Job hunting can be frustrating, particularly for people without much experience or higher qualifications. What do you write in a cover letter when there isn’t much you can use to talk yourself up? Sydney startup myInterview saw the problem and is trying to fix it.
In knowing the struggles startup founders face when recruiting talent, last year, Lee, Maloof, Temponi and Michayluk decided to create a business that connects startups to motivated, entrepreneurial interns. They have since placed several interns in Sydney and Melbourne based startups with a beta site.
Founded by San Francisco-based Nate Hanson and Sydney-based Sebastian Kade, Sumry provides an easy way for job seekers to create, share and market their unique career stories in the form of a timeline. It’s essentially a paperless resume ‘web page’ that shows the recruiter what value they can offer and the skills they would bring to the role.
High growth ecommerce platform, Bigcommerce is currently on a roll with its high-profile recruitment efforts, now appointing former Netflix Chief Talent Officer, Patty McCord onto its board of advisors.
Two US-based entrepreneurs Gozde and Cagri Aksay, who have companies like Microsoft, Morgan Stanley and Two Sigma Investments in their resumes, decided to ditch their corporate careers to demystify the salary taboo and launch a very unique startup – Salary Fairy.
A new job portal, Jobooh, has been launched to support startups in the field of Human Resources. Startups looking to recruit can place job postings on the platform at no cost whatsoever, and find qualified employees to help bring their vision to life.
Right from the outset, we knew we wanted to take a different approach to other consultancies. Consulting firms can be a black box, with consultants wanting to hold to as much of their intellectual property and insights as they can so you need to hire them time and again. But at Chamonix, we took a distinct approach.
Ureferjobs is set to flip the recruitment industry upside down. The online platform allows individuals to refer jobs to their peers and win significant cash rewards if the referral leads to a placement. Businesses looking to employ also enjoy the benefits of a faster, cheaper and more reliable recruitment process.
“Blow your own career horn” is the motto behind Australian startup Trumpet Page – first in the country to develop an innovative online platform for contractors and freelancers to create interactive visual resumes. The site is set to outshine career platforms like LinkedIn with a lack-lustre interface.
Does your company use social media for recruiting? If not, its probably time you rethink your recruiting strategy. According to a survey conducted by Hire Rabbit, 48% of all job seekers were using social networking as a way to reach out to potential employers. And out of those 48%, nearly 85% of respondents were using Facebook as the medium to find new opportunities. These numbers alone illustrate why employers need to begin utilising recruitment strategies that are focused on social networking channels like Facebook. Here are three advantages and tips to get you started.