … Continue reading How to predict if my candidate will reject my offer
HK and SG share striking similarities in many aspects. Both are little islands in Asia. Culturally, more than 70% of the population in both cities are Chinese by ethnicity, and use English as its primary language partially due to its colonial influences. Despite their tiny geographical presence, both economies boast one of the highest GDP … Continue reading Hong Kong vs Singapore – A Quick Comparison on Recruitment Agencies
Recently, I sat down with a friend/client over coffee to discuss HR and hiring strategies. Given my background with FindRecruiter, the conversation led to the use of recruitment agencies. “So Howard, it’d be great if you get all 300 of your recruiters on your platform to help me search for this position” he blatantly stated … Continue reading Dealing with 300 Uber Drivers before Taking a Ride?!
We all know that bitter defeated feeling when you walk out the store with a shiny new purchase just to realize you could have paid less at the store down the road. The truth is, overpaying for anything sucks. And that includes recruitment agency fees. So it’s no surprise that we at Find Recruiter get … Continue reading Essential Employer’s Guide: How much should you pay recruiters?