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September 2016: Recruit in Real-time, All the Time

How do you imagine the future of recruitment?

We imagine it a lot faster and a little bit smarter. It needs to be faster because there is nothing more frustrating for candidates than waiting for an answer after a job interview. It ought to get a bit smarter because recruiters have access to much more data so they should make better decisions.


This month, we made a big step in both direction, as we have released the Smart Filter feature. Smart Filter allows you to shortlist or reject candidates automatically based on their audio answer. This means your recruiters save hundreds of hours of listening time, and that your candidates will finally be able to get the quick “yes” or “no” answer they need to move on with their job search.

Read on for more company updates below.



Smart Filter: Shortlisting and Rejecting in Real Time

You can now set up filtering rules based on recorded answers. We call it the Smart Filter, but let’s be honest: all the intelligence comes from you, the user. You must configure which words you look for in each question. This feature is perfect for setting up standard knockout interview questions. It also works great if you want to give candidates a reading exercise to check their enunciation. If you switch this feature one, candidates will know straight away after completing their interview, if they are shortlisted or not. This beats waiting for an email that may never come… Read on in our Wiki page.



Boost your Online Volumes: $3.50 per Qualified Lead
In view of the recruitment ramp-up before the holiday season, we are offering an attractive promotion: for only $3.50 per “virtual footfall”, we will run a customized advertising campaign on your behalf on social media. We will only count a lead as a “virtual footfall” if the candidate have taken the time to complete his or her digital interview. This means your recruiters can focus on the motivated and qualified candidates, instead of spending this busy season chasing cold leads on the phone. So why not give your recruitment team an immediate boost with a new stream of candidates? Click here to read on or just drop us a line.



Social Media Recruitment Hacks on September 27

Join us in A Space in Manila on September 27. I get to personally interview some of the sharpest minds in talent acquisition and to ask them how they have adjusted their marketing strategies to take advantage of the rise of social media networks. I can’t wait to hear from our speakers from Microsoft, AdParlor, Sitel, EXL and to uncover with them what the future holds! Sign up here.



Prudential BSN “Lets the Talent Talk”

Prudential BSN Takaful Berhad, Malaysia’s leading takaful operator, is “letting the talent talk”. To identify candidates with strong motivation and good communications skills, they invite all of them to participate in a short digital interview. See how this is communicated to candidates on their sign up page.

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