The Post and Pray Podcast: To Land Top Talent, You’ve Got To Tell The Story. #ChooseATL

Cara Lucas Holland Dombeck, HR & Marketing, in the news, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing

The word “choice” plays an active role in today’s guest’s mission to attract top talent to the Atlanta area. Aptly named ChooseATL, the organization’s Vice-President, Kate Atwood, capitalizes on our on-demand society as she markets Atlanta to worldwide talent, beginning with–what else–the campaign’s very name. #notacoincedence If you take a look at their website, you’ll peruse Atlanta’s open jobs with various industries …

The Long Game: Recruitment Marketing Accountability

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, HR, HR & Marketing, Recruitment Marketing

If you find yourself at a holiday party this season and your recruitment marketing friend busts out John Wanamaker’s famous quote, “Half of my advertising is wasted; I just don’t know which half” you can do one of two things: 1) turn and walk away because that person has had too much wine and is probably annoying AF or, 2) …

Peace Up, A-Town Down: Best-in-Class Talent Attraction Example from a Municipality

Holland Dombeck McCue Always Be Closing, Holland Dombeck, HR, HR & Marketing, Recruiting

I – like most Atlanta residents – am a transplant to this great city; I moved here after graduating in 2008 (rough times) with my now husband to start my career and a life together. Over the last seven years, I have seen Atlanta grow exponentially, much in part to our booming start up community, top-ranked universities and an uptick …

The FOT Sonic Video: Visit Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett at HR Tech 2015!

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, HR, HR Tech, HR Technology, Kris Dunn, Recruiting, Tim Sackett

Kris Dunn and Tim Sackett are hitting the road this month, and they’re coming to a town near you (email subscribers click through for video – recorded in a Camry in Grand Rapids, MI last week)! (Well, if you’re in Vegas or the immediate surrounding area on October 18th – 21st, specifically. Small window, we know.) Seriously, though, if you’re …

The Post and Pray Podcast: Recruit Like a Marketer

Cara Lucas Good HR, Holland Dombeck, HR & Marketing, Recruiting

On this episode of The Post and Pray Podcast, host Holland Dombeck talks to Katrina Kibben, Director of Marketing at RecruitingDaily.com, on a topic we love to talk about at FOT: Applying Marketing Best Practices to Talent Management. Listen below to find out what marketing tips Katrina says recruiters can use to their advantage! FOT Note – “The Post and Pray …

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

Holland Dombeck McCue Always Be Closing, Candidate Pool, Employment Branding and Culture, Holland Dombeck, HR, Recruiting

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: Basically, these two sharp guys attending Standford created the news aggregator, formerly known as Pulse, around the time the iPad was first rolled out. The guys would approach coffee shop …

The Post and Pray Podcast: The Fear Factor – Moving Past Anxiety in Social Recruiting

Cara Lucas Holland Dombeck, HR, HR & Marketing, Podcast, Recruiting

Paralyzed by fear? Avoiding the inevitable? STILL posting and… praying?! C’mon. It’s 2015. But… some of us are still tossing up a hail Mary when it comes to a recruiting industry practice that should be a must (not a should) in the 21st century—using social media to simply be… social. On this episode of The Post and Pray Podcast, host …

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

Holland Dombeck McCue Holland Dombeck, HR, HR & Marketing, Pop Culture, Recruiting, Social Media, Social Media and Talent, Social Recruiting, Talent Strategy

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. The film attributes opening weekend success to a strong marketing campaign with a wildly successful social media play.  For most of August, social media streams have been plastered with ‘Straight Outta…’ memes …

Summertime… And The Demos Are Easy.

Kelly Dingee Kelly Dingee, Social Media and Talent, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Sourcing, Uncategorized

Summer is here.  Time to get my sourcing demos on… I tend to hoard these demos until summer, thinking work will be lighter then. It’s not.  So I plan a couple of hours each week to check out new tools for the team. Up first? Crystal. It’s a slightly freaky email tool that can assess your target by their online activity, guiding …

Closing Is What Matters

John Whitaker Innovation, Uncategorized

Oh man, that was really painful to watch. One shot down, one hole to go, and Dustin Johnson pipes two perfect shots that only a select few humans can even dream of. Striding up the 18th fairway, “DJ” had the walk of a gun-slinger—all he was missing was a six-shooter and a black duster. Unfortunately, in professional golf, you don’t make your …