In the pantheon of awful things, looking for a job is right up there with waxing and breakups. It’s painful, full of uncertainty, and makes you question everything. Yes, waxing does that. Trust. I’ve been there. I was laid off twice before starting Three Ears Media, and both scenarios caught me off guard and turned my life plans in a …
When to write about, and leave out, benefits in your job posting.
Know what makes our industry look bad? Most candidate email automation, but especially saying “thanks, but no thanks” as an automatic reply to a job. We know candidates are putting it all on the line. I mean, no one wakes up and decides to quit their corporate jobs with great benefits and bonuses. It takes vulnerability. Risk. That “change” thing we all …
This Justin Bieber video series is brilliant, and there’s a lesson here for corporate America’s PR and employer branding teams about workplace videos.
If you’re still using stock photos on your career site, shame on you. There’s an easy and affordable option to overhaul your site photography now.
Three ways to make your crisis communications more humane as you approach and create content you’ve never written before as a talent leader.
The timing of your employment assessment matters. Post apply usually isn’t it. Here’s Katrina Kibben’s advice on how to create an assessment experience.
Feedback poorly delivered chips away at that meaning we need so badly from work. It chips away at the belief that a job could ever be a positive place.
Stop guessing and using a creative job title. You’re decreasing traffic to your job posting and hurting your future employee’s job prospects. Here’s why.
“Did you see our careers site?” I mumble, “yes,” knowing what they are going to say next. I get the question every time. “Well, what do you think of it?” I use the same answer every time, too: “Do you want the explicit truth or the polished answer?” I usually laugh when I say this to break the awkward silence …
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