Posts by: James Ellis

Recruiting Content: How To Catch A Purple Squirrel.

I bet you’ve already noticed how much harder it has gotten in the last year or two. The economy is improving, so everyone’s willing to...

From Pipedream to Pipeline: A Closer Look At Quality of Hire.

The amount of time it takes candidates to go from passive prospects to active applicants has increased significantly since the job market...

Waiting for Superman: Why Your Employer Brand Is Holding Out for A Hero.

Super hero comics and movies are often predicated on a simple idea: that the superhero has a secret identity no one knows about. While the...

Phantom Menace: Why Google Thinks Your ATS Is Spam.

It’s always great when people within the recruiting business share information, as I believe it helps us all serve our clients and...

Recruiting Content Is A Game Any Employer Can Win.

Not having the ability to market and pay salaries like Google and Facebook doesn’t mean you are relegated to second-tier talent.   If...

How To Make Twitter Work for Talent Acquisition.

There’s no denying that I love Twitter. And I know a lot of you do, too. With 284 million registered users, its a perfect place to look...

Why Marketing Shouldn’t Own Your Career Site.

Two years ago, I applied for a job at a very well-known retail company. I was applying for some web or marketing job, and I had to run the...

It’s A Match: What Tinder Can Teach Us About HR Technology

For all the people spending time trying to make the Internet better, it’s actually quite rare to see a unique idea. Think of the first...

Content Strategy Success: How To Get More Engagement From Social Media

Talent acquisition professionals regularly say, “I don’t want more applications, I want better applications.” When they...

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