Chris Russell's Blog Posts Tagged 'recruiting' (7)

My 5 Tips for Recruiting College Grads

I spent a lot of time in my previous talent acquisition roles targeting college students for my various employers. We had two goals in mind, build brand awareness of our company and drive applicants. We had to make them aware of potential opportunities first before they could apply.…

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Added by Chris Russell on February 10, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

What's News in Recruiting Technology

Even though it's December that hasn't stopped the recruiting headlines from rolling. Here's my latest roundup of who and what is making news. Stay in touch with everything I write here.

LinkedIn Revamps Its Jobs Listings…

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Added by Chris Russell on December 17, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

5 Tools for Taking Your Site Mobile in 2014

In case you haven’t noticed yet, the web is going mobile. More and more users are surfing your staffing or career site from their mobile phones and looking at it with a tiny 4 or 5 inch screen. Up to 30% of your traffic now comes from mobile devices. Which means you need to optimize it for their viewing pleasure.…

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Added by Chris Russell on January 6, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Every job description online should have a picture in it

The web is a visual medium. We all love to see pictures along with a story so why dont we put more visuals into job descriptions? 

Its such as easy thing to do, or perhaps not since ATS's dont really let you upload an image. But employers need to start showing off their work environments is a more visual way since it can be a differentiator and a way to brand yourselves. This is especially true for companies who have that "cool" office space. 

Even the most mundane building can…

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Added by Chris Russell on October 1, 2013 at 9:12am — 3 Comments

ESPN's awesomely designed mobile job descriptions

Recently I stumbled across some pretty great 'mobile friendly' job descriptions on ESPN's career site. Check these out. These are the best designed jobs I've ever seen for a mobile device.

1) great logo placement and clicking arrows leads to the full text of the job description.

2) What job seekers want to know...link to a employer branding video and info about what its like to work…

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Added by Chris Russell on August 14, 2012 at 1:42pm — No Comments

IF I RAN RECRUITING

I've often wondered what I'd be doing if I didnt run AllCountyJobs.com any longer. I could probably do a variety of different things and one that comes to mind is a corporate recruiting department. I would bring a fresh perspective and shake things up.

 

Here's what I would do if I ran recruiting...

 

  • I would hire a director of recruitment marketing to create an…
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Added by Chris Russell on September 13, 2011 at 11:48am — 19 Comments

Does your recruiting tell a story?

They say every picture tells a story. Well, I think the same is true for new media (podcast/video/blogs) when it comes to recruiting the next generation of talent. Take a look at at what 2 innovative companies are doing with their new media initiatives.


One is Sodexo which recently launched its own career podcast show called the Sodexo CareerCast…


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Added by Chris Russell on April 5, 2010 at 7:16pm — No Comments

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