Wed, Oct 23 2019, 3:00 AM
Here at First Round, we’re always searching for advice that gets overlooked or goes unshared, hoping to find the stones that company builders don’t even know to turn over.
Thu, Sep 19 2019, 7:00 PM
Now, get ready for the phone to ring! Acing the first contact from a recruiter or hiring manager is just as important as the in-person interview. Here are five easy steps to make sure you shine.
Wed, Jul 10 2019, 12:00 AM
Reinhold Niebuhr wrote a prayer that many of you will recognize.
Wed, Jun 05 2019, 3:00 PM
When you’re on the hunt for a job, your CV is often the only chance you get to make an eye-catching first impression. With employers usually having to sort through dozens (sometimes hundreds) of job applications, mediocre CVs are usually thrown on the trash heap immediately.
Wed, May 22 2019, 12:37 AM
We are proud that the companies represented on our site are listed in the Most Promising companies for 2019 by Calcalist!
Mon, May 13 2019, 3:00 AM
At Viola, we’re big believers in “partnering for excellence”, which is why we continuously look for ways to provide significant added value to our portfolio companies.
Sun, May 12 2019, 3:45 AM
According to a recent Viola survey we ran among our portfolio company Heads of HR, all of the participating companies agreed that Employer Branding is critical to the recruitment process, but 53% claimed they don’t have an employer brand presence.
Tue, Dec 04 2018, 4:00 PM
Anyone who has ever had a home electrical appliance break down, in other words all of us, knows what a nerve wracking, frustrating, lengthy, and stressful experience it is.
Tue, Dec 04 2018, 2:00 PM
The first question you’re probably going to get in an interview is, “Tell me about yourself.” Now, this is not an invitation to recite your entire life story or even to go bullet by bullet through your resume. Instead, it’s probably your first and best chance to pitch the hiring manager on why you’re the right one for the job.
Sat, Oct 13 2018, 3:00 AM
Right now, all eyes are on the workplace.Recruiting and hiring practices are undergoing enormous change. The rise of a new generation, emergence of AI/automation, and a reevaluation of what makes a “qualified” candidate have transformed traditional hiring forever. It’s no longer a linear start-to-finish; rather, recruiting and...
Wed, Sep 26 2018, 3:00 AM
It is hard to deny the fact that for the past few years, technology has been rewriting traditional recruitment practices, and 2018 looks to be no exception. Whether it’s the jobseeker utilising VR to enhance their profile, the hiring manager improving the...
Fri, Apr 06 2018, 3:00 AM
We all know that potential employers receive hundreds, and sometimes even thousands, of applications for each position that they advertise. And before they can conduct the interviews, they have to sift through stacks of CVs, most of which are so similar that they make it difficult to select a shortlist.
Fri, Mar 31 2017, 3:00 AM
If you aren’t on LinkedIn yet – or if your LinkedIn profile is just another neglected page you’ve long since forgotten about – then this blog post is here to help you get the most out of this one-of-a-kind social and professional networking site.
Wed, Apr 06 2016, 3:00 PM
While you probably met some of your colleagues, there will be many new faces and names to learn. You might also be confused about what to expect, scared at the prospect of starting something new, or overwhelmed at figuring out how to be productive from day one. Here are 10 steps to take when starting a new job to ensure you’re p...
Wed, May 13 2015, 3:00 AM
While it may be tipped as an infographic for job seekers, there is an awful lot recruiters can take from this infographic on social media usage. So, as your reading, think recruitment, but as always, stay tuned for our top takeaways on how you can integrate these tips into your own recruiting methods (they’re highlighted in the ...
Mon, Oct 20 2014, 3:00 PM
You’re almost there. Your resume landed you an interview and now it’s time to seal the deal. So what’s the best way to prepare?To find the answer, I looked back on my interviews, sifted through research, and most importantly, asked employees from today’s most coveted companies. I tried to find deep insights beyond the typical “...