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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Let us be blunt: the metrics we often use (time to fill, funnel conversion rates, quality of hire, cost per hire, etc) are... imprecise. And to be even more blunt, they aren't the kind of metrics that anyone outside of TA cares about.

But what if there was one metric that every leader in every part of the business would immediately understand? Something they could all align to?

There may be such a metric, even if it may not be possible to use.

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Creative vs Position

Which one creates the stronger employer brand message?
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Finite and Infinite

Does your employer brand strategy change when when you have a fixed talent pool?
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What Really Changed?

Sure, everything seems different, but does that mean your employer brand has to, too?
Listen to What Really Changed?

The Four Drivers of Employer Brand

What makes your employer brand... your brand?
Listen to The Four Drivers of Employer Brand

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

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

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