How To Leverage Human-Centered Design In Your Employment Brand Strategy

I learned the back-story on LinkedIn Pulse today from the leader of an Innovation Lab I’m participating in. I didn’t fact-check, so here’s my historically accurate version of the story:… Get the Rest

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Straight Outta Your Employees: The Power of User-Generated Content

Straight Outta Compton, the musical biopic about hip-hop group N.W.A,  opened two weeks ago to the tune of $60.2M in box office sales, steamrolling their initial $40M projections.


Elevate Your Employment Brand with a Successful Employee Photo Shoot (Quick and Dirty Guide!)

Cell phones, GoPros and highly affordable digital cameras coupled with Instagram, Snap Chat and Vine provide anyone in charge of branding or communications quick and dirty access to


3 FREE Tools: Recruit like a Marketer by Training Like a Marketer

If you’ve read it in a blog post once, you’ve seen it re-tweeted, re-shared and re-posted 1000x. Recruiting=marketing. Or to some degree, recruiters should adopt elements of marketing into

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Recruit like a Marketer: Brainstorming for Results (and Action!)

My brain is officially fried on brainstorming.  It’s just been one of those weeks and yes, I’m aware it’s only Wednesday. Please send Starbuck’s gift cards to hollanddombeck@gmail.com The


Multi-Generation Employment Branding and the Whole Foods Dilemma

Whole Foods made some noise last week following their announcement of a new lower-cost chain of stores geared at the millennial generation. While limited details around the new

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We’ll Call You When We Want Pleated Khakis: Workplace Humor from HBO’s Silicon Valley

I absolutely love this time of year. The days are warmer, longer, and my work attire is once again accented with wedges instead of tights. This time of the

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#Mobilegeddon: Did You Survive?

Hello and happy Earth Day 2015, FOT Nation! I assume if you’re reading this that you are alive and well post Mobilegeddon---but is your career site’s search ranking? If


Employment Branding: The Maker Vs. The Manager

I recently rediscovered Paul Graham’s classic 2009 essay, “Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule,” and it’s making me reevaluate how I approach my work. In the article, Graham breaks information workers

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Mobile Recruiting: Have You Cracked The Code? (Part 1 of 2)

I want to preface this post by sharing how much I love Chipotle, specifically their Barbacoa tacos. Spicy, shredded beef, seared, then slowly braised for hours in a