A Candidate Experience Above the Rest: Extending Yours to Prior Applicants

By on May 26, 2016

Delivering an extraordinary candidate experience can result in a BIG win-win for both your organization and your talent pool, especially if you pay close attention to previous applicants. Yes, those people you decided not to hire. While they may not be candidates now, your best bet to filling your future open reqs more quickly with qualified talent means extending the candidate experience to...

Why Your Recruitment Messaging May Only Be Scratching the Surface

By on May 17, 2016

Take any run-of-the-mill career website and you’ll likely see one theme replicated time and time again, boiled down to something like this: “Our success depends on yours.” “It’s our people who truly set us apart.” “I come to work every day because of the employees who work here.” People this, people that. We get it. Here’s the thing: the top talent you’re targeting are savvy job seekers; for...

The Era of Live Video and the Skeleton in the Closet

By on April 19, 2016

Video live-streaming is being hyped BIG TIME at the 2016 Social Media Marketing World conference in San Diego. Yes, video is a great tool for any marketer, especially for our friends in the talent acquisition space who are always on the hunt for new tips and tricks to attract talented candidates to their employment offerings. If used strategically and creatively, video can be an impactful,...

It’s Time to Think About Attracting Gen Z

By on April 6, 2016

A new “hat” to wear, a new job req to fill, a new target audience to pursue. If you’re in the talent acquisition space, you’re very familiar with what’s new, what’s now and, of course, what’s next. Competing for the very best Millennial talent has been top-of-mind for many in the recruitment industry, and for some time. But while the “now”...

CKR Interactive — Our 15-Year Anniversary

By on April 1, 2016

April 1, 2001. Funny how a day can stay in your memory like something you saw on TV last night — a show that repeats in your mind over and over again. Yes, this was a day that would change my life, put the past behind me and start a new beginning.  It was April 1, 2001, the day CKR Interactive was born. Let me begin by saying I went into this new venture kicking and screaming.  Since selling my...

Battle of the Brands: Arming Your Workforce to Share Your Brand

By on March 31, 2016

Within a decade, social media use evolved from being a worldwide phenomenon to a daily ritual for billions of people. For example, nearly 3/4 (74%) of Americans are using social networking sites [1]. As an employer, you have the opportunity to leverage your employees’ passion for social media; encourage them to post and share content about your company — to serve as ambassadors of your...

Tackling Hiring Bias…Objectively!

By on March 14, 2016

Is hiring bias inevitable? Probably. That hasn’t stopped Stephanie Lampkin, a Stanford/MIT-educated engineer-turned-entrepreneur, from refusing to take “probably” for an answer. Her new merit-based recruiting app, Blendoor, claims to “circumvent unconscious bias” by taking gender and race out of the equation. According to Lampkin’s site, “two identical resumes with only a name difference (i.e.,...

Google AdWords Changes: Not All Doom and Gloom for Recruitment Advertisers

By on February 26, 2016

Some big changes are happening in the land of Google paid search this week. As of February 22nd, paid text ads stopped appearing along the right rail on search results pages. For consumers who use Google when conducting searches, it means fewer options to click on. But for advertisers, it also means fewer ad placements to compete for, leading to fears of increased competition. There are a lot of...

Contact Us

First name is required.
Last name is required.
Company must be a string.
An email address is required.

San Francisco/San Jose Philadelphia Cleveland Chicago Los Angeles