The Secret to Writing Effective Job Descriptions

When you’re hiring–especially for a new company where all the positions are new–writing job descriptions can be almost as much fun as a root canal. You sit down to write it, and your mind goes blank–just what does a finance manager do? You have no idea.

Rather than write something ridiculous, you need a guide–but if you’ve never done the job, do you even have a clue what you need? Sure, you can tell candidates that the roles are still developing, and you’re hiring them precisely for their expertise, but there are a lot of different people out there with different knowledge.

So, here’s a two-step process that you can go through to help figure out the job description.

Step 1: Take a look at LinkedIn.

Yes, LinkedIn is for networking, and maybe that’s where you’ll find your ideal candidate for the role, but you can also look at

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THE SIGNIFICANCE OF TIME MANAGEMENT IN RECRUITING

The job of a recruiter is hectic and he spends the whole day in shortlisting, arranging & taking interviews, onboarding process and much more. And when the recruiter has to hire multiple employees for various domains, then every minute for the recruiter is important. Most of the recruiter’s lack of time management skill and this affects their whole recruitment process. This problem arises when the recruiter has less experience but don’t worry here are the tips to help the recruiters to manage their time effectively and making the talent acquisition less stressful. 

  • Plan your day in advance 

As a recruiter, you need to prioritize the tasks in advance. To make this work effectively you can create three lists of the tasks, the first list should consist of the main tasks, the second list should have tasks that can wait and the third list should have minor items that could be Read more

CoinGecko Highlights Discrepancies in Exchanges’ Traffic Volumes

Cryptocurrency exchanges have faced a significant amount of criticism for artificially inflating metrics on their websites. A new report argues that cryptocurrency exchanges might also be tweaking their visitor counts.

Exchanges are Inflating Adjusted Web Traffic

Crypto analysis firm CoinGecko released a bombshell report recently, claiming that several crypto exchanges have been inflating the number of visitors to their platforms. The report particularly highlights irregularities in the metrics posted on OKEx, which it claimed saw a 239 percent jump in website traffic in the second quarter of the year despite posting lower trading volumes.

CoinGecko explained that this discrepancy particularly caught its eye. After all, an exchange seeing markedly increasing traffic should also post higher trade volumes. The company went on to check SimilarWeb, a platform that shows the origins of websites’ traffic. To its surprise, it discovered that half of OKEx’s traffic came from paid referral sites.

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Neil Blumenthal: How to Grow a Billion-Dollar Company Without Taking Huge Risks

Successful entrepreneurs are often seen as impulsive gamblers. Neil Blumenthal says he used a different strategy to grow billion-dollar eyewear brand Warby Parker: minimizing risk.

According to Blumenthal, building your  business strategy around risk minimization can save money and help your company scale to meet demand. Warby Parker‘s first retail store was a showroom built into its New York City-based office–followed by pop-up stores and, eventually, a brick-and-mortar storefront. Each experience allowed Blumenthal’s team to learn what parts of the shopping experience did and didn’t work for consumers.

“We didn’t come in with any assumptions on what the right thing to do was,” says Blumenthal. “It was ‘Let’s learn, get better, and evolve.'” 

The key to minimizing risk is threefold: Be flexible, take small steps, and make informed decisions. That’s one of the biggest takeaways from this week’s episode of Inc.‘s What I Know podcast, featuring Blumenthal. 

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How to source on the lesser known sites!! Youteam.io!!

Youteam.IO is a site where you can hire off shore or remote developers. Fortunately, they also

provide a very robust profile and make it easy to find and contact these developers. YouTeam.IO is a

little-known site and few have tried to source in it. Well to do this without worry you need go no

further than into your bag of tricks and pull out an old tried and true tool, called x-raying.

 

So, to source within YouTeam.io you simply need to create an x-ray string, like the one below.

 

site:youteam.io/ java

 

If you run the strings above in google you will get the results below.

All you need to do is click on any URL and you will see some great info; all you need to do is put on your Social detective hat and away you go.

 

If you need more info on X-raying see my blog post http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/seeing-what-is-really-there-aRead more