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5 Steps to Improve Candidate Experience and Attract the Best Talent

Candidate experience has been a hot topic in the recruitment industry for a while now. But watch out, because it surely is a lot more than just a buzzword or trend. As a recruiter one of your biggest challenges and one of your top priorities is to keep the talent pool filled with the best candidates. Well this is not as simple to accomplish as it used to be. I’m sure you’ve heard about the “war for talent” that is going on. The competition is fierce and there’s a shortage of talent in the market, making it READ MORE

Team skeeled: Meet the founders

Mike Reiffers and Nicolas Speeckaert founded skeeled to enable companies to offer the most modern and innovative hiring process to candidates as well as helping them save a considerable amount of time and benefit from a highly user-friendly software. They’ve come a long way since they started the company. With its Headquarters in Luxembourg, skeeled also has offices in Brussels and Porto, and our software is used by many amazing companies. In this first “Team skeeled” post (we are doing a series of posts about our team members so that you can get to know the people behind the READ MORE

7 tips to help you write better job descriptions

As the war for talent intensifies and a lot of roles are going through enormous talent shortages, the most important challenge these days is to attract more candidates to your job page and, most importantly, make them apply for a position within your organisation. This is easier said than done, since candidates only take 60 seconds on average before making their decision whether the job description might be a fit or not. Traditionally, job descriptions have a whole shopping list of requirements, must-have skills and are written in sharp black and white conditions without revealing any type of emotions. This READ MORE

Digital Transformation: the costs of falling behind

The discussion about digital transformation has reached its peak this year, and not embracing it is not an option anymore for companies who want to stay relevant. The biggest challenge to overcome is the need to rethink your business and adapt your processes to try and stay ahead of the curve. Hence, you need to weigh the consequences of falling behind. Will you be able to keep your business running in a digital world and meet customer needs without providing them with a digital experience? This is a question every company has to ask themselves, no matter what sector they READ MORE

Candidates and employees in control of your employer branding

Over 80% of the companies complain that finding talented people is becoming an exercise in futility. They complain about the massive competition for and the lack of skilled workers. In addition, there has been a seismic shift in this war for talent. So companies that don’t change their approach to talent management are going to fall into a newly opened crevasse from which they may never escape. Hence accentuation on new recruitment and retention approaches has reached a new level. By focussing on storytelling, transparency and adaptability, you can supercharge your brand image and reputation and hence win the READ MORE