CHEATSHEET: How To Source Software Engineers

While you won’t be writing lines of code or designing web applications as a technical recruiter, you still need a baseline understanding of software engineering to be successful. And in an industry that never stands still, it requires constant and diligent effort to stay in the know of the world of engineering– even for the most seasoned recruiters.

Our 2020 Cheat Sheet lays it all out for you: the tech speak and lingo, skills and proficiencies to look out for, and the best places to find tech talent. Print it out and keep it by your desk for quick and efficient sourcing in 2020:



CHECKLIST: How To Evaluate A Sourcing Vendor

It’s hard to not be overwhelmed by today’s sourcing technology market. It’s no longer just LinkedIn or bust - now there’s tools that offer automation, some that specialize in tech talent, still others that function like CRMs. Some are stand alone platforms, while others provide added functionality to your current workflow. With the seemingly endless options available, it’s no wonder that the software evaluation process has become convoluted and frankly, broken.

When you set out to evaluate a new tool for your team, what you are really trying to decipher is its ROI. That’s why we’ve put together the Vendor Evaluation Checklist - to help you dig past the stats, jargon, and buzzwords so that you can understand the true value a tool will bring to your team. 



2020 Guide To Recruiting & HR Events, Part 1

With the new year around the corner, it's time to start thinking through your 2020 plan. What are your top hiring priorities? What skills and technology gaps stand in the way of those priorities? How can you equip your team with the necessary skillset and resources? 



The Modern Recruiter's Essential Reading List - Winter 2019

 

As the weather gets colder and the days get shorter, there’s no better way to spend a winter evening than curled up by the fireplace with a good book. Why not take the opportunity to sharpen up your recruiting chops while you’re at it? Get your hot cocoa (or egg nog) ready, because we’ve put together the essential winter reading list for recruiters in 2019.

 



EVENT: TalentNet Live 2019

ConveyIQ by Entelo is excited to sponsor TalentNet Live 2019 in Dallas on December 6. Join us at Toyota’s state of the art North American Headquarters with over 200 talent professionals from great companies like Pepsico, Toyota, Zoes Kitchen, Baylor Healthcare, AmericanAirlines, McAfee, Intuit, and many more.



It's Time To Leave Segmented Recruiting In The Past

It’s a job seeker’s world out there. Companies of all kinds are in desperate need to fill their specialized roles with top talent, and there are only so many qualified candidates that they can recruit to fill those spots. Meanwhile, those same candidates are being recruited by other companies as well, and you can bet that their current employers are working to keep their VIPs on their teams. 



VIDEO: Gender Bias by the Numbers

While significant progress has been made since the days of suffragettes, there is much to be done in order to secure gender equality. In fact, with the current rate of progress, the gender pay gap will remain for another 108 years - a timeline we can all agree is just not good enough.

One of the biggest fuelers of gender inequality in the workplace is institutionalized bias. And one of the reasons bias is so pervasive and persistent is because a majority of the time it’s unconscious - so ingrained into our daily interactions, collaborations, and perspectives that we just don’t notice it. 

Here’s a snapshot of the current state of gender bias and how to identify it within your workplace:



2 Events This November That Will Help You Uplevel Your Candidate Experience

As we head into the last few months of 2019, it’s easy to get caught up in our increasingly busy schedules and much more difficult to proactively set ourselves up for success in the new year. However by dedicating an hour or two in November for a webinar or networking event, you can pick up great strategies and gain new perspectives to help you prioritize your 2020 goals. 

 

Get started by attending one (or both) of these two great events aimed at arming you with the know-how to take your candidate experience to the next level:



Cheat Sheet: How To Source Data Scientists

Over the last 6 years, the demand for data scientists has increased by 344% –  a 29% increase year over year. In fact, the demand for data scientists is growing so fast, it has far exceeded the current talent supply.

 

If you have a DS job req on your plate, then you are no stranger this talent shortage. In a field with more job openings than candidates, it's critical that employers find a competitive edge to capture the attention of data science talent.

 

At Entelo, we believe that competitive advantage starts with your sourcing practices. That’s why we’ve put together this Data Science Sourcing Cheat Sheet to serve as a guideline to help structure your candidate searches. Print this cheat sheet and keep it at your desk for quick sourcing tips, tricks, and ideas at your fingertips.

 



The Step-by-Step Guide To Creating An Effective Candidate Nurture Campaign

As any seasoned recruiter knows, it often takes more than just one email to catch a candidate’s eye. In fact, recruiters who consistently leverage follow-up emails receive 50% more replies overall than those who do not. That’s why more and more recruiting teams are taking a page out the marketing book and investing time and resources into candidate nurture campaigns. 

 

However, an increase in emails to candidates doesn’t necessarily equate to an increase in positive responsiveness. Rather, if your messaging comes across as repetitive and demanding, you run the risk of annoying candidates and ultimately damaging your company’s employer brand. 

 

Don’t let that dissuade you from nurture campaigns all together! With the right know-how, you can get in front of the candidates with the right message, at the right time. Follow this step-by-step guide and you’ll be well on your way to more effective candidate email nurture campaigns.



EVENT: ERE Recruiting Conference Fall 2019

ConveyIQ by Entelo is proud to be a sponsor of the ERE Recruiting Conference, taking place October 14-16, 2019 in Washington, D.C.!



RECAP: Sourcecon Fall 2019

Last week, hundreds of sourcers met up in Atlanta for SourceCon. Attendees immersed themselves in three days of networking and sessions with some of my favorite techies & TA leaders as they covered all of the latest and greatest sourcing hacks and strategies. I had a wonderful experience speaking with attendees and learning about their current sourcing challenges and priorities they are facing in the new year. 

Here are a few sessions from the conference that specifically addressed tools and/or tactics to step-up your sourcing game.



Shortcuts To Improving The Recruiter-Hiring Manager Relationship

Cheers to recruiters! It’s your work day in and day out that brings the best talent to your organization – and the fresh ideas, perspectives, and backgrounds that reinvigorate the business. Yet, there will inevitably come a time, no matter how dedicated a professional you are, when communication barriers with a hiring manager keep you up at night thinking through the long list of job requirements, failed interviews, and hard-to-fill roles on their team.



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.