We failed, but that doesn’t stop us

Startup failure

Our start-up journey started with Hirenodes at the end of 2014. We started working on referral based hiring platform. Hiring is the biggest challenge for start-ups and large companies alike. A good hire can make or break companies, and companies spend significant amount of resources to get the right hire. Among the multiple channels for hiring, referrals have proven to be the best source of hires.

Our vision was to build a referral based hiring platform to help companies find their next rock-star employee through their current employees, trusted friends and experts in their network.
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How important is cultural fit

Employees in an organization come with their own set of personalities, and values. Understanding these character traits and assimilating them to ensure harmony in the workplace is important. Therefore, determining if a potential employee would culturally fit into your organization even before hiring him merits attention.

Maintaining an environment that is conducive to all who work, is very critical. Before hiring a new candidate, make sure you have a process to ensure the working environment is maintained.

Job Search referral - culture fit

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Creating a High-Impact Employee Referral Program

With an improving economy to boast, companies around the world should focus on recruiting their next set of star employees through present employee referrals. Referrals have produced some impressive results in companies over the years, contributing to high quality hiring. Here’s how you company can improve its Employee Referral Program (ERP) results:

Educating employees

In many organizations, employees are pretty clueless when it comes to looking for referrals. They require convincing as far being a referral. The first step would be to target your most successful referring workers. Take the time to ask them how they went about it, what works and what doesn’t when it comes to recommending potential hires. Take the information they provide and channel it to educate other employees in the company.A crash course teaching them how to approach the process is imperative.

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