Why the "playground" still matters to us...
Remember when you were a kid and class-time was that boring part that bookended the best parts of everyday-- recess? Of course the grown-ups made it a point to remind you that recess was the least important part of school, and you should be studying reading, writing and arithmetic. But maybe they had it slightly wrong...Read
Conquering Untouched Grounds
DueDil wants to change the way we do business by becoming “Britain’s Bloomberg”Read
"We are all humans dedicating time from our lives to be happy during our day jobs" - Company Culture in the US and Japan
Interview with Yuka OhishiRead
An idea sparked by experience and passion
Akiko Naka knows how powerful social media has become. The one-time Goldman-Sachs worker turned comic book artist chose to work at Facebook Japan in 2010 because she "felt a phenomenonal social wave coming to Japan."Read
Good Questions & Bad Questions at Job Interviews
This original article was written by: Kensuke Furukawa I Director / General Manager of New Service Planning Department at Supership One of the most well-known entrepreneurs in Japan. You might recognize his name from "nanapi", a Japanese life hack media site. In this article, he wrote a few tips on interviewing candidates.Read
Finding The Perfect Fit – Planning for a Team
If you ever had to do a group project in school, chances are you’ve gotten a preview of what an unproductive team looks like. Of course you have the obvious problems, but what would happen to a team made of all the smartest, most determined kids in the class. How would that team fare?
Things could be okay, but there’s just as good a chance c...
Can you imagine working with your friends?
Social Network Recruiting means finding new team members from your own social network – friends and friends of friends who are fired up to work with you on a project you both equally love. PT Media Makmur (Kawaii Beauty Japan) works with Wantedly in Indonesia – and we’re super happy to hear how they found their new employees. :)
Top 6 most effective types of photos to use for your job post
It can be tricky to choose a photograph to use in your project post on Wantedly. What are the best parts of the job to show? Should you add text, or let the photo speak for itself? To make all of this easier to understand, we looked the 103 most successful projects (based on the number of applicants received) on our Japanese site, and ranked the most common styles of photo.
#1 is… Group photos with the whole team, or with lots of ...
4 Fun Ways to Meet with Job Candidates
Here at Wantedly, we believe you should meet with people casually and get to know each other before you have a formal job interview. We also know that this can be hard if you’re used to formal interviews, so we’ve put together some ideas for you!
1. Go out for lunch with your team and invite them along ...
Find somebody YOU need, not someone EVERYBODY wants.
Have you ever had an interview where the applicant who said: “I’m self-motivated, but maybe a fast-paced environment is nothing for me…” No, because requirements like these are obvious in any modern job. So think again. Are these the skills your team is lacking most right now? What kind of addition does your team actually need?
We are used to see job offers who end their long list of ...
What are your strengths and weaknesses?
It’s one of the most annoying yet important things you learn about yourself when looking for a job. We all want to present ourselves in a flawless way to our hopefully future employers. But we are only human. We have weaknesses, and knowing them will help you find a job that really suits you.
Here are 3 effective ways to find out your strengths &...
Raise your standards!
As you might already know, our vision is all about matching people and companies based on a shared vision instead of on salary. We figure the best way for us to introduce you to just how much this changes the hiring process was to show you, so from time to time we'll introduce you to teams who’ve used Wantedly and share their stories.
This time we’re talking to Yamato Sasagawa, a director fo...
Recruiting Tips: Before you Start...
Before you start recruiting members, you'll need to have your vision worked out. Your company will evolve as you grow and move forward, so your company vision should act as a shared dream for your company to work towards together.
Get Up to Speed by Polishing Your Vision! Imagine two co...