Topic: Recruiting

Essential Tips for Turning Employees Into Social Media Ambassadors Hootsuite's HR guru says it's time to rewrite corporate policies

While you might not need an expert to tell you your staff is spending time on Facebook and Twitter, Ambrosia Humphrey, vp of talent at Hootsuite, says too many companies…

February 18, 2015, 7:00 AM EST

Designer Creates Delicious Résumé With the Winning Ingredient Baked Right In How she scored an instant interview and the job

It's not so strange for folks to bring cookies, cakes and candies to work and share them with colleagues. But for job applicants to prepare treats and serve them to…

April 8, 2014, 9:57 AM EDT

Agency Poaches Talent by Mailing Out Books With a Phone Hidden Inside Says it saved $80K in headhunter fees

Ah, it's the old hollowed-out-book-with-a-phone-in-it trick! FP7 in Dubai got smart by taking a novel approach to avoid hefty headhunter fees. The shop placed cellphones inside die-cut, faux ad industry books…

March 6, 2014, 9:12 AM EST

Job Bank Chief Apologizes After Anti-Millennial 'Humility Lesson' Backfires Harsh emails to applicants go viral

Many older marketing pros may feel millennials have a lot to learn. But this week served up an important reminder for all of us: If you can't think of anything…

February 26, 2014, 9:12 AM EST

Ditch Work Early and Cover Your Tracks With the Happy Hour Virus Agency recruiting effort fakes computer crashes

Is it possible to have work-life balance in the advertising biz? Sure, with the right amount of self-inflicted sabotage. That's the idea behind "The Happy Hour Virus" from Colorado agency TDA_Boulder,…

November 14, 2013, 10:06 AM EST

Game Studio Trashes Rivals as Children, Old Men and Sellouts Kixeye recruitment video pulls no punches

Taking pot shots at your competition is always a ballsy move. This week, the award for biggest gonads goes to game studio Kixeye, whose raunchy recruitment ad is drawing quite…

August 3, 2012, 11:07 AM EDT

The shortage of digital talent in advertising

By Brian Morrissey It might seem like doom and gloom on the jobs front in the ad industry, but there are some who are still in demand, notably digital talent. Check…

September 23, 2009, 6:36 PM EDT