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Building Your Business Case for Recruitment Marketing recruitment marketing strategy

Once you’ve recognized that you’re not going to get the recruiting results that you want by doing the same thing you’ve always done, you need to communicate how a new approach - recruitment marketing - is going to serve your company and meet your business goals. You’ve...

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Four Reasons to Switch to a Proactive Recruiting Strategy strategy

HR professionals aren’t the only people thinking about recruiting. Recruiting is on the minds of business owners and executives who are tasked with implementing business strategy because they know that their ability to meet their business goals depends in large part on their ability to...

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Why You Need to Change Your Reactive Recruiting Strategy strategy

If you have been involved with hiring for your company, you probably know how this scene plays out. You have a position to fill so you post the job. Applicants come in and you screen the candidates for a shortlist, and so on. You end up with a hire that may or may not be a good fit. Time will...

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Two Reasons Why Your Recruiting Process is Broken recruitment marketing strategy

No one has to tell you that it’s difficult to find the workers you need. That’s stating the obvious. A low unemployment economy, however, isn’t the only challenge that you need to overcome in order to swing that situation around. Chances are good that if you’re still doing...

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How Buyer Personas Help You Fish in the Right Lake strategy

Imagine for a moment that you went to a lake, launched your boat, and started to fish without knowing if the body of water was an environment where fish could thrive. Your results will be hit or miss. You could be super lucky and get a bite with every cast. You could go through the whole day...

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Jobs Theory for Marketing: Simple But Not Easy strategy

I was recently introduced to “Jobs Theory” and decided to learn more about it so I have started reading the book, “Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice” by Clayton Christensen. Before I even finished the book, I liked how the author distilled...

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Resonance - The Simple and Profound Reason We Need to Be Storytellers storytelling strategy

Something a client said at a meeting recently has been mulling around in my head. What she said was a great compliment, although I don’t think she realized it. She validated that my work with their organization is not just to help them with marketing, but it’s also to change the way...

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Is Your Marketing Recipe Cooking Up the Right Results? strategy

Have you ever made lasagna from scratch? It’s laborious but worth the effort. It’s what I make for my family when I want to love on them with food. Different people have different versions of the recipe, but the basic ingredients of pasta, tomato sauce, seasonings and cheeses mixed...

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Talking with Customers is Better Than a Survey customer success storytelling strategy

There is a not so sneaky way to get your clients to appreciate you and to extend their thanks for all you do for them. It has to do with your responsiveness, but it’s more than customer service and doing what you say you will do. When you nurture your relationship with your client so that...

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How Talking About Yourself Backfires on Your Website Results strategy

What if you were looking for a home builder and the websites that you landed on said this – “We have hammers. We have nails. We have lots of other building tools, too. We have people who know how to use these tools. Our people are really proud of what they can do with these tools. We...

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