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Recruiting Email Templates: Outreach

You’ve spent hours hunting down the perfect candidates, but all that work could be wasted if your outreach messaging is off-putting. When the average person receives 121 emails per-day, the competition for attention is fierce, which is why getting the initial outreach absolutely perfect is critical if you’re going to meet your recruiting goals.

Podcast: Could D&I Be The Missing Link with Stacia Garr

How can you use technology to bolster your D&I efforts? Stacia Garr’s report, “Diversity and Inclusion Technology: Could This be the Missing Link?” can help you make sense of the offerings on the market today, which actually move the needle, and what you need to know to select the right solution. Our CMO Mike Trigg sat down with Stacia to discuss her research it’s impact on the way companies hire in the post #MeToo landscape.

Recruiting Automation Roundup: HR Technology Edition

This week, Entelo took Las Vegas to participate in one of the largest events in the industry, The Human Resource Executive, HR Technology Conference. This legendary event brings together leaders in the industry to share actionable advice and perspectives on the ever-changing HR and recruiting space. Attendees have the chance to learn from the best, network with one another and comparison shop for the most advanced technology, over the course of three days all under one roof. This week’s roundup is dedicated to getting you up to speed on what everyone was talking about at HR Tech this year.

Podcast: From Buzzwords to Best Practices: HR Tech 2018 with Sarah Brennan

#HRTechConf is well underway. The expo hall is buzzing, 80 new products are launching and speakers are sharing great insights that attendees can’t wait to share with their teams back home.


We’re capturing it all from the expo hall on Hiring On All Cylinders. Be sure to keep up with our podcast to hear from great speakers and industry leaders from HR Tech 2018.

First up, we have Sarah Brennan, founder & chief advisor at Accelir, an advisory firm improving experiences for candidates, employees and customers as we move towards the future of work.

Recruiting Automation Roundup

As our industry heads in to events season, recruiters and HR professionals are getting geared up for HR Technology 2018 in Las Vegas next week. Our team is excited to share tips and industry insights with leaders in the space, demo our newest product updates, and send our booth visitors off with some fun swag as souvenirs.

As you head in to conference season, be sure to brush up on this week’s top articles in recruiting automation so you’ll be prepared for great conversations at one of the biggest conferences in our field! 

Podcast: High Impact Talent Acquisition with Robin Erickson

The Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report in 2017 found that talent acquisition and employee experience were two of the top 10 priorities for Human Resources Teams.

This was the topic of Vice President and Talent Acquisition Research Leader / Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Robin Erickson Ph.D.’s session earlier this summer, at the inaugural Recruiting Automation Summit, where she explained how HR leaders can benefit from embracing technology.

How American Express Cut Sourcing Time by 75%

In a world where financial services employment is projected to rise by 6 percent by 2024, and the number of finance and accounting workers nearing retirement has been on the incline since 2011, Global TA Recruitment Manager at American Express, Ahmed Abouelkhir is up against large hiring challenges.

Recruiting Automation Roundup

Recruiting can be thankless work. Sourcing, keeping up with outreach, scheduling interview loops, meetings with hiring managers and screening candidates can often leave recruiters wishing they could get some relief and appreciation. This week’s headlines are all about the ways recruiting automation enables recruiters to operate at a higher level. By allowing recruiting automation to automate manual tasks, recruiters are freed to focus on the more nuanced part of their jobs and show their bosses how strategic they can be.

Recruiting Automation Roundup

It’s no secret to us that technology makes the hiring process smoother and more transparent, but the rest of the world is still getting used to the idea. This week, we’ve seen big headlines scaring us into thinking the robots are taking over, but what these articles really point to is the trend of recruiting automation becoming a standard part of the hiring process. Learn more in this week’s leading news stories.

Recruiting Automation Roundup, Blog Edition

To keep up with industry news, we often turns to major publications and media outlets. However some of the most actionable advice and most interesting insights can be found in the blogosphere. Today we’re highlighting great pieces from some of our favorite HR and recruiting blogs.

The RASY Award Winners Are...

Welcome to the  age of recruiting automation, one in which machines and humans work together to produce higher quality work, at scale. While some recruiting departments are just familiarizing themselves with this new trend, other companies have embraced automation to vastly improve hiring. At the inaugural Recruiting Automation Summit this June, Entelo awarded the following organizations with the RASY Awards, highlighting their achievements in revolutionizing hiring.

Here are the winners of this year’s RASY Awards:

Recruiting Automation Roundup

The headlines this week are filled with insight into the various ways AI is working to represent underrepresented groups. AI as part of the recruiting process has the potential to mitigate unconscious bias and move diversity initiatives in the right direction. Learn more in this week’s roundup:

Gender Disparity in Venture Capital

Just last year, SurveyMonkey found that 58 percent of men said there were no more obstacles for women in the workplace. In reality, their perception could not be further from the truth. From the #MeToo movement to the perpetuating gender pay gap, it is clear that we have yet to reach a place of gender equality at work. One of the reasons that gender equality seems to be out of reach is the disparity of women working in certain roles and fields. 

RAS Rewind

This summer, Entelo hosted the inaugural Recruiting Automation Summit in our hometown of San Francisco. This event brought together some of the most progressive minds in the talent acquisition space from around the country to share their insights, experience, and best practices around harnessing the power of AI, machine learning and predictive analytics to revolutionize the way they hire.

Over the course of two days, we met 400+ attendees, listened to thought-provoking panels and presentations, and made meaningful connections with talent acquisition professionals from every industry. This event was so memorable, we wanted relive the magic. Let’s take a look back:

3 Hiring Manager Candidate Review Queue Hacks

There are a lot of different skills that fall into the recruiting bucket: writing, negotiating, investigating and more. However, at its core, recruiting really is all about building and maintaining strong relationships, and no relationship is more critical to the recruiting process than that of recruiter and hiring manager.

In an ideal world, recruiters and hiring managers would work seamlessly together, keeping communication open and honest, always on the same page about the kinds of candidates they’re looking for and never causing one another bottlenecks. But we don’t live in an ideal world and working seamlessly with hiring managers isn’t always easy. That’s why Entelo recently released a new feature, Hiring Manager Candidate Review Queue, a tool that makes sharing candidate lists and gathering feedback from your hiring manager a breeze.