Iris’ first encounter with the recruitment industry was with Ranstad, a global recruitment agency that has specialized lines of businesses. Given her background in tax and accounting from KPMG, the firm assigned her to the Accounting Recruitment team. At first, recruitment was fun and exciting because she was connecting with different people from all walks … Continue reading #ReinventingRecruiters Series – Iris Hui
Borrowing the idea of #InventingAnna and its possible sequel #ReinventingAnna, we decided to coin our video series #ReInventingRecruiters. Instead of inventing Con Artists, we are reinventing recruiters and, on a larger scale, how recruitment should be done. Recruitment is a traditional industry, many firms are close to a century-old (Adecco was founded in 1957, Robert … Continue reading #ReinventingRecruiters series – what is Find Recruiter?
In the last 2 weeks, I’ve surveyed 100 CTO’s and tech leads across Asia and they shared their views on the tech talent landscape. 1. Do you face challenges hiring software developers? 90% CTOs in this market face challenges hiring software developers However since the answer is in open text format, I have gathered a … Continue reading Short Survey about Tech Talent in Hong Kong
I’ve been a tech recruiter since 2008 and witnessed tremendous growth in this sector over the past decade. Last year alone, the recruitment market saw over USD 500 billion in revenues and more than 30% attributed to tech-related hirings. The technology recruitment sector has shown no signs of slowing down. With obvious opportunities ahead for … Continue reading Tech Hiring Tips from CTO’s and CEO’s
2021 was an interesting year, with new norms; we all seem to have adopted new work habits and are accustomed to some kind of chaos. From struggling to fix an appropriate WFH arrangement to finessing the finer details of a home office. We have become experts in crisis management, one way or another. As we … Continue reading Looking back at 2021…
I’ve been a tech recruiter for the past decade and every day I would meet amazing technologists who build products that change the way we work and live. Influenced by these amazing people, I’ve always wanted to be part of a team that builds tools for recruiters like myself, and that will help many others … Continue reading My First 2 Weeks Experience Working with Find Recruiter
Find Recruiter is extremely excited to announce an official partnership with WNJ Ventures. For the past 3 years, Find Recruiter has been a bootstrapped venture with the mission to streamline the recruitment processes for companies via their collaborative platform between employers and specialist recruiters. By having a community of over 500 recruiters across Hong Kong, … Continue reading Find Recruiter receives its first-ever funding from WNJ
There’s a myth that in-house recruitment is a lot more boring than external recruitment. You get less recognition; you’re treated as a paper-pusher; you can’t earn as much money. All of these CAN be true if you ALLOW it to be true. It’s cliché to say it but your attitude does determine your future, especially … Continue reading In-House vs. Agency Recruiting
Recruiters encourage people to change jobs, so much that they also leave their jobs often – is this inevitable? There are over 6000 recruiters and more than 1600 professional recruitment agencies in Hong Kong. It’s bizarre to find out that there are more recruitment firms than 7-11’s in Hong Kong! Out of the 1600+ agencies, … Continue reading Why do recruiters leave recruitment firms?
Recruitment is probably one of the most difficult jobs when it comes to “closing the deal”. It’s not about the size of the deal; how great your offer is; or even how attractive the company you represent is. When it comes to recruitment, we’re dealing with a product (i.e. candidates) that can essentially say no … Continue reading How to predict if my candidate will reject my offer