This year we bring you a diverse mix of insightful interviews and articles. These articles will explore the realm of market dynamics, delve into data interpretation, and dispense useful insights.
We’ve been privileged to have conversations with numerous distinguished individuals and companies, each contributing a unique narrative. Our discussion topics cover a wide spectrum, from remote recruitment strategies to fostering exceptional organizational culture and offering attractive employee benefits among many other intriguing themes.
Presented below are the 10 most engaging articles from our blog, ranked based on reader count.
#10 – Interview: Nikolai Kabatsikov, Head of Talent at Bolt
One of the interviews that has consistently garnered significant readership over the past few years is once again asserting its popularity by securing a spot in this year’s Top 10. 🔝
Besides shedding light on the company, Nikolai Kabatsikov, the Talent Head at Bolt, also shares evergreen tips on crafting a compelling LinkedIn profile and securing a job in a rapidly expanding tech firm.
#9 – Interview with Mara Steinberga from SmartLynx Airlines
Most-read interview from last year’s top also makes it this year. It hails from the world of aviation, a domain characterized by pace, stressful circumstances, joy, and an ever-evolving day-to-day life that is a norm for all those at SmartLynx Airlines. ✈️
Our conversation with SmartLynx Airlines’ Chief of People & Culture, Mara Steinberga, provided insights into the aviation industry’s distinctive work culture. She shared her perspectives on the unique aspects of working in this sector and gave a glimpse into a typical day at SmartLynx (spoiler alert: there’s no such thing as a ‘typical’ day here).
#8 – Data-driven Hiring: TOP 10 Factors of Employee Motivation
A mere 13% of the tech employers surveyed admitted to successfully hiring and retaining the talent they require. To amplify the appeal of your job offers for superior talent, it’s critical to address the typical motivational factors. 📊
In this article we take an in-depth view, based on survey results of 163 386 users, of what precisely drives individuals.
#7 – Fail fast, learn faster at Oxylabs
The IT sector is seeing a trend where talent has the negotiation advantage due to a surplus of jobs and scarcity of talent. Companies like Oxylabs, a tech firm providing web-scraping solutions, are tackling this by nurturing internal talent and initiating development plans. Over three years, Oxylabs has launched new products, caught Fortune 500 companies’ interest, and doubled its staff size.
In our discussion, Web Product Owner Monika Gerybaite shared insights into overcoming these challenges while maintaining rapid growth. 🚀
#6 – Äripäev Salary TOP 2023: Vacancies at the Highest Paying Companies
The Estonian financial newspaper, Äripäev, annually compiles the Salary TOP list, spotlighting the highest-paying companies. MeetFrank presents you with the latest job openings at a range of these top-paying firms. 💰
#5 – Inside the diverse culture driving the success of Entain Baltics and Nordics
We talked to Oleg Karpušenko, the head of the HR department at Entain Baltics & Nordics, about how to build a great company culture that values diversity and inclusiveness and what are the essential elements for creating a friendly and down-to-earth company culture. 🌟
#4 – 10 Ways to Get More Job Applicants when Hiring
Hiring an exceptional team player can be a challenging task. 😖 Posting a job vacancy on a job board might garner about 5-10 applicants. But for the ideal hire, you’d need a pool of over 30 candidates to select from.
So, how can you attract more high-quality job seekers? Regardless of whether you have an extensive HR & Recruitment department supporting you, as a hiring manager, there’s a plethora of strategies you can employ.
#3 – Enabling employee growth through learning at Oxylabs
Fostering employee development and enhancing their expertise, skills, and abilities has become increasingly pivotal in propelling business performance. Oxylabs, a technology firm and a leader in innovative web-scraping infrastructure solutions, stands out in its commitment to Learning & Development (L&D) activities.
We had a conversation with Frederika Dovgal, the Learning and Development Manager at Oxylabs, discussing the company’s strategies in cultivating its in-house talent and fostering growth.
#2 – You’re Recruiting All Wrong — Say Goodbye to Job Boards
Traditional hiring strategies, like advertising job vacancies and awaiting applications, are becoming obsolete and less effective. Recruitment is evolving into a selling process, deviating from the earlier purchasing concept — companies failing to adapt can’t attract or hire top-notch talent. 🔝
In this article we take a look at what the recruiters need to change in order to fix the problem and more importantly, how it can be achieved.
#1 – What Is Employer Branding and How Do Companies Do it?
The most popular article of the past year is about employer branding. Employer branding might feel like an elusive concept that’s often talked about, but rarely fully grasped, much like a mythical unicorn. 🦄
Yet, certain companies seem to have mastered it, magnetizing the best talent. So, what exactly is employer branding? How is it effectively implemented? And who within your organization should shoulder this responsibility?
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