8 Famous Jeff Bezos Quotes to Inspire Candidate Experience

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One of Amazon’s greatest advantages is their ability to innovate the customer experience. And we in recruiting all know the “candidate” IS the “customer”. We decided to have some fun and take 8 Jeff Bezos quotes and replace “customer” with “candidate”. Read these over and really zoom out. Are you obsessively focused on candidates and creating… Read more »

5 Ways to Increase Traffic to Your “Work from Home” Jobs

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Do you have work-from-home job openings? Did you know that last month there were at least 478,424 people who Googled words or phrases related to “work from home jobs”. Almost every candidate at some point in their life would love to work at home. Here are 5 ways to get more candidate traffic to your… Read more »

Amazon Has $1.2 million in Market Value per Employee to Attract Talent

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Thanks to “Larry the Recruiter” of Management and Capital Partners for pointing out this interesting video from NYU Marketing Professor Scott Galloway.  Amazon is notorious for de-prioritizing profits and instead focusing on growth. Professor Galloway makes the point that Amazon’s sacrifice of profits has boosted its market value so much that Amazon now has 10X the market value… Read more »

Amazon Builds Candidate Experience Content Management System for All Employees to Use

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We found a surprising nugget at Amazon.jobs when we did our 20 of the Best Company Career Sites article. They now have an Amazon Candidate Experience microsite and on there was a one-line bullet claiming that Amazon now possesses a home-grown content management system allowing ALL employees to publish content on Amazon.jobs. Here’s the bullet (also pictured below): “We built a… Read more »

The 14 Amazonian Recruiting Videos (all Women!)

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I’m real impressed by Amazon’s Beyond the Badge set of recruiting videos utilizing different female team members. A few reasons: Video length — Each recruitment video is around one minute or less– this is good. Ongig’s data shows that candidates usually trail off after about 45 to 60 seconds. Diversity — The videos are all of women, which… Read more »