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What is an Employee Value Proposition (EVP)?

Attracting and retaining employees takes much more than just offering a salary and general benefits. Learn what is an employee value proposition. Continue ›

Digital Marketer — Join Our Growing Remote Team!

We are looking for a data-driven and native English-speaking marketer to build and grow our inbound marketing strategy from the ground up. Continue ›

45 Sourcing Tools for Expert Recruiters to Find Top Talent

A set of tools can make or break your candidate sourcing process so it's important to choose the right ones that fit your needs as a recruiter. Continue ›

How to Become a Technical Recruiter which Candidates Love

Tech community does not forgive and does not forget which makes the process of becoming a tech recruiter quite difficult. Find out how you can pull it off. Continue ›

How to Find a Candidate's Email Address Easily

Finding a candidate's email address can often be a daunting task. That's why we have prepared couple of tips and tricks that will make this process a walk in the park. Continue ›

10 Creative Employee Referral Program Ideas to Hire Great Talent

Employee referral programs don't have to follow a traditional pattern to be successful. In fact, if you go beyond it, it might prove even better. Hence, we have prepared a list of 10 creative ideas you can get an inspiration from. Continue ›

11 Recruitment Strategies to Attract Top Talent in 2019

If you want to fill more positions, get better quality candidates and decrease your time to hire, here are some of the best recruitment strategies you can use in the year to come. Continue ›

Candidate Sourcing from Slack - 109 Slack Communities for Finding New Hires (+ Free Template)

Slack has become the go-to tool for work communication, boasting over 8 million daily active users, and some of them, might be your potential employees. Continue ›

Case study: Scoro Fills Two Demanding Tech Roles in Less Than a Month

Scoro faced obstacles in attracting quality talent for their more demanding roles. By adding Hundred5 to their recruitment process, they were able to attract the right candidates and fill two roles in less than a month. Continue ›

The Dos and Don'ts of Social Media Screening in the Hiring Process

Social media screening is no longer a taboo and has long become a standard part of the screening process when hiring new employees. Continue ›

5 Steps to a Successful Employer Branding Strategy

Building a great employer brand is no easy feat. But if you play your cards right, you can set up a successful employer brand and become a company people want to work for. Continue ›

Remote Job Boards - The Complete List

In order to help out companies and applicants looking to post and apply to remote job positions, here is the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of remote job boards. Continue ›

14 Top Recruitment Skills That All Great Recruiters Have

The most desirable recruitment skills and how to improve them to increase your value to employers and candidates. Continue ›

How to Assess Attention to Detail in Job Applicants (+ Interview Questions)

Why is attention to detail so important and does it really matter all that much in your new hires? Continue ›

Employee Referral Program - Fast-track your Way to Hiring Top Talent

Let’s define what an employee program is, why it’s important, how to set it up and measure its effectiveness, as well as show some examples from real life. Continue ›

Case Study: Refresh Conference partners found 165 qualified candidates in a one-day event.

This is a story about how the Refresh Conference and Hundred5 helped event sponsors build an innovative way to get attendees excited about applying for their open positions. As a result of a one-day event, eight companies received a total of 802 applicants, of which 165 met the employer expectations. Continue ›

The Ultimate Guide to Employer Branding

Job candidates are looking into what their potential employers have to offer and what makes a company stand out. Continue ›

How to Hire Good Employees for Your Startup

Here’s how to find, hire and keep great employees for your startup. Continue ›

How to Choose between Two Great Job Candidates

Choosing between two candidates can be extremely difficult, even for an experienced HR professional, let alone a startup CEO without an HR background. Here are some great ways to assess which of the two great candidates you should hire. Continue ›

When Is the Right Time to Hire an External HR Consultant for Your Startup

Here is what an HR consultant brings to the table, whether you really need their services and what they can do to improve your recruitment, screening, and workflow. Continue ›

Case Study: Monese speeds up hiring by starting the process with Hundred5’s skills assessments

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Don't Overcomplicate Hiring! A Simple 5-step Screening Process You Need for Hiring Talent

Here’s a really simple candidate screening process for hiring that will make screening super simple, no matter the role or industry you’re hiring for. Continue ›

The 6 Skills of a Good Employee (and how to Test for them)

There's a lot more to a great worker than the skills needed to do the job. Here are some of the most important skills of a good employee outside of their job description. Continue ›

9 Secrets to a Faster Hiring Process

Did you know that you can hire more quickly without sacricifing on candidate quality? Here are 9 proven ways faster hiring that gets excellent results. Continue ›

10 Methods for Screening Candidates - Which Is The Most Efficient?

Screening candidates and finding all-star performers can be rather daunting. Here are some of the most common methods for screening candidates, some tips to on how to get them right, as well as their pros and cons. Continue ›

5 Steps for Building up an Effective Remote Employee Selection Process

With more companies and employees going remote, there's a new challenge for modern businesses - hiring remote workers. Here's a simple 5-step process to establish a great employee selection process. Continue ›

Case Study: Riotly Social attracts 10x more candidates with Hundred5

Instagram social media agency Riotly Social used to have only around 20-30 candidates to choose from. With Hundred5, they managed to get over 200 candidates in 3 weeks and increase the overall quality of candidates. Here’s how they did it.   Continue ›

Case Study: Mooncascade makes candidate selection faster and objective with Hundred5

A software and product development company Mooncascade wanted to make their first candidate selection step more efficient. By replacing the CV with Hundred5 skills tests, they managed to quickly and objectively pick up the 6 best candidates from the total of 246. Here’s how they did it. Continue ›

How to Recruit Developers on Github, Stack Overflow and Upwork

Quality employees are increasingly hard to find, and developers are the most difficult of positions to source nowadays. Here's how to recruit developers on Github, Stack Overflow and Upwork - along with some general recruitment tips for devs. Continue ›

20 Creative Sourcing Strategies for Attracting Passive Candidates

Let’s face it. Finding strong job candidates is hard, especially with a tight budget. If you can’t afford using job boards and/or headhunting, it is perhaps time to look into new ways to engage candidates. Continue ›

How to Hire Without an HR Team

For many small companies and startups, having a human resources department is unfeasible. The question arises - can you really hire without a recruiter or an HR manager? Absolutely so - and here's how to do it. Continue ›

Hi, Business Developer

I’m Triin – a Biz Dev lead at Hundred5 and I'm looking for someone to help our product take on the US market.  Continue ›

How to Build a Great Team of Remote Workers

Building a great team of workers is incredibly hard in traditional work settings. When building a remote team, it takes a special kind of approach to do it right. Continue ›

How to Make Difficult Hiring Decisions Easy

All business owners are faced with difficult decisions every day. However, the most difficult of them relate to getting new people on board. Here are some of the most difficult hiring decisions, along with ways to make them easier. Continue ›

Case Study: Listonic keeps bias out of hiring with Hundred5

Listonic needed a better and faster way to get an objective view of candidates’ competence and job fit. Here’s how they achieved it with Hundred5. Continue ›

How to Source Passive Candidates on Twitter

When you think about recruiting on social media, you might not consider Twitter. Twitter isn’t designed for job hunting and talent acquisition, however, with some strategic methods, you can easily use it to share your job openings and find high-quality candidates for free. Here’s how to do it. Continue ›

How to Hire Programmers If You're Not a Programmer Yourself

Are you looking to hire a developer? You're far from alone, as it's one of the most sought-after positions in the job market at the moment. But how do you even hire a programmer if you're not a programmer yourself? We have a few tricks that will make the job easier for you. Continue ›

How to Source Passive Candidates on Facebook

Here's a step-by-step guide on how to use Facebook posts and paid ads to source more candidates and what common mistakes to avoid. Continue ›

Why You Should Stop Using Automatic Resume Screening

Have you ever found a candidate with a perfect resume, but once you interview them you realize they aren't that great? If that's the case, the problem might lie in your automatic resume screening software. Continue ›

The True Cost of Hiring an Employee in 2018

How much does it really cost to hire someone? There's much more to cost of hiring an employee than simply putting out an ad on a job board. Find out the different aspects of the hiring process that all add up and make a bigger picture - and see how much it really costs to get new talent on board your team. Continue ›

Case study: Schedugram screens candidates 80% faster with Hundred5

Schedugram's job openings get hundreds of applications, making candidate screening extremely time-consuming and difficult. With Hundred5 skills tests, they managed to cut the screening time by 80% and the overall hiring time by 50%. Here’s how they did it. Continue ›

How To Speed Up Hiring Process (Without Hurting Quality)

Did you know that 90% of companies underestimate how much time and money they spend on hiring? Recruitment often becomes an expensive and a lengthy process, but it doesn’t have to be. This article helps you find out what’s making your time-to-hire so long, and how you can speed up your hiring process without hurting quality. Continue ›

18 Recruiting Metrics to Track  (+ FREE TEMPLATE)

Measuring hiring KPIs is important for improving your recruiting process. But working out what to focus on can be a headache. This guide brings you 18 recruiting metrics you should track - along with how to calculate them.   Continue ›

What is Performance-Based Hiring and Why It Works

If you’re tired of bad hires and you don’t have time to waste on people who can’t do their job, perhaps it’s time to try performance-based hiring. Here’s what it is and how you can use it in your hiring efforts to find the best talent out there. Continue ›

Plans for Development in 2018

We've put together Hundred5's immediate roadmap, and you're invited to join the ride. Continue ›

How to Make a Job Ad That Attracts Candidates (with Examples)

In today's competitive market, sourcing the best talent is more difficult than ever. There's many reasons for this, but if you're looking to attack the problem at its core, pay attention to the beginning of the hiring process - the job ad. Continue ›

Why You Should Screen Candidates' Skills Before Interviewing

Believe it or not, job interviews alone aren’t empowering you to make smart hiring decisions. Here’s what you need to change. Continue ›

How To Hire Administrative Assistants

Admin Assistant position is highly popular but finding a reliable candidate with the right skills set is not always easy. Luckily, this guide will help you. Continue ›

Why Resume Screenings Are Outdated

If you think a one-page document is all you need to decide on the best hire for your company, think again. Here’s why it’s time to rethink resumes. Continue ›

How To Hire Office Managers

Use this guide to hire top-notch office managers! Learn what Office Managers do, what skills and characteristics they should have, and most importantly, how to test those skills and draw out the best candidates with the right questions. Continue ›

Struggling to Find Strong Job Applicants? Here's Why

Struggling to find strong job applicants for your open role? Here are four roadblocks to finding great talent—and how to overcome them. Continue ›

How To Hire Accountants

This article will look at what accountants do, what skills to look for in accountants, what questions to ask and how to make sure you end up with the cream of the crop. Continue ›

Hundred5 Features and Updates

Hundred5 just keeps getting better. Here are the very latest features and updates. Continue ›

How To Hire Sales Representatives

This guide will explain everything you need to know about building the dream sales team: what salespeople do, what skills they should have, what questions to ask and how to filter out the best candidates. Continue ›

Live Blog: How We're Recruiting an SEO Manager Without a Single CV

This is a continuous, step by step story of how we're recruiting a new teammate to our fully remote team, without reading a single CV. Continue ›

Which Recruitment Metrics You Should Track And Why

This guide will explain which recruitment KPIs and metrics it is essential to track and why in order to optimize your hiring processes. Continue ›

Work For Hundred5 From Anywhere

We believe great people will make awesome stuff anywhere. We hire globally. You can work locally. Take a look at our open positions! Continue ›

How to Use Skills Tests For Better & Faster Candidate Screening

This article will explain why you should replace resumes with short job simulations and how to build a strong simulation test. Continue ›

100 Soft Skills Assessment and Interview Questions

This guide explains what soft skills are, why they matter, how to understand if the candidate has the soft skills needed for the job, and ultimately, what are the top 100 top soft skills assessment questions that will help you identify and hire top talent.  Continue ›

How to Improve Candidate Experience

This article explains why candidate experience matters more than ever before, how much it affects your company's growth, and ultimately - what are the steps you can take to create a positive candidate experience. Continue ›

10 Creative Ways To Source More Candidates

In order to find top talent and attract passive candidates, you need to go beyond traditional job boards and headhunting on Linkedin. Here's a list of creative ways to source candidates and why they work. Continue ›

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Remote Employees

Thinking of hiring remote employees? This guide will cover all of the key areas regarding remote recruiting, such as why choose a remote work setting, what characteristics and skills should a remote employee have, how to find and hire remote candidates, and a list of useful tools for a remote team. Continue ›

25 Best Pre-Employment Assessment Tools (May 2018)

Are you looking for the best pre-employment assessment tool for better hiring decisions? Use this list of the top 25 skills testing tools to find the one that best suits your company's needs. Continue ›

Top 10 Diversity Recruiting Tools for 2018

Here's a list of the best diversity recruiting software for 2018! The list includes diversity recruiting tools from a variety of different techniques like diversity sourcing, skills-based recruiting, blind resume software, and more!  Continue ›

Diversity Hiring: How to Decrease the Likability Factor in Recruiting

The key to a talented and diverse team is to recruit based on skills not looks. Continue ›

How to Make Sure Your Remote Candidate is Not Lying About Work Experience

Hiring in the online age has made it very easy to apply for a job. You just push a button and you’re on your way. Continue ›

Pre-employment Testing: A Helpful Way For Remote Companies To Screen Candidates

Testing remote workers at the outset can save companies time and help them get better recruitment results. Continue ›

How to Increase Diversity in Your Recruitment Process

Diversity recruiting improves the range of knowledge within the business, broadens the collective experience and increases the likelihood of new perspectives and untried ideas. Here we explain the 2 top practices for hiring more diverse employees. Continue ›

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We're not fans of resumés. Instead, we believe in skill-based hiring as it saves our time and money, and helps us make stronger hires. Continue ›

Why Hiring Based on Resume Doesn’t Work for Remote Companies

Want to know how to hire without resumes? Switch your focus to performance-based hiring rather than resumes saves time, money and increases the likelihood of finding a good candidate. Continue ›

How to Make Sure Your New Hire Fits Into Your Remote Team Culture

Hiring the right person to your team has always been difficult, time-consuming, and also expensive. Continue ›

The ABC of How Hundred5 Works

Hundred5 helps screen candidates’ skills as the first recruitment step. It sorts out the least-suitable applicants, and gives you a shortlist of the most capable ones. Continue ›

Introducing Hundred5's Pricing Model

From September 4th onward, all Hundred5 accounts will be switched to our paid plans according to the number of active job openings. Continue ›

A Guide to High-Quality and Cost-Efficient Recruitment

Companies can reduce costs and make better hires by using short, web-based tests as the first screening step. Continue ›

Why the Ivy League Poster Boy May Not Be Your Ideal Candidate

Hiring based on educational background seems like a no-nonsense way to filter out the candidates that aren’t qualified for the job. Continue ›

How to Hire Backend Developers (2018 Guide)

From interviews with Backend Developers, we learned that a simple and outstanding application process is the way to attract their attention in the job market. Continue ›

How to Hire Marketing Managers

Marketing professionals are result-driven, expect growth opportunities within their company, and will most likely get interested in a job via LinkedIn. Continue ›

How to Hire Project Managers

We learned from our study that Project Managers are versatile leaders, who appreciate a good salary and would most likely react to a simple way to applying for a job. Continue ›

How to Hire SEO Managers

This is a recruitment guide based on conversations with SEO professionals. We learned that they love flexibility and most likely you'd get them interested via friends. Continue ›

How to Hire Customer Service Managers

By talking to professional Customer Support Managers we discovered that they are motivated by a good work–life balance, and appreciate a simple way to apply for a position. Continue ›

How We Designed Our In-House Hiring Tool in a Week

Three years ago, during a desperate time in recruiting, we promised to never read a single CV again. So we built Hundred5. Continue ›

We Have a Fresh Web Page

Today, after a long wait, we can also announce Hundred5’s brand new web page. Continue ›

The Hiring Process We’ve Used to Triple Our Team

Hiring is a key element when growing a company. But finding and attracting the best talent is not easy. Continue ›

How We Killed CV as a Hiring Tool and Why We Created Hundred5

Hundred5 is an internal hiring tool created by the people behind Teamweek and Toggl. We built it to overcome modern recruitment challenges. Continue ›

Join Our Study: How To Hire Today’s Youth?

We’re building a tool to make recruiting less of a nightmare for everyone involved. To succeed, we need your insight. Continue ›

Meet Hundred5 – A New Smart Hiring Tool

We’re building a tool to help companies rethink the way they look at hiring. Continue ›