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Diversity or gender equality conversations? Employer branding? This isn’t a post about women vs. men. Nor is it about the color of someone’s skin or ethnic background. It’s not even really about tennis. This is a post about teaching moments, and how frequently they seem to occur (and blur) in our professional and personal lives. The U.S. Open Women’s Championship match was one of those moments.

5 Steps to a Successful Employer Branding Strategy


Seeing how it’s one of the most effective ways to get lots of high-quality applicants, here are a few great employer branding strategies you can use for your company, coupled with some examples to get you inspired. Evaluating your current employer brand Before deciding on a strategy for the future, you need to assess where you stand at the moment and find out what it takes to move where you want to be. Make your employer branding strategy into a story.


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Why Now Is The Best Time for a Rebrand

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Around mid-May, about six weeks into the pandemic, sports teams found themselves bored. My Dallas sports teams in particular. . For a few years now, people have been clamoring for the Dallas Mavericks to change their branding. Your brand has to be able to reflect that.

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How to: Successfully Promote Your Employer Brand on Pinterest

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But while some recruiters have discovered the power of Pinterest for sourcing candidates, there are still relatively few companies who are using Pinterest to boost their employer brand. Which is why we’d like to help you do just that today: promote your employer brand on Pinterest. Promoting your Employer Brand on Pinterest. Diversity and Inclusion: If you’re a proud equal opportunities employer, scream it from the rooftops!

How to Create an Inclusive Employment Brand to Attract Women in Automotive


With the automotive industry facing staffing shortages, it’s more important than ever before for dealers to have a strategy in place to attract female and other diverse employees. But the industry still has a long way to go to attract more women and make the workforce more diverse overall. Below, we’ve pulled together several ways dealers can make employment brands more inclusive to attract quality women in automotive. Highlight Diverse Employee Success Stories.

Be better at diversity recruiting + Pipeline D&I fails + Unifying your employer & customer brand + Creating remote work boundaries


Below are weekly reads, watches, and/or listens: READ AND ATTEND (DIVERSITY & INCLUSION): This article from a few years ago via the NY Times is worth a refresher for folks still struggling to better engage diverse candidates. Employer Branding & DE&I.



That’s how we grow individually as employer brand practitioners and how we push our industry forward. Tapping into our team’s diverse experiences and career paths , we’ve put together a list of fiction and nonfiction books that cover a wide range of topics including history, motherhood, workplace insights, employer branding, culture and consulting.

Discrimination, A Hairy Situation.

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I asked the recruiter why, and I was told that the feedback on the black woman was, “she did not embody our brand,” wink wink. I was dumbfounded that an afro held that much power; never mind there had been two lice infestations prior to him being employed with the facility , and we had a young caucasian employee with an equally large (un-natural) afro who was actually employed there at the time of both previous infestations.

Must follow instagram account + Creative job ads + Making peace with remote work + Discussing race in the workplace + New laws make hiring harder


Why do I keep referencing sport in this email? Head of Inclusion & Diversity (SF) – Discord. Hi there, _. TSA (Tarek Service Announcement): Could you do me a favor? Could you jump on LinkedIn and recommend this newsletter to the universe, linking to [link]. __.

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Workforce Diversity


What is workforce diversity and why does it matter? Individuals, companies and indeed the collective culture is beginning to embrace the benefits of having a diverse workforce. The Business case for Diversity & Inclusion (D&I). Diversity and financial performance in 2017.

2 incredible articles + VP HR jobs + Breaking up the boy’s club + the look of HR in 2020 + Culture Thursdays


” READ THIS (RELATED): As you may know, I often find parallels between sport and work when it comes to building strong cultures and effective teams. Diversity & Inclusion Employer Branding Events HR Newsletter Human Intelligence Human Intelligence Invitational Inclusion Mediabistr

5 Ways Your Company Can Celebrate International WomenR.

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Regardless of whether you’ve been celebrating for years or just heard about the party, below are five ways your company can get involved in a global celebration of the women who impact you and your organization every day: Make celebrating a team sport. 70% of men believe gender diversity is important, and given that men represent 83% of C-Suite executives, leaving guys out of the conversation leaves a lot of opportunity for change and transformation on the table.

6 Recruitment News Items to Capture Your Imagination this Week – 30th March 2015

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We’ve seen just how effective Instagram can be as an Employer Branding tool, and now a brand new Instagram standalone app is making it even better! Yes, Layout is a brand new app from the creators of Instagram that let’s you create beautiful photo collages using a simple interface with rich features that will appeal to both casual and power users alike. How can you use Layout as an extension of your Instagram employer branding efforts?

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Level Up Your Recruiting Like a No. 1 Best Place to Work

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15:50 Creating an award-winning employer brand. Josh: Today I am joined by Jen Paxton, the Director of Talent at LevelUp, which is building next generation digital experiences for over 200 brands nationwide empowering businesses to engage customers, grow sales, and build a longterm scalable digital strategy. It seemed like a really good, diverse, fun group to be a part of. Let’s jump into employer branding. Favorite sports team?

How Lever is Reimagining the ATS

Recruiting Daily

Why social media has made a quality Candidate Experience so much more important for companies (it HAS to now be a “team sport” ). The most important type of diversity to hire for. Heard in this podcast: Jason Seiden, CEO & Cofounder, Brand Amper. He launched Brand Amper, a brand management platform for recruiting, based on 20 years experience solving leadership and communications challenges for Fortune 500 executives and their employees.

8 Recruitment News Stories to Get You Thinking This Week – 27th October 2015

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Talent Branding Expands the Candidate Pool by 10X. It’s been 4 months since the launch of the new LinkedIn Pulse app on our iOS and Android devices, but last Tuesday marked a milestone in the app’s history: it’s first appearance on a brand new device, namely the Apple watch. They also use more resources in general to learn about the company culture, which is a good reminder for companies to focus more energy on talent brand. 100 Most In-Demand Employers in EMEA.

Borrow the Tactic the San Francisco 49ers Used to Go from Laughingstock to Super Bowl Contender

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When general manager John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan were brought on board in 2017 to right a severely listing ship, John employed a lesson he’d learned in a class at Stanford. To build a workforce as diverse as your customer base? Talent Leadership Employer Brand

How to recruit on Pinterest


It’s a social platform that can help companies build strong employer brands and attract potential candidates. Pinterest’s 175 million monthly users are a diverse audience. Boost your employer brand. Patagonia , a clothing and sports gear company, supports parents and explains how employees benefit from its on-site child care center. Social media recruiting HR Toolkit Tutorials Employer branding Job advertising Social recruiting Sourcing

Building a culture of hiring

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SocialTalent’s CEO and Co-Founder, Johnny Campbell, has always said that “ hiring is a team sport. ” Boosting employer brand. Great hiring is integral to business success.

Why we’re getting more employee stories now

Stories Incorporated

In fact, the employees themselves look different, too, sporting masks, longer hair, and more signs of these times. In fact, we’re getting more employee stories now, and the diversity of stories we’re capturing has increased. ” More stories stories of employer support.

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8 Pressing Recruitment News Stories We Need to Discuss this Week – 27th June 2016

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The decision has since sparked nationwide and worldwide debate on the impact this will have on a variety of issues including employment, the economy and life in the UK. Recruitment & Employment Confederation. A further, prolonged period of doubt will do little to encourage employers who have already delayed making hiring decisions to come off the fence. In recruitment news this week: Brexit and the Recruitment Industry: Where do we go from here?

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Top 10 Out-Of-The-Box Recruiting Strategies for 2020


The Recruiting Strategies that you use can either strengthen your employer branding or break the image. Improving Employer Branding. Employer branding is an important factor that significantly impacts sourcing, hiring and retaining the candidates.

Day 2 Keynote: Steve Fogarty, Senior Director Talent Futures, Adidas


No one in the room was unfamiliar with the brand, but the company’s mechanics were new to most. And in many ways, the sports giant’s recruiting function is already operating in the future. And wrangling 60,000 employees at one of the most recognizable brands on Earth takes some forward thinking. This is front and center with our employer brand strategy.”. For us,” explained Fogarty, “diversity goes beyond being just an initiative.

Talent and HR News Update: Wellness + Health (Physical Fitness Month)


Did you know that May is Healthy Vision Month, National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Better Hearing and Speech Month, and Mental Health Month? Research backs up the trend towards more flexible employment options. 3) 1 Big Reason Why Wellness Initiatives Don't Work (and What to Do Instead) from Inc In today's modern business landscape, you must factor in diversity and inclusion to your wellness initiatives.

Can’t miss HR events + A new podcast celebrity + Speedos + How distributed teams work + Leaning in on D&I


What exactly is Employer Branding? In other words, spend your next commute listening to this Employee Cycle podcast about employer branding. Diversity & Inclusion: D&I continues to be the #1 topic request amongst the Uncubed HR community. Diversity is a contact sport – you don’t win it from the stands,” he added.

9 Great Employers: Why These Companies Made Fortune’s Best Workplaces List


A strong employer brand is vital for success. And few things can bolster an employer brand quite as much as independent recognition of your company on a best workplaces list. One major reason why: Hilton scores high on diversity.

Creepin’ It Real: Halloween and Your Corporate Culture


2) PowerReviews PowerReviews develops software that collects rating and reviews on websites from brands and retailers to help consumers make more informed decisions. The company is known for hosting random spirit days where employees can sport any number of fun outfits, and as a result, they’re extra prepared for Halloween costume competitions. Contact exaqueo to learn more about our employer brand innovation, workforce research and recruiting strategy offerings

9 Major Social Recruiting News Stories this Week – 27th July 2015

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In the news this week: LinkedIn Reveal the “7 Deadly Sins of Recruiting” In a post on their Talent Blog site last week, LinkedIn Influencer, Paul Petrone, revealed the seven recruiter philosophies that “lead to a pattern of errors that will end in a ruined employer brand, a bunch of frustrated people and a company that’s devoid of top talent” 1. Treating rejected candidates poorly kills your employer brand and can even hurt your sales.

Will 2020 Be a Repeat of 2019? Experts Weigh In

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They were some of the most common topics employers discussed throughout 2019 and for the latter half of the past decade. Adam Roston, CEO of on-demand gig worker staffing platform Bluecrew , provides a list of key trends employers can expect in 2020.

A Recap of The Hiring Success 17 Conference


At the end of the day, it’s important to remember that hiring is a team sport. Highlights From Breakout Sessions: One of our most popular sessions spoke about diversity. The panel showed research that companies which have more diverse workforces grow faster, innovate faster, and disrupt faster. And that diversity is about more than just race or gender, but you also need a diversity of thought, background, and ability.

How to Write a Job Description — Best Practices & Examples


The brand’s immersive content is accessible through the Peloton Bike, Peloton Tread, and Peloton App, which allows access to a full slate of fitness classes across disciplines, on any iOS or Android device, Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast and Android TV. EEO and Diversity Statement.

Five sensitive things concerning the generation of millennials – millennials as employees

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For traders, this is a strategic purchasing power - for employers, it is an interesting human capital. What to think about if you want to be successful in building employer branding amongst millennials? This trend includes travelling, gastronomy, sports and entertainment. Experiences are essential in building brands , because it is experiences which are building relationships not only for colleagues, but also for the development of employer branding.

5 Crazily Interesting Sourcing News Stories to Kick-Off 2015 – 5 January 2015

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“ We hope this survey of gender diversity in Silicon Valley will stimulate more discussion and serve as a resource for measuring how well women are faring at the senior levels of leadership in the Silicon Valley workplace ,” the report states. They discussed how to identify talent pools, how to engage candidates though frequent online conversations, and develop a strong talent brand. New Twitter Account Shames Brands for Acting like Teens… Could You be Next?

How Hiring Collaborative Talent Breeds a Creative, Scaleable Organization


A 2015 Nielsen study showed that diverse teams of people from different departments create products that resonate more with customers, but most companies struggle to create teams of more than two people. Create a collaborative brand. A collaborative employer brand can help overcome the natural resistance to collaboration that the Nielsen report describes. This is the fifth in a series of ten posts on hiring candidates for characteristics linked to high performance.

Entelo's Guide to ERE Fall 2017 in Minneapolis


Minneapolis Institute of Art - Sporting a world-class art collection, the Minneapolis Institute of Art is well worth a trip for any art lovers. Craig Fisher ( Head of Marketing, Employer Branding SME, Allegis Global Solutions). Related Articles: Entelo Launches Envoy, an AI-Powered Solution to Deliver Great Candidates The Technology Behind a Diverse, More Inclusive Workforce Everybody is Unique: So We Have to Adapt.

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HR Roles & Responsibilities: 5 Roles Modern HR Professionals Play

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Diversity officer. Today, more than ever, organizations want a diverse workforce that can make their employer brand stronger. Organizational success today is contingent on the cultivation of men and women from diverse backgrounds irrespective of their gender, race or skill set. To achieve this objective, an HR professional needs to don the hat of a diversity officer and ensure that the workplace is filled with talented individuals from different walks of life.

7 Books Every Recruiter Should Read in 2016

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Our Verdict: If you’ve ever wanted to improve an aspect of your life, be it a sporting technique or something you do for work every day, you NEED to read this book. They appeared last year with their other title Made to Stick, an excellent book every recruiter should read about how to transform the way you communicate ideas (read: your open jobs or your employer brand). We’re always reading something here at Social Talent HQ.

Forget Perks. Here’s What the Best of the Best Really Look for in a Job Offer


A quick visit to almost any corporate career site will immediately reveal the factors that corporations “think” potential applicants care most about: benefits, corporate values, their culture, career development, sustainability and diversity/equal opportunity. Working with other top talent – Business is no different than sport; everyone wants to work alongside the very best people. “It’s the work (stupid)”.

How AutoNation Attracts and Engages Employees: Elevate 2019 Keynote Recap


Elevate 2019 also featured a diverse lineup of expert speakers from both inside and outside the retail automotive industry. . Below, we’ve outlined some key takeaways you can apply at your dealership to stand out from other employers and secure qualified candidates. . Beyond a general employer brand videos, Miller stressed the importance of sharing snackable videos and photos on social media.

The Honest Recruiter’s Guide to Collaborative Hiring (with Examples)

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Here’s how some of the best and brightest are making hiring a team sport: 1. In addition to lightning-fast hiring, Pret boasts an awesomely diverse work environment. The next-level employer brand has rockstar employees from 106 different nationalities! If the new players on your hiring team don’t know about the importance of diversity or the role of bias in hiring, you could end up dealing with a plate full of legal troubles.