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Recruitment Dilemma: Guidelines for Hiring Overqualified Candidates

Dealing with overqualified candidates is tricky. Recruiters often think that overqualified applicants can be a threat to the business which can affect the company’s bottom line and overall employee morale. However, looking on the bright side, overqualified candidates can also be your greatest asset. For example, they are experienced professionals who can offer exceptional skills […]

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June 28, 20191:47 pm
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Skill vs. Talent: Why You Should Change Your Focus of Recruitment

There are approximately 7 billion people living on earth – and yet, many organisation are still struggling to find the right candidates for positions available in their company. So, is it true that a talent shortage is real? Let’s prove it with data. A survey by Cornor Cawley revealed that talent shortage is happening, especially […]

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May 22, 20191:46 pm
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Recruitment 4.0: Let Technology Interview Your Next Candidates

The Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology has long been adopted in the workplace. From warehousing to recruiting, the robots have lent helping hands to get mundane and repetitive tasks done without much hustle. CNN news reported that recruiters nowadays are already overwhelmed with so much work because they are doing boilerplate tasks. Therefore, bringing in AI […]

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April 1, 20191:34 pm
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Academic Qualifications No Longer Main Consideration in Recruitment: Report

The latest report released by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Tuesday (March 19) showed that more Singaporean employers are seeking more than academic qualifications from their new hires. Among the key findings of the study suggested that the proportion of openings for professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMET), where academic qualifications was not a […]

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March 30, 20199:06 am
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3 Effective Ways to Avoid “Ghosting” in Recruitment

Ghosting usually occurs only in an online dating. Amanda Bradford, CEO and founder of The League, said to Wall Street Journal, “Ghosting has almost become a new vocabulary in which no response is a response.” And now, the same behaviour is happening in the job market. How does it happen? A study revealed that there […]

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February 18, 20192:57 pm
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Don’t Just Go with the Flow, Follow the Flow: 7 Latest Recruitment Trends

According to CareerBuilder survey, companies are now looking to revamp their recruiting efforts to fill positions in their organisation. While hiring skilled individuals are on the rise, HR professionals are still facing the greatest challenge in finding the right talents. They should also prepare for the talent shortage caused by workforce crisis. In 2018, data […]

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November 16, 201811:35 am
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5 Simple Ways to Improve Recruitment with Google Search Engine

Internet has become an integral part of modern life. Unless you live in an isolated island or in the depth of forest, there are good chances that the presence of wireless connection has become a common norm. Nearly half (46.8 percent) of global population actively use the internet in 2017, according to recent data. With […]

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October 2, 20184:54 pm
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Finance Leaders at Risk of Losing Top Talents as Jobseeker Attitudes towards Recruitment Process are Changing

Singaporean jobseekers are becoming increasingly impatient during interview process, new study found. As the country’s financial employers continue to face the ongoing skills shortage in the industry, top talents are increasingly gaining leverage and earning better bargaining power during the recruitment. According to recent independent research by recruiter firm Robert Half, more than half (54 […]

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August 17, 20189:49 am