How To Recruit with Instagram

In this special episode of The Jim Stroud Show, Jim interviews Jeremy Langhans to discuss innovation in recruiting. Specifically, Jeremy details how he leveraged Instagram to recruit passive candidates during his tenure at Starbucks. Furthermore, he discusses the choices one makes when managing a career site. Should you create multiple mobile versions of the same site, or do something different? Jeremy opted for the latter. Tune in to get inspired.

00:18 – Jeremy Langhans, how are you sir?
00:36 – Let people know who you are and what you do
01:45 – Who is leveraging Instagram from a recruiting perspective?
03:37 – The strategy, really, was a picture is worth a thousand words.
05:34 – Starbucks being such a strong brand, did you encounter any negativity using Instagram (to recruit)?
07:43 – Here is an opportunity to share the experience of working at Starbucks
09:00 – Maybe even on Pinterest for that matter. What do you think of that?
10:25 – You need to listen to your community, reply and engage with them
11:37 – One thing I learned when I took over the career center at Starbucks
12:07 – The second option I had was going with Fluid CSS or Responsive Web Design
12:55 – Tells the server what size the window is and delivers the page
14:00 – I am speaking at the national SHRM conference in Atlanta

To contact Jeremy Langhans:

Job Search Tips: How To Find Hidden Jobs [video]

Did you know that traditional job searches leave you at a disadvantage? Why? Simply put, there are a lot of unadvertised jobs that you are overlooking everyday. If you do not know about these hidden jobs. its because you have been looking in the wrong places. Its time to do something different!


00:26 – Thank you National Urban League
00:39 – Shout-outs to: Bernard Hodes Group
02:13 – Who is Jim Stroud?
04:14 – Where do companies hire from the most?
07:37 – Would a recruiter be able to find your resume by doing this?
11:26 – This is how I position myself to be found by recruiters
17:09 – Why you should be on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
19:36 – LinkedIn Tips for Job Seekers
29:38 – Twitter Tips for Job Seekers
32:58 – Google Plus Tips for Job Seekers
35:25 – Facebook Tips for Job Seekers
42:33 – Tips for Managing Your Online Reputation
47:00 – How to manager your privacy settings on Facebook (OMG! Do this now.)
50:40 – Do this to make it easier for recruiters to find you.
53:01 – Cool Tool for managing your online reputation
57:47 – I suggest you search job boards you’ve never heard of. Here’s how
01:02:05 – A VERY interesting website that I recommend job seekers check out.
01:04:48 – Want to chat with me?

Please pass this video on to anyone (and everyone) you know who may be looking for work or are currently working, but want to make a change.



Finding Hidden Jobs Online

I am a bit behind in my preparations for the next season of The Jim Stroud Show, but never fear. Its coming. 🙂

In the interim, allow me to share this little tidbit.

I am giving a webinar on “Finding Hidden Jobs Online” on April 10th at 1:00pm EST. It is being brought to you by Bernard Hodes Group and The National Urban League. Bring pad and pencil and be ready for information overload as I share cutting edge job search strategies for finding work in these uncertain economic times. Click here or on the image below to register.

See you there!


Social Recruiting Training and Boolean Search Training

Social Recruiting Training and Boolean Search Training has taken up a lot of Jim’s time. So much so, that he has to take a quick break from his show. As such, this episode marks the end of Season 4 of The Jim Stroud Show. Look for Jim to return in April 2012 with new episodes. Subscribe now so that you do not miss out on all of the fun.