Getting stuck in your own hiring routine

If you are a hiring manager, talent acquisition professional, or an HR manager in charge of recruitment at your firm, then you certainly know the on-going pain of filling a vacant position. You advertise the position on your go-to job portal, you receive job applications, shortlist candidates, schedule interviews and technical tests then you finally…

The Most Important Step in Smart Hiring is Often Overlooked

Congratulations! Your top-rated candidate has accepted the offer and he or she is set to report to work in two weeks. As you draft your new-hire report, you look back at your hiring process in pride: you advertised the position, you sourced multiple recruiting channels, and you optimized a smart recruiting solution that utilizes artificial…

Avoid wrong hiring decisions: Fix your recruitment process!

No manager wants to fall in the trap of a wrong hiring decision. Yet, so many recruiters do! This leads us to rethink our recruitment process.  Are we doing it the right way? Where exactly is the gap? Here are some common mistakes in the recruitment process: Hired quickly You are hiring in the traditional…

SocialDice’s autumn is full of achievements!

The saddening sight of falling autumn leaves remind us that as humans we should be steadfast, hold our ground, and resist falling apart. SocialDice is spicing up autumn. We have started the season by launching SocialDice’s Arabic Blog, and making it 3rd place in Forbes report on the 50 Startups to Watch in The Arab…

Millennials “job-hopping” isn’t always a bad thing!

A millennial friend of mine was recently hired at the Palm- Dubai. And regardless of how prestigious this job sounds, he left it after two months, simply because it does not meet his desires as a civil engineer. Does this make my friend a bad hire? Of course not! Millennials job-hopping does not always indicate…

13 tips to awaken the headhunter inside of you!

Long ago, headhunting meant the real act of killing someone and taking off his head. Although time has changed, the aggressive nature of this word carried over to our modern world. It now relates to the war of winning the top talent, where headhunters work as researchers and talent acquisition managers. Here are 13 tips…

Why are promising candidates turned off?

Due to the constant pressure to quickly fill job roles, employers fall back on the same hiring tactics that may not necessarily be the best fit in todays market! Here are three tactics that are causing promising candidates to be turned off: 1-  Not showing a clear career path Employer branding is essential to attract top…

Do this one thing for ultimate productivity!

No matter how hard we try to focus on our main tasks,  we always get distracted once we check our mobiles. I do, and I know that you do as well! Let’s face it, notifications are so seductive. Studies show that employees tend to check their phones every 3 minutes, and to be able to refocus, it…

How to overcome the fear of starting a business

Before taking the decision of starting your own business, fear will try it’s best to take control over you. You will probably start doubting yourself, and overthinking about the results before even putting any strategy to follow! So how can you overcome this fear and rescue your entrepreneur spirit from falling apart? Be realistic Just…

Employer branding using social responsibility practices

Employer branding is a broad concept that can be understood in many ways. Social media, recruitment marketing, and other means can be effective in this respect, but with focusing on social responsibility, things will get much better. Why is it that important? So you want to brand the culture of your company, and you want…