James Ellis

James Ellis

James Ellis is the lead employer brand consultant at Proactive Talent and host of the highly-rated podcast The Talent Cast. Based in Chicago, you can reach him via Twitter @TheWarForTalent or on JamesEllis.us.

Recruiting’s Magic Bullet

Every recruiter, regardless of business, industry, or company size, is being asked the same thing by hiring managers: Find me more and better talent. Sadly, those increased demands don’t come with increased budgets. While marketing can point to increased sales…

Walk It Back: The Content Value Litmus Test

Editor’s note: Most of our content focuses on candidate identification. This piece is for our readers who also hold employer branding responsibilities within their organizations.  Everybody (and I mean everybody) is talking about content and how it can impact business,…

Google+ Is Dead. Long Live Google+

Google+ Is Dead. Long Live Google+

By now you’ve heard the announcement that “Google+ is dead.” Besieged by reports that Facebook had more users (true), more engagement (also true), and longer visit lengths (very true), Google+ has been on some kind of death watch for more…