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Developers Read Bad Recruiting Emails [Video]

Hello recruiting blogs friends,

Recently, I reached out to our Engineering team, and had them forward along the best worst emails they've ever received from recruiters. The results were too good not to share.

I'm certain none of the readership found nestled within these salubrious RB confines are guilty…


Added by Robert Stevenson on May 20, 2015 at 6:44pm — No Comments

@MattCharney- Hiring On All Cylinders Podcast

Hello Recruiter friends!

Just dropping by to let you all know that your fearless leader, Matt Charney, recently joined me and Entelo's Head of Talent on Hiring On All Cylinders, our recruiting podcast.

We discussed where recruiters ought to look to truly stay ahead of their industry, whether recruitment messaging is all just variations of…


Added by Robert Stevenson on April 6, 2015 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Former Hubspot VPE Explains How He Made 36 Tech Hires

Everyone remembers their first 40 tech hires. Well, Yoav Shapira, early VPE of HubSpot, certainly does. Despite the lack of an in-house recruiter, as well as mixed experiences with RPOs, Yoav grew the marketing SaaS company's dev team by 10x during his time there.

We linked up with Yoav to hear about his experiences and what he learned about what did and didn't work.…


Added by Robert Stevenson on June 5, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Imagining RecruitHub, Github for Recruiters!

Programmers are on GitHub, Designers are on Dribbble, and everyone is on LinkedIn. Yet we brave sourcers are without a home of our own.

Wouldn't it be swell if there were a place where recruiters could not only collaborate and compare notes, but also be evaluated on their skillset? 

GitHub is brilliant in it's simplicity. Despite the deep, advanced nature of…


Added by Robert Stevenson on April 21, 2014 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Are You Recruiting Like Elon Musk? SpaceX CEO Reveals Hiring Secrets

Recruit Like Elon Musk

You don't found 4 companies without having a prodigious knack for hiring the right people. More specifically, you don't found 4 of the most successful, innovative, and exciting new age companies without having a prodigious knack for hiring the right people. (later merged with Paypal), SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity are all the brainchildren of one Elon Musk, whose fearless trailblazing attitude towards new-age tech has made him something of a demi-god among…


Added by Robert Stevenson on April 9, 2014 at 12:30pm — 9 Comments

Top 4 Things Engineers Hate About Recruiters

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It’s no secret how hard it can be to recruit programmers, designers, or anyone with a technical background. Finding a candidate with the precise skill set you’re searching for can be like looking for a needle in a haystack, and matters are made more difficult by the fact that you’re competing with the noise of no doubt hundreds of other recruiters. It should come as no surprise that some very common recruiting tactics are rubbing talent the wrong way,…


Added by Robert Stevenson on April 1, 2014 at 5:00pm — 5 Comments

Recruiter Madness 1st Round: Breaking Down Key Matchups

Screen_Shot_2014-03-20_at_12.41.01_PM It's that mad time of the year again! By now, you've done your research, crunched the numbers, or gone with your gut, and you've submitted your pool-winning bracket. Luckily, though, there's still time to work on your Recruiter Madness bracket. This year, 16 of the most popular recruiting methods are going toe-to-toe in a win-or-go-home tournament. Have a look at the final bracket and read the breakdown of the matchups below!




Added by Robert Stevenson on March 21, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment


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