Five Things Junior Software Engineers Should Look for in a Startup Job

Posted by Hart Neray on Nov 21, 2016 8:43:00 AM

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My first software engineering job out of college was the best possible job for my career — and I didn't realize at the time how lucky I was to get it. If I had to do my post-graduation job search over again, I wouldn't pick a different employer, but I'd approach a lot of things differently to make sure I ended up at a place like Talla.

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Topics: Recruiting

How Artificial Intelligence is Going to Change Recruiting and HR

Posted by Brooke Torres on Mar 16, 2016 11:10:00 AM

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For most knowledge workers, a good part of the day is dominated by shallow work, rather than deep work. For a marketer, this might be pulling the same analytics reports to send to their boss each week—a necessary and ultimately informative, but monotonous job. The perfect job for an artificially intelligent assistant. But more on that later. The deep work (perfect for a human) would be acting on an opportunity in the analytics. Maybe that’s launching a new section of the blog, based on performance trends of similar posts.

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Topics: Recruiting

Secrets of Successful Employee Referral Programs

Posted by Brooke Torres on Mar 11, 2016 10:19:00 AM

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Everyone in hiring and management is excited about referral programs right now—and especially since we've all heard that 85% of the workforce is open to hearing about other opportunities. But most companies aren’t where they want to be with how many people they bring in through their current employees. Below are three ways real recruiters and hiring managers are getting more out of their referral programs than the competition. If you want to get more insight, check out the rest of our free ebook below.

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Topics: Recruiting

How 5 Top Companies Think About Candidate Experience

Posted by Brooke Torres on Mar 9, 2016 10:16:00 AM

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More than ever before, companies that provide a bad candidate experience are taking a hit with the size of their available talent pools.

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Topics: Recruiting

Free eBook: How to Revolutionize Your Hiring Strategy in 2016

Posted by Brooke Torres on Feb 22, 2016 10:10:00 AM

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Since you’re reading this, we probably don’t need to convince you how important hiring the right people is for the success of your company. The right hire can mean incredible growth, can transform your culture, or turn things around when they aren’t exactly looking up. The wrong hire, we know, is a big cost to your company—impacting your customers, your investors, and your team's productivity and morale.

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Topics: Recruiting

How To Beat Your Competition At The Recruiting Game in 2016

Posted by Brooke Torres on Feb 3, 2016 9:11:00 AM

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Below are three of our best tips for recruiting in 2016.  They come from an ebook we are releasing next week on 2016 recruiting trends. To create it, we reached out to people who have a very high close rate on the best candidates, and collected their secrets (kidding, they gave them willingly). Then we read every article on the internet to be sure we weren't missing any tips (only half kidding about that one). Today, we're sharing with you a preview of three crucial pieces of advice in there.

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Topics: Recruiting