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3 Cheeky Ways to Research Candidates

August 22, 2014 at 12:11 PM Rob Stevenson

Allow me to make a bold claim: we are currently at the outset of the Golden Age of Recruiting. Candidates are willingly putting all sorts of information about themselves across various social profiles, so much so that what they put on their resume or application pales in comparison to the actual examples of their work and expertise posted to sites like GitHub, Stackoverflow, Dribbble, Quora, and others. For recruiters, this is a dream come true. You're in a position to qualify and assess candidates in a deep fashion that was never before possible.

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Why Recruiters Should Be Using a Multi-Touch Outreach Strategy

August 21, 2014 at 12:00 PM Kathleen de Lara

One of the biggest mistakes recruiters make in their candidate outreach is taking on the “Set it and forget it” mindset – sending out messages, writing off anyone who doesn’t express interest. 

As tempting as it may be to move on to the next batch of qualified candidates who may be the right fit, people need multiple touch points to be encouraged to take action. 

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The 4 Best Channels to Hone Your Recruitment Skills

August 20, 2014 at 12:13 PM Rob Stevenson

As an active recruiter fighting for a scarce amount of top candidates, you're intimately aware of the War for Talent. You may not be aware, however that there is another war being waged, simultaneously, and in a parallel fashion. The War for Content is real, it is ubiquitous, and it is right in your face. Anyone with a wordpress account and more than 500 Twitter followers is a "Thought Leader", and anyone with more than 2 years experience is a "Guru". This creates a sticky situation for recruiters, as you want to ingest the best content to help you grow in your career without the slow and costly lessons of trial and error. So how do you sift through the noise and find only the best recruitment content? Easy, you keep reading this post!

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Recruiting Recruiters? 4 Ways to Boost Your Hunt for Talent

August 19, 2014 at 6:00 AM Kathleen de Lara

While it may not take a village to build your team of recruiters, it can probably feel that way when you're left to bear the weight of dozens of open reqs. 

Hiring the right team to grow the company? Are you a recruiter recruiting more recruiters? We synced up with Loni Spratt, Entelo’s recruiter evangelist, to share these four ways to get started on building your team from the ground up. 

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5 Chrome Extensions That Will Turbocharge Your Sourcing

August 18, 2014 at 10:47 AM Rob Stevenson

The faster you're flying around your browser, researching, auto-posting, and connecting, the better. Keyboard shortcuts are a good start, but if you really want to soup up your browsing speed you can't afford not to be utilizing the sourcing tools made available by browser extensions. Here's a handful of add-ons you can download to help you source faster than ever before.

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Time-to-Fill at Its Highest Since the Recession. Here's How to Deal.

August 15, 2014 at 9:04 AM Kathleen de Lara

Recruiters and hiring managers, are you ready? The time to fill open opportunities in the U.S. is about 23 days – the highest its been since 2009. 

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Hiring Up? 4 Methods for Hiring Your Future Boss

August 14, 2014 at 12:10 PM Rob Stevenson

Recruiters wear many hats. They find themselves talking to hundreds of candidates of every background, and must be of a mind to know what the Sales, Marketing, Engineering, and every other team needs.

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Missed Our Webinar on Recruiting through Twitter? Here's the Quick Version

August 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM Kathleen de Lara

What’s the best way to connect with candidates when all you’ve got is a blue bird, 140 characters, some hashtags, a posse of followers, and a link to throw into the mix?

If you missed yesterday’s webinar on recruiting candidates using Twitter, we’ve compiled a list of key takeaways from the event. Check 'em out here!

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Introducing the New Entelo Button!

August 12, 2014 at 6:00 AM Rob Stevenson

Last year, we introduced a new feature called the Entelo Button. The Entelo Button is a browser extension that allows users to access a candidate's complete Entelo profile anywhere they are present on the web. Today, we're launching our first major upgrade to the Button. We think it'll make your sourcing efforts faster and more productive than ever before.

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4 Tips for Training Non-Tech Savvy Recruiters

August 11, 2014 at 1:30 PM Kathleen de Lara

Gone are the days of the perfect candidate as the 80/20 rule comes into play – hiring candidates who have 80% of the job skills required, leaving the remaining 20% to be filled by in-house training.

It’s a hiring method that allows recruiters to fill open job reqs in a shorter time span than sourcing an employee that’s the exact fit for the role.

Not only does providing training for employees create a more time-efficient onboarding process, it also promotes a positive company culture and engagement between colleagues through teaching. 

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