Tech recruiter explains what it costs to employ new talents

Episode 151 December 05, 2022 00:30:06
Tech recruiter explains what it costs to employ new talents
Techpoint Africa Podcast
Tech recruiter explains what it costs to employ new talents

Dec 05 2022 | 00:30:06

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Hosted By

Emmanuel Paul Oluwanifemi Kolawole Chimgozirim Nwokoma

Show Notes

This episode is also available on YouTube - https://youtu.be/LawGgPbjX5w]

Today, our Senior Editor, Oluwanifemi Kolawole, looks at the intricacies of hiring in the tech world with Chibuzo Ihentuge-Eric, Head of People and Culture at Bankly.

The discussion centers around the cost of hiring and what tech companies (should) look for in candidates they intend to hire.

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Timestamps
00:00 - Intro
03:14 - Is there a shortage of tech talent?
04:49 - How long it takes to fill a position 
06:13 - Putting your best foot forward when recruiting
10:21 - To upskill your employee or not?
12:47 - How your succession plan should look
13:39 - Recruiting for early stage startups
14:51 - What is the actual cost of recruitment?
18:15 - Choosing between doing ads and using a recruiter
21:14 - What to do when looking for talent
23:49 - The cost of having vacant roles
25:13 - Do employers need more notice periods to handover roles properly?
26:57 - How to get the right talent

Useful link
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This episode was produced by Ogheneruemu Oneyibo and Gracious Sede

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