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The Launch of Greenhouse CRM: A Message from Greenhouse’s Cofounder

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Jon Stross is President and Co-Founder of Greenhouse. At Greenhouse, Jon drives the product strategy and works closely with customers and partners to build a platform that improves recruiting performance. Before founding Greenhouse, Jon served as the GM for and was responsible for the global rollout of the business.

Today I’m excited to announce the launch of Greenhouse CRM, which allows you to build your most valuable asset: your talent network.

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Ensuring SaaS Data Security with SOC 2 Reports

The Cloud has reshaped the way even the largest companies manage the recruiting process. And as software-as-a-service (SaaS) becomes an increasingly accepted standard, the pressure is on businesses to ensure that vendors have security controls in place to protect the highly-sensitive data these platforms store.   

As a recruiter, each day you’re collecting personally identifiable information like names, addresses and social security numbers, as well as salaries, offer letters and comments on interviewees. If this information made its way into the wrong hands it could be damaging to your company, your candidates and your employees.

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How Greenhouse Became the #1 Best Place to Work on Glassdoor

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Casey Marshall is the Marketing Campaign Manager at Greenhouse. She teams up with Greenhouse partners and customers to tell a story and share insights into ways companies can improve their recruiting. She loves that this job allows her to build relationships with thought leaders and showcase how innovative companies are changing their recruiting approach. Connect with Casey on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Being recognized as one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work means you’re doing something right, since this award is based entirely on employee feedback! That's why we were thrilled to be named a Best Place to Work in the small business category in 2017.

In our latest Hiring Hacks webinar, we wanted to share what goes into making a best-in-class employee experience. Melanie Oberman, Director of Employee Experience breaks down what a successful employee experience program looks like and the strategies to improve employee retention. To get even more granular, we asked a fellow Greenie (Greenhouse employee) to share his experiences on the receiving end of employee experience. What exactly do employees look for in a company?

Read on to find out!

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What Being Named a Glassdoor Best Place to Work Means for Greenhouse

Maia Josebachvili

Maia Josebachvili is VP of People & Strategy at Greenhouse. Her team is pioneering the concept of reinventing the traditional HR department and combining the People and Strategy functions. Maia has a decade of experience building and scaling teams. She was the Founder & CEO of Urban Escapes where she was named one of Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30. She later sold the company to LivingSocial and went on to run several business units there, hiring and managing a team of 800 full and part-time employees across the country. In a previous life chapter, Maia was a professional skydiver with 750+ jumps. Follow her on Twitter.

I couldn’t feel more proud that Greenhouse was named the #1 best place to work by Glassdoor. We’re a people-centric company and we design tools to help other companies build people-centric companies. This award is a humbling validation that we’re on the right path.

I am fortunate to be able to speak for a company of more than 200 inspiring people in this post and I’m excited to share some of the insights that we all live every day together. I also want to take a moment and celebrate all of the folks at Greenhouse. Thank you all for everything you do to make Greenhouse what it is, and for engaging to make Greenhouse the best place it can be. I love being a part of this journey with everyone!

As I think about what we’ve accomplished so far—and what we hope to achieve in the future—a few key points come to mind. I’d love to share a few of the principles that have guided our team in how we think about building culture, creating People practices, and working with our employees.

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Meet Greenhouse’s Director of Talent Acquisition Lauren Ryan Who Has Won Greenhouse a Bronze for “Best Advance in Big Data to Inform and Predict Talent Strategy”

Lauren Ryan, Greenhouse’s Director of Talent Acquisition, has just won Greenhouse a bronze medal for “Best Advance in Big Data to Inform and Predict Talent Strategy.” This award, presented by the Brandon Hall Group, recognizes Greenhouse for Excellence in Talent Management, alongside other renowned companies like IBM.

Keep reading to learn how Lauren completely transformed Greenhouse's approach to data in recruiting.

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The Greatest Minds in Recruiting, HR, and People Ops: Announcing the Greenhouse OPEN Roadshow 2016!

This past May, we welcomed you to Greenhouse OPEN 2016, our 3-day thought leadership and networking conference in San Francisco for those in the Recruiting, HR, and People Ops industries. There, we introduced the New People Team, heard modern perspectives on fostering diversity in the workplace, and were all ears as Zenefits CEO David Sacks discussed the inside story of the new Zenefits.

Now, we’re excited to continue the conversation...

Greenhouse OPEN is taking its top-rated sessions on the road and bringing them directly to you in a 1-day format!

We are thrilled to announce Greenhouse OPEN Roadshow 2016, coming to a city near you this fall:

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Introducing TechYes! — Greenhouse’s Diversity in Tech Meetup

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Rachel Leffel is a Support Engineer at Greenhouse and is one of the founding members of TechYes, a diversity in tech meetup founded by Greenhouse employees. The group is passionate about raising awareness of diversity issues and creating a safe space for members to have open conversations about their experiences.

As one of its founding members, I am excited to introduce TechYes: Diversity in Tech, a meetup that Greenhouse launched as a safe place for people to discuss diversity issues in the technology space. Our goal is to create a community where people can talk openly about their experiences with diversity and inclusion issues in and outside of the workplace, hear about others’ experiences, and lean on each other for support. We cover an array of topics, including addressing the current state of diversity in tech, identifying diversity issues in and outside of the workplace, and recognizing and confronting unconscious biases that emerge all around us.

We hosted our most recent meetup earlier this month, called “Beyond the Basic Background.”  Here, panelists from 2020Shift, Jopwell, and The New York Times joined us to discuss how to share and promote personal narratives to encourage better communication and deeper understanding across diverse groups. Our panel included Janel Martinez of 2020Shift, Katie Sanders of Jopwell, and Elisabeth Goodridge and Julie Bloom of The New York Times.

Read on for unique insights from each of our forward-thinking panelists, giving you an idea of the conversation you can expect at a TechYes meetup:

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Attention, Greenhouse Customers: Introducing the Greenhouse Community!

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Sara Martineau is Community Manager at Greenhouse. She truly loves human beings and thrives when empowering people and bringing them together. Outside the office she serves as a CASA volunteer, teaches yoga, and enjoys cooking, traveling, and exploring nature. Connect with Sara on LinkedIn.

At our annual conference Greenhouse Open, we were all blown away by your stories, your insights, and your level of expertise—and not only that, the way you coached each other through your recruiting challenges. Clearly you inspired each other as much as you inspired us because the #1 request we received was that you wanted another way to stay connected with one another on a regular basis, beyond our in-person event.

One of the biggest value adds of becoming a Greenhouse customer is the community you become a part of, right? So with that in mind, we wanted to give you easy access to one another, so you can continue to build those relationships, keep the conversation going, and learn and grow as talent professionals.

That’s why we launched the Greenhouse Community!

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Twitter Takeaways from Greenhouse Open 2016

Last week at our annual conference & networking event Greenhouse Open, our attendees, speakers, sponsors, and staff took to social media to report on the event.

So, which quotes, insights, and stats made them eagerly grab their mobile device, ready to share them with the world? Read on to find out—and use these ideas to spur positive change in your company!

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More “Best of” Greenhouse Open 2016—People Metrics, Onboarding, and Future Hiring Trends

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Sesame Mish is Content Marketing Manager at Greenhouse. She is also pursuing an M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University. Besides a love for marketing and the written word, she enjoys playing volleyball, doing volunteer work, and rooting for the San Francisco Giants. Connect with Sesame on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Earlier today, we shared with you the best content from Greenhouse Open.

But surely you didn’t think that was it, right? Here is a second helping of the best-of-the-best insights and thought leadership from the event. Enjoy!

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