Top Tech Talent Retention Recipe

By on November 18, 2019

As we’ve discussed previously, finding top tech can be a challenge, but here’s the real deal: retaining them is even more difficult. Why? For the same reasons attraction and recruitment are hard — low unemployment rates, shortage of talent coupled with a lot of noise about rational benefits … and very little about the emotional motivators of why top tech talent joins and stays. Let me...

How to Leverage IGTV for Recruitment

By on November 15, 2019

IGTV launched in June 2018 and some brands like Louis Vuitton, Food Network, Buzzfeed and Netflix have been crushing it with their content since the beginning. And while it can be intimidating to try and leverage a new social platform in your talent acquisition strategy, we’ve put together some content ideas to help you get started with IGTV. Content ideas: 1. Insider content — share videos that...

The Toolkit That Will Make You A Star Tech Talent Recruiter

By on November 12, 2019

In the words from the song “Shallow” from a Star is Born with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga, “Tell me somethin’, girl Are you happy in this modern world? Or do you need more? Is there somethin’ else you’re searchin’ for?” Okay, it could be “girl or boy,” but let’s hope you are not searching for top tech talent at this moment in time but my guess is you are because more...

Has Your Employer Brand Lost Its Spark?

By on October 30, 2019

First off, how do you even know the spark is lost? The most obvious indicator is your immediate reaction when you see it or even think about it. Are you embarrassed of the story being told about your organization? Are your colleagues not telling a unified, succinct story? Are your other team members constantly griping about the current employer brand state of affairs? Did you say yes to any of...

Eight Steps to Develop Your 2020 Social Media Recruitment Calendar

By on October 17, 2019

It’s that time of year, the craziness of the big Q4 push and planning for next year. To help manage how overwhelmed you might be we’ve put together a list of eight steps you can take to help you develop your 2020 social media recruitment marketing calendar. Conduct a social media audit. Take the time to look at what you’re currently doing and what you have done over the last year. Look at the...

Five Things I learned at the Social Recruiting Strategies Conference

By on October 1, 2019

This summer, I had the privilege of attending the Social Recruiting Strategies Conference. Held in my favorite US city, Philadelphia (which is also the location of our East Coast Office, so I might be a little biased), in addition to networking with awesome professionals and eating delicious lunches, I also left with an abundance of knowledge shared by colleagues in the recruitment marketing...

5 Signs Your Employer Brand Needs an Update

By on September 25, 2019

Why does anything ever need an update? Because it has unwanted fine lines and wrinkles. Cue the facelift analogy. Below are five (plus one bonus!) very clear signs that your employer brand may need a mild tuck, lift or refresh (not necessarily a Dolly Parton re-do, but we have that ability if that’s what you’re into).   1. Hiring trends are peaking or dropping, and the reason why is a total...

Departing Employees: Regret, Learn and Be Better

By on September 25, 2019

For better or worse, I don’t think there are many jobs in the corporate world where you come in, do your work and go home. I guess that says a lot about our culture and our attitude toward work, but if there’s an upside, it’s because of the emotional effort, engagement and investment that’s required, you end up forging deep relationships with the people you work with. I always bristle at the...

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