Christina Pavlou

Christina is a writer at Workable, previously a recruiter. She writes about diversity in the workplace and reports on the shape of things to come. She tweets @ChristinaPaulou.

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Blog, Recruiting

How to be the worst interviewer

Meet Joe – Head of Digital Marketing at “Fictional Company”. Joe is really good at his job but has been struggling lately, ever since one of his designers left. He...

Blog, People

Why you should consider non-traditional candidates

For some professions, career paths are sort of a given, almost pre-defined. For example, if you want to be a doctor, you’ll go to med school, complete a residency program...

Blog, Recruiting

Best job ad examples from the Workable job board

A clear and engaging job description helps attract the right candidates. But writing one is no easy feat. To inspire you, we dove into the Workable job board to identify...

Blog, People

Sales career path: A way to attract and retain salespeople

Traditionally, the sales industry suffers from high turnover rates. Every time a salesperson leaves, you need to start a new hiring cycle, spend money to advertise the job and train...

Blog, Future of work

In-House Recruitment Expo: Key takeaways from 2018 IHRE at Telford

This October, I visited Telford in England for the first time, to attend the In-House Recruitment Expo Summit. Attendees and keynote speakers from all over Europe gathered on Oct. 9...

Blog, Recruiting

Recruiter vs hiring manager: Who is really responsible for hiring?

When a new hire turns out to be a star employee, both the recruiter and the hiring manager can pat themselves on the back for their brilliant choice. Conversely, a...

Posting jobs, Tutorials

Best job posting sites in Australia

A recent trend report suggests companies in Australia will see an increase in their hiring needs over the next few years. The report, based on survey responses from over 150...

Workable University

How to use the Workable mobile app for hiring

It’s 8.30am and you’re on your way to the office. You have a hunch that today is going to be busy—you’re hiring for multiple roles. Anything you can do to...

Blog, Culture

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace: removing the barriers to finding top talent

In the 2011 Report on Disability, theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking writes: “We have a moral duty to remove the barriers to participation, and to invest sufficient funding and expertise to unlock...

Interviews, Tutorials

Pros and cons of one-way video interviews with candidates

As technology advances and becomes more accessible, the set of tools available to recruiters gets larger. Asynchronous interviews, also called one-way video interviews, are just one example. Instead of struggling...

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