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See, Sweet! 10 CEO Tips for Leading A Company Everyone Wants to Work For

See, Sweet! 10 CEO Tips for Leading A Company Everyone Wants to Work For

Recently, Glassdoor announced the Highest Rated CEOs of 2014 for both large companies and SMBs. The third highest rated CEO on the large company list, Richard Edelman, president and CEO of public relations agency, Edelman, wrote an inspiring post detailing 10 leadership lessons he’s learned over the past 18 years. Edelman’s words serve as a great reminder for any CEO who wants to win the […]

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The Importance of Measurement in Recruitment Marketing

The Importance of Measurement in Recruitment Marketing

A couple of weeks ago, I met with the recruiting and talent leadership from a local tech startup that’s entered a period of hyper growth. They had read a report I published earlier this year on High-Performance Recruitment Marketing, and wanted to get my thoughts on how they can prioritize efforts to attract more talent while […]

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How To Get ROI From Social Recruiting and Social Media

How To Get ROI From Social Recruiting and Social Media

I consult with recruiters in social media, social recruiting and recruitment technology.  The number 1 question I get from directors and leaders of recruitment teams and third party agencies is often: “How do I get ROI from social media?” …and my answer is often, simply, “what “I” are you making?” Their answer is often zero […]

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Great Place To Work: Behind the Scenes at #GPTWConf

Great Place To Work: Behind the Scenes at #GPTWConf

I recently went down to the Bayou, joining 1,100 HR practitioners and leaders in downtown New Orleans for the 11th Annual Great Place to Work Conference. It made sense that this super event was held in the Super Dome, because, in my opinion at least, China Gorman and her team did a super job putting on […]

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4 Companies With Top Talent Brands (And Why Everyone Wants To Work for Them)

4 Companies With Top Talent Brands (And Why Everyone Wants To Work for Them)

Company brands are not the same as talent brands, and the best-known businesses are not always the ones who recruit the top talent – although they often have the equity to do so. Here are four employers with top recruitment brands who have developed magnetic employer brands so successful that they quite literally have to […]

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3 Reasons Your Employer Brand Should Differ From Your Consumer Brand

3 Reasons Your Employer Brand Should Differ From Your Consumer Brand

Your company likely focused on building its consumer brand long before you began worrying about building an employer brand. And while the two are promoting the same company and may share the same message of values and culture, your employer brand is actually quite different from your consumer brand. A consumer brand proposition defines a product or service […]

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Shut Up, Startups: Why Recruiting Technology Can’t Fix What’s Really Broken

Shut Up, Startups: Why Recruiting Technology Can’t Fix What’s Really Broken

What follows is an account of a successful early careerist having a career discussion with an influential mentor: After I graduated from Harvard and took my first job as an investment banker earning $150K, upon returning home for Thanksgiving my Mom cornered me in the kitchen and in an exasperating tone asked (or rather, demanded): “You’re […]

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When Will We Stop Talking About Social Recruiting?

When Will We Stop Talking About Social Recruiting?

Social technology has had a huge impact on the enterprise. From the way we do business to the way we find business – it’s changed many things.In recruiting, it’s changed the way we source talent, the way we assess candidates, not to mention the way candidates assess us. There are still many organizations only dabbling in social […]

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Intelligent Resume Search: How Boolean Basics Outperform Paid Tools

Intelligent Resume Search: How Boolean Basics Outperform Paid Tools

Intelligent Search Agents, a DC based staffing company specializing in combining “easy and affordable tools” with “expert support” for small business staffing, has recently released a new tool called Internet Resume Search. This seemingly simple tool was developed to do pretty much exactly what the name implies: searching and returning resumes from sites like Google, Bing, […]

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How To Get Press Coverage for Your HR Tech Startup

How To Get Press Coverage for Your HR Tech Startup

This week at the HR Tech Tank, a startup incubator & networking event for startups and emerging technologies in the human capital management and recruiting space, one of the major topics that emerged as front of mind for attendees echoes that of entrepreneurs everywhere. Once you’ve got a great product, how do you get people to […]

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