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During the Great Resignation, many recruiters are looking for refreshing ways to find new talent. In technology, a field that requires candidates of such particular and refined expertise, the challenge is even more nuanced.
Lauren understands the process of trying to land a job in the tech industry and has first-hand experience of what sticks and what doesn’t.
Questions For Lauren Include:
- How has the growth of the Gig Economy and more need for accounting software for start-ups over the past couple of years impacted Xero?
- What are some of the unique challenges TA pros when attempting to hire folks into tech companies and when trying to fill tech roles?
- Why is it vital for a candidate to be truthful during the hiring process? What can happen if the candidate misleads a hiring manager/TA pro?
- Why do you believe it's so vital that candidates demonstrate they care about culture fit and the DEI efforts of a potential employer's brand? What does that say about their motivations and likeness to stay with an org for the longer term?
- Mastering the art of phone impressions - Your team stresses the importance of bringing on your energy and enthusiasm when interviewing or networking over the phone. As the interviewer is not able to see a candidate's body language over the phone, it is vital to approach the call with vigor – within reason. It’s also important to balance between being excited and not seeming too desperate. Tell me more.
- Debunk the “fake it til’ you make it” mantra – most of the time people think they need to have an answer to every question thrown at them. Why is it okay to say “I do not know”!
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