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WATConsult hires candidates through Snapchat, trends on Twitter

03-May-2016
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WATConsult hires candidates through Snapchat, trends on Twitter

Digital agency, WATConsult has found an innovative way of hiring candidates through the social media platform--Snapchat. Starting from May 2 till May 6, interested candidates can apply to the agency by uploading a 10 second video on Snapchat about their passion and work on brands of interest.

This approach adopted by the agency was an instant hit with the youngsters and it immediately went trending on Twitter on Monday. Hashtags like #BeAWatizen and #snapplication were trending on the micro-blogging platform.

Commenting on this innovative approach to hire new talent, Rajiv Dingra, Founder & CEO, WATConsult said, “We are a social media friendly agency, 80% of our office colleagues are on Snapchat. In fact our HR team came up with this idea of hiring through Snapchat, it sounded exciting to us and we worked on it. The idea of this exercise is to promote internal engagement and with the help of hashtags like #BeAWatizen, #WatConsult to create social branding and promotion for the agency. Finally the intention is to find some real gem.”

Following are some excerpts from the Twitter trend: 

Tags WATConsult Snapchat

Vijay Mansukhani, speaks to exchange4media about the resurgence of Onida, the scope of growth of consumer electronics market in India and the reasons why Indian consumer electronics brands don’t compete on a global scale

Projjol Banerjea opens up about hiring Anne Macdonald and GroupM's Rob Norman, and the brand's new identity

Meera Iyer tells exchange4media that in FY 2016/17, bigbasket clocked a revenue of Rs 1,400 crore. The online supermarket currently stands at 70,000 orders a day, with operations in 25 cities.

CMO, Kashyap Vadapalli on the start-up’s marketing play, why it has decided to stay away from IPL and response to its furniture rental apps

Projjol Banerjea opens up about hiring Anne Macdonald and GroupM's Rob Norman, and the brand's new identity

CMO, Kashyap Vadapalli on the start-up’s marketing play, why it has decided to stay away from IPL and response to its furniture rental apps

The aim is to advance the company’s goal of simplifying its business and drive deeper service connectivity to its clients