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.…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on February 10, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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.…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on January 6, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Chris Russell on August 14, 2012 at 1:42pm — No Comments
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...
Added by Chris Russell on April 5, 2010 at 7:16pm — No Comments