2019 Guide To Recruiting & HR Events, Part 2

The fall events season is in full swing, which means thousands of valuable opportunities for professional and personal development. Yet with the seemingly endless roster of 2019 conferences, seminars, meetups, and networking events, choosing the events best suited to your goals can be a daunting task. That's why we've searched high and low to bring you this fall's best events... Welcome to the second installment of the 2019 Guide To Recruiting & HR Events!



The Anatomy of a Great Company Video

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.



Entelo Acquires ConveyIQ, Raises Additional Funding

While it’s been a bit quieter on the Entelo blog as of late, we’ve been working on something BIG behind the scenes and we’re excited to finally be able to share the news with you.

Announced just this morning, Entelo has acquired ConveyIQ, the leading candidate engagement platform for screening, interviewing, and hiring top talent. This is a giant leap forward for the Entelo recruiting automation suite, making way for the creation of the most powerful – and only – end-to-end sourcing to hire recruitment platform. To fuel such an ambitious undertaking, Entelo has also secured a new round of venture funding. 



Diversity Starts at the Top

 

We’ve heard it before, and it rings true in multiple ways:

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).



Talk About Talent: The US Women's Team Did It Again

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”.



10 Podcasts Every Recruiter Should Listen To

Led by blockbusters like This American Life, Serial and WTF with Marc Maron, podcasts have doubled in popularity since 2008. As of 2019, 51% of Americans have listened to a podcast, 22% listening in weekly. In fact, podcasts are so popular that every topic under the sun now has podcasts dedicated to it, including, you guessed it, recruiting.