If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much would a 2 minute video be worth?
It’s no surprise then that companies for decades have been trying to lure in potential employees with flashy and heart-warming video vignettes: This is us playing with dogs! Having fun! Working hard! Working hard and playing hard!
You can see where it can go wrong. But fear not, as we’ve compiled a list of some phenomenal examples of company culture videos. These aren’t just for the large-budgeted People Ops teams out there, either. Some of these are scrappy, many are powerful, and all can be deployed to further your brand and help prospective employees gain a glimpse into a day in the life at your org.
If your executive team looks like a mistaken case of copy-and-paste, then the organization below them will be a CC of the same.
If you don’t prioritize diversity early on in the interview process (at the top of the funnel), then you’re going to get a homogenous bottom of the funnel (new hires).
The USWNT did it again
World Champions for the fourth time in history (double that of #2 on the list: Germany).
Yet amid all of the celebrations and stadium-wide-chants following the Women’s Championship win in Lyon, a newcomer joined the ranks: “Equal Pay”.
Interviewing is tough business – you have but a brief moment to gather your thoughts on not only an individual's aptitude, but also whether or not you think they possess those critical intangibles that lead to success within your organization.
It’s no surprise then that folks are always asking hiring managers about their interview techniques and questions in order to gain an upper hand. Instead of following that path, we're flipping the script and asking YOU for your favorite (and least favorite!) interview questions. By submitting your answers here, you may be included in a resource for recruiters and hiring managers for years to come. To get the ball rolling, I’ve included a few of my own below.
Since I started hiring at Entelo, I’ve interviewed hundreds of candidates, and brought on board north of 40 SDRs. I’ve had stellar interviews with lackluster candidates and the opposite; I’ve been blown away by candidates that in many other organizations would have been stopped at the application screen; and candidates have both told me I’m the easiest, friendliest interview while others have said I’m impossible and brutal. In any case, below are a few questions that I’ve used, and will continue to use, in all of my interviews:
Sean Simerly is an SDR Team Manager at Entelo. In connecting organizations with Entelo's recruiting solution, Sean hears firsthand the challenges Talent Acquisition teams face as they fill their orgs with great people. In this guest post, he draws parallels between sales personalization and recruitment outreach, and shares key strategies for scaling sales teams.