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38 account executive interview questions

38 account executive interview questions that you as a recruiter should ask your next candidate

Are you looking for a superstar applicant to become your next account executive? It’s not easy. Plenty of critical skills can make a significant difference to the success of your next new hire; so, how can you determine whether your candidates have the right skills? A couple of methods stand out, actually. The first is…

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Your ultimate guide to hiring a top Confluence developer

Your ultimate guide to hiring a top Confluence developer

Most modern organizations opt for easier ways to document and share relevant information between employees and the public. For this reason, many organizations now use the Confluence cloud. As a result of the platform’s popularity, Confluence developers are in demand. They are important for producing appropriate documentation and ensuring the distribution of information. If you…

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how expand your talent pool 9 strategies

How to expand your talent pool: 9 strategies

Are you struggling to attract a diverse range of candidates with relevant skills and fresh perspectives? You might be limiting your talent pool by using outdated talent acquisition practices or losing solid candidates because your interview process is too complicated and full of arbitrary steps. Even if your hiring process used to work like a…

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Google Docs vs. MS Word: 5 advantages of using Google Docs

Google Docs vs. MS Word: 5 advantages of using Google Docs

Google Docs vs. Word – which one do you prefer? At one time, MS Word was really the only good word processor in town, and nearly everyone used it. However, Google threw a spanner in Microsoft’s works when it launched Google Docs. Google Docs has nearly 25 million users worldwide, and this number continues to…

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How to hire top market research analysts online in 5 easy steps

How to hire top market research analysts online in 5 easy steps

Are you looking to hire a market research analyst, but not sure where to start? These employees are a crucial part of an organization’s overall marketing strategy, it’s important to hire the right one for your business. That puts a lot of pressure on you as a recruiter or hiring manager.  So, how do you…

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guide to hybrid office model

The definitive guide to the hybrid office model

The Covid-19 pandemic brought a lot of changes into our lives. For one, everybody now knows an armchair epidemiologist. (Aunt Susan, if you’re reading this, no, reading about viral load online doesn’t make you “a doctor now.”) But one of the biggest changes has been the switch to remote and hybrid working. What started as…

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machine learning interview questions

55 machine learning engineer questions to find the perfect candidate

Several sectors have started using machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) over the last few years. Some examples are healthcare, retail, finance, banking, and manufacturing.  For hiring managers, this means that they’re competing across industries to source skilled ML and AI experts, which makes the task even more challenging. And finding the right talent…

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Your guide to writing a purchaser executive job description to hire top talent

Your guide to writing a purchaser executive job description to hire top talent

Purchasing executives do more than just buy goods and services for your company. They protect the interest of your establishment by buying at the right time for the right price.  By observing the market to identify supply patterns, trends, and changes, purchase executives try to ensure that your business gets optimal value for the amount…

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We hired 100 people with skills-based hiring – here’s what we’ve learned

Around a decade ago, I started a social enterprise called Sukhi with my wife. We were selling handmade rugs from Nepal (Sukhi means “happy” in Nepali), and with every rug we sold, we were creating employment. We set it up as a remote company before Covid-19, and because of this, as well as the fact…

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10 stories that demonstrate the power of skills-based hiring

The world of work is changing, and it’s becoming increasingly clear that we need a new way to recruit. Our goal at TestGorilla is to lead and nurture a shift from CV-based to skills-based hiring, where the recruitment process focuses on what candidates can do rather than what they’ve done in the past.  Today, we…

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How to evaluate equipment maintenance technician skills

How to evaluate equipment maintenance technician skills

Safety and efficiency are two key reasons why equipment maintenance should be carried out regularly by skilled maintenance technicians. However, if you are hiring maintenance workers and don’t have much knowledge about the role (or of heavy equipment management), how do you know if your candidates have the essential maintenance technician skills to do the…

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TestGorilla tipped as one to watch in two prestigious tech awards

TestGorilla has been named in the VC firm Accel’s 2022 Euroscape Top 100, an annual list of the top EU and Israel cloud companies, and in the global data platform Tracxn’s list of HRTech startup “soonicorns.”  Both accomplishments are a nod to TestGorilla’s recent growth. Accel’s list is compiled by analyzing factors such as strategic…

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