Posts by: James Ellis

Highway to Hell: The Future of Recruiting is Terrifying.

I don’t get out a whole hell of a lot, at least as far as the trade show circuit is concerned; taking the time out of my day...

Beautiful Struggle: Why Social Recruiting Shouldn’t Be Easy.

For years now in the world of social recruiting, there’s been a litany of subjective stories, anecdotal evidence and “thought...

The Secret Sauce: Why It’s Time To Shut Up About Social Recruiting.

Can we be honest for a moment? Maybe, as the kids say, “get real?” When you and your talent acquisition team started talking about...

Good Side, Bad Side: How To Stop Sucking At Employee Generated Content.

If you’re like most employers, there’s a good chance that you’re already investing in employer branding by now. In fact,...

Has Recruiting Content Jumped The Shark?

For many of us who work in the content marketing space, one of the biggest trending topics is the question of whether or not there might...

The Cure: 6 Hiring Problems Recruiting Content Can Actually Solve.

Like many marketers, I’ve always been a huge fan of content; after all, it not only gives me something productive to do on the train,...

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...

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