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#RedBranchWeekly Tech Hubs, Knowing Your Workforce, Visual Career Sites & 5 Marketing Hacks

Red Branch Media has had a very exciting week! Check out some of our client wins and new developments.

This week in The #RedBranchWeekly:

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Beyond Silicon Valley Tech Hubs (@recruiterbox)

Where are you looking for tech talent these days? In this post recruiterbox proves that not all tech talent is in Silicon Valley anymore. There are lots of tech conferences and meetups happening all over. Take a look at this post to discover the one closest to you.

So You Think You Know Your Workforce (@herdwisdom)

Did you know? 80% of your employees are probably stressed at work. This has been linked to drastic decreases in profit margins and rises in turnover. Herd Wisdom says probably a lot of times in this article since these stats are not taken directly from your company. With the use of Herd Wisdom’s surveys you can keep a pulse on your organization and keep your employees happy.

Let’s Get Visual, Visual (@vissoft)

How does your career page look? Does it offer any sort of interesting content to the people browsing open positions? Visibility Software talks about the power of visual art on website pages and how much more likely someone is to click on a video or a picture rather than just text.

How 3 Major Companies Do Telework (@grjobinterview)

Lots of companies are allowing their workers to work remotely. This has been proven to increase a workers performance and also raise their workplace happiness. There are still companies that are afraid of allowing workers to telecommute. This could possibly be a micromanaging issue? Or the employer might not trust their employees? Either way in this article GreenJobInterview shows how successful companies allow their employees to work remotely.

5 Marketing Hacks to Start Using in Your Recruiting Process Today (@vissoft)

There are always new tricks and technologies that will help you in your recruiting process. While establishing yourself as an industry leader is important there isn’t always time to do so. With these five hacks you will be able to automate a lot of practices and also stay active on social media.

Are You Guilty of Rankism?Probably (@herdwisdom)

“Instilling respect up and down the chain of command so that we can rebalance our relationships in the workplace, at home, even in how we as a nation treat other nations, is an idea that is not new, of course. But the prospect of a dignitarian movement that links all of these spheres is new.”

The topic of lack of respect, and dignified treatment in the workplace is often met with a, “That’s just the way the world works.” attitude. Fuller contends that a congratulatory slap on the secretaries butt was also “Just the way the world works” not too long ago.

The Recruiting Power Struggle (@recruiterbox)

“Recruiters and hiring managers have been struggling to attract and retain top talent, especially in the STEM areas for years. For those employers who are non-believers in the talent shortage, consider that one Silicon Valley sequence and storage analysis firm, DNAnexus, offered a $20,00 referral bonus for successful referrals. This particular bonus was for the somewhat common position of software engineer. Granted, Silicon Valley is a small bubble when it comes to that specific position but it’s still indicative of just how in demand talent can be.”

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