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How to Build an Employer Brand Budget

Proactive Talent

In my opinion, there are two groups of companies out there who have yet to put together a formal budget for employer branding: 1. Those that do not understand the importance of employer branding , and therefore don’t prioritize or fund it at all. Those that understand the importance of employer branding , but don’t know how to prioritize or build it into their budget. The bigger the company, the bigger the employer brand budget.

Employer Branding Strategies for the COVID Era

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The employer brand is an essential component of your recruiting and talent acquisition process. A company’s brand helps define the type of culture that’s in place and showcases what it’s like to work there. Creating a COVID-Friendly Employer Brand in 2020.


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The Current State of Talent Acquisition at ERE's Fall Conference

Proactive Talent

The theme this year, “Transform Your TA Department, Transform Your Business,” speaks volumes as to the current state of talent acquisition and why I started Proactive Talent Strategies. In the past decade or so, the role of a talent acquisition leader has evolved from your traditional butts-in-seats focus to someone now in charge of building an external employer brand and being a true business partner to business leaders.

The Essential Guide to Employer Branding in 2020


What Is Employer Branding? Employer branding is the act of cultivating an employer brand, which is essentially an identity or persona cultivated by an organization that is presented to the public. How Do You Develop a Strong Brand?

10 Best Marketing Job Boards of 2017


Recruiters know that marketing job boards perform well because while larger more general sites get more traffic, it’s the niche sites where talented marketing candidates hang out with a sense of community — discussing their careers and experience. So here are the 10 best marketing job boards: 10. It’s the official board for TechCrunch, a leading resource for technology news with an audience of more than 12 million readers each month.

7 Ways Proactive Talent Can Help Build Your Employer Brand Strategy

Proactive Talent

Having an established employer brand is crucial to your talent acquisition efforts, especially if your company is interested in top-tiered candidates who can add value real value. While most employers who are considering choosing an employer branding strategy as a process to recruit candidates, they often fall short due to lack of expertise on this subject.

How an EVP Can Help Talent Acquisition When Job Advertising. With Mike Beeley | Anwar Khalil


This week I sat down with Mike Beeley to discuss how an EVP can be broken down into brand pillars to be used as a resource by Talent Acquisition. Here’s the scoop… How an EVP Helps Talent Acquisition Advertise for Roles. How Do You Capture The Brand Pillars?

Why the Job Board isn?t Dead After All

The King's Shilling

The death of the job board has been predicted for about as long as I can remember. With each new technical leap we were supposed to be abandoning the lowly job board. The job board is still there, ever present and doing what it’s always done, recruitment’s “uncool” guilty secret – people apply and get hired using job boards every day. For most people the job board is simply an online version of of a print advertisement.

How to Tell the Difference Between Employer Branding and Recruitment Marketing


Both concepts are candidate-facing, but your company won’t reach top talent unless you integrate them with your overall TA strategy. Today’s job seekers have more employment options that ever before, empowering them to choose the right company based on fit. In response, businesses are moving away from traditional methods of candidate attraction (public job boards, cold outreach) in favor of more employer brand-focused efforts that target talent before they apply.

2020 Recruiting Checklist for Directors of Talent Acquisition


Maybe your talent acquisition goals for 2020 include investing further in your organization’s campus recruitment strategy. Whatever your recruitment objectives for the year, this recruiting checklist will help you re-focus your team, attract and engage candidates and win top talent.

How Talent Acquisition Should Think About Paid Media Spend

Recruiting Blogs

It’s the end of the year, and you’re probably trying to figure out where to allocate budget to the various places you are attracting talent. Maybe you’ve got a long list of job boards and publications, or maybe you’re just choosing between Indeed and Glassdoor.

Get Smart: How Hiring Success Management Transforms Talent Acquisition

Recruiting Daily

From resumes overloaded with self-reported (and therefore, fairly worthless data) to job boards overloaded with outdated, unappealing or unreadable postings, you don’t need to dig too deep to find proof that looking for work is often more work than it’s worth. But great people tend to be already employed, heavily recruited, and hard to hire. Enter a smart, technology-fueled approach to talent acquisition: Hiring Success Management (HSM).

3 Strategies to Recruit the Work Anywhere Workforce

Rally Recruitment Marketing

We’ve proven that most jobs can be done from home and that flexible work arrangements do in fact work! . Rather than competing against organizations in your geographical markets for talent, you’ll now have to compete against organizations around the world.

4 Steps to build your talent acquisition strategy

Hacker Earth

While a lot has changed with the way HR department functions, talent acquisition strategy still remains one of its primary responsibilities. But a lot has changed in the way HR handles this responsibility owing to the drastic changes in the business environment and the job market. Talent acquisition has become such an integral part of an organization’s overall business strategy, that a company’s success rests heavily on it. Work on your employer branding.

2019 Talent Acquisition Year in Review

Recruiting Blogs

Guest Shannon Pritchett from CareerXroads and I talk about the most influential technology to hit talent acquisition in 2019. Google for jobs, obviously has taken off a lot better than Google for Hire, but there actually closing down Google Hire, some time in Q1, I think right.

The Surprising Way to Increase Careers Site Traffic

Rally Recruitment Marketing

But focusing on ways to increase organic website traffic may not be something most talent acquisition or HR teams think about, and understandably so, with reqs to fill and so many competing priorities. What about social media? Social media channels go in and out of favor.

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6 Methods for Talent Acquisition through JazzHR


Reaching these job seekers takes time, effort and, most importantly, a strategic approach to talent acquisition. Spending too much time contacting candidates from one certain job board or channel, for example, can limit your reach. Juggling multiple talent acquisition methods at once, though (along with screening, interviewing and onboarding) can be clunky, inefficient and ultimately ineffective. Post to Job Boards.

Small increases in your talent acquisition conversion rates have massive benefits to your hiring

Select Software Reviews

As it turns out, the best job applicants need convincing in order to apply for your jobs. You’ve probably heard this before when thinking about your employer brand and what makes your company unique. Are your job postings crystal clear, in depth, and up to date?

5 Recruitment Marketing Projects to Tackle This Summer

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Many talent acquisition teams may be recruiting less than usual this summer as a result of COVID-19. So this summer could be an ideal time to redirect that energy on Recruitment Marketing projects that benefit your longer term talent acquisition strategy.

How to maximize applications through social media for staffing agencies


Using social media in recruitment is not uncommon any more. Especially in modern times, it’s one of the most commonly used tactics in hiring talents. Be it via LinkedIn, Facebook, or even Instagram, more and more recruiters have been utilizing these platforms to fill job vacancies.

Is LinkedIn Really All it’s Cracked up to be When Predicting The Future of Recruitment?

Social Talent

Based on answers from 4000 talent acquisition (collected in 2016) LinkedIn began to put a perspective shape to the future of recruitment in 2017. Source: LinkedIn Talent Blog. TA leaders would like to invest more money in employer branding. Source: LinkedIn Talent Blog. Unfortunately, it’s hard to produce a nice excel sheet for employer branding. Last week we took a journey back in time.

Real-life Employer Branding Ideas That Work

Recruiting Blogs

Employer Branding ideas are essential for building a strong and attractive employer brand. Many firms have started investing more in their employer branding strategy so I decided write about some real-life employer branding ideas and strategies. HubSpot and Facebook have mastered their employer branding and recruitment marketing efforts, and here is how! Why is employer branding important?

5 Things Recruiters Need to STOP Doing in 2016

Social Talent

Talking about “EmployerBranding. When the concept of employer branding was first introduced, many companies couldn’t wait to start rolling out video after video, telling us how amazing they are and why it’s so wonderful to work for them. It’s ultimately forgettable, boring and it’s not representative of the brand – Mars are renowned for innovative, creative and funny advertising and this is just not it….

Small Increases in Your Talent Acquisition Conversion Rates have Massive Benefits to Your Hiring

Recruiting Blogs

As it turns out, the best job applicants need convincing in order to apply for your jobs. You’ve probably heard this before when thinking about your employer brand and what makes your company unique. Candidates that are mass applying to any available jobs.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]


This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. LinkedIn Talent Blog. Talent Leadership. Employer Branding. What Is Talent Acquisition? Employer Branding.

Soft Marketing for Recruitment Marketers: What is it and What’s the ROI?

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Here are a few examples of hard marketing activities in the Recruitment Marketing space: Advertising your open requisitions on job boards. Leveraging programmatic job ads. Soft marketing , on the other hand, is more about brand building and awareness activities that are hard (or impossible) to measure concretely in terms of the number of net new candidates in your pipeline or numbers of hires made. Sharing your organization’s employee events on social media.

Why Are Companies Taking Longer to Fill Positions?

Glassdoor for Employers

Because of the ongoing talent crunch, did you know it now takes 52 days on average to fill a vacant position in the US at a cost of almost 4,000 per hire? Driven by increased competition for talent and a shortage of critical skills, companies in the US are ramping talent acquisition spending, according to Bersin by Deloitte’s new Talent Acquisition Factbook 2015 —Benchmarks and Trends in Spending, Staffing and Key Recruiting Metrics.

Get Ready for 2015: Ten Top Actionable Talent Acquisition Trends


And what will you do if you cannot find the talent you need when you need it? and I presented a webinar that outlined ten actionable trends that we think will make a difference in talent acquisition (TA) in 2015. Is your employment brand simply irresistible? And are your employees brand ambassadors for your organization? And leading-edge companies have dedicated social media strategists to curate content.

Why I Started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC

Proactive Talent

The talent landscape has evolved and we're on a mission to help companies evolve with it. I started Proactive Talent Strategies, LLC after years of building modern recruiting strategies and programs due to the fact that the recruiting industry is being completely disrupted by new technologies -- and it's having a hard time catching up! In it I talk about how now is the time for companies to start changing how they attract and hire talent.

4 SMB Recruiting Best Practices for 2017


Before you make a move, it’s important to make sure your strategy aligns with the latest talent acquisition best practices and data. . LinkedIn recently published a recruiting trends report based on survey responses from more than 2,600 corporate talent acquisition leaders at SMBs in 35 countries. The report made five important discoveries: Talent acquisition leaders are important to executives. Talent leaders want to focus on branding.

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The 10 Real Reasons Your Recruitment Strategy is Failing

Social Talent

After all, employees are the backbone of every organisation and if recruiters don’t bring in the right talent, the organisation suffers. For example, an objective for your recruitment strategy could be to increase employer brand awareness, while a specific goal relating to that objective could be to increase traffic to your careers site from social media by X%. Little time is put into actually defining the calibre of candidate this job role should attract.

5 Noteworthy Pieces of Sourcing News – 13th October 2014

Social Talent

” I hear you ask, well, simply put, Facebook knows more about us (and your potential candidates) than Google does and can make more informed decisions about when to serve us ads – especially those intended more for brand-building than commerce (employer branding aficionados take note). Will you be using Atlas to post job ads? The Time to Fill Job Openings Lengthens Yet Again! Manufacturing jobs, for instance, now take an average of 29.6

Careers Sites: Your Primary Recruitment Hub


If your careers site is just a couple of candid photos and a simple jobs list – you’re not doing enough! Over the past decade, the standard of corporate careers sites have skyrocketed, as companies do all they can to wow top-quality talent and stand out as an employer-of-choice.

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This Job Crunch is our Least Favorite Form of Exercise

Fistful of Talent

For four straight months this year, the number of open jobs outnumbered the people out of work in the U.S. If you’re like most in the talent acquisition biz, you’re probably feeling the squeeze of this historically tight labor market. There are no signs that this trend will slow down soon, which is great news for workers but makes our jobs even more difficult and crucial. Job boards, referrals, and even LinkedIn are all less effective than they used to be.

8 Questions With Will Staney On Starting Proactive Talent Strategies & The Evolution Of Recruiting

Proactive Talent

If you’re a small or medium-sized company with very limited resources, what free tools can you use beyond LinkedIn and job boards to improve your recruiting efforts? Does your company have an employer brand and does it matter? How do you go about building a strong employer brand to help your company attract and recruit top talent? Q: Tell us a little about your background and how you came to found Proactive Talent Strategies.

Webinar Q&A: Hard-to-Fill Roles, Fulfilled!

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Kelly Piccininni, Talent Acquisition Manager. Kelly is responsible for recruitment, retention and employer branding at Northside Hospital , where she manages a team of 40. Jessica Summerfield, Social Media Specialist. Jessica helps tell the Advocate Aurora Health employer brand story through social media, employee stories, employer ambassador activation, career site strategy and more. Employer Branding Recruitment Marketing

Check out our new look + Office of the future + Clubhouse + Top HR questions to ask yourself for 2021 + Difference between recruiting & TA


So, let’s see what you’re thinking on that front: I’m on Clubhouse and looking for better HR / Employer Branding content. I’m on Clubhouse and have already found great HR / Employer Branding content. FEATURED HR & TALENT JOBS.

How To Use Social Media for Employee Onboarding

Recruiting Daily

Recruiters always talk about finding “top talent,” but the truth is, most of the time, it’s damn near impossible just to find even minimally qualified ones, no matter how mediocre that ‘talent’ actually is. A full 54% of employers recently reported that they currently had open positions for which they have been unable to fill due to their inability to find qualified candidates, according to a recent Harris Poll conducted for CareerBuilder.

How Will ATS’ Improve Social Media Hiring in 2020?


Social media hiring is growing in importance. It helps you strengthen your employer brand. You build your talent pipeline faster. Want to improve social media hiring in 2020? Social media has changed recruitment significantly—in a relatively short period of time. Many HR professionals don’t understand how an applicant tracking system supports social media recruiting. ATS’ were introduced before social media.

Get Ready for 2015: Ten Top Actionable Talent Acquisition Trends


And what will you do if you cannot find the talent you need when you need it? and I presented a webinar that outlined ten actionable trends that we think will make a difference in talent acquisition (TA) in 2015. Is your employment brand simply irresistible? And are your employees brand ambassadors for your organization? And leading-edge companies have dedicated social media strategists to curate content.