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What kind of recruiting solution is CutShort?
We get these questions a lot: Are you a job portal? Are you an Applicant Tracking System (ATS)? Are you a professional network? No wonder, after all recruiting solutions of yesterday were firmly grounded in one of the above categories. But this is 2020. The modern recruiting challenges are different and switching between multiple products that are still stuck in 1990's just slow things down. And good candidates are lost. CutShort is built for 2020 and beyond. It is one step solution tha
Can I automate common recruiting tasks to save time?
Absolutely. That's one big advantage of using CutShort! Why automate? Following the are most common steps you need to take on all the candidates that apply: Checking relevance Checking if someone actually knows a skill or just stuffing the keywords on the resume Remote assessment test Scheduling interviews These steps consume too much of your important time. The real problem though is - it leaves you with no time to focus on the most important parts of recruiting - unde
How do CutShort credits work?
CutShort credits is a virtual currency on CutShort. You earn these credits automatically as you start using the platform. There are various options to earn them. You can redeem these credits to upgrade to premium plan. Note that CutShort credits: Can't be redeemed in cash Can't be transferred to a different account May expire if not used for a long time May be capped to a maximum limit
I'm seeing low match scores of the candidates. How to fix that?
First off, relax. Unless you are hiring for really niche profiles, this can be fixed. What does a low match score mean? It means your job details are not matching the profiles of the candidates. Some examples: Your job description doesn't provide enough details about the job function. Or you have marked uncommon skills as a "must match" skills or have entered a salary range that is too low. Note that CutShort's algorithms use the information you specify in the job to match candidates, s
Why and how to partner with CutShort?
It's easy. All you have to do is use CutShort to get job applications on your website. Why partner? Get 1 seat of our Recruiter Basic plan for 100% free. This plan lets you unlock 15 candidate profiles/month across any number of jobs. You can also import up to 100 external candidates and give them assessments tests, setup interviews and so on. How to partner? Your company page on CutShort Every company hiring on CutShort gets a Careers page. This page has all the information
Can I hire with my team members?
Sure. You can make as many teams as you want and invite colleagues to manage your hiring on CutShort. Team member roles A team member can have one of these two roles: Recruiter: Can unlock candidate profiles and access database of CutShort users who match your jobs. Interviewer: Can only work on candidates after they have been unlocked. All other actions (managing jobs, adding workflow stages, etc) can be performed by both Recruiters and Interviewers. Pricing Note tha
How to test skills of the candidates using CutShort?
CutShort solves this problem in various ways. Built-in methods Using external platforms: CutShort's algorithms analyse a candidates presence on platforms such as GitHub, Dribbble, Stackoverflow etc to estimate their strong skills. The weightage is used in matchmaking algorithms to rank the candidates. In-built tests: For technical skills, we give candidates an option to take practical quizes on languages and frameworks. If they pass the test, we show the results right inside the
Can I search candidates in your database?
Before we begin To search relevant candidates, we suggest you to create jobs (all our plans let you create unlimited number of jobs). For every job, our AI algorithms generate a list of relevant candidates not only uses keywords, but the overall context of your job description. Further, these matches are ranked based also on profile match, location, salary, educational background, industry background and and so on, this saving you the time to apply these as filters everytime. **What are th
CutShort Discovered: What is this?
Out of the thousands of candidates that register on CutShort every week, we see some that have "high potential". "CutShort Discovered" is a place where we list these candidates so that companies can find them more easily. These candidates fulfill one or more of these criteria Top educational institute Work experience at top 100 companies in India that attract the best talent Proof of work
Here is how it works: Handy automation options
Recruiting quality talent is hard. There are a lot of activities AND they need to be done at the right time. It becomes even harder when you have 100's of candidates but only 10 working hours, 2 hands and 1 brain? Relax. You now have an intelligent assistant. And it never sleeps! Here is how it works: All incoming applications (across all sources such as CutShort, job boards, social networks, your website) are automatically ranked by our machine learning based algorithms If you a
What is CutShort's pricing like?
_Note: If you're looking for jobs, CutShort is completely free for you. _ __ If you're using CutShort to hire at your company or agency, we offer fixed subscription plans as listed here.. There is also a Free Forever plan that gives you basic features for no cost. This plan offers: Add any number of jobs, access matching candidates and see profiles of all candidates who apply. Unlock 3 candidates every month for free. Refer friends to earn credits. T
What is "Intelligent Social Boost" and how intelligent it really is?
"Intelligent Social Boost" feature helps you tap into your professional network by sharing your active jobs automatically. It is intelligent since: You don't have to manually share jobs. Instead, it automatically detects your most active job and shares it on LinkedIn. It is designed to be non spammy - it keeps a minimum gap between two consecutive shares. It stops sharing a job when it detects you are no longer interested in hiring for it. Even if you don't delete or deactivate a job.
Refunds and cancellations
Cancellation You can cancel the subscription anytime from the pricing page. When you cancel, won't be billed again. No refunds will be made for the leftover duration of the subscription. Refunds We offer a generous free trial to let you decide if the platform fits your needs. We don't offer refunds.
How to use audio messages effectively?
The biggest bottleneck in entire hiring process often is making that first phone call. It is a short, but essential call to check if the candidate sounds promising. For sales, customer interaction and marketing roles how well a candidate communicates is the most important step in hiring process. New: Request audio response when someone applies to your job Now, using Workflow, you can set this automation that sends a crisp question when someone applies to your job. !(https://storage.c
I might be losing some good candidates from my website. How can I fix that?
As per CutShort research, around 5% to 15% of your website visitors might be interested in joining your team. The key is to differentiate potential candidates from your customers If the visitor is your potential customer, you don't want to distract them with your jobs page. Our upcoming AI agent is designed to solve this problem. Once added to your site or blog it stays dormant. Only when the visitor shows an intent to join your team (for e.g. looks for a jobs link in the footer or clic
How can I use my assessment tests in CutShort?
CutShort offers two kind of assessments Assessments offered by CutShort Thousands of candidates sign up on CutShort every day, claiming to know various skills. To help our recruiting community easily discover the more promising ones, we have designed special tests to assess the competency of a candidate. These tests contain carefully designed multiple choice questions that focuses on a candidate's real experience and not theoretical knowledge. A candidate can take such a test in less than
How can I reach out to the right candidates continuously?
Conventional database search tools are painful to use. Not only you have to use many filters such as individual company names, institute names etc, but you also have to keep revisiting the application to message new candidates. With CutShort, you can not only search better but also automate your outreaches to the right candidates. First off, if you haven't checked them out, do note - CutShort has many industry-first filters to help you identify the right candidates. You can find people wh
What kind of skill verifications are offered by CutShort?
CutShort is the only recruiting platform that not only shows you the skills, but also an indicator of how strong those skills are looking to be: Currently, we use a blend of different methods such as technical tests (via our partner DoSelect) and GitHub repo analysis to do this and will continue to add more methods over time. As of now, we automatically try to verify candidates on 30 technical skills.
Can I report a candidate?
All candidates you see on CutShort have voluntarily signed up to explore job opportunities. We treat all our users as mature professionals and expect them to provide correct information and maintain a proper professional conduct at all times. If you come across a candidate who doesn't meet the above conditions, please report to us. What happens after you rep
How can I save time while dealing with applications?
What's worse than getting zero applications on your job? Getting a lot of applications! Collecting right data at the right time and communicating promptly increases hiring success rate by 150%. CutShort offers Voila, an AI assistant that help you run right action at the right time. Here are three automations, I highly recommend setting up: 1. Collect useful details from new applicants As soon as a candidate applies to your job, they are moved to this special stage: !(https://storage
How does your referral program work?
If you like CutShort, you can help your friends in becoming more successful and also reduce your upgrade costs. Just grab your invite link from Earn Credits page and invite your friends. For each friend who comes via your invite link and adds a job, we will add INR 250/ worth of credits in your account. When can the credits be redeemed? Members on the Recruiter Standard or Recruiter Premium subscription can redeem their credits (up to maximum of INR 5000) form of an Amazon card.
How can I find "my kind" of candidates?
When hiring, most of us not only look for hard skills but also try to see if a candidate has specific interests. For example, when we hire engineers, we like people who have participated in competitive programming. Similarly while hiring at early stage startup, we look for candidates who have interest in startups. Why can't we filter for these things then? Using our AI algorithms, you now can. Just go to your matching candidates to filter them by these indicators. !(https://storage.cris
Can I report candidates/employers who give false information or behave unprofessionally?
Yes, please! As a platform, we want to bring maximum transparency and trust to the candidate-employer relationship. We trust users to provide correct information and behave professionally, Please report a user who provides incorrect information on their profiles such as their work history, their affiliation with any company, their notice period, current location etc. !(https://storage.crisp.chat/users/helpdesk/website/36a151cc-59c1-461b-931d-bcb967d2c26c/3f39a8f5-4981-4e37-aae5-e19ec857e010
How does CutShort calculate job and candidate matches?
CutShort works on matchmaking. This means we only show you candidates that match your jobs. Similarly, candidates are also shown matching jobs as much as possible. Our matchmaking algorithms are based on your essential job details (such as job description, experience, location, skills, etc) as well as more advanced parameters such associated keywords, job type, your company context and so on.
What are saved searches and how to enable auto-emailing?
A saved search helps you bookmark your queries so that you can refer to them later. You can auto-email new candidates that match a saved search Let's say you created a great saved search today and saw 450 candidates who matched it. You then reached out to them or took the desired action on them, Let's say tomorrow 5 more candidates register on CutShort and match your search. Generally, you need to keep revisiting them and take your action, which is cumbersome and also can cause loss of go
A candidate accepted our offer. Can you make sure they join?
We believe taking up their next job is a big life decision on the candidate's part. If the candidate is convinced about joining your company, they will most likely join your company, except when they run into an unforeseen issue. If a high percentage (e.g. more than 30%) of candidates accept your offer but don't join in the end, it often indicates you should change something in your hiring process. How CutShort team could help you In your "Job Pipeline" section where you track your applic
How do WhatsApp notifications work?
Just like connecting emails or phone numbers, candidates can also connect their WhatsApp account with CutShort to receive updates from us. How it works Once connected, a candidate gets a WhatsApp notification when there is an update on their application. For example, when: you trigger screening questions you send them a message you send them an assessment test (either CutShort's in-built or via your own tool such as HackerRank, Codility, HackerEarth) you send them an audio ques
I'm having an issue while connecting outlook calendar
As a user, please visit - https://cutshort.io/profile/hiring-settings/integrations & connect outlook, If you received an error, please follow the following steps. Microsoft 365 Admin needs to approve CutShort Application from the Microsoft azure dashboard. You will see CutShort in All Enterprise Applications Microsoft 365 Dashboard Select Cutshort ⇒ Permissions ⇒ User Consent Then click on “Gr
How to use DoSelect with CutShort?
To integrate your DoSelect account with CutShort, please follow these steps: Get your API key and API Secret from DoSelect. You can also find it on this page in your DoSelect account. Go to the [integrations page] (https://cutshort.io/profile/hiring-settings/integrations) in your hiring dashboard. Enter your API key and Secret key in the DoSelect Integration section: ![Entering DoSelect key in CutShort](https://storage.crisp.chat/users/h
What kind of candidates I can hire with CutShort?
Our users typically are working professionals with 1 to 20 year experience at product companies and startups such as Flipkart, BookMyShow, Adobe and many other smaller companies. Interns and freshers are not our core focus at this point. The candidates are diverse in their experience and come from areas such as software development, design, marketing, sales, product management, data science, HRs, operations, and so on. Note that: All candidates on CutShort are our users - we don't scr
What are the credits and cash I see in my account?
A platform such as CutShort gets more useful when more users join it. More users means you get more opportunities to hire or find a great job. You have helped us. It's our turn to say thank you. A big reason behind our success has been our happy users telling their friends about us. What makes us feel good is that they have done it to help their friends or us, without expecing anything in return. But now, we think we should have some ways to reward our users. Here are two ways to get
How is CutShort different from other platforms?
As compared to many existing solutions, CutShort is a unique solution that provides a complete solution that lets you: Source high quality professional open to new job opportunities. Get matched to the candidates that meet your job role and hiring preferences using Machine Learning algorithms. Unify your sources such as job portals, assessment solutions and ATS on one platform Never lose a good candidate by engaging with them using an Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistant. Here is a s
How to use Google Calendar integration for better interview scheduling?
You're busy and so are candidates. No wonder a little thing like finding a common interview time often becomes a frustrating experience. Easy interview scheduling with Google calendar integration You can now connect your Google calendar (personal or Gsuite) to better manage your interviews. Schedule interviews using Google calendar To set this up: Go to Automation settings of a stage where yo