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Culture is Powerful: Announcing OPEN 2018 Keynote Speaker Patty McCord, Former Netflix Chief Talent Officer

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Dinah Alobeid is Director of Communications at Greenhouse. She helps shape and share the Greenhouse brand story and keeps its audiences informed on company news and industry knowledge. Dinah has 10 years of communications experience in the technology field and prior to Greenhouse, she built and ran the communications team at Brandwatch. She's an avid writer, dancer, foodie and book nerd. You can connect with her on Twitter or LinkedIn

Preparations for OPEN 2018 have been underway for months, and it's exciting to see so many important thinkers and doers in Talent join our speaker line-up.

I'm thrilled to announce that Patty McCord, former Netflix Chief Talent Officer and the author of the new book “Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility” (out today!) will take the stage as a keynote speaker at OPEN 2018.

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15 Can't-Miss Recruiting & HR Events to Attend in 2018

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Melissa Suzuno is a freelance writer and former Content Marketing Manager at Greenhouse. Melissa previously built out the content marketing programs at Parklet (an onboarding and employee experience solution) and AfterCollege (a job search resource for recent grads), so she's made it a bit of a habit to help people get excited about and invested in their work. Find Melissa on Twitter and LinkedIn.

The world of recruiting is constantly changing—it seems like there’s always a new tool, trick, or technology to make our lives easier (and in some cases slightly more complicated until we get the hang of it!). But no matter how much changes in our world, there’s one thing that always stays the same: We are people people who thrive on personal connections.

That’s why it’s so essential for us to make time to attend in-person events. There’s simply no substitute for meeting other people who share your passion for your profession.

As you begin to plan your budget and schedule for 2018, be sure to carve out some time for your own professional development. There so many events for HR and recruiting professionals throughout the year. Here are just a few of our favorites.

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Greenhouse OPEN Speaker Series: Prioritizing People Team Growth with Katie Burke, Hubspot’s CPO

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Dinah Alobeid is Director of Communications at Greenhouse. She helps shape and share the Greenhouse brand story and keeps its audiences informed on company news and industry knowledge. Dinah has 10 years of communications experience in the technology field and prior to Greenhouse, she built and ran the communications team at Brandwatch. She's an avid writer, dancer, foodie and book nerd. You can connect with her on Twitter or LinkedIn

New year, new content. We’re kicking off an exciting new series to showcase our 2018 Greenhouse OPEN Conference speakers.

These experts and influencers will share details about their own professional journeys, and delve into the trends on the horizon for all things HR technology.

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4 Ways To Help Employees Rise Above Workplace Politics

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Malcolm Hong is a content specialist at Verified First. Malcolm is a writer, communications strategist, and marketing professional with a passion for excellence. He has honed his skills through positions at a wide variety of companies, ranging from public relations firms to nonprofits. He enjoys using his talents to communicate Verified First’s unique value proposition and loves the camaraderie shared among his teammates.

Office politics is sometimes seen as an inevitable part of doing business. But if left unchecked, it can easily fester into a toxic workplace environment. 

Here are the steps Verified First took to successfully create a positive and healthy environment for employees.

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The 5 Most Coveted Workplace Benefits to Attract Millennials

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Erin Vaughan currently resides in Austin, TX where she writes about workplace culture and human resource solutions for Pingboard. Pingboard is real-time, collaborative org chart software that makes it easy to organize teams, plan for growth, & keep everyone informed.

When they’re not busy ruining the diamond industry or killing off Applebee's, millennials spend their days just like the rest of us: at work. Today’s young workers are often painted as unique and exotic creatures, with different characteristics and preferences from other age groups in the office. But actually share much more with your typical employee than you might think.

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Making the Case: 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Miss OPEN 2018

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Maia Josebachvili is VP of Marketing at Greenhouse. 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.

There are dozens of reasons you won't want to miss Greenhouse OPEN 2018, and I'll tell you five ways attending the event will help you do your job better and improve your organization's talent team. 

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6 Recruiting Trends from 2017 (That Are Here to Stay)

Melissa Suzuno

Melissa Suzuno is a freelance writer and former Content Marketing Manager at Greenhouse. Melissa previously built out the content marketing programs at Parklet (an onboarding and employee experience solution) and AfterCollege (a job search resource for recent grads), so she's made it a bit of a habit to help people get excited about and invested in their work. Find Melissa on Twitter and LinkedIn.

It’s that time of year again: festive red cups at Starbucks, holiday parties, and that deep-rooted instinct to look back over the past year and see what it’s taught us. 2017 was a big year for recruiting, with a number of changes that made our jobs more fun, more rewarding, and maybe at times just a little more challenging!

Let’s take a look at six of the major recruiting trends from 2017 and see what they might show us about what’s in store for next year and beyond.

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HR Recruiting: Lessons From a Digital Marketer

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Garret Starr is the Director of Partnerships at Greenhouse, where he builds and manages partner relationships with our diverse ecosystem. Prior to Greenhouse, Garret ran business development at VaynerMedia and led social strategy for Fortune 500 companies.

When it comes to digital marketing for recruiters, the fundamentals haven’t changed; the technology has just gotten better.

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The Future of Talent: University Recruiting

Melissa Suzuno

Melissa Suzuno is a freelance writer and former Content Marketing Manager at Greenhouse. Melissa previously built out the content marketing programs at Parklet (an onboarding and employee experience solution) and AfterCollege (a job search resource for recent grads), so she's made it a bit of a habit to help people get excited about and invested in their work. Find Melissa on Twitter and LinkedIn.

We all know that finding top talent is a challenge. That’s why we do things like read the Greenhouse Blog, right? (#shamelessplug) In order to remain competitive, many companies have realized that they need to begin building relationships with prospective candidates early. So early, in fact, that one particular type of candidate hasn’t even officially entered the job market yet!

University recruiting has enormous potential as a recruiting strategy: It allows you to build relationships with candidates, give them crucial work experience through meaningful internships, and create a positive impression of your company—all before they’ve even graduated.

General Assembly and Greenhouse recently teamed up for “The Future of Talent,” an event series that explores how San Francisco’s top tech companies are redefining and building success.

Panelists discussed how to build university recruiting programs, the cost of hiring interns and new grads, the importance of investing in young talent, how to create visibility among college students, and much more.

Keep reading for some of the highlights from the event!

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