Case Studies 5
In the following Q&A, Debbie Tuel, CareerBuilder’s director of mobile solutions, sits down with Kip Welch, director of recruiting at Chesapeake Energy Corporation, to discuss the company’s recent experience creating a mobile-optimized recruitment strategy, the benefits gained from going mobile and the lessons learned along the way.
Debbie Tuel: What led Chesapeake originally to invest in a mobile career site?
Two years ago, Wayne Cook (pictured), chief executive officer of Cook Systems International, was looking at the availability of technology talent and realized something needed to change – and fast. Not only was the supply of affordable talent failing to meet the demand for it, but employers were struggling to hold on to the talent they had – particularly in the area of Java development.
As the U.S. skilled labor supply continues to tighten, economic development groups are finding it increasingly difficult to show site selectors and businesses what they want to see: the availability of skilled workers.
The following case study demonstrates how, with the right data and collaboration, small towns in rural America can compete (and win) in the global economy.
When the Belgian high-tech materials company Umicore decided to expand its germanium wafer1 production to the U.S., its search led it to three cities: Phoenix, Albuquerque and, Quapaw, Okla.
Emerald Performance Materials, LLC markets technologically advanced specialty chemicals for a broad range of food and industrial applications. Emerald’s products play a variety of roles in the products that are consumed and used every day enabling them to last longer, look, smell, taste or perform better.
Recently, CareerBuilder released its new e-book,Streaming Talent: Using Online Video to Create a Virtual Candidate Experience, Differentiate Your Company and Recruit Top Talent.
Video may have killed the radio star, but don’t judge it too harshly. When it comes to recruitment, more employers are finding that video is an increasingly powerful resource.
Online video is the fastest growing medium for consuming content, and companies are investing in video to help them attract better candidates, brand themselves as an employer of choice, differentiate themselves from their competitors and create a more efficient recruiting process.
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