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Are millennials having an impact on job tenure?

Job tenure has been a popular topic of debate for the past few years with polarizing opinions on the subject. Like many, we wonder whether there are in fact predictable patterns or if there are too many variables to provide statistically significant conclusions.   Our own initial research indicates that overall average job tenure today…
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Beyond buzzwords. 3 things worth noticing on a Linkedin profile

Reviewing hundreds of profiles each day is a time consuming task for any recruiter. Very few actually spend more than a couple of seconds in their first glance. My team and I, we normally work with senior candidates in the tech industry. In 2017 we saw 28% of our candidates receiving an offer. Here are…
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CV Timeline User Map

300 active users in 1 month since our launch.

We are exhilarated to share with you the great news that we’ve reached 300 active users from 50 different countries only 30 days after our official launch! Our journey to create the CV of the future has just begun!   User growth weekly:

CV Timeline Linkedin Recruiter Search

CV Timeline now in Linkedin Recruiter Search Results

We are very excited to announce that with version 0.1.5.6 you will now be able to interact with our timeline directly on the Linkedin Recruiter search engine. The timeline zooms out automatically to give you a better overview of a longer period. Keep in mind that all experiences in this view are rounded to a…
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CV Timeline Creating a gantt timeline with css-grid

Creating a gantt timeline with css-grid

Considering how our core value proposition is to display an interactive Timeline of a CV; Finding the best solution to display the timeline was one of the first things we had to do. After some research we eventually found the best possible solution: CSS-Grid. CSS grid is a relatively recent feature, however not too recent…
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CV Timeline screenshot, mouse hover relocation map

Map Visualization of all relocations

With release 0.1.5.3 you can now visualize a map of a candidate’s relocations by hovering on the plane icon. Your browser does not support the video tag.

CV Timeline screenshot, mouse hover education

Color Coded Educations

With release 1.4.0 we’ve made degrees more intuitive by color coding them. PHDs will be Purple, Masters gold and Bachelors Silver. All other educations will default to blue.

4 Patterns in Linkedin Search Results for Software Engineers

4 Patterns in Linkedin Search Results for Software Engineers

Perhaps one of the most fascinating things about Machine Learning is its capability to effortlessly detect patterns that one would not normally look. In the process of developing our app, which evaluates the likeliness of an engineer in being interested in a given new opportunity, we’ve stumbled across a few interesting patterns of Linkedin search…
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8 Tips On How To Hire Great Software Engineers, Silicon Valley

8 Tips On How To Hire Great Software Engineers

In my 20 years of experience in recruiting the best software engineers for companies like Google, Microsoft and HP I’ve learned a great deal about how to successfully engage the top developers and getting them to join and make the difference in your wonderful company and mission. Understand the difference between Active and Passive Great…
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How to lose tech candidates and alienate recruiters

How to lose tech candidates and alienate recruiters

Here at Toolbox for HR, we hire geeks. We treat every single one of our candidates as an individual while at the same time we constantly crunch data to verify any hypothesis or remove the bias. Big data helps our recruiters not to waste candidates/ interviewers/ hiring managers time. In the last 2,5 years, we…
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