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The Unspoken Reason Recruiting Content Works

The Unspoken Reason Recruiting Content Works

Beyond the tips, tricks, tactics and hacks for helping you build content that communicates your employer brand, beyond formats and social channels you hope will build brand loyalty, beyond the myriad ways you can measure the content's value, there's one thing that no one talks about - despite it being the most important reason content works. To begin with, can we…
Solving the Ten Biggest Hiring Problems

Solving the Ten Biggest Hiring Problems

Here are two true things: You only get answers to the questions you ask and to a person with a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. What does this mean? The recruiting world is changing and you need to keep up. If you have a recruiting problem, you probably don't have a wide frame of reference on the situation,…
The Only Trick You Need for Social Recruiting

The Only Trick You Need for Social Recruiting

We’ve been hearing stories about how “one simple trick” will double or triple your engagement or your interaction. These tricks fall into two categories: an old trick that doesn’t work any more or a trick that will work once and then put you back (likely in a worse position than before). For example, we need to stop pretending that things…
The Five P’s of Employee-Generated Content

The Five P’s of Employee-Generated Content

Dollar for dollar, there is nothing more powerful, authentic, and compelling than employee-generated content. It can tell a direct and immediate story that cuts through marketing-speak and establishes a direct perspective on the role, location or brand. That said, EGC isn’t easy. Many, many, many companies assume if they simply ask their employees to participate; it will only be a…
Is there too much recruiting content?

Is there too much recruiting content?

In the content marketing space, there is a lot of conversation about how we are living in “a content glut,” or even “peak content.” These statements are often paired with stats, like the two million blog posts published every day. In a world where we publish a million more minutes of video than we could ever consume in a day,…
Five Books (not about recruiting) for Recruiters

Five Books (not about recruiting) for Recruiters

There aren’t many recruiting books published each year. Having already read Laszlo Bock’s book on Google’s hiring philosophy (as we all have by now), you might be wondering what books you should read next, to help your organization attract and hire the best talent. For your consideration, here is a collection of non-recruiting books that will help you and your…
Recruiting’s Magic Bullet?

Recruiting’s Magic Bullet?

Every year, we look to squeeze pennies out of existing ad buys, branching into predictive analysis and retargeting, but so is our competition. Overall, it feels like we’re working twice as hard just to stay in place. Someone keeps pressing the “faster” button on the treadmill and we’re sweating harder to go nowhere new. But an ad is a very…
Recruiting Content Is Purple Squirrel Food

Recruiting Content Is Purple Squirrel Food

I bet you’ve already noticed how much harder recruiting has gotten in the last year or two. The economy is improving, so everyone’s willing to look for a new job, so your hiring managers assume it must be the time to start looking for purple squirrels – those crazy-good candidates with such strange combinations of skills or rare quality levels that…
Can You Predict Candidate Quality?

Can You Predict Candidate Quality?

As the consideration funnel gets longer (41% in the last two years by our data), we worry that this leads to more opportunities for candidates to get lost or simply lose interest. If we invest heavily in driving candidate awareness with ads and job board posts, are we letting that slip away by not converting quickly? But common sense (and…
The Secret to Social Recruiting

The Secret to Social Recruiting

Social recruiting sounds simple: take jobs, the primary currency of modern recruiting, and insert them into social channels. It’s so easy that there are dozens of bots and tools that can take the jobs from your ATS and drop them into your Twitter, Facebook and other channels without having to do a thing. Sadly, what sounds like a magic bullet…