Vinayak Ranade is the founder and CEO of Drafted, the first referral network. Before that, he served as the director of mobile at Boston-based KAYAK. Vinayak holds a B.S and M.Eng in Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Follow him on Twitter @pseudovirtual or connect with him on LinkedIn.
Content authored by Vinayak Ranade
5 Metrics to Check the Effectiveness of Your Employee Referral Program
We recently measured the referral programs of over 145 companies for some really cool findings. You might be surprised to learn, for example, that companies 4-6 years old have worse… Read more
Will Recruiters Bite When Your Email Address is Seriously Uncool?
When I was 11, I collected rubber ducks, my favorite color was purple, and Blink-182 was trendy. So behold, my first email address — [email protected] Tragically, this email address did… Read more
Why Your Job Descriptions Still Suck (And What To Do About It).
As any recruiter or talent acquisition professional can tell you, at a foundational and fundamental level, that even today, job descriptions still play among the most important and influential roles… Read more
Playing With Matches: Why You Shouldn’t Fire Your Recruiting Team.
Recruiters have a job that, superficially at least, looks pretty easy to pretty much everyone who hasn’t ever actually recruited before. Like cooking or photography, it’s one of those things… Read more
The Time Warp: Why Recruiters Still Suck At Candidate Experience.
Believe it or not, most employers actually want to treat their applicants well, build positive employer brand buzz and acquire the best and brightest brains in business for their teams… Read more