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Benefits of Hiring International…

Benefits of Hiring International Candidates Hiring international candidates can often seem more complicated than recruiting locally, which is why many organisations choose to dismiss the idea. There can be the issue of visas and visa restrictions with hiring international candidates, which can be off-putting for employers. However, in dismissing international candidates, businesses are not only restricting the number of applicants they have to choose from, but also the wealth of skills and experience that international employees can bring to the business. If you have been choosing to disregard international candidates, it may be time to think again as there are many benefits in being open to hiring candidate’s out with your local area. Wider Pool of Candidates One of the most frustrating parts of recruitment is advertising a really good role, but finding that there is a lack of interest from candidates. It is a candidate’s market at the moment, so many can pick and choose what they want, which means less applications for many businesses. If you are open to the possibility of hiring international candidates, you will really widen the pool of candidates you can select from. The process may take longer but it is more cost effective and resourceful than continuing to renew adverts and having to turn business away. Enhance Skills and Knowledge Base International candidates will have worked on different projects to local candidates, which means..

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How to Optimise Your LinkedIn Profile To Appeal To Recruiters A growing proportion of all career openings are now being filled by recruiters finding and approaching their ideal hires online. Correspondingly, fewer roles are being filled via advertising, which means that the next time you want to change jobs you can’t rely on finding and applying for jobs yourself. Consequently - and irrespective of whether you are actively considering a career move - to be in the running for the best positions you have to have a Linkedin profile that will be found by recruiters and that will quickly win them over when they find it. This blog is aimed at providing quick wins to help you craft a LinkedIn profile that will get noticed by recruiters and will make you stand out as a strong candidate. The backdrop to this is that LinkedIn have changed the site in ways that impact you as a candidate, including standardising the layout of LinkedIn profiles. This has elevated the importance of certain elements of your LinkedIn profile, whilst demoting others. Here’s everything you need to act on to achieve those quick wins.   Making a positive first impression There's one part of your LinkedIn profile that will be seen more than anything else. That's the combination of your name, photo and headline - as appears at the top of your profile page...

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Top Tips For Tech…

Top Tips For Tech Talent To Build A Strong Professional Profile on Social Media   Social media today plays a huge part in the success of a Tech professional’s career. It can result in you being found and approached with enticing career opportunities. Or it can be used more proactively to open doors with potential business partners, future employers, investors and other high value connections.   There are two angles to consider here. The first is how visible you wish to be in the market? When a recruiter or entrepreneur is searching for tech experts, how likely is it that you will come up in the search results as one of the top matches? Linked to that, how frequently will your peers and the wider tech community see your updates appearing in their social media feeds - and how many people will add social proof to your reputation by commenting on or sharing your posts?   The second angle is whether you wish to use social media more proactively to build relationships and strike up conversations with people of interest. For a Tech entrepreneur, this could mean sparking conversations with potential business partners, investors, vendors and future employees. For someone on the payroll, this could mean starting conversations with mentors or potential future employers and with startups in your space that you may be interested in joining at some point..

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