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Launching a social media strategy? Get your story straight first.

Lately, I’ve had a lot of HR leaders express their interest in launching a social media strategy. They get it—social media isn’t optional anymore. It’s essential to communication with candidates and …

How Do Employee Benefits Reflect Your Company Culture?

Worker well-being has come a long way over the years. At the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, it was common for employers to demand long hours and high production quotas, and the concepts of …

Why do some stories pull you in? How emotion makes for a powerful employment brand story.

Connecting with another person is powerful. Since the dawn of time, human beings have yearned to find ways to relate with one another, to build a tribe. Human beings, as a species, we’ve always …

The high-touch follow-up technique that helps recruiters succeed

As Maya Angelou once said, "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Do yourself a favor. Google …

What is your Employee Value Proposition? (And why does it matter?)

With all due respect, it seems that few HR organizations have any idea what really attracts top talent to their organization. Or even what keeps their employees engaged throughout the employee …

Not enough applicant flow? Blame your job description.

All companies, no matter the size or industry, have one thing in common: their need for talent never stops.

3 Things HR Can Learn About Attracting Top Talent from Online Dating (Infographic)

I just read a Cosmo article called “13 Things That Cause Guys to Automatically Swipe Left on Tinder.” Even if you’re not in the dating zone—and I’m about as far from it as a person can get—you would …

5 Reasons to Concentrate on Improving your Employer Reputation in 2018

Let’s talk about why you should make 2018 the year you concentrate on employer reputation.

Ho-Hum Job? Not to Owen: How GE became a career destination for new engineers

You wouldn’t say that what your company does is boring. That what you’re offering is “just another job.” But that’s probably how your message is coming across.

Why Is It So Hard to Own Your Corporate Culture?

No one would argue that talent is critical to competition, or that capital or innovation are essential to profitability. So why is it easy to overlook how fundamental corporate culture is to employee …

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