New Features: Pre-Screening Questions & User Tagging

Today is yet another exciting day for VanHack Hiring Partners! We’re launching TWO great new features: Pre-Screening Questions & User Tagging.  These feature will help you find the right candidate faster and work more collaboratively with your team and VanHack Talent Manager. User Tagging. Now you can easily tag someone from your team or from …

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Interview with our CEO: Why all Companies Should Hire Internationally

Recently our CEO, Ilya Brotzky, sat down with HR Tech Group, the leading group for HR professionals in Western Canada’s tech industry, to discuss international hiring trends. Below is a video and transcript of their conversation. Enjoy!     Stephanie: Hi, I’m Stephanie Hollingshead, CEO at HR Tech Group, and I have Ilya Brotzky, founder …

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How important is the behavioral interview? Ievgeniia, from Ukraine, will tell you

Ievgeniia is a software developer from Ukraine who got a job in Saskatoon, Canada, through one of our hiring events. Getting interview practices with our specialists turned out to be crucial for her since the hiring process in her country was different from the one she encountered with VanHack. Ievgeniia has an important tip for …

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time of year

What is the best time of year, day of the week and time of day for finding a new job?

The job-hunting process is relatively lengthy and starts well before you start applying for roles. All of the time you spend tweaking your resume and preparing for interviews adds up when finding a new job. While a lack of success can make you lose motivation and make you assume staying in your current role is …

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No response after an interview? Here’s how to follow up by email

You spent time crafting your resume, rehearsing your answers non-stop, dressed to impress in the interview and felt confident after speaking to the hiring manager or interviewer. You’re on top of the world and nobody can take this job from you. Fast forward five days, and you’ve come to terms with the fact you’re being …

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thank you emails

5 of the best sample thank you emails to send after an interview

You put in a lot of time and effort creating your resume. You spend even more valuable time preparing for your interview. While most job seekers will sit and wait around after an interview, the ones that leave an incredible impression tend to spend time sending a thank you email to their interviewer. While not …

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How to write a killer International Profile and get noticed by recruiters

The hiring process can be different from country to country or even from company to company. To help VanHackers reach their full potential and have the highest chance of landing an international job, we developed our platform to account for these differences so the candidates wouldn’t have to worry about not knowing what information to …

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greatest weakness

How to answer “What is your greatest weakness?”

So you’ve found your dream job, your resume left an impression and you’ve managed to get your foot in the door with an interview. Along with honing in on your strengths, there’s a 99% chance the interviewer will ask you what your greatest weakness is. Answer with something along the lines of “I try too …

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8 Inspiring Women Developers You’ll Want To Meet 👋

Join us at the Women in Tech Hiring Fair from September 21st to 23rd and meet these 8 amazing candidates along with 150+ others! Click here for more info and to sign up. PS: And good news, you don’t have to wait until the event to interview them! Just email [email protected] who will help set up …

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resume

5 words to cut from your resume now (and some powerful ones to add)

Flexible, motivated, independent, go-getter, team player — there are a handful of terms and phrases recruiters can find cringeworthy and instantly toss your resume in the trash. Harsh, but true. Recruiters expect these traits from people applying, so they don’t exactly scream out, “I’m a fantastic candidate, please hire me.” They’ve heard it all before. …

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