This is a guest post from Maya Humes and the Lever team, who recently released their Diversity and Inclusion Handbook. Attracting, recruiting, and retaining diverse candidates isn’t rocket science, nor is it a walk in the park. It is a constant work in progress that – if done right – rewards you with tangible successes along the way. As long as you keep experimenting, iterating, and requesting input from both candidates and employees, it’s possible to build the diverse and inclusive culture you seek step-by-step. Lever’s new 70-page Diversity & Inclusion Handbook lists countless strategies to help teams do exactly that. Currently comprised of 50 percent women and 53 percent women in leadership, we share the journey that brought us here[…]
We’re excited to announce the launch of diversityreports.org, a free community resource to share data about diversity programs. You can check it out on Product Hunt too. See a collection of diversity reports in a side-by-side comparison. Compare your current company diversity metrics, set new goals for hiring, and see whose at the top of the list in these diversity categories. Now that we’ve compiled the information for you, you can stop searching the Internet for diversity reports at other companies and start browsing DiversityReports.org. We hope you enjoy it, discuss it with your peers, and send us any feedback at [email protected] Enjoy, Vinayak + Team Drafted
It’s time to have more control over the emails you’re sending from Drafted. Customize email templates for any and every email you send. Create emails based on the people you ask for intros to candidates like colleagues, friends, and 2nd-degree connections. And create different types of emails to send to candidates directly, from the cold outreach to the re-engagement email. The editor allows you to pull keywords to populate the correct information for every email. Use keywords to insert names, LinkedIn profile links, open role title, and more. Start saving time when emailing candidates and asking for intros by customizing your emails to be ready at the click of a button.
We’re excited to tell you about v2 of the Draftedbot in Slack, using the new Slack Forms API. You can check it out on Product Hunt, LinkedIn, the Slack Appstore, or sign up to try it on Drafted Get suggestions about who they should refer for which job at what time Be able to make a complete referral without leaving Slack (via Slack forms) Have that information travel straight into the ATS (e.g Greenhouse, Lever) Get weekly reports about how their referral program is doing Get suggestions about who they should refer for which job at what time Be able to make a complete referral without leaving Slack (via Slack forms) Have that information travel straight into the ATS (e.g Greenhouse, Lever) Get[…]
In three years, Yotpo’s staff has grown over sixfold — from 50 employees in Tel Aviv alone, to over 300 with offices in New York, London, and soon, Salt Lake City. Rapid scaling at a startup is notoriously challenging. It’s expensive, time consuming, and presents a range of operational challenges. But Yotpo’s company wide bingo-themed Recruitathon saved the company $70,000, and brought in over 500 referrals, plus 16 new hires in the Tel Aviv office In 2016, the Yotpo New York City office grew from 30 to 90 employees. In 2017, they hired another 20 people in just 44 days during their February 15 challenge. And if you think there must have been a quality versus quantity trade-off, think again.[…]
The Candidates page for managers and recruiters just got an upgrade – Stages! Quickly switch between tabs to find candidates who’ve been referred, applied directly, or already contacted. See more information about your referral up front, like who referred them and the date they were referred. And never contact the same candidate twice. Stay up-to-date on who’s been contacted and when. Manage your referral pipeline like a pro and save time digging around Drafted to find information about your referrals.
Filtering through referrals on Drafted just got a lot easier. Why? Because for the first time, we added filters. Quickly jump to the open role you want to search through referrals for. No more scrolling forever to find the right job. Narrow down to the location of the candidate. If your open role is for a position in Boston, you might want to see all potential referrals already located in Boston. Search for the exact person you’re looking for too. Already have a friend in mind? Just type in their name to see if they match up with any of your open roles. Or quickly flip through suggested referrals by using the left and right arrows. Don’t worry about[…]
Earlier this year, we launched referralprograms.org as a free community resource to share data about referral programs. (Here’s a link to the announcement) Based on community contributions and other publicly available data, we surveyed 145 companies to create a benchmarking report for referral programs. We’re kind of obsessed with referrals at Drafted. We noticed that when speaking with talent leaders anywhere, the same kinds of questions kept coming up: Does a referral bonus actually help get more referrals? What’s a good referral % to aim for? How can we structure our program and bonus to be the most effective? How does our referral program compare? Now that we’ve compiled the information for you, you can stop Googling referral programs and start browsing[…]
Here’s the open secret. Every viral brand ever started off by catering to a very specific set of super-evangelists, whether they realized it at the time or not. Apple didn’t become a viral brand because of their 1984 SuperBowl ad. First, they had to focus on the die-hard computer enthusiasts. Everything you now associate with Apple only exists because of its success with those early adopters — the super-evangelists. Employer brands are different though. There’s a reason you probably wouldn’t take out a SuperBowl ad seeking job applicants. It’s because your employer brand is a naturally occurring phenomenon. It already exists, regardless of how much you’ve invested in it. Your employer brand isn’t built through: Promotional ads A beautifully designed[…]
When I was 11, I collected rubber ducks, my favorite color was purple, and Blink-182 was trendy. So behold, my first email address — [email protected] Tragically, this email address did not stand the test of time. You too have probably come to the realization that your email address from the early 2000s is no longer cool. If you haven’t, allow me to drop some knowledge on you — no matter how impressive your credentials are, absolutely no one will take you seriously if you’re emailing them from [email protected] Sorry, but that’s the world we live in. If this is the first you’re hearing of this, have no fear. It’s pretty easy to set up a new email account. Your life[…]