Frequently Asked Questions by Candidates
What is TieTalent?
TieTalent matches top talents in IT and Digital Marketing with innovative hiring companies in Switzerland via a curated marketplace of vetted tech talents.
We developed a simple and more fun way of finding a new job. No more motivation letters & no more applying to positions! Create your account and let the companies apply to you, once you get matched simply decide the ones you want to meet.
Why should I use TieTalent?
Our mission is to help you find a job! The idea of the platform is to change the traditional recruitment practises and make it much simpler. We say “no more motivation letters” and “no more applying to hundreds of jobs online”.
Simply create your account and once a company is looking for a profile like yours, you will be spotlighted. The companies will then directly apply to you, and it’s up to you to choose the ones you want to meet.
What type of skills do you look for on TieTalent?
Currently, TieTalent mainly focuses on IT candidates such as Data Scientists, Cyber Security Engineers, Developers, Data Analyst, etc., and on Digital Marketing talents such as SEO/SEM Analyst, Social Media Managers/Community Managers, Digital Analyst, etc.
The majority of our candidates have at least 2-3 years of experience as our focus is junior to middle level management profiles.
How does TieTalent work?
Create your account, indicate your professional expectations and ... that's it!
Once a company validated by TieTalent is looking for a profile like yours, it’s the companies that will apply to you and all you have to do is choose the ones that interest you.
What is a Talent Agent?
A Talent Agent is a dedicated candidate support specialist. Talent Agents will either contact you if they have any questions regarding your profile or once you are in process with the first company, you will be directly assigned one Talent Agent who will assist you throughout your hiring process.
Their role is to:
- Represent you the best in the eyes of the company (as a football agent)
- Prep you for the interviews
- Answer any questions you might have
- Help you with the tracking and management of your interviews
How much does TieTalent cost?
Nothing! TieTalent is 100% free for candidates.
Selection and Recruitment
What type of contracts can I be recruited for?
Currently TieTalent is recruiting for permanent, try & hire and temporary positions.
What types of companies are recruiting on TieTalent?
We have a multitude of companies ranging from promising start-ups to renowned multinationals, including local NGOs and SMEs. The business sectors of the companies vary. Depending on your profile and your aspirations, we will be able to find you the one that suits you the best!
Who are your experts?
TieTalent’s experts are experienced independent professionals. Their role is to further pre-qualify the talents who are looking for a job in the same area of expertise as theirs.
This is OPTIONAL for companies to choose. If they do select this option, you will have an additional Skype interview with one of our experts.
Where do the interviews with your experts take place?
The interviews will take place via Skype. Therefore, we advise you find a place where you have a good internet connection, with a professional and quiet background.
How do you select & match candidates on TieTalent?
We use a unique combination between human and algorithm based pre-screening process that will review your profile (expectations, skills, location, languages, etc.) and provide relevant matches with companies looking for a profile like yours.
How many interview requests should I expect?
The number of interviews sent to our candidates will largely depend on the current company needs.
What happens when I decline or accept an interview request?
When you decline an interview request, you are choosing not to have an interview with a particular company that sent you a request.
When you accept an interview request, you are agreeing move to the next step which is meeting the company. You can accept as many invitations as you would like, however we strongly recommend you to be highly responsive because the hiring process is pretty competitive.
A company asked me for an interview, how should I prepare?
You should research a bit about the company’s values, what they do and their mission. It’s also crucial for you to understand well the role that you are applying for by reviewing the job description in details.
How do I hide my profile from my current & past employers?
Respecting the confidentiality of your data is essential for us. You can hide your profile from specific companies or from your current employer once your profile is created. You will have to go on our “Block Companies” feature and indicate the companies that you would like to block your profile from.
Your TieTalent Account
How can I deactivate or delete my account?
If you would like to deactivate your account:
Login to your account, go to “settings, click on “account” and then go to the bottom, click on “deactivate my account”, select “until I decide to come back” and then click on “validate”.
Deactivation of your account means that you want to simply put your profile on OFF as you might have found something in the meantime and do not wish to be disturbed.
If you would like to delete your account:
To permanently delete your account from TieTalent, send an email to email@example.com and indicate that you would like to delete it.
How can I reset my password?
Go to TieTalent, click on “login”, then “forgot your password” option. Enter your email and submit it by click on “send password link”. Shortly you should receive a link in your inbox (please remember to check your junk mail) in order to reset your password.
In case this does not work, try the same process once again and if you didn’t receive any link or it doesn’t work to change your password, take a screenshot of the issue and send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How does the referral program work?
We specialize in IT and Digital Marketing jobs, and we are constantly looking for top quality talents.
Refer friends to TieTalent and we will send you a reward of CHF 500 for each friend that accepts a job on our platform. A member of our team will contact you once one of your friends gets hired.