Hiring

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5 Best Practices for Setting Up a Remote Team

by Lauren Proctor November 28, 2018 Hiring, Hiring Advice

(Image source: Pixabay) Mark Meyer works as the content manager at Spokeo, a service company that offers reverse number lookup.

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Virtual Interview Best Practices: Everything You Need to Know

by Jobbatical October 08, 2018 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Virtual interviews can be intimidating for all parties, but hiring managers need to get past any discomfort to assess their

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Jobbatical shortlisted at the Relocation Magazine Awards

by Dea Martinjonis May 03, 2018 News & Features

Jobbatical is shortlisted in the Relocate Awards as Best Technological Innovation — Corporate Support. The winners will be announced during the Gala

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How To Prepare For A Networking Event: 5 Tips To Set Yourself Up For Success

by Jobbatical April 18, 2018 Job Tips, Talent

Today’s guest post is brought to you by the team at Harry’s. Many people don’t understand the importance of or

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How a Digital Agency Based in Chiang Mai Hired Three Senior Developers

by Gonzalo March 22, 2018 Case Studies, Hiring

BUZZWOO! was facing a Senior talent shortage because of their paradisiac location. They used Jobbatical to hire three senior developers

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How to Recognize a Good Employer by Their Job Ad

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp March 07, 2018 Talent

Look for these signs in job ads to increase your chances of finding a job (and employer) you’ll love. Detecting high

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3 Ways To Recruit in a Multicultural Job Market

by Jobbatical February 27, 2018 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Today’s post is brought to you by Payal Bhatia, an international headhunter with more than 12 years in the executive

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How Applicant Tracking Software Helps Clear the Clutter and Hire Faster

by Gonzalo February 09, 2018 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Kelly Barcelos, a progressive digital marketing manager specializing in HR. A faster

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You Should Be Looking for your Next Developer in India

by Gonzalo February 05, 2018 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Great english level, a solid technical foundation and relevant work experience. Can you find that in India? Photo by Varshesh Joshi

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Remove hiring bias: 6 objective ways to find A+ hires

by Jobbatical January 29, 2018 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Don’t waste your chance to nab great talent. If you’re letting hiring bias get in the way, you’re doing your

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What’s happening for Jobbatical in 2018

by Jobbatical January 17, 2018 News & Features

The story of Jobbatical in 2017, and what to envision in 2018 and beyond The global workforce is constantly evolving, and

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9 Actionable Tips to Attract and Hire Top-Notch Developers in 2018

by Gonzalo January 08, 2018 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Finding the right developers for your company is laborious task. That’s why we put together a list of nine actionable

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Top HR stories: Our most popular blogs of 2017

by Jobbatical December 21, 2017 Hiring

2017 has come and gone in a flash. Here are our top HR stories aimed at helping employers attract and

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Increase employee retention by hiring candidates with career mentality, not job mentality

by Jobbatical December 11, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Image from: https://unsplash.com/photos/bwki71ap-y8 The difference between job mentality vs career mentality could mean the difference between a team that does

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Hire for diversity: Culture fit is an excuse for mediocrity and exclusivity

by Jobbatical November 29, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Image from: https://unsplash.com/photos/pMW4jzELQCw Culture fit is typically considered an important thing to hire for, but it’s one of the most

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GuardSquare — a Software Company That Thinks Better, Not Bigger

by Jobbatical July 24, 2017 Hiring

Under the leadership of a former Olympic judoka, GuardSquare is building the world’s best mobile app protection products. In 2002

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A Brit Moves to Estonia to Help Build a New Digital Nation

by Dea Martinjonis July 19, 2017 Talent, Talent Stories

Estonia may be a small nation but it has dared to dream big. Having popped out a couple of unicorn

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How To Build Diversity into Your Team’s DNA?

by Karoli Hindriks June 22, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

This week, the newest team member of team Jobbatical flew in from Saudi Arabia. Originally from Egypt, Muhammed had been

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5 Baffling Words Recruiters Use Instead of ‘You’ (Please Stop)

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp June 16, 2017 Job Tips, Talent

What is it about the word ‘you’ that recruiters hate so much? At Jobbatical, we see way too many clumsy

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How to Write a Job Description That Attracts Talent (+ Amusing Examples of How Not to)

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp June 06, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

This recent post on the Jobbatical blog highlighted some of the biggest mistakes recruiters make that get in the way

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Universal Robots — How They Helped Create a Robotics “Silicon Valley” in Denmark.

by Jobbatical June 05, 2017 Hiring

How a municipal government, local universities, and a startup built a cutting edge robotics incubator in a small town in Denmark.

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Agoda, A World Class Technology Company First and a Global Travel Empire Second.

by Dea Martinjonis May 29, 2017 Hiring

Work where a vacation is seen as market research. Everyone loves to travel In fact, about 1 in 10 jobs on

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How Twitter Counter uses positivity to harness the best from its employees

by Jobbatical May 23, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Twitter Counter, a company based on positivity and the art of analysis In 2008 Twitter Counter started as a fun weekend

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The 7 most costly hiring mistakes to avoid in order to recruit top talent

by Jobbatical May 18, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

If you’ve spent any time looking for a job or trying to find talent to fill a job, I’m betting

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How to Recruit a Unicorn Developer to Your Small Startup

by Jobbatical May 16, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Platonics & Jobbatical, matching great developers with those in need. They say your perfect match is somewhere on this earth. What

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5 Essential Tips to Make a Developer Happy at Work (and hire the best developer too)

by Jobbatical May 10, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

We’re all looking for the developer unicorn. At Jobbatical it’s the top ask on our hiring board. Here’s how you

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How to win the talent war (and save time) with 3 types of screening questions

by Jobbatical April 25, 2017 Hiring

Writing a good job description is important. But with a few screening questions you can greatly improve applicant targeting. One

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Hiring outside the box — how Helmes found a .NET developer

by Jobbatical April 19, 2017 Hiring

A Jobbatical story with a plot twist The story of Helmes, an international software house, began way back in 1991, with

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A team that laughs together works well together

by Jobbatical April 12, 2017 Hiring

The story of the friendliest player in the FinTech space Founded by Estonian entrepreneurs in 2010, Friendly Finance is a microfinancing

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How to recruit the best candidates through pre-employment screening

by Jobbatical April 11, 2017 Hiring

Knockout questions are a win-win for recruiters and applicants. Employers who use pre-employment screening to select candidates as a part

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America, we’re coming for your tech talent…

by Jobbatical April 06, 2017 Talent

We’re in the midst of a tech talent crisis. Worldwide. Should American companies be worried about losing their edge as

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Building bridges (not walls) at Estonia’s newest bank

by Jobbatical March 31, 2017 Hiring

Inbank has a unique, product-based strategy. Focusing mostly on retail clients, it offers specialized financial products to clients when and

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Building bridges (not walls) at Estonia’s newest bank

by Jobbatical March 31, 2017 Hiring

Inbank has a unique, product-based strategy. Focusing mostly on retail clients, it offers specialized financial products to clients when and

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We just made hiring top talent easier

by Jobbatical March 29, 2017 Hiring

Using a combination of AI and HR to source top talent from out database for you. Jobbatical & “Premoderation” brings a

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Socialatom — building entrepreneurs without borders

by Jobbatical March 16, 2017 Hiring

Socialatom Ventures recently hired a portfolio manager through Jobbatical. We told her story here. Now let’s take a closer look

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Shipitwise — You want to ship what?

by Jobbatical March 07, 2017 Talent

Shipitwise office welcoming a new member of the team. Coffee, guitars, mini-mopeds and the world’s smallest card readers all have one

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Why trust is the most important investment in hiring

by Jobbatical March 02, 2017 Hiring

The story of a Nordic IT giant that’s building a passionate and resilient team fueled by mutual trust Tieto utilizes the

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Are bots the answer to our ever-increasing talent shortage?

by Jobbatical March 01, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Is there a global talent shortage? Your opinion might depend on your location and your company’s hiring needs. Or does it?

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Why a hiring manager who looks for cultural fit might be doing it all wrong.

by Jobbatical February 09, 2017 Hiring

Diversity. Immigration. Cultural fit. These are hot topics right now. Between the politics of the moment (think the recent immigration

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Revealing Jobbatical: talent sourcing secrets

by Jobbatical November 11, 2016 Talent

At Jobbatical, we’re in the business of matching people to their dream jobs in inspiring locations. As anyone with recruitment

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Why You Must Hire “A” Level Players

by Jobbatical October 27, 2016 Hiring, Hiring Advice

Conventional wisdom says startup founders should hire for scale e.g., the top-notch sales manager who can bring in bonanza accounts

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Recruiting the Best Engineers in 30 Minutes

by Jobbatical October 04, 2016 Hiring

Engineering Interview Questions of Onefootball As part of an ongoing series of blog posts (last time we covered Jobbatical), we’re

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Where to Promote Your Jobs: Role-specific Job Boards

by Jobbatical September 28, 2016 Hiring

Head of Disruption Wanted While the above headline isn’t an actual job posting by the Virgin Group, it grabs your

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The Right Way to Attract the Wrong People

by Jobbatical September 20, 2016 Hiring

7 Secrets to Crafting a Killer Job Ad Qualifications are no guarantee of landing a good job, as this piece on

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Save Interview Time With These Knockout Questions

by Jobbatical September 13, 2016 Hiring, Hiring Advice

There are many kinds of knockouts. One of the better known is in boxing, where a KO (knockout) wins the

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What to Include in Job Description BEFORE the Job Description

by Jobbatical September 07, 2016 Hiring

Show candidates what’s behind the curtain Authors sometimes do it: write a “prequel” after they’ve published a novel, so people who

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Why Do Good People Quit Your Company?

by Jobbatical August 24, 2016 Hiring

Ciao, Adios, Sayonara, Pa, Auf Wiedersehen, Sampai Jumpa… Emily was an ideal hire: smart, ambitious, with the precise skill set you

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Be our next CTO in Tallinn!

by Jobbatical August 23, 2016 News & Features

Join us in Estonia for an exciting startup ride Tallinn looking pretty in wintertime. (dimbar76/Shutterstock) CTO? More like CT — OMG! Because that’s

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Google’s recruiting magnet attracts top talent like magic

by Jobbatical August 17, 2016 Hiring

This search engine finds great hires Search engines rock. From who snagged Olympic gold in 1976, to how to rebuild your

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The 13 Interview Questions We Ask at Jobbatical

by Jobbatical August 09, 2016 Hiring

Welcome to our new series of interview questions from different companies to help you hire better! This week we start

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6 Reasons to Hire Team Members Who Aren’t Like You

by Jobbatical August 02, 2016 Hiring

The end of your comfort zone Chantale, a French Canadian co-worker in our anglophone workplace, returned from her errand run with

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You signed the contract with a candidate. Now what?

by Jobbatical July 26, 2016 Talent

Do’s and Don’ts of Onboarding a New Hire Recruiting is challenging work, and a good recruiter is like gold bullion. Yet

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What Twitter, Medium, Airbnb, Netflix and Spotify can teach you about hiring engineers

by Jobbatical July 12, 2016 Hiring

Airbnb is a global hospitality company. Spotify is a music streaming service. Netflix streams video. And Medium is a content

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The Wrong Interviewer Can Scare Your Talent Away!

by Jobbatical July 05, 2016 Hiring

Who knows your company better than the CEO? When a communication manager needed a second interviewer for her candidate, she faced

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3 Important Questions to Ask Interviewees

by Jobbatical June 30, 2016 Hiring

“I’d rather walk the plank…” You’re the captain of a pirate ship, and your crew gets to vote on how the

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Don’t Lie in Your Job Description!

by Jobbatical June 16, 2016 Talent

That’s my kind of job! HELP WANTED: Well-funded startup seeks tech wizard for unparalleled opportunity. Sky’s the limit! Is the above

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4 successful entrepreneurs’ tips for hiring

by Jobbatical June 09, 2016 Talent

Successful entrepreneurs tend to have a few things in common. One of those unifying threads is their open-mindedness when it

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Not just about the money: how to attract top talent

by Jobbatical June 06, 2016 Talent

In the Harry Potter novels, a magical mirror reflects the heart’s desire of whoever gazes into it. Many businesses do

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Beyond the CV: Video cover letters help you find the best match

by Jobbatical June 02, 2016 Hiring

According to ÜberFacts, “The average Millennial will take over 25,000 selfies in his or her lifetime.” It seems as if

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Build your team with local hires and global recruits

by Jobbatical May 26, 2016 Hiring

Sameness has its place, such as when a company is manufacturing microchips. A single slip-up can result in danger and

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Which countries are the best sources for marketers?

by Jobbatical May 26, 2016 Hiring

You know marketing; you’ve been building comprehensive campaigns to successfully grow your business for years. You can target a message

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3 Tips to Hire Right — Every Time

by Jobbatical May 18, 2016 Hiring

Hiring well is an art, but you don’t have to be Michelangelo to master it. Sourcing the right candidate in

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3 tips for writing an effective job ad

by Jobbatical April 07, 2016 Talent

It’s safe to say that most businesses spend far less time polishing job ads than they do perfecting their sales

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Why I Wanted to Hire A Turtle

by Jobbatical February 29, 2016 Hiring

Within our first year of launching Jobbatical, it became clear to me that Southeast Asia is the hotspot region for

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5 Things You Need to Know if You’re Hiring an Estonian

by Jobbatical May 04, 2015 Hiring

By Claire Millard @Jobbatical Photo: Hafiz Issadeen There’s a saying that Southern Europeans are like peaches, whilst us Northern Europeans

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