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6 Key Takeaways from #ERE14 Recruiting Conference

September 19, 2014 at 11:53 AM Rob Stevenson

Chicago is, my kind of town! Frank Sinatra's immortal words were no doubt ringing through the heads of thousands of Recruiters this week, as one of the biggest talent acquisition events of the year, ERE Recruiting Conference, took place in the Windy City. If you weren't lucky enough to head to my hometown this week, you can settle your fear of missing out right now, because I've pulled out some of the best tweets, representing the prevailing themes and takeaways from #ERE14. 

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How to Improve Your Employer Brand through the Candidate Experience

September 18, 2014 at 12:00 PM Kathleen de Lara

Recruiters, if you’re trying to sell the product, you’re doing it wrong. 

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Entelo Wants to Send YOU to HR Tech!

September 17, 2014 at 5:30 AM Rob Stevenson

Lace up, Recruiters! The biggest event of the recruitment calendar, Human Resource Executive's HR Technology Exposition & Conference, is fast approaching. Featuring insightful presentations from the field's key influencers and highlighting the newest and most exciting innovations (if we don't say so ourselves!), HR Tech is attended by anyone who's anyone in recruiting.

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Why You Already Have What You Need to Grow Your Talent Pipeline

September 16, 2014 at 11:49 AM Kathleen de Lara

Hiring top talent for the company can be a challenge when competitors are searching for candidates in the same, oversaturated pools. To hamper your recruiting even more, many of these candidates end up falling out halfway through the screening process.

The solution? Look around your office.

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How to Make New Twitter Analytics Work for Your Recruiting

September 15, 2014 at 12:10 PM Rob Stevenson

For years, sending and optimizing tweets has been an imprecise art. With nothing but the local metrics of replies, retweets, and favorites, it was difficult to truly assess the efficacy of what you publish on the microblogger. Equally frustrating is the fact that additional tools offering deeper analytics are expensive and sometimes clunky. That's why I'm thrilled --and you should be too-- that Twitter is now granting you access to an Analytics Dashboard that can provide crucial insight on your Twitter performance. Read on to see how to work your new gold mine of Twitter data into your recruiting.

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3 Ways to Build Trust with Candidates

September 12, 2014 at 11:02 AM Kathleen de Lara

Landing candidates hook, line, and sinker can be a challenge when already, about 25% of current employees are wary about their company’s management. 

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Key Takeaways from SuccessConnect 2014 HR Conference

September 12, 2014 at 10:47 AM Rob Stevenson

This week, SuccessFactors hosted their hotly anticipated HR conference, Success Connect 2014. Set in a sunny Las Vegas and featuring a host of accomplished Keynote speakers, #SConnect appears to have been a wild success full of illuminating insight. 

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Research Candidates in Gmail! New Entelo Button Updates

September 11, 2014 at 2:28 PM Rob Stevenson

Browser extensions are an absolute must-have in any Recruiter's toolbelt. Whether it's to do more research on candidates, make notes, or speed up your workflow, there are an untold amount of simple tools that can make you better at your job. Over a year ago, we introduced our contribution to the extension world. The Entelo Button allows you to take the power of Entelo's candidate database with you on the web, wherever you may source.

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Missed Our Webinar on Recruiting through LinkedIn? Here are 3 Key Takeaways

September 10, 2014 at 8:56 AM Kathleen de Lara

Ask any recruiter if they’re searching for talent on LinkedIn and a resounding, “Well of course, aren’t you?” can be enough to excite any newbie talent acquisition pro on filling their open reqs.

For many sourcers and recruiters, LinkedIn may be the obvious choice for attracting and engaging talent, but it can also be a network overflowing with like-minded competitors eyeing out the same candidates as you. 

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Recruitment Phase 2: Converting Your Contractors

September 9, 2014 at 12:28 PM Rob Stevenson

Especially at young companies, the contract-to-hire strategy is wildly popular, and for good reason. It can be difficult to truly assess a candidate based on a handful of interviews and some sort of homework assignment. Bringing the candidate in to work on an hourly basis saves you untold cash in the event of a bad hire, allows you to more adequately assess, and equally importantly, allows them to assess you. It's easy to forget that it's not enough for you to want to hire the candidate, as they have to be equally thrilled at the possibility of working with you. How many of your contract-to-hire opportunities are turning into hires? Here's a handful of ideas for converting contractors into engaged full timers.

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