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2020 October

4 Things to Consider Before Introducing an HR Referral Program

There are numerous talent acquisition strategies available for firms, and the most beneficial is an HR referral program. This strategy is sometimes called recruitment referral …

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Statistics Update: What Has Changed?

With our last release we introduced our simplified referral form, which means that we have now divided the acceptance of a referral and the application …

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2020 Octobertalenttalent sourcing

Here Are the 3 Most Important Ways Talent Sourcing Will Change

What Is Talent Sourcing? Also known as direct sourcing, it’s an approach to recruiting that starts long before you have an opening. You start by …

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2020 OctoberPassive CandidatesTips & Tricks

How to Use Networking in Recruitment

The market for qualified candidates is hugely competitive. Many professional candidates hold career positions in companies where they are comfortable and are not looking for …

Employer Branding
2020 OctoberCompany CultureEmployer Branding

7 steps to a successful employer branding campaign

Here are seven key steps to launching a successful employer branding campaign. #1 Tell (Sell) The Company Story Today’s job seekers want careers that make …

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2020 Octoberemployee referralsTips & Tricks

The Ultimate Checklist for Your Employee Referral Program

Referral programs are a great way to keep everyone in your organization engaged while taking advantage of the most powerful recruitment channel available. Professional recruiters …

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2020 Octoberon-trendrecruiting

The Latest Trends for Recruiting on Social Media

Why Is Recruiting on Social Media a Popular Way to Find Employees?   Recruiting on social media has become an increasingly popular method for finding …

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2020 OctoberNewsProductnews

Easier registration with the new version of our Firstbird2Go app

Register faster with the Firstbird2Go app thanks to the QR code With the help of the newly integrated QR code scanner in our app, your …

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2020 OctoberNewsProductnews

Autumn 2020 Update

Simplified Referral Form We would like to make it even easier to accept referrals. For this reason we have revised our referral form. Similar to …

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2020 OctoberNewsProductnews

Candidate Experience Package

In a recent survey conducted by PwC, almost half (49%) of jobseekers working in in-demand areas such as technology said they turned down an offer …

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2020 OctoberSuccess Story

Our Journey with Remote Work – Week 3

On Monday March 16th, we started mandatory home office for our entire team. Here we share our experience in week 3.

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2020 OctoberSuccess Story

Our Journey with Remote Work – Week 2

On Monday March 16th, we started mandatory home office for our entire team. Here we share our experience in week 2.

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2020 OctoberSuccess Story

Our Journey With Remote Work – Week 1

On Monday March 16th, we started mandatory home office for our entire team. We are sharing what we have learned from our first weeks of home office in hopes it might help you and your company adjust to our new “normal” in terms of our work life.

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2020 Octobercultural fitemployee referrals

Employee search: How employee referrals help to hire for cultural fit

The importance of cultural fit in recruiting​ First, consider the “cultural fit” between the company and the applicant. If the candidate’s own values match the …

Talent Management
2020 OctoberTalent Wanted - Skills Shortage FoundTalentmanagement

What is Talent Management?​

Many companies are changing their organizational structure, but they are following old patterns when it comes to talent management. In fact, employees develop off the classical career paths in only one in three companies. According to the 2018 Talent Management Study by Kienbaum, almost 70 percent of companies geared career development only with management positions as vertical advancement with very little emphasis placed on other advancement opportunities. But what exactly does Talent Management mean?

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2020 OctoberTalent Wanted - Skills Shortage FoundTalentmanagement

Talent Wanted Skills Shortage Found

Why is there a shortage of skilled workers? The business world speaks of a shortage of skilled workers when there is a large number of …

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2020 OctoberSuccess Story

Firstbird is taking flight

Firstbird has a brand new look. Why? The last few years have proven to us that Firstbird is more than just a digital employee referral …

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2020 OctoberEvents

Firstbird goes Recfest19!

40 hours of fresh ideas Recfest is all about broadening horizons. Over 100 international speakers will talk about all the different things that drive recruitment …

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Why One Employee Can Destroy Your Company Culture

It only takes one bad apple to ruin the bunch. An employee who acts against company ethics, gossips, underperforms or simply gives out “bad vibes” …

2020 October

Top 10 Employee Referral Statistics To Know

Statistics that matters: Additionally, traditional recruiting can come at a high cost, between $4,285 to more than $18,000 per hire, and that can really add …

2020 Octoberemployee referralsTips & Tricks

What makes a referral program successful?

The key to ensuring its effectiveness in attracting quality recruits is to make sure that you follow certain principles when creating your employee referral program. …

2020 Octoberemployee referrals

A Brief Introduction To An Employee Referral Program

Infographic Thinking about investing in an employee referral program? Here’s a brief infographic with what you should know about Firstbird’s employee referral program!

2020 OctoberEmployees

What Is An Employee Referral Program?

So how does it work? To make things easy to understand, here is how an employee referral program works: Your company signs up for an …

2020 OctoberEmployee RecognitionEmployee Rewards

15 Creative Ideas For Employee Rewards

An employee referral program can become a fun and exciting tool for employees, but only when using it the right way. You have to bear in …

2020 Octoberemployee referrals

This Is How To Find Employees In 2018

The simple answer is none of the above. Really. If you want to find employees in 2018, and really good ones at that, do as …

2020 OctoberCompany CultureEmployer Branding

Employer Branding: Is It Really Worth It?

First up, what happens when you don’t invest in employer branding? A Google search indicates there’s not much out there about the cons when it …

2020 OctoberCandidatesMillennials

How To Reach Millennials When Recruiting

How To Reach Millennials When Recruiting   When choosing millennials as your recruiting target group, one thing you should be aware of is that the …

2020 October

How to hire for those hard-to-fill roles

In fact, according to CareerBuilder’s report – which was based on more than 5000 HR professionals worldwide – the positions which are most challenging to …

2020 OctoberArnim Wahlsemployee referrals

Influencer Recruiting

As a company, it is virtually impossible to avoid having a sophisticated social media presence – especially if you are looking for talent. However, turning …

2020 Octoberemployee referrals

Why Do You Need An Employee Referral Program?

A lot of times, thriving companies with a strong human resource foundation will already have a team of employees with well-established networks for talent sourcing. …

2020 OctoberTips & Tricks

7 Mistakes When Writing a Job Description

Many small and medium-sized companies, do not pay close attention and don’t spend enough of their time to the way they write a job description, …

2020 OctoberEvents 2017employee referrals

Firstbird Goes To Zukunft Personal 2017

This year’s #ZP17 motto “Work:olution – Moving Minds” focused on the controversial and much-debated topic of how machines and robotics are moving in the working world …

2020 Octoberemployee referrals

Helping Employees Refer From Facebook & Twitter

In fact, with Facebook and Twitter boasting of 2 billion and 328 million active monthly users in 2017, there’s a high chance that you will …

2020 Octoberemployee referralsTips & Tricks

4 Unique Recruitment Ideas That Can Pay Off Big Time

Usually, your dream employees are out there, doing great work for other companies. Your challenge is to find them and persuade them to explore your …

2020 Octoberemployee referralsMotivation

5 Tips To Motivate Your Recruitment Team

Recruitment team leaders need to find ways to keep their staff away from fatigue and help them stay motivated even when the going gets tough. …

2020 Octoberemployee referrals

5 Things That Can Kill Your Employee Referral Program

It’s true, Employee Referral Programs are cheaper to implement than other traditional recruitment methods. When you use traditional methods like job ads or job boards, …

2020 Octoberemployee referralsStartups

7 Hiring Tips for Startups & Small Businesses

1. Write a clear job description People tend to find jobs based on keywords or industries, and you should keep that in mind when writing …

2020 Octoberemployee referrals

Referral Programs A Game-Changer For Recruiting

In fact, an iCIMS report found that companies get 24-40% of their new hires from referrals, where nearly two-thirds of employers implement an employee referral …

2020 Octoberemployee referralsTips & Tricks

8 Proven Strategies For Your Recruiting

1. Define your communications strategy Make sure you have clearly defined your company’s brand, your target applicants, and your main sources of potential candidates. Identify …

2020 OctoberEmployeesReferral Rockstars

Turn Your Employees Into Referral Rockstars

Here are some ways to make your employee referral program a simple, fun, and exciting prospect for your team: Set your goals Set your goals …

2020 OctoberCompany CultureCulture

4 Examples Of Companies With Great Culture

Company culture is vital because employees are more likely to enjoy working for an organization whose values are consistent with theirs. They will be happier, …

2020 OctoberEmployee RecognitionEmployee Rewards

Non-Monetary Rewards For Employee Referrals

In fact, the LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends 2016 study noted that 26% of businesses consider employee referral programs to be a long-lasting trend. It looks …

2020 OctoberCompany Culture

4 Ways Companies Use Referrals To Attract Hires

Here are four ways top companies implemented their successful employee referral programs. 1. They focused on building a positive company culture Companies with a great …

2020 Octoberemployee referralsTips & Tricks

4 Strategies to Help Beat The Talent Crunch

It can be tricky, but still very possible. Here are four useful hiring strategies to help you find your next great employee: 1. Ask yourself …

2020 OctoberRecruitment Agencies

Will Recruitment Agencies Exist In 10 Years?

HUMAN RELATIONS. 1. Recruitment agencies are fast, but low-quality Here’s how it works: Employers or recruiters hire a recruiting agency and send out their vacant …

2020 OctoberEmployeesemployee referrals

6 Great Recruitment Strategies For Startups

Here are six recruiting strategies your startup should implement to find great talent: 1. Treat your applicants well When you receive a high-quality lead, call …

2020 Octoberemployee referrals

Employee Referral Programs & Small Businesses

Given its effectiveness in attracting quality candidates for companies, the LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends 2016 study noted that 26% of businesses consider employee referral programs …

2020 OctoberInterviewingTips & Tricks

8 Interview Questions To Ask Your Referral

So now, you’ve found a great potential employee through your referral program, which means their skills and experiences are in line with what you’re looking …

2020 OctoberTech

Firstbird Announces Integration with Greenhouse

The partnership allows Firstbird users to export job posts seamlessly from Greenhouse’s applicant tracking system (ATS) to the Firstbird platform, to optimize their entire referral …

2020 OctoberEmployee ResignationsTips & Tricks

How To Handle Employee Resignations Better

It’s always difficult when a trusted employee leaves, but here are 5 tips on how you can deal with resignations better: 1. Get started with …

2020 OctoberEmployeesHeadhunters

Why Your Employees Are The Best Headhunters

Your secretary The business partner you met yesterday for lunch The guy in the office who always has 600+ friends on Facebook Your marketing manager …

2020 October

Pros and Cons of Using Job Boards For Recruitment

  Monster Monster is perhaps the most popular online job site. It is a powerful resource for job seekers in any industry because it has …

2020 OctoberEvents 2017Startups

Firstbird Went to The Talent Tech Lab

TTL is vastly becoming the global hub for Talent Acquisition technology. Backed by recruiting giants Mercer, Allegis Group and Mitchell Martin, TTL has screened more …

2020 October

No HR department? Here’s what you can do

While it is still important to assign a person to coordinate HR duties, companies can make do with cutting down on the responsibilities through automation …