Posts written by: Allison Kelley

Allison Kelley

About Allison Kelley

Allison Kelley is on the Marketing team at TMP Worldwide Chicago. Since 2009, she has worked to tell brand stories for a variety of industries including nonprofit, HR, digital marketing, small business, entrepreneurship, travel, and B2B. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post and Chicagoist, among others. You can contact Allison at Allison.Kelley@tmp.com or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Don’t Let Flashy Tools Eclipse Your Hiring Goals

Don’t Let Flashy Tools Eclipse Your Hiring Goals

See what we did there? By now you’ve heard that today, the United States will experience the first coast-to-coast solar eclipse in 99 years. What does that have to do with talent acquisition? Science-wise, not much. But metaphorically, we’ve all been blinded by the latest and greatest new tools, only to have them stand in the way of our actual…
3 Ways to Stand Out in a Candidate-Driven Labor Market

3 Ways to Stand Out in a Candidate-Driven Labor Market

Last week we launched our Guide to Creating Candidate Personas and we examined how they can help you attract and retain top talent. The takeaway? Understanding candidates is especially crucial in today’s labor market. According to a 2016 MRINetwork Recruiter & Employer Sentiment Study, 86 percent of recruiters and 62 percent of employers believed the labor market was candidate-driven rather…
A Guide to Creating Candidate Personas – Download Your Free eBook

A Guide to Creating Candidate Personas – Download Your Free eBook

Looking to hire new talent? Look first at your own employees. The characteristics, skills and backgrounds of your best performers provide important insights into what types of candidates might perform well in those jobs. In our Guide to Creating Candidate Personas eBook, you’ll learn how a candidate persona can lead you on a path to hiring the best possible talent.…
5 Inspiring Places to Write This Summer for People Who Hate Writing and Being Indoors

5 Inspiring Places to Write This Summer for People Who Hate Writing and Being Indoors

There’s no perfect time and place to write. But think of the blogs and authors you follow that regularly produce great content. They don’t have superpowers; they are just people making time for something they believe in. They understand that content is the key to building authenticity and credibility among candidates and clients. You’ve heard this before, right? But you’re…
How to Manage Your Employer Brand Through a Corporate Transition – Download Your Free eBook

How to Manage Your Employer Brand Through a Corporate Transition – Download Your Free eBook

Corporate transitions can be incredibly stressful on employees. Uncertainty and confusion can lead to frustration and a general negative experience for both employees and candidates. Creating an employer brand transition plan is one powerful way you can combat employee dissatisfaction and recruit in the months and years after the transition. In “How to Manage Your Employer Brand Through A Corporate…
5 Steps to Plan Your 2017 Employer Brand Activation Strategy

5 Steps to Plan Your 2017 Employer Brand Activation Strategy

Regardless of how you feel 2016 went, its time to get ready for 2017. To attract and persuade talent to join your organization, you need to not only invest in your employer brand, you need to establish a smart strategy to maximize that investment. Based on our research, research from other sources, and examples spanning many different companies, here are…

Recruiting Content: The First 10 Pages

Over at EREmedia.net we shared 10 different recruitment topics to help you in developing content pages. "If you are looking to reach a variety of audiences at various points in the conversion funnel about the 10 openings you have now, do you build microsites and campaigns for each role, or do you stick to brand work only? The smart answer…
Carnival of HR – Veteran Recruitment Edition!

Carnival of HR – Veteran Recruitment Edition!

This month we’re pleased to guest host the longstanding Carnival of HR series. Started in 2007 by Suzanne Lucas a.k.a. the Evil HR Lady, the Carnival of HR is dedicated to bringing together the best posts from the HR blogging community. Currently, the Carnival of HR is managed by Shauna Moerke a.k.a. the HR Minion. For July, we’re taking on…
Moms Know Best: 6 Truths Our Moms Taught Us About Recruitment Marketing

Moms Know Best: 6 Truths Our Moms Taught Us About Recruitment Marketing

Think this is one of those articles that strings together two disparate ideas for the purposes of getting you to click? We promise you, it isn’t. Over the course of this blog post, TMPers from across the company will prove to you that moms are the original recruitment marketers, and that their advice is something we can all learn from.…
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