The Talent Cast

The World's Most Caffeinated Employer Brand Podcast

From James Ellis, this podcast is dedicated to making you smarter about recruiting and hiring. It's time to reinvent employer branding, recruiting, and hiring from the ground up!

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Chicken or the Egg?

The age old question: where should employer branding live? TA? Marketing? Comms?

Like the "chicken or the egg" question, the answer involves a lot of evolution...

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Who's In Charge?

Who's in charge of the company? Leadership, right? Well, recently it sure seems like the employees are making their voices heard in the strategic direction of a company.
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Taking a Stand

Yes, it is absolutely time for your employer brand to quit playing it safe. You and your brand need to take a stand for something.
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What is Employer Brand For?

It may seem like a simple question, but how you answer it determines the scope of your work. If you want to keep the employer brand function from being a funnel-filler or the "swag maven," you need to answer the question right.
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Fan Fiction and Employer Brand Universes

Are your fans telling your story?
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Ellis is bringing the future of effective talent acquisition to you

It’s a recipe for talent acquisition success: Take two parts marketing and branding experience, one part recruiting and talent acquisition thought leadership. Add a dash of fearlessness and a willingness to breaking unwritten rules. Shake well and serve in the funniest container you can find.

James Ellis isn’t your average speaker. He brings wit, energy and humor to subjects you might expect to be dry. He combines years of experience helping everyone from Fortune 10 companies to 12-person agencies understand their own employer brands, activate them, and connect them to their investment in recruitment marketing. Then he makes it interesting and funny while still being valuable and actionable.

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The Team

James Ellis

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Noted employer brand speaker, author and consultant, based in Chicago, IL.

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