InsurTech v FinTech InsurTech’s are all too often referred to in the same context as FinTech’s; as a broadly defined part of ‘financial services’, the Insurance industry is characterised as … Continue reading Hiring for an InsurTech (*is tough)
Over the last few weeks I’ve been searching for a new project and what I have encountered, rather surprisingly, is a lot of the norms that we as a recruitment industry, still seem to be holding onto dogmatically. The one recurring question is ‘can you send me a copy of your CV?’. What if there was a different option – what about the ‘Recruiter’s Portfolio’?
The ‘salary’ question Working agency-side for over 10-years, you get very used to asking the question – “..and what’s your current basic salary?” before moving onto the next phase of … Continue reading The Basic Salary Question
Digital Sinkhole LinkedIn is a constant stream of news, opinions, sales material and job adverts; we have no end of information at the touch of a ‘New Posts’ button. You … Continue reading Recruitment Marketing – ‘The Post’
Beginnings It started with the introduction to Artefact Cards (*kudos and thanks to Matt Ballantine*); a simple, pocket-sized-small canvas upon which I could imprint my many ideas, ‘nothings’ and doodles. … Continue reading Getting my doodle on!
Starting your job search through a voice recognition assistant Talking to a ‘robot’ Amazon’s Echo and Google’s Home are currently nestling somewhere between the ‘Innovators’ and ‘Early Adopters’ on the … Continue reading The future of your search for a new career?
Part 1 — a step in the tech direction The way it was (and still is)… The definition of ‘candidate’ is ‘a person who applies for a job or is nominated for … Continue reading Candidate = Individual
The technology evolution happening in the recruitment industry Type into Google ‘rectech’ and the first and second results are both a very reputable company called RecTech that boasts … Continue reading RecTech — the new ‘Tech’?
Is the recruitment industry missing the most important channel to market? Mobile = personalisation Referring to ‘smartphone adoption’ simply doesn’t have any relevance as there are well over 2 billion … Continue reading Will Recruitment Harness the Potential of Chatbots?
Is it possible to create a new industry standard with AI technology?
I recently read an article that highlighted 25 new start-up’s focused on chatbot solutions; from this list I noted a UK-based start-up called Cyra, an AI based recruitment solution that … Continue reading The Rise of the Chatbots – Chatbot? ChatWhat?
Being human A recent blog I posted entitled ‘I, Recruiter’ generated interesting responses from individuals from the recruitment industry and senior level tech professionals as well. Thanks to all for … Continue reading I, Recruiter (part deux) – AI and the process of recruiting talent