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Entelo CEO Breaks Down How to Sell a Salesman

April 18, 2014 at 2:16 PM Rob Stevenson

Again and again, we hear all about the overlap between salespeople and recruiters. How as a recruiter, you must sell a candidate on your company, how the hiring cycle reflects a sales cycle, on and on ad nauseum.

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Best of the Week: Employees Shoplifting, GM’s Latest Hire, and the $5000 Quitting Bonus

April 18, 2014 at 6:00 AM Kathleen de Lara

It’s with great pleasure that we again say this: Happy Friday, recruiters. We’ve collected top articles for the week covering the latest in sourcing, human resources, and tech updates.

Check out these articles and learn from top dogs about their tactics for retaining team members and keeping up with the industry, and decide if your company’s policies are hurting employees’ health.

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How to Encourage Telecommuting without Sacrificing Productivity

April 17, 2014 at 11:37 AM Rob Stevenson

When former Google executive Marissa Mayer took over as CEO of Yahoo, she made an immediate splash by canceling the company's popular work-from-home program.  Mayer addressed the controversial decision at the 2013 Great Place to Work Conference. "It's not what's right for Yahoo right now," Mayer said, citing the importance of collaboration in the workplace.

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Is It Okay to Text Candidates?

April 16, 2014 at 6:00 AM Kathleen de Lara

“R U free 2 intrvw at 9 am, Fri?”

With mobile recruiting grazing new pastures, this may be the future of sourcing, perhaps sans the chatspeak.

Recruiting talent in this century demands that recruiters keep up, but all the way through to candidates' cell phones?

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Talent is Coming! What Game of Thrones Teaches us About Recruiting

April 15, 2014 at 2:11 PM Rob Stevenson

Each Sunday on HBO, the wealthy, ruthless, ambitious Aristocrats of the Seven Kingdoms wage war in medieval fantasy thriller, Game of Thrones. While it's mostly swords, sorcery, and manipulative whispers in the dark, the cunning moves and tragic missteps of our favorite (and most hated!) characters provide us some valuable lessons in what it takes to surround yourself with only the best, build something lasting, and see your enemies driven before you (nonviolently, of course).

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Watch These Candidates Interview for the World's Toughest Job

April 15, 2014 at 6:00 AM Kathleen de Lara

One reason video interviews are changing the recruiting game? They keep a safe distance between the interviewer and applicant when one wants to sock the other for offering what one candidate calls a "cruel" job. 

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Check out this Brave Anti-Perk to Remove Bad Hires

April 14, 2014 at 3:29 PM Rob Stevenson

We're all too familiar with the uncountable bevy of off-the-wall, excessive perks companies offer to attract and retain top talent. Company vacations, outlandish signing bonuses, and full kitchens are just the beginning of the lengths some companies go to to lure the best and brightest. But once you get someone in the door, they spend their bonus, and the novelty of your soft-serve ice cream machine wears off, you've still got to keep them around.

Or not, in the case of Amazon.

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45 Ways to Improve the Way You Lead Your Team This Week

April 14, 2014 at 6:00 AM Kathleen de Lara

Learning how to be a team leader can feel like an uphill battle, but bringing your recruiters to success doesn't always have to be a dreadful case of the Mondays.

Successful companies are built on behaviors that encourage working smarter to have a powerful influence on how an organization grows and develops through industry challenges.

Feeling stuck? Try these techniques to get you out of the leadership rut, and to make your team more effective at making decisions and improving performance.

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Best of the Week: LinkedIn Updates, Recruitment Tech Partnership, & Key Challenges

April 11, 2014 at 1:34 PM Rob Stevenson

Happy Friday, recruiters! Once again, you can count on Entelo to sift through the content noise and bring you the most important, insightful, unmissable recruitment news and guides. This week, we saw some exciting LinkedIn updates, a curious partnership, and a handful of how-to articles to help your never-ending mission to find the talent you need. Read on to see what went down in the recruiting world this week!

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3 Must-See Examples of Great Careers Pages

April 11, 2014 at 6:00 AM Kathleen de Lara

Your company's careers page is a candidate's one stop shop for deciding whether or not they're interested in working with the team.

If the talent funnel is looking a bit empty, it may be because your job ads aren't passing the blink test. Are job seekers interested in what you have to offer on first glance? Or are their eyes glazing over the novel you wrote about the opportunity?

We've listed three companies with model careers pages that we're excited about that can help your team draw in candidates — resumes, cover letters, and online profiles in tow.

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