Dear Students, Don’t “Hey” Me

Shannon Smedstad, Employment Brand Director, Global Communications & Engagement Team, CEB Twitter: @shannonsmedstad LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonsmedstad Blogs from Shannon Smedstad. I can recall my mother telling me, “Don’t ‘hey’ me,” when I was a teenager. This was her go-to response after I … Continue reading

Separating Millennial Myths From Reality

Shannon Smedstad, employment brand director, Global Communications & Engagement Team, CEB Twitter: @shannonsmedstad LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonsmedstad Blogs from Shannon Smedstad. As organizations manage employee populations with increasing numbers of retirement-eligible workers, they are investing in hiring the future of the work … Continue reading

Conversation With a Career Center Rose

Shannon Smedstad, Employment Brand Director, Global Communications & Engagement Team, CEB Twitter: @shannonsmedstad LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonsmedstad Blogs from Shannon Smedstad. As someone who’s made a transition from being on the ground as a college recruiter to a behind the scenes role … Continue reading

Bring More Than Just Jobs to Campus This Fall

Shannon Smedstad, Employment Brand Director, Global Communications & Engagement Team, CEB Twitter: @shannonsmedstad LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonsmedstad Blogs from Shannon Smedstad. When a company’s core message on campus is simply “WE’RE HIRING,” it can get lost amidst the other noise.  Students may … Continue reading

Top Companies Hire ‘Blindly Applying’ Interns

Shannon Smedstad, CEB Employment Brand Director, Global Communications & Engagement Team Twitter: @shannonsmedstad LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonsmedstad Eighteen cities. Eighteen companies. Eighteen interns about to embark on the internship adventure of a lifetime. And, when students initially applied, they had no idea of … Continue reading

Using Facebook to Easily Connect Students and Employers

Shannon Smedstad, Employer Branding & HR Social Media, Geico Twitter: @shannonsmedstad LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/shannonsmedstad Before we jump into the meat of this post, I’ve got a few initial questions for you … EMPLOYERS: Does your company have a career-related Facebook page? … Continue reading