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Easier registration with the new version of our Firstbird2Go app

Easier registration with the Firstbird2Go app In this update we would like to introduce our latest developments in the area of registration in the Firstbird2Go …

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Autumn 2020 Update

Autumn 2020 Update The upcoming product updates are all about usability. For us, this means improved integration into the applicant tracking systems of our customers …

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Candidate Experience Package

Candidate Experience Package As an employee referral program, candidate experience plays an important role to us. We want to make it as easy as possible …

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

The importance of cultural fit in recruiting Finding the right employees is difficult – simply defining what is ‘suitable’ can be a challenge. What needs …

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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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Talent Wanted Skills Shortage Found

Talent Wanted – Skills Shortage Found In 2019, those working in recruitment could not avoid the issue of skills shortages. A 2018 study conducted by …

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Firstbird is taking flight

Firstbird is taking flight Firstbird launches its brand new feature, the reward shop. Additionally, Firstbird is taking off with a new brand and a new …

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Firstbird goes Recfest19!

Firstbird goes Recfest19! On the 11th of July, we’ll be spreading our wings and flying over to London for the biggest Talent Acquisition event of …

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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” …

Top 10 Employee Referral Statistics To Know

Top 10 Employee Referral Statistics You Should Know Smart companies nowadays are integrating employee referral programs in their recruitment process because of the obvious benefits …

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What makes a referral program successful?

What makes a employee referral program successful?   There’s no denying the effectiveness of using employee referrals as a means to attract top talent. It …

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A Brief Introduction To An Employee Referral Program

A Brief Introduction To An Employee Referral Program   Thinking about investing in an employee referral program? Here’s a brief infographic with what you should …

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What Is An Employee Referral Program?

What Is An Employee Referral Program? An employee referral program is a recruitment method designed to allow employees to be involved in their company’s recruiting …

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15 Creative Ideas For Employee Rewards

15 Creative Ideas For Employee Rewards Employee rewards help you engage your team to focus on their goals. Let’s take employee referrals as an example on …

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This Is How To Find Employees In 2018

This Is How To Find Employees In 2018   What’s the best way to find new employees in 2018? LinkedIn? Monster? Job fairs? Facebook? Craigslist …

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Employer Branding: Is It Really Worth It?

Employer Branding: Is It Really Worth It?   The race for companies to attract and hire the world’s top talent is real, and it’s a …

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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 …

How to hire for those hard-to-fill roles

How To Hire For Those Hard-To-Fill Roles   No one can argue that almost every position in a company is hard to fill, especially when …

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Influencer Recruiting

Influencer Recruiting Arnim Wahls, CEO and co-founder of Firstbird, loves recruiting. As an experienced recruiter himself, he discovered firsthand the ups and downs of recruiting …

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Why Do You Need An Employee Referral Program?

Why do you need an employee referral program?   Great talent serves as a solid foundation for great companies. The best organizations are built on …

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7 Mistakes When Writing a Job Description

7 Mistakes When Writing a Job Description   Someone is leaving the company and needs to be replaced in the next four weeks. You know …

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Firstbird Goes To Zukunft Personal 2017

Firstbird Goes To Zukunft Personal 2017   Firstbird went to Cologne for Europe’s leading exhibition for human resource management, Zukunft Personal.  This year, the entire Firstbird …

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Helping Employees Refer From Facebook & Twitter

Helping Employees Refer From Facebook & Twitter   Social media is no longer just about connecting friends and family, but also connecting employers to future …

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4 Unique Recruitment Ideas That Can Pay Off Big Time

4 Unique Recruitment Ideas That Can Pay Off Big Time Tried and tested recruitment strategies are good, but sometimes, you need to get a little …

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5 Tips To Motivate Your Recruitment Team

5 Tips To Motivate Your Recruitment Team   In today’s highly competitive recruitment landscape, finding great employees can be a challenge. Recruiters have to stay on …

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5 Things That Can Kill Your Employee Referral Program

5 Things That Can Kill Your Employee Referral Program   Good news! You have successfully hired a top of the notch employee through your employee …

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7 Hiring Tips for Startups & Small Businesses

7 Hiring Tips for Startups & Small Businesses   Hiring the right people is one of the most critical things that entrepreneurs need to do …

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Referral Programs A Game-Changer For Recruiting

Why Referral Programs Are A Game-Changer For Recruitment   It hasn’t taken that long for employee referrals to become one of the most important sources …

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8 Proven Strategies For Your Recruiting

8 Proven Strategies For Your Recruiting   There’s no correct way to go about corporate recruitment. While there are some laws and rules designed to …

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Turn Your Employees Into Referral Rockstars

Turn Your Employees Into Referral Rockstars   Referral programs are one of today’s top sources of hires, producing employees who stay longer, happier and are …

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5 Ways To Increase Employee Motivation

5 Ways To Increase Employee Motivation Lack of employee motivation is a recurring issue many companies have to deal with. You can easily build on …

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4 Examples Of Companies With Great Culture

4 Examples Of Companies With Great Culture For the modern workforce, a company’s culture is one of the key things they consider before applying for a …

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Non-Monetary Rewards For Employee Referrals

Non-Monetary Rewards For Employee Referrals   Studies show that referred employees tend to stick around longer, are cheaper to hire and tend to be better …

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4 Ways Companies Use Referrals To Attract Hires

4 Ways Companies Use Referrals To Attract Hires   To grow from a modest start-up into a formidable industry leader, companies must acknowledge and appreciate …

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4 Strategies to Help Beat The Talent Crunch

4 Strategies to Help Beat The Talent Crunch Finding exceptional talents in today’s workforce is a challenge for most recruiters and hiring managers. Companies are …

Recruitment Agencies

Will Recruitment Agencies Exist In 10 Years?

Will Recruitment Agencies Exist In 10 Years?   Innovative recruiting and HR is not just about digitalizing and streamlining the job market more than ever …

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6 Great Recruitment Strategies For Startups

6 Great Recruitment Strategies For Startups Recruiting great candidates for a startup can sometimes pose a challenge. The company is fairly new and might not …

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Employee Referral Programs & Small Businesses

Employee Referral Programs & Small Businesses   Employee referral programs have the ability to boost the bottom line of startups or small businesses, yet many …

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8 Interview Questions To Ask Your Referral

8 Interview Questions To Ask Your Referral   Employee referral programs are effective tools to find great candidates for your company. Studies show that referred …

Tech

Firstbird Announces Integration with Greenhouse

Firstbird Announces Integration with Greenhouse   Firstbird, Europe’s leading employee referral platform that helps companies hire great talent through their own network, today announced its …