How to attract qualified applicants and avoid Skills Mismatch.

How to attract qualified applicants and avoid Skills Mismatch.

”Your current job responsibilities do not match our criteria. Sorry!!” This is an example of clear mix up resulting from ‘Keyword Search’. The recruiter wishes a Project manager, – male candidate, age 30-35, 5-8 years work experience, from a small to medium sized firm, handled minimum 10 projects independently, with team size 20-35, in Asia Pacific Location. He is expected to carry out project planning, budgeting, making MIS reports and client interaction. Based on these keywords, the profiles which pop…

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Not Satisfied at Job : Its Consequences & Solution

Not Satisfied at Job : Its Consequences & Solution

“Wow, I’m so excited for my new job. It pays well, is close to my home and the company culture seems great!” But wait. Are these only reasons to be satisfied at a new job? What about the job expects from you? What about your skills? Will the new job make most of your skill and also add value to your life? If you are wondering about these questions, then it’s time to ponder over the following points as well!…

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Current Recruitment Process & its Limitations

Current Recruitment Process & its Limitations

The Panel Perspective   Experts come together in crisis or conventions. Their time is at a precious to the organisation. Who wouldn’t agree that only the most eligible candidates should be taken to the expert’s panel for an interview? It is opportune enough to assess the current recruitment scene for efficiency at the ‘panel interviews’ stage. Screening of CVs by HR person has limitations of keywords. Thus, the HR person’s skill of assigning keywords to the JD, decides the quality…

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New trends in Recruitment 2018

New trends in Recruitment 2018

It is a known fact that technology is one of the most important factors creating new trends in every field. Reducing the time and costs, increasing efficiency and bringing in synergies are some other factors influencing or creating these new trends. What does this mean when it comes to looking at recruitment trends in 2018? The underlying processes are going to be much more focused on finding the right candidates for the right employers at lower costs and efforts using…

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Here’s why Resumes are dead. Value Potrait can help you Find Right Job!

Here’s why Resumes are dead. Value Potrait can help you Find Right Job!

With technology moving ahead leaps and bounds every passing day, everything around us is being updated. Recruiters are using advanced methods like AI, Video Resumes, Social Media etc because of which resumes are dead. Every process and way in which things were done, need to change with times. Well, if this is the truth, how can the HR process be left out of the updation regime? We have seen a great amount of changes to the ways in which recruitment…

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Not getting Right Candidates? Know why current Job Portals Fail

Not getting Right Candidates? Know why current Job Portals Fail

Horses for Courses! Do we get them, today? It is just about time that the current recruitment system is assessed for its efficacy. Let us take the example of a Job Title ‘Project Manager’. There could be thousands of CVs floating around with same job titles. The skill set is assessed through a number of keywords. Also, Recommendations on the social networks are keywords centric and could be influenced by interpersonal relations. All in all, screening stops at keywords. Are…

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Not Happy with your Job? The Problems & the Solution

Not Happy with your Job? The Problems & the Solution

A person joins a new job. The so called ‘honeymoon period’ gets over and a question stares in the face. Money is fine at its place, but you will not be fully satisfied if you are not happy with job. Can we search happiness with keywords like, let us say job satisfaction, office ambiance, less travel or a nice team? Is our happiness associated with these things or are they peripheral to our happiness? One works in a system to…

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