Nikoletta Bika

Nikoletta Bika is a senior writer at Workable and holds an MSc in HR. She writes about all things HR and recruiting, with a particular interest in bias, data, technology and the future of work. She hates meaningless jargon and dreams about space travel. She tweets @Nikoletta_Bika.

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HR technology, Tutorials

How to write an RFP for ATS to select the right vendor

If you’re a recruiting professional or company executive thinking to invest in recruiting software, you’ll reasonably want to know which one is best. The Applicant Tracking System (ATS) market isn’t...

Blog, Recruiting

Key hiring metrics: Useful benchmarks for tech roles

How does your tech recruiting process compare to that of other companies? You may know your own key hiring metrics like your average time to fill or how many qualified...

Blog, Recruiting

Gamification in recruiting: How and why to give it a shot

{first 10-digit prime found in consecutive digits e}.com This, Google’s famous billboard mathematical riddle, is a sensational example of how useful gamification in recruiting can be. In 2004, Google invited...

Blog, People

Resources for recruiters: 5 fun and useful presents

Who said holiday presents can’t be both fun and useful? Okay, we’re not talking about the presents we look forward to receiving from friends and family, but about those that...

Blog, Culture

Hiring for culture fit: The key to attracting and retaining talent

If you wonder why recruiting is a big challenge for most organizations -- and why retaining stellar employees often becomes a no-win situation -- the answer could be simple: organizations...

Blog, Recruiting

15 job interview horror stories that you won’t believe

When hearing the word “Halloween”, many of us think of decorative spider webs, vampire and ghost costumes, grinning pumpkins and of course, horror stories. Even if you’re not a fan...

Blog, Recruiting

Don’t blame AI for gender bias – blame the data

In early October, Reuters reported that Amazon - which emphasizes automation as a major part of its brand - had scrapped its experimental automated recruiting tool. The reason: its resume-analyzing...

Blog, Future of work

The future of recruiting: How you can hire exceptional employees

It’s a common phenomenon to see companies struggling to hire exceptional employees - in fact, 76% of hiring decision makers say attracting quality candidates is their biggest recruiting challenge. They may...

Blog, Recruiting

How to handle an interview no show

Out of all the minor nuisances in our personal lives, getting stood up is probably the most unpleasant. Unfortunately, this also happens in professional settings, such as when you’re ready...

Recruiting, Tutorials

Hiring an HR manager for the first time – A complete how-to guide

Seeing your startup or small business grow is a priceless feeling. But for this growth to continue, you need to ensure that employees are engaged, the workplace is productive and...