In this special episode of The Jim Stroud Show, Jim interviews Jeremy Langhans to discuss innovation in recruiting. Specifically, Jeremy details how he leveraged Instagram to recruit passive candidates during his tenure at Starbucks. Furthermore, he discusses the choices one makes when managing a career site. Should you create multiple mobile versions of the same site, or do something different? Jeremy opted for the latter. Tune in to get inspired.

00:18 - Jeremy Langhans, how are you sir?
00:36 - Let people know who you are and what you do
01:45 - Who is leveraging Instagram from a recruiting perspective?
03:37 - The strategy, really, was a picture is worth a thousand words.
05:34 - Starbucks being such a strong brand, did you encounter any negativity using Instagram (to recruit)?
07:43 - Here is an opportunity to share the experience of working at Starbucks
09:00 - Maybe even on Pinterest for that matter. What do you think of that?
10:25 - You need to listen to your community, reply and engage with them
11:37 - One thing I learned when I took over the career center at Starbucks
12:07 - The second option I had was going with Fluid CSS or Responsive Web Design
12:55 - Tells the server what size the window is and delivers the page
14:00 - I am speaking at the national SHRM conference in Atlanta

To contact Jeremy Langhans:
http://www.linkedin.com/in/digitalfunk

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Tags: instagram, media, pinterest, recruiting, social

Comment by Stephen Paredes on April 25, 2012 at 12:59pm

That is pure brilliance. It really brings a new take on creativity and employment branding. I really enjoyed his quote "Content is Queen and Engagement is King"

Comment by Maisha Cannon on April 26, 2012 at 3:12am

Thanks for the awesome interview, Jim (and Jeremy). I am looking forward to utilizing the Instagram tool for recruiting!

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