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Talent Acquisition in the Cloud

Talent Acquisition in the Cloud

Leveraging Technology to Find the Right Candidates As the world of technology continues to expand, the number of devices and ways to access the internet grows as well. It’s not hard to imagine that at some point the internet will be integrated into most appliances, devices and instruments we use in our day-to-day life – and the HR industry is…
Influencer Marketing for Talent Acquisition

Influencer Marketing for Talent Acquisition

What's Your Strategy to Engage Your Influencers? It’s the end of the year. Maybe you are taking a look around at all the work that you and your team did this year and you wonder: What exactly did we do? In the talent acquisition marketing space, you posted a million jobs to thousands of job boards, and worked on your branding,…
Swipe Left, Swipe Right

Swipe Left, Swipe Right

What happens if instead of thinking big, we start to think very very small? What if instead of collecting and considering massive amounts to data, talent acquisition just looks at a small slice of data? Sounds like what dating app hit Tinder is doing.

Three Reasons to Go Responsive

Three Reasons to Go Responsive

Responsive web design is a framework that allows a website to work on large screen devices and small screen devices equally well. But since this advance in user experience comes with a cost, we've picked our favorite three reasons Talent Acquisition and HUman Resources should invest in responsive web design.

Is There Life After SEO?

Is There Life After SEO?

While SEO is a critical element in your digital marketing strategy, there will probably come a day some time soon when everyone is properly optimized for search engines. What happens when there's a level playing field and tricks don't push your pages to the top of Google's search results. So we ask, is there life after SEO?

What are the keys to game development for talent?

What are the keys to game development for talent?

Games are becoming popular approaches to help create deeper relationships between the company's audience and their brand. The creation of contagious experiences can tell stories about their brands with varying degrees of goals. In recruitment, the most popular goals are:

- To educate the audience about what it's like to work there

- Mind share of the career opportunities

- Assessment tool to get the right candidates

Your Candidates Are Mobile: Are Your Jobs?

survey of American consumers found that more than 75 percent admit to using their mobile device in the restroom – confirming that mobile is, indeed, everywhere. Consumers are connected to their devices, giving rise to changing usage patterns, new ways of connecting, and rising user expectations about the quality of mobile content.

It’s not just Candy Crush and social media that are keeping people staring at the small screen. By 2016, mobile search will generate 27.8 billion more queries than desktop search. Organizations must adapt to this changing user behavior, and seriously consider how it impacts the way candidates are searching for jobs and new career opportunities.

The Internet of Things

Perhaps as important as any trend in technology is the process of making dumb technology smart.  This shift is more commonly referred to as “The Internet of Things” (IoT), and it’s a topic we tackled recently in TMP Labs. 

What is it?

The Internet of Things is the process of bringing offline objects online.  This isn’t a new concept. Originally coined in 1999, it has been a dominating theme at the Consumer Electronics Show, and this year there were 18 sessions at SXSW dedicated to hardware compared to only 2 in 2012. 

Career Site vs. Corporate Site. Should you have both?

There are many scenarios that determine whether a company should have both a corporate site and a separate careers site. All of which are driven from the organization's workforce strategies, complexity of the company, talent they seek, and the depth of the employer value proposition story that needs to be told. 

Retraction: The Zooey and Sam Siri ads revive brand and work

A few days ago, I tweeted a critique by Ad Age TV editor Brian Steinberg that the new Apple iPhone Siri commercials, featuring Zooey Deschanel and Samuel L. Jackson, were "off brand," i.e. they projected an "elitist" image versus Apple's "1984" democratic legacy. Then I received posts that I was perhaps selling the spots shorts. Now Ad Age has confirmed that the ads are not only highly successful, but are actually reviving the brand. I like the fact that the original article and my post have sparked some interest, but I was wrong.