Ed Delgado

2,132 Added | 5 Magazines | 10 Likes | 4 Following | 885 Followers | @edsfcity | Born talent detective, superpower identifier, master connector, career therapist, and aspiring talent whisperer @ Indeed.com

How to Take Great City Photos at Night

Intimidated by nighttime photography? Here’s an inspiring 11-minute video from photographer Peter McKinnon on how you can take better photos of …

Here’s How to Wield Empathy and Data to Build an Inclusive Team

When it comes to diversity and inclusion, D&I leader Ciara Trinidad lets the data speak. When she left her last startup, the 125-person company was …

Human Resources

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Over the years, we've published interview questions recommended by leaders across every field. Here are the very best for hiring excellent performers …

Employment

The Search for The Best Interviewer

I once did a study to measure the commercial impact of poor candidate experience in a large subscription based telco business called Virgin Media. …

Employment

Introducing Indeed Academy: Unlock the Full Potential of Indeed’s Hiring Platform

If you’re a recruiter, your typical day is jam-packed with pressing tasks. From managing data in your ATS to chasing down hiring managers (and …

These Top Tech Companies Are Hiring First, Training Later

Pinterest, Airbnb, LinkedIn, and others are giving apprentice engineers with nontraditional backgrounds a shot at tech jobs–and paying them to learn.<p>Madelyn Tavarez doesn’t have a computer science degree. She studied economics in college and interned in finance-related roles before taking a …

Employment

Measure the Marketing ROI for Recruitment Advertising

“Help Wanted” Recruitment advertisement evolved from the early years of “Help Wanted” and “Vacancy Available” posters on the streets to ads in …

AdWords

How to: Source and Engage Candidates on Instagram

The image posting social site, Instagram, now has <b>400 million</b> active users. 30% of internet users are using it, and over 60% of those 400 million …

New York City

Seth's Blog

There are high-end products, like camera lenses, stereo speakers and cars where the conventional wisdom is that heavier is a signifier of better. …

A New Approach to People Ops That Puts Employee Experience First

Patreon's Lucia Guillory is pioneering a new approach to People Ops that creates an end-to-end employee experience AND scales. Early-stage startups …

Employee Engagement

Where to Find All the Talent Connect 2017 Keynotes, Session Recordings, and More | LinkedIn Talent Blog

This month, nearly 4,000 talent acquisition professionals joined us at Talent Connect in Nashville and an additional, 850k+ people tuned into the …

Public Speaking

Lessons from Yelp’s Empirical Approach to Diversity

Beginning in 2013, a handful of tech companies (including Yelp, where some of us work, Google, LinkedIn, and Facebook) began to research and release data on the diversity of their workforces. The numbers were grim. For instance, in 2014 only 10% of Yelp’s engineers were female. Seven percent of …

Human Resources

Need More Candidates? Use Amazon!

Want to find a Cat Rambo mousepad, a replica of Bellatrix Lestrange’s wand, or a snuggly narwhal onesie for lounging in your livingroom? All are …

Customer Service

Most Female and Male Occupations Since 1950

The shifting majorities of the sexes in the workplace. <b>Read More</b>

Demographics

How to measure “inclusion” quantitatively : free resources and research data for D&I advocates

What do you look for when you’re looking for a new job?<p>Good pay, no commute, better title, opportunities to advance, a rocket ship company… oh, and …

Race & Ethnicity

How Leading Companies Build the Workforces They Need to Stay Ahead

The strategic underpinnings of most companies’ workforce plans should change dramatically as a result of technological innovation. Digital transformation, the industrial internet, advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, robotics, machine learning, and a plethora of other innovations are …

Innovation

11 Call to Action Hacks to Boost Clicks and Conversions

Use these proven tips to improve the return on your marketing investments.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you want consumers to do something after they see your online ad, email message, website, landing page, Facebook post, sales page, product page and so on, then …

Marketing

Code2040 Is Helping Tech Companies Confront Their Hiring Practices And Build Diversity

The goal is to create a new generation of minority tech workers–and change how the industry thinks about its workforce.<p>By and large the tech companies of today don’t excel at hiring black, Latinx, and other professionals from minority backgrounds. These minority individuals often don’t have the …

Computer Science

How to Recruit Creatives and Craft a Great First Impression for Your Startup

Shoddy design can be fatal for startups dependent on making a strong first impression. Creative freelancers can be the lifesavers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When launching a startup, you need to make a great first impression, and you need to do it immediately. …

Gig Economy

Recruiting Chatbots Won’t Take Your Job, But They Will Make It Easier | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Imagine you had a robot butler or maid to do all your dirty, repetitive chores, freeing you up to do more of what you love. That’s exactly what …

Chatbots

How to Become Insanely Well-Connected

Chris Fralic is a world-class super-connector. Here's how the long-time First Round Partner has methodically built bonds spanning years and careers. …

Business Development

The Next Level: 3 Steps to Boosting Candidate Engagement Through Hyper-Personalization

Has the recruiting industry hit an inflection point of bad behaviors surrounding the job seeker experience? Well, maybe it’s not that bad — but …

How to build inclusive culture

The question I’ve been asked more than any other over the years is “How can I make my company’s culture inclusive?”<p>It’s always difficult to answer …

The Workplace

How to hire executives

To build a great company you’ll need to hire great people — it’s one of the top three priorities of the CEO. Executives have outsized influence on …

Employment

Why Screening Candidates for Growth Potential Will Make You a Better Recruiter | LinkedIn Talent Blog

When looking to fill a role, recruiters sometimes screen out candidates based on shorthand they have developed over the years. The trouble is that …

Employment

How Eventbrite Recruiting Increased Its Response Rates by 20% with Fun, Authentic Content Marketing | LinkedIn Talent Blog

When you’re shopping for a major purchase—a new phone, let’s say—chances are you don’t just compare features and prices. Yes, those things might …

San Francisco

LinkedIn Announces a New Way to Target Candidates at Scale for High-Volume Hiring Needs | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Over the past year, our team has worked with many of our clients to address a common challenge - generating a highly targeted pipeline of talent when …

These Personality Tests Might Know Your Dream Job Better Than You Do

SquarePeg algorithmically matches candidates with employers based on personality traits, skills, and preferences, including some you might not be aware of.<p>Until recently, recruiters and hiring managers have had to rely on gut instinct to determine whether or not a candidate will make a good fit on …

Human Resources

Deloitte’s Radical Attempt to Reframe Diversity

Deloitte has started a major debate in diversity circles by turning its approach upside down. The firm is ending its women’s network and other affinity groups and starting to focus on…men. The central idea: It’ll offer all managers — including the white guys who still dominate leadership — the …

Framing

Indeed is buying Interviewed to make task simulations part of job applications

Indeed, the job platform with over 200 million people searching for jobs each month, is acquiring Interviewed, the online job assessment tool. The terms of the deal aren’t being disclosed, but all 12 of Interviewed’s employees, including the three co-founders, will be going to work at Indeed.<p>Based …

Employment