- Effectively communicating what we do as a business in a fun and interactive manner.
- Streamlining the user experience so that it is easy for applicants to find and apply for positions.
- Conveying the company as a great place to work with excellent benefits and programs (and it is!).
- Aligning the recruiting
Original source: Social Networks and Talent Strategies, by Alice Snell
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