Podcast

A Distributed, Embedded Approach to Employer Brand

On every episode of the Employer Branding Podcast we ask the same question: what is your main talent challenge? And almost every employer branding expert we speak to gives a similar response; they’re trying to hire more tech talent but...

How Social Listening Helped Mars, Inc. Evaluate Its EVP

Across the globe, businesses are scrambling to add new hires while trying to make the changes needed to stand out in a competitive talent marketplace. For many organizations, that means taking a closer look at not just what you expect...

How to Get Leadership to Buy Into an EVP Strategy

When you’re in charge of implementing an employee value proposition (EVP) or employer brand strategy across a global company, you can’t do it alone. Yes, you may be able to research and identify why people have joined and stayed at...

How Top Tech Talent’s Values Have Shifted Post-Pandemic

Standing out to top tech talent used to be all about the perks your business could offer. Tech companies offered amenities like yoga classes, gyms, restaurant-quality food, nap pods, game rooms, and more. In the post-pandemic world, however, those types...

Why Employee Advocacy Is More Important Than Ever in a Post-Pandemic World

When it comes to your employer brand, your strongest advocates are often the people who live it day-in and day-out—your employees. But wanting a strong employee advocacy presence is one thing. Actually making it happen involves a lot of hard...

How Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Can Inform Your Employer Branding Content

The summer of 2020 found many businesses reexamining the state of diversity, inclusion, and belonging in their organizations. And while many public statements were made about new initiatives and policies, a year later it’s time to see which organizations actually...

What’s Your Employer Brand’s Je Ne Sais Quoi?

“What does great look like?” This was the question one tech company asked itself as it began to explore its “je ne sais quoi”—or, as it’s known at other companies, its employee value proposition. Talend was on a mission to...

How Employer Brand Leaders Can Grow Brand Awareness

Ashley Cheretes faces a challenge familiar to many employer brand leaders: Her company isn’t top-of-mind for many candidates, despite touching millions of lives. “Cigna is the most well-known unknown company,” jokes Cheretes, Cigna’s Head of Marketing, Talent Acquisition. “When you...

What Employee-Generated Content Does to Your Employer Brand

Employee-generated content may not be as strategically crafted as something straight from your marketing department. Its messaging may be more candid than what your company usually posts to LinkedIn. But these markers of authenticity are exactly what make employee-generated content...