HRs, here is WHY you don’t close job positions !

I want to, no I have to, share my experience with "being hired" by an HR agency or company in my country Bulgaria.The goal of this post is not to tell what I am not happy about but to also explain MANY reasons why you don't get good candidates. Some reasons why your people quit ones they start working somehow and some advices what to change.The situation in Bulgaria is the following:There are a lot of Developers that can be qualified as good developers, there are even more junior developers graduating every year and for companies, which are also a lot, becomes really hard to find the good developers.It becomes not only hard to find them but even if you find them how to hire them or us in this case since I will speak from a developer perspective that is approached by between 2 and 5 HRs per week in the last few years.So in 99% of cases an HR finds me in LinkedIn (which is de facto HR network) and sends me an InMail, message or direct connection request and here is the first issue.If you work as a full time HR and you recruit people your company has to just HAS TO BUY YOU AN VIP linkedin access.To send a direct connection request to someone you don't know in linkedin and just "hope that because you look good he will accept you" is the same as me sending an friend request in facebook and hoping that because I look good I will get la*d.No just NO, you all know this is not ok, so why would you even think...

HRs, here is WHY you don’t close job positions !

I want to, no I have to, share my experience with "being hired" by an HR agency or company in my country Bulgaria.The goal of this post is not to tell what I am not happy about but to also explain MANY reasons why you don't get good candidates. Some reasons why your people quit ones they start working somehow and some advices what to change.The situation in Bulgaria is the following:There are a lot of Developers that can be qualified as good developers, there are even more junior developers graduating every year and for companies, which are also a lot, becomes really hard to find the good developers.It becomes not only hard to find them but even if you find them how to hire them or us in this case since I will speak from a developer perspective that is approached by between 2 and 5 HRs per week in the last few years.So in 99% of cases an HR finds me in LinkedIn (which is de facto HR network) and sends me an InMail, message or direct connection request and here is the first issue.If you work as a full time HR and you recruit people your company has to just HAS TO BUY YOU AN VIP linkedin access.To send a direct connection request to someone you don't know in linkedin and just "hope that because you look good he will accept you" is the same as me sending an friend request in facebook and hoping that because I look good I will get la*d.No just NO, you all know this is not ok, so why would you even think...

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