Employee generated content creates a powerful direct communications channel for companies to cut through the corporate copy and careers speak to tell a direct and intermediate story that cuts through the marketing BS and buzzwords to establish a direct, credible perspective on a role, location or business unit within a larger company or brand.
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A lot of people don’t realize just how important effective branding is when you’re running a charity. How else can people trust you with their money?
Trust is important inany industry - but it’s especially vital if you’re running a charity. After all, if people are going to give your organization money in support of a good cause, they need to be able to trust that their contribution is actually being…Continue
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How do you build transparency in your organization for a better employer brand?
Why is it so important for your employer brand that your team is human? How does that idea translate…Continue
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After recently watching a TED Talk called “How Great Leaders Inspire Action” by Simon Sinek, I was struck how the same concepts are immediately applicable to our job posts and how we pitch the jobs we recruit for.
In the video, Simon Sinek shared his golden circle and the following definition of terms:
What – What we do
Great teams don't just happen. Сreating a successful team is possible only when the right people with the right skills come together. However, in today’s competitive market, simply hiring top talent isn't enough. Knowing your players' strengths and…
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I recently interviewed Tim Keningham, Global Chief Strategy Officer and EVP at Ipsos Loyalty. Tim is co-author of a terrific new book titled The Wallet Allocation Rule. At one point, our conversation focused on recruiting, and more…Continue
Going it alone or setting up a new business with some trusted partners? One of the biggest decisions you will make early on in the recruitment start-up journey is your company's name. In this blog we share with you three free tools to help you pick the right one.
WebCHeck - http://wck2.companieshouse.gov.uk
Once you have your shortlist of potential company names the first point of call…
Added by Mike Robinson on April 15, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments
Three phrase in every talent acquisition professionals’ vocabulary. It’s also the three areas where most HR leaders are trying to build business cases for new initiatives that will keep their company on the edge of hiring…Continue
As a marketer in a recruiters world, I clearly have a different perspective on this whole "candidate experience" thing. I'm less worried about getting people in the door and wondering how the hell you even got anyone to apply after those awful reviews. (Do you seriously have dry holiday parties? Forget it.)
The thing is, recruiters don't usually think about reviews and the candidates…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on February 3, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Axial is on a mission to connect every private company with the capital necessary to grow,…
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I often comment about the reliance recruitment firms have on traditional sourcing strategies, but recently I’ve also noticed that website search engine optimisation (SEO) is also still perceived by a lot of agencies as being the most important form of branding outside of job boards.
I get this, it makes sense to have a high ranking website on Google so that people find you when they type in terms relating to your business. This blog isn’t focused on SEO but just quickly if you are…Continue
Added by Chris South on October 9, 2014 at 4:21pm — No Comments
Usually when a recruiter contacts someone via LinkedIn, it’s because s/he saw something of interest on that person’s profile. Then there’s THIS GUY that apparently liked what he saw enough to plagiarize…Continue
While recruiters continue to gain skills in search techniques, candidates are elusive and wary of getting unsolicited emails, InMails, and efforts to get them engaged with your firm on Facebook or LinkedIn.
Recruiters should also be much smarter about how they find and engage with candidates. A really good…Continue
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There's an old recruitment joke that's been doing the rounds for years about a recently deceased HR Manager (insert lawyer, management consultant etc) arriving at the Pearly Gates and being given a tour of Heaven…Continue
If you are hoping to land a job or want to keep your current job, you have to realize that your personal brand will affect a company. A wrong step could leave a company a lot of clean-up—your picture gets placed in the paper for something illegal; you guest post a controversial article; a joke on Twitter gets…Continue
We’ve all heard the bad news about the state of today’s workplace. Years of economic recession,…Continue
Added by Kathleen Smith on January 7, 2014 at 2:20pm — No Comments
Today, I’ll be at the #DICETRU event in Boston talking about the candidate experience. It should be a tremendous event with great practitioners and thought leaders. My discussion will be on the whole gamut of the candidate experience and hope the discussion will take a mind of it’s own towards the needs and thoughts of the audience. As everyone knows, it…Continue