Human Resources

Five Targeting Strategies for Paid LinkedIn Advertising

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Chances are, you’re regularly using LinkedIn to connect with other like-minded professionals. The platform is a great way to network, find people to form partnerships with, and recruit prospective employees. But it’s also an effective tool for advertising – to strategically get in front of your ideal audience and boost the number of qualified leads…

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Where Madison Avenue Meets Paradise

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Nestled in the heart of Central Long Island is the only Long Island advertising agency privileged enough to be directly adjacent to a 543-acre preserve known as Caleb Smith State Park Preserve—SMM Advertising. Our location and four-foot windows at ground level overlooking the park allow us to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday client…

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Why Employee Satisfaction Is an Effective Marketing Tool

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You respect them. You couldn’t dream of having a successful business without them. You understand their importance to your success and realize that your organization could not thrive without them. And with that in mind, you put in a great deal of effort to keep them satisfied. At first blush, you may think this describes…

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A Strong Employer Brand

Employer Branding: Proposition, experience, engagement, talent, communication, corporate identity, reputation

In today’s competitive business world, having a strong employer brand helps to attract and retain top talent. Just as consumers may be attracted to a brand’s goods and services, people are attracted to a company’s reputation as an employer. A brand that resonates with the kind of people your organization wants to hire is a great…

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Top 10 Ways to Super Charge and Optimize Your Job Postings

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[imageframe lightbox=”no” style_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” stylecolor=”” align=”right” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe] Trying to hire? In 2015, the chances are that your candidates will type a job title into a search engine. This is why it is important to optimize your job postings and keep them highly visible. If candidates can’t find your postings, you…

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Your next hire … left brain vs right brain … what side of the brain aisle are they on?

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[imageframe lightbox=”no” style_type=”” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” stylecolor=”” align=”right” animation_type=”fade” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe] Brain functions and why they matter to marketers Having spent over 30 years in the marketing business, I’ve seen many changes. The tactics we use, the metrics we calculate and the strategies for approaching project goals have all evolved into a myriad of…wonder.…

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The Game’s Afoot, and It Means Business.

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[imageframe lightbox=”no” style_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” stylecolor=”” align=”right” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe] Ender’s Game is a science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card, and the basis for a recently released motion picture starring Harrison Ford (no stranger to the genre). While I have not yet seen the movie, I’ve read the book and it provides…

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The 21st Century Workplace: Life Among the Digital Natives

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[imageframe lightbox=”no” style_type=”none” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” stylecolor=”” align=”right” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][/imageframe]I currently serve as volunteer co-chair of my local school district’s Industry Advisory Board. It is an organization founded on the principle that businesspeople need to work with educators to provide students with relevant, career-related opportunities that complement their academic achievements. When I joined…

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