About Oscar Mager

Oscar Mager is a Founder and Global Talent Acquisition Specialist at Recruiting Essentials, with 20 years of international full cycle recruitment and talent sourcing experience. He helps international businesses to innovate hiring and identify talent. He also advises recruitment technology startups and vendors on product features, differentiation, positioning and identifying business opportunities, partnerships and investors. From his other passion, Oscar has successfully built a business as an event photographer, covering international events in the space of recruiting, technology and startups. Most of his portfolio can be found at Mager|Photography.

Hello Talent Reloaded

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Screenshot 2016-04-04 11.46.21Today Paris-based leading developer of cloud-based talent-management software Talentsoft officially releases the new interface of their free Hello Talent product, which aims to make talent sourcing easy and more collaborative. Last week Hello Talent already presented the […]

The Power of Image Search

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socialmediarecruitment The Power of Image Search was originally published in the excellent book ‘Social Media Recruitment. How to successfully integrate social media into recruitment strategy’ by Andy Headworth (2015). Although most of the article’s content still applies for […]

Is Slack becoming the ultimate Recruitment Platform?

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App-DirectoryIn my recent speaking session about recruitment technology innovations at the brilliant Recruitment Tech Event in The Netherlands I kicked off with mentioning Slack as one of the most innovative technologies to change the face of recruitment in […]

Hello Talent: Talent Sourcing Made Easy

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hellotalent_logoOther than finding best talent, one of the challenges still faced by many sourcers and recruiters is how to organize talent pools. This challenge usually breaks down into three categories: 1. How to organize online search results and aggregate information from […]

Interview: Vistaprint’s Marisca Kooij about HR Technology in Talent Acquisition

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For HR Tech Europe we spoke with Marisca Kooij, Director Talent Acquisition Europe for Vistaprint, about the role of HR technology in Talent Acquisition.

This post has originally been published on the HR Tech Europe blog as part of a series […]

Google Glass for People Sourcing with People+ App

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google-glassIt doesn’t take a lot of imagination to see the potential of Google Glass or similar wearables when encountering people in everyday situations, at events, while commuting or even in job interviews and looking to find more information about the persons you […]

Discover Visual Sourcing: Exploring the Value of Images for Talent Sourcing #DiscSource

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In our increasingly visual world photos tell the story. Social networks have been early in recognizing this, together with the human urge to post, share, view, like and comment on photos. Images have become the driving force behind social network growth – helped by (auto) tagging and awesomizing features. On […]

Technology Toolbox 101: Mobile and Social Recruiting

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ToolboxThe high volume demands of recruiting in the 21st century drive hiring professionals’ search for the next best thing for finding talent. Recruiters have always been quick on the uptake when it comes to new and innovative technology, especially if […]

Google+ Hangouts for Recruiting: introducing #TruHangouts

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google-plus-hangoutsWith Google Plus being around now for a few months, Hangouts have proven to be one of the amazing features of Google Plus. Although in a way very similar to video chats using Skype or Facebook Skype Video Chat, this […]