Recruiting

Tech recruitment in London: Luring and sourcing top tech talent

As a recruiter or hiring manager in the hypercompetitive tech recruitment landscape, you’re likely fighting tooth and nail for those coveted developers who, frustratingly enough for you, have the luxury to pick and choose from numerous...

The work-abroad dream: 4 benefits of remote working for employers

Whether you’re a multinational organization or have an office in an unsexy location, the opportunity for international remote work can be a huge appealing factor in candidate attraction and employee engagement. Sure, there’s the standard, flexible...

How you can benefit from building a talent community

Matt Buckland has a long career in recruitment, and according to him, it shows. “I started in recruitment in about the year 2000,” the veteran talent acquisition thought leader grins during a short interview at Workable’s...

5 qualities of a good employee and candidate and how to evaluate them in an interview

There’s tons of advice on how to evaluate soft skills at each stage of the hiring process. But, let’s take a step back for a moment, from the ‘how’ to the ‘what’: out of the dozens...

Inside Workable: Scaling a sales team successfully

Imagine you've just been tasked to build out your company's sales team. Hiring one great salesperson is something you’ve probably done in the past, and you’re proud of it too. But now you have to find...

Interview red flags for employers: 5 common myths about candidates

“Do you know why I invited you to this interview?” “I guess it’s because I have the right skills for the job?” “Well, yes, you’re qualified, but what really stood out to me in your resume...

Office in an ‘unsexy’ area? Use these 5 talent attraction strategies

New York. Los Angeles. Toronto. Vancouver. London. These “sexy” locations are where great talent wants to work – your talent attraction strategies don't need a lot of refining. But what happens when you’re located outside the...

Building a winning engineering team: Workable CTO tells his story

When you talk to Spyros Magiatis about his experience building the engineering team that owns Workable’s recruitment software, you quickly understand that it was like Rome – it didn’t happen in a day. In fact, the...

14 recruitment fails: Don’t end up on this list of bad job ads

Examples of bad job ads are a popular feature of one-time Workable VP of Customer Advocacy Matt Buckland’s Twitter feed. Some of them might make you chuckle, others might frustrate you with their blatant crudeness. We’ve...

Recruiting In The Weeds: Cannabis Industry Challenges

Pot is popular. In the recently-legalized Great White North, the cannabis market could be bigger than beer – which is saying something for Canadians. But it’s not all money and mellow moods for cannabis companies. In...

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