Recruiting | Recruitment Agencies

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

How can you automate interview scheduling in 5 minutes?

In recruitment, you can automate much of your work. You have quite a few solutions to choose from, and decision what to use will depend on what positions you are recruiting for, what budget you have and how processes in your organisation are set up. 

But what if you don't have the budget and the ability to work with a sophisticated and expensive ATS or other tools? You are a freelance recruiter or you work for a small company - and still want to make your job easier?

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Recruiting

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

The best way to get your job proposal noticed by a programmer

I had a chat with Tomek, a Java programmer. Tomek has been working for a bank for 7 years. 

- Tomek, tell me, how many messages have you been getting on LinkedIn from recruiters lately?

- A few, well...  like five or six, you know, I don't count it exactly.

-  Weekly?

-  No daily.

WOW!  

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Recruiting | Technology

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

Which technologies in IT is it worth learning and which technologies to specialise in as a recruiter?

Are you a novice IT recruiter and wondering which technologies are worth specialising in today?

You're probably already familiar with the division into positions related to software development and positions related to infrastructure. You are probably familiar with the Java ecosystem and the Microsoft (.Net) technology ecosystem.

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Recruiting

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

How to talk to a hiring manager?

Whether you work as an agency recruiter or as an internal recruiter, the most important success factor in filling the vacancy you have been assigned is the ability to have a factual, in-depth and open conversation with the manager directly hiring the candidate („the hiring manager” or „HM”).

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Recruiting | Recruitment Agencies

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

How to work with HR if you are an agency recruiter?

There are often tensions between agency recruiters and internal HR. This is caused by several factors.

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Culture | Recruiting

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

Overemployed

If your company works remotely and you're wondering why it's hard to "catch up" with some people online, and managers complain about not getting assignments done on time, keep reading.  These hints will save your time, money and energy spent on the recruitment process and onboarding the wrong person, in this case, someone who has multiple full-time remote jobs.  This text will be useful for people who recruit not only for IT.

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Job Market | Recruiting | Recruitment Agencies

Written by Maciej Szczerba

Ghosting in our time

I originally wanted to give the title "Ghosting in the time of the plague". But I hope we're past the plague. And that in the plague, ghosting was not as terrible as it is now. In the "post-Covid" time it just became the worst ever.

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Job Market | Recruiting

Written by Maciej Szczerba

Summary of 2021 and trends for 2022 in recruitment

The year of remote working. 2020 exposed most of the weaknesses of companies in the HR area: an initial salary freeze with the rising cost of living, insufficient protection for employees in a pandemic situation, a mismatch in the company culture of employees recruited and working remotely, employee burnout.

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Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

How to work with HR if you are an agency recruiter?

There are often tensions between agency recruiters and internal HR. This is caused by several...

Written by Maciej Szczerba

IT labour market in Poland after Covid- state as of May 2021

It is just over a year since the outbreak of the pandemic (14 months). In this post, I would like to...

Written by Maciej Szczerba

The eight biggest changes in IT recruitment post Covid- the good, the bad and the ugly

This post is a personal and subjective one. I also hope that it will generate a number of comments,...

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba, Maciej Szczerba

Hey there! Welcome to Make Recruitment Easier!

Hi, welcome to our blog!  We are Agnieszka and Maciej,  agency recruiters with over 20...

Written by Maciej Szczerba

The role of the CIO in the Agile era - part 2

In this post I continue my review of Mark Schwartz's book 'A seat at the table' which has been a...

Written by Maciej Szczerba

The role of the CIO in the Agile era - part 1

This series of posts is on the one hand a review of a very interesting book by Mark Schwartz "A seat...

Written by Maciej Szczerba

7 best books for recruiters available on Amazon

First a note: I have selected these 7 books from dozens of items from my library on Kindle relating...

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

HR and Recruiting predictions for 2021

Welcome to 2021! The number 21 is associated with luck, risk, taking chances and having the world...

Written by Maciej Szczerba

Will machine learning replace recruiters?

As with many other professional professions, the recruitment profession appears to be under serious...

Written by Maciej Szczerba

Where is Poland on the world map of IT and outsourcing part 2?

Continuing the topic we have started, where are the special conditions of the Polish IT market and...

Written by Maciej Szczerba

Where is Poland on the world map of IT and outsourcing part 1?

This entry was inspired by one of my previous entries (and research spent on it) on the future of...

Written by Maciej Szczerba

"AI Superpowers, China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order"

All of us know who Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Larry Page and Sergei Brin or Jeff Bezos are. Until I...

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