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A ragtag alliance of startups is helping laid-off employees get face time with employers in Singapore

With the COVID-19 outbreak, many employers were left with no choice but to reduce staff costs by retrenching current employees, cutting salaries, or placing all hiring on hold. During this unprecedented time, many firms including Grab, Gojek, AirAsia, One Championship have set up online talent directories / spreadsheets that contain information of their former employees […]

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11 Alt Recruit Features That Will Accelerate Your Recruitment Cycle Immediately

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: It’s REALLY hard to do recruiting these days. When I first started recruitment in 2004, a job advertisement could easily yield 30 to 50 good applicants. Employers could take the pick of the cherry at our own pace. Today, you have 30 to 50 employers fighting […]

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Discovering and Developing Data Scientists

In a tight labour market like Singapore, recruiting is tough. Let alone hiring for roles that are extremely hard to fill. In a survey by the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC), the executive roles most in demand this year were predicted to be in technology, analytics and cybersecurity. One specific area of […]

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Connecting Employers and Job Seekers in Minutes

I could remember the pain in volume recruitment of frontline staff during my recruitment days. We were tasked by one of the large supermarket chains to find interim staffs to help in the festive promotion of mandarin oranges as Chinese New Year was looming. There were 50 roles to fill island wide and it was […]

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Automating first round code interviews via a conversational chatbot

I first got to know about Adaface at this year’s HR Tech Summit in Singapore. Adaface is one of the four startups pitching at the Tech Den and I did some research into every one of them. Initially, I thought they are just another coding assessment vendor competing in a crowded space. But their idea […]

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GetLinks Launches Free Job Posts and Free Trial

Bangkok, 11 July 2019 – Djoann Fal, CEO of GetLinks, announced new features that help organizations make tech hiring predictable, and they are free to try out. GetLinks’ research has shown that employer branding plays a crucial role in tech hiring, yet often overlooked. That’s why they introduced new features to help companies show off […]

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How to automate your manual entry of data with CandidateZip

I love data entry, says no one ever. This is especially so given the ease of data access. In the context of recruitment, a job posting on average yields double digits application. Which is quite manageable with an hour or two. Now, you get more than 200 applicants for any job role. Which is why […]

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Grabjobs Revolutionises Recruitment By Getting Rid Of The CV

Singapore: GrabJobs, a Singapore-based mobile-first Job Platform focused on entry to mid-level jobs, today announced the launch of a new feature that allows job seekers to apply for jobs without having to fill in a profile or upload a CV. GrabJobs was the first Job Board in Asia to develop an interview chatbot that screens […]

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The Pros and Cons of AI in Recruitment

Artificial intelligence (AI), as a recruitment tool, has been rapidly rising and revolutionizing the recruiting process. Similarly to sales representatives and marketers that had profited from automation tools such as HubSpot and Salesforce, recruiters are now progressively turning to AI for hiring talents. Today, the recruitment automation scene incorporates approximately 70 different types of tools […]

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Review of RecRight

Recorded video interviews are a bit of a new concept in the recruitment space. For decades, companies relied upon the face-to-face interview to find the right employee. It’s the go-to method in terms of pulling the trigger on a hire as an employer will want to have a deep and meaningful conversation before they offer […]