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My name is James Ellis (this is me: LinkedIn, books, articles, and podcast).

If recruiting was working, would every TA leader, recruiter, HRBP and employer brander you know be burned out?


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-James Ellis

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Yeah, I’m that #employerbrand nerd. 🎛️ Employer Brand Labs: http://employerbrandlabs.com 🎛️ 📙 Talent Chooses You: http://employerbrandbook.com 📙 🎙️ The Talent Cast podcast: http://thetalentcast.com 🎙️