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Not Yet Recruiting on Hacker News? 8 Ways to Get Started

As of 2013, Hacker News gets about 200,000 unique visitors on any given weekday, according to TechCrunch – and we wouldn’t be surprised if that number has more than doubled since then. 

While Y Combinator-funded companies are able to post jobs to Hacker News’s front page regularly, the social news site for programmers and entrepreneurs opens the floodgates for other companies on the first of every month. All non-Y Combinator companies can post jobs to the "Ask HN: Who is Hiring?" thread and best of all – it's free. 

If you’re not already reaching out to the Hacker News community for potential hires, your company is missing out on a significant bulk of qualified tech talent who are actively searching for a new position. 

Entelo Study Shows When Employees are Likely to Leave Their Jobs

Over the last few years we’ve had the privilege of talking to thousands of recruiters about how they do their jobs. 

For the increasing number of them who are trying to source hard-to-fill roles (e.g., engineering, design, data science, highly skilled sales and marketing, etc.), a key question to answer is “When are people most likely to leave their current employer?”

After all, if you know that people were statistically much more likely to leave at a certain point, you could optimize your outreach accordingly.

Did You Know the Talent Gap is Costing Recruiters an Extra $20 Billion?

The widening gap between candidates and recruiters is no new tale, so why do we continue to recruit from ineffective networks in the war for talent?

How HubSpot's First VP of Engineering Made Their First 40 Technical Hires

The following is an exclusive interview with Yoav Shapira, Hubspot's 1st VP of Engineering.

As Hubspot gears up for an IPO in the upcoming weeks, Entelo sat down with their former Vice President of Engineering to learn his tactics for hiring and scaling a talented tech team — all from the ground up.

Between 2007-2012, Shapira was as a core member of HubSpot’s management team, serving as vice president of the engineering and the platform strategy teams. He arrived to HubSpot only a year after the company was founded, and led the hiring initiatives to build a robust department of engineers, product managers, and designers. 

Tools to Boost Your Recruiting Arsenal

Gearing up for the war for talent ain't easy. 

In the first of a two-part series, we've put together the top programs for better recruiting to help set you apart from the competition just short of bells, whistles, and megaphones. Release the kraken!

Best of the Week: Employees Shoplifting, GM’s Latest Hire, and the $5000 Quitting Bonus

It’s with great pleasure that we again say this: Happy Friday, recruiters. We’ve collected top articles for the week covering the latest in sourcing, human resources, and tech updates.

Check out these articles and learn from top dogs about their tactics for retaining team members and keeping up with the industry, and decide if your company’s policies are hurting employees’ health.