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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Useless Facts

To quote the one and only David Byrne (of Talking Heads, duh):

"Facts are simple and facts are straight
Facts are lazy and facts are late
Facts all come with points of view
Facts don't do what I want them to"

Go to any career site and you'll see facts. Oodles and oodles of facts that mostly tell us nothing. And yet we keep stuffing facts into our work, despite the fact that they don't differentiate our brands or do much to support our narrative.

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The Expectations Game

If you want to attract candidates, promise them the moon. But if you want them to engage and even stick around, you are going to have to learn how to set, manage (and occasionally exceed) candidate expectations.
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No New Tale To Tell

In this episode we think about story structure as a metaphor for how you can build your own brand.
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Why Employer Brands Fail - Part Three

There are six common, but rarely-discussed, reasons why a company's employer brand initiative (or project or function) will fail.
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Why Employer Brands Fail - Part Two

There are six common, but rarely-discussed, reasons why a company's employer brand initiative (or project or function) will fail...
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