employment branding

Fall 2017 Speaker Preview: Celebrating Local Company Cultures

Lauryn Sargent, who will be speaking at the Fall 2017 recruitDC event on Dec 7, shares stories of local DC area companies she's worked with recently to create story-based recruitment marketing campaigns that focus on unique aspects of their company cultures. 

Why recruitDC Matters To Me

The amazingly talented Audra Knight appears on recruitDC today. She'll discuss why you should be coming to next week's event, and what recruitDC has meant to her. We're looking forward to seeing Audra share her expertise next week. 

Session Recap – Maren Hogan – Employer Branding for Dirty Jobs

So many times, we find ourselves listening to how one giant company with an abundance of ping pong tables and fat jack stock options found itself on the receiving end of tons of lovely Glassdoor reviews and adoring candidates.I am happy for those companies of course and I won’t lie and say that building a...

Speaker Preview: Chris Kurtz – Employee Generated Content – HR’s Swiss Army Knife

Our last speaker preview before tomorrow's conference brings us in touch with Chris Kurtz of PeerThru. Chris' session will show how employee generated content can be the most useful tool in your recruiting and branding effortsSee you Thursday!

HR Tech Fest Coming to DC!

Conferences are flocking to DC, it seems! We've got a special offer for our recruitDC community, courtesy of The Eventful Group. HR Tech Fest is coming to DC April 20 through the 22nd. As a member of the recruitDC community, they are offering a Buy One Get One ticket price with an additional $100 off the...

Fall 2015 Speaker Preview: Celinda Appleby

The question I have been getting a TON lately is:  "How to do you come up with campaign/content ideas?"The short answer, is they come to me at the weirdest times, so I keep lots of notes on my Iphone. I also read  WAY too much and follow news outlets/trends that inspire me. News and Pop...

To Find the Right Candidates, Take a Different Approach

Most companies that are hiring for sales or customer service roles tend to do so at large volume, attracting thousands of applicants. Yet, despite the multitude of applicants, CEB data show that 72 percent are of average quality at best.The reason why? Candidates today are far less picky in the early stages of a job...

Brand Like A CMO – Employer Branding Training From exaqueo

We're always sharing opportunities for learning and development for the recruitDC community. Interested in amping up your Employer Branding efforts? exaqueo is hosting their "Brand Like A CMO" class on June 11th and 12th in Washington, DC. If you’re a Talent Acquisition and/or Employer Brand leader, no doubt you often struggle with how to best position, partner...

The Greener Grass

By Lori Reed For nearly half of my life, I have worked in recruiting and shown candidates the way to greener grass. Having just returned from the proverbial “other side of the fence”, I cannot resist the temptation to find the teaching moments for myself and my community of Recruiters. Job searching and recruiting, two...

2014 Candidate Experience Awards – Celebrating 6 DC-Area Winners!

By Ben Gotkin Last week I had the privilege of attending the first ever Candidate Experience Symposium in Chicago, where the 2014 Candidate Experience Award (CandE) Winners were announced and where we heard from many of the winners themselves and HR luminaries such as Libby Sartain on what it takes to deliver a world-class candidate...
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