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Applicant tracking system (ATS) is a recruitment software that serves departments of human resources and particularly sourcing and recruitment by processing and analyzing massive amounts of job applications and storing all candidate data. The fact that 99% of Fortune 500 companies utilize applicant tracking systems illustrates the importance of this tool. There are a variety […]

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We have already written plenty about the fact that if you want to find a strong developer, usual sourcing resources are not very helpful: top developers do not search actively for new jobs and do not use regular job boards or on LinkedIn. You will have to use specialized sites to find top tech talent. […]

Great sourcing experts are like great marketers — they follow where potential candidates’ attention goes. Of course, more traditional platforms and social media like Facebook, or LinkedIn, or GitHub are not going anywhere. Yet, new emerging online gathering places for tech talent are noteworthy for sourcing practitioners out there. Over the last years, Telegram has […]

NB! Clubhouse is a brand new social network, and the information in this article might be not up-to-date. However, AmazingHiring takes great care in keeping this article fresh, so please check the date of the publication to know when the last review has been made. Let’s start! What is Clubhouse, and what the fuss is […]

Social media sites are valuable sources of information for any recruiter. This is especially handy when you have to navigate in a highly competitive niche like software development. There is a massive shortage of talent in this space so that to find and hire the right candidate, you have to be very fast, proactive, and […]

Most recruiters see an average candidate response as low as 20%. That’s just 2 out of every 10 people you contact, making for extremely unproductive email strategies. Still, cold emailing remains one of the most effective methods of recruiting new candidates, so what can you do to increase that measly response rate? The first step […]

If cold and warm emails to candidates cause you as much pain as they do to us, and you are looking forward to improving your daily performance as an HR or recruiter, this article is for you.

Disclaimer: The article is created based on materials provided by Yves Greijn, Lead Engineering Sourcer (ex-QuantumBlack, now Miro), Neha Naik, CEO of recruitgyan.com and Monika Nemcova (AIHR, ex-Content Marketer from harver.com) How do you measure your recruiting success? We have prepared an ultimate list of recruiting metrics to be checked regularly. All metrics formulas can be found […]

Credentials: Hung Lee and Erin Mathew, a Reddit sourcing expert, had a podcast episode where they’ve discussed the ways of sourcing candidates on Reddit, the largest forum with 330 million users engaged there. We have summarized key ideas and hints on how to source on Reddit + added practical info and boolean strings for you […]

We have surveyed our AmazingHiring fans and the sourcing community from all over the world about their favorite recruiting email subject lines that work best for the first contact with a potential candidate. We have picked the most popular and most creative ones. Enjoy the list and feel free to share it with your colleagues. […]

A handy list of the best recruiting tools that any technical recruiter should know in 2021.  Thanks to our friend Jiri Herodek (@jiri_herodek) for helping to prepare this material. 

Recently, we spoke about how to recruit a strong specialist after you’ve searched for them everywhere and with no success. If sourcing in social media and professional networking services has come to naught, it’s high time to install Slack – a popular team messaging application.

What Does AI Recruiting Mean? Adding AI to recruiting is a prospective practice of implementing artificial intelligence technology, like ML (Machine Learning) or complex algorithms of prediction, in order to enhance the hiring process and fill the open roles faster. With the variety of AI tools available, recruiters now can effectively utilize their time and […]

Dear AmazingHiring fans,  We are happy to announce a new AmazingHiring solution that helps you save time on the candidate engagement better than your ATS can do.  AmazingHiring allows you to immediately interact with the relevant candidates with the highly targeted personalized messages, create the follow-up sequences, and track your outreach metrics.  Let’s dig deeper […]

Let’s face it. Job boards suck. In 2020, there is a zero chance that top engineers will pay attention to your job listings unless you are a tech giant like Google or Facebook. Startups and even established, yet not-so-famous companies can implement the smart recruiting approach to compete for top tech talent.  But how to […]

It’s quite obvious that following-up your candidates is a must-have for every competent recruiter. Not only after the interview is finished, but on each stage of the recruitment process. The most intriguing thing here is how to follow them up to get responses and, preferably, positive ones. AmazingHiring team has been working with tech candidates […]

Recently we have conducted a survey where asked recruiters and sourcers to share how their 2019 was: how do they relieve stress at work, what conferences they recommend and what bloggers they follow. Below is a summary of the 172 responses we have received.  Recruiting can be stressful. How do you usually cope with stress […]

Sourcing Hackathon is an online game where any sourcer, beginner or pro, can compete, show their sourcing power and learn new sourcing tricks! Hackathon masters prepare tricky questions and tasks to pick your brain and boost your sourcing skills. Normally, the time is limited and only the fastest can win! On December 3rd, we have […]

The tech talent gap is one of the top problems companies worldwide face nowadays. For small and medium businesses, growth means attracting engineers and specialists who have skills the company needs to lift its product and services to a new level. And to get such talents aboard you need to compete with tech giants, more […]

Leaders and C-level executives are very often those who are behind every important decision about purchasing new sourcing tools. You will love our tool, but leadership wants to get the answer on “How many candidates we will have thanks to the AmazingHiring?” We know that executives are not the actual users – sourcers and recruiters […]

The Sourcing community loves nothing more than sourcing tips and unusual ways of finding candidates. Moreover, AmazingHiring fast tracks the tech recruiting process by automating sourcing from all major social and professional networks. Additionally, Amazing Hiring provides an extensive range of hints on how to create elaborate search queries to source the right candidate profiles […]

Talent managers know that up to 18% of open positions are closed from an existing database of candidates. Thus it would be fantastic to keep it fresh, right? AmazingHiring Data Enrichment empowers recruiters to enrich incomplete data of tech candidates and get the most from their Github, Stackoverflow or Linkedin networks.  It’s easier to engage […]

Whether you want to learn more about sourcing, job promotion, and employer branding or recruiting techniques, candidate engagement and follow-ups,  there’s a wealth of recruiting knowledge being shared offline and online every day. We are excited to share the best resources to learn something new about recruiting that we have crowdsourced from the sourcing community!  […]