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Sajjad Masud
Sajjad Masud is Co-founder & CEO of Simplicant, a cloud-based social recruiting platform transforming talent acquisition and making enterprise-level recruiting technology accessible to companies of all sizes. Connect with Sajjad and the Simplicant team on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Entries by Sajjad Masud

How to Attract the Best Candidates With Mobile Recruitment

(0) Comments | Posted September 17, 2013 | 10:07 AM

Have you ever been out at a restaurant and watched two people sit across from each other at a table, staring at their mobile phones? Good or bad manners, the reality is we turn to our mobile devices for almost everything now. Whether looking up a restaurant review, finding movie...

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4 Social Recruitment Mistakes Your Company Is Making

(2) Comments | Posted September 5, 2013 | 2:44 PM

With so much of the online population liking, tweeting or pinning, the burgeoning social strata demands respect and attention when it comes to finding the talent your organization needs. In fact, 61 percent of adults under 30 use a social networking site daily, while daily usage for the...

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3 Industries Undergoing the Mobile Revolution

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 2:42 PM

Mobile technology has not only changed the way we communicate with each other, smartphones are redefining the way business is practiced in several key industries. According to the Pew Center for Research, some 85 percent of adult Americans own a cell phone, and these devices are playing an...

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How Social Media Recruitment Can Strengthen Your Company Brand

(0) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 1:57 PM

When it comes to next-gen recruitment methods, social media's importance cannot be understated as it continues to take an increasingly mainstream role in recruitment strategies adopted by best-in-class companies. While social media is obviously a great avenue for finding the top talent you need, it is also an equally useful...

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How to Create an Effective Recruitment Marketing Campaign

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2013 | 8:40 PM

Whether your team building efforts are for a start-up or a well-established organization, the right hire can help your company get to the next level. The job market might be flooded with candidates, but according to a recent survey more than 60 percent of executives worry that the...

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4 Tips to Hire Fast

(1) Comments | Posted December 13, 2012 | 4:40 PM

In the race to find top talent, speed might just be the name of the game. Whether your startup company is pre- or post-funding, getting the right people on board as quickly as possible is the best way to ensure success. You certainly do not want your competitors to scoop...

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4 Ways to Fill Your Open Positions Now

(2) Comments | Posted October 26, 2012 | 2:22 PM

With the holiday season right around the corner, the sentiment is shifting fast to wrapping up the year on a merry note. However, this is also that time of the year when unfinished projects can transform into the most stressful pending items on your to-do list. Finding the right people...

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How Social Media Can Be Good For Employment

(3) Comments | Posted October 11, 2012 | 6:28 PM

While unemployment is now around 7.8 percent and more jobs were added last month, it is still easy for the 12.1 million unemployed job seekers to get discouraged. Applying to jobs through traditional and old-fashioned methods often becomes a frustrating, dead-end exercise for most job-seekers. Many of these...

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How Small Businesses Can Leap Ahead With Social Recruiting

(0) Comments | Posted August 16, 2012 | 5:37 PM

Building a great team is an important aspect of any business. It is especially critical in the early phases when companies need the right kind of people with the mindset and attitude to remove all obstacles and keep the business moving forward at a fast pace. Small businesses are constantly...

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A 'Simplicant' Solution To Unemployment

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2012 | 3:16 PM

Over the past three years, the unemployment rate in the U.S. has wavered betweeneight and 10 percent, a far cry from the five percent or lower unemployment rate before the recession hit in 2007. Though the recession "ended" in 2009, unemployment remains high. Among the various...

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