Five Fun Facts about Jennifer Tracy

Back in 2003 Jennifer Tracy was at ARAMARK running their newly launched staffing centers. She was doing some amazing (some might call them revolutionary!) things, and as a then recruiting product manager I had to come see for myself. Her ideas are truly inspiring and she is someone I’ve been continually learning from and collaborating […]

Recruiting Starts with LinkedIn, Unless You Have a Strategy

A few weeks we discussed two recruiting turnaround tales (which you can read here: tale 1, tale 2). It was noted that both were using the same failing solution at the start. That solution was LinkedIn. Don’t get me wrong, I love LinkedIn. I use it frequently, and for many employers it’s an amazing and […]

Ten Gems – March 2019

Yesterday’s April Fools post was about Amazon’s choosing Memphis for HQ2. In writing this article, I discovered that I literally grew inside an arboretum (pic is above) and according to someone named Jennifer in support, if we all email: saying “please consider adding direct flights to and from Boston/Memphis,” it can only help. These […]

Amazon HQ2 Take 2 – Picks Memphis?! Wow!!

It didn’t come as a huge surprise to me when recently Amazon scrapped their plans to set up a headquarters in Queens. But I was completely stunned (and thrilled!) to learn about their new plan to put their HQ2 in my hometown of Memphis, TN. Amazon, I cannot commend you enough for this choice and […]

Five Fun Facts about Tara Torres

If you know Tara Torres, you know she’s a force that cultivates relationships, builds great teams, and advocates for great solutions. Today she’s doing this on two fronts: as a Talent Acquisition Business Initiatives Manager, VP at Wells Fargo, and as a CEO of her own Business: Getting Nailed with Tara. Starting her own business has […]

Solution Spotlight: KRT asks, do you have any geeks watching over your media?

A few weeks ago, we did a blog series called a Tale of Two Turnarounds and in part 2, I mentioned using a programmatic marketing solution. Even in the industry, this is an often unknown strategy. This post is an effort to shine a light on what programmatic marketing is, why it’s essential in a […]

If a Recruiting Ad is Clicked, but Not Tracked, Did it Really Happen?

Recruiting ads often feel like trees falling in the forest with no one there to listen. Back in 2015, the folks at CareerXRoads discontinued their annual Source of Hire Report. It wasn’t because understanding the effectiveness of ads by source is not important for employers. Rather, it’s because in today’s constantly evolving world, tracking ads has […]

A Tale of Two Turnarounds – #2: Recruiting 1099 Sales Reps

Last week, we told the first tale of a company with a failing recruitment strategy that was relatively easy to solve. This week, in our second tale, we’ll take a look at another company facing different and more challenging issues, all the while on a tight budget. We had to get creative, but luckily the […]

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