If there's one thing I've learned from my life in recruiting, it's that the technology we use changes constantly but the fundamentals often remain the same. Yes, we've gone from Rolodexes and phone calls to job boards and emails to texting and even social media recruiting. But the skills that we use to talk with and engage candidates have not changed all that much. Still, change is afoot.
Britt Ryan is Entelo's Head of Recruiting. In this post, she explains some key takeaways from the three events she attended as part of the Glassdoor Roadshow.
We’re still riding high from placing #3 on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list earlier this year. It's Entelo's first time earning the accolade and, as a company that doubled our headcount over the past year and is still growing, it’s been a huge honor.
One of the best perks of being ranked a Glassdoor Best Place to Work is that you get to travel around the country as part of their Glassdoor Roadshow, and I’ve been fortunate to represent Entelo at events in Washington D.C., Dallas, and, most recently, San Francisco.
I’ve been in recruiting and HR for a long time, but my peers at the Roadshows have absolutely floored me with their ingenuity and creativity. In the course of these three events, I’ve picked up a lifetime of tips and tricks from peers at great organizations like Docusign and Paylocity. No matter how great your culture is, there's always room for improvement, and hearing from other companies who are succeeding across thousands of employees and numerous global offices has been eye-opening and inspiring.
After all of the amazing conversations, presentations, and keynotes at the Glassdoor Roadshows, a few key things really stand out: