Hello from chicago!

I'm James Ellis

I've been an employer brand professional since 2014, working as the in-house manager, agency-side leader and direct consultant for more than a dozen companies.

I fell in love with employer brand from the moment I "got it" and have worked every day to help others see its value and power. My mission is to make a million employer brand thinkers, and hope you'll be one of them.

Feature Articles

Employer Brand Manifesto (2022)

April 12, 2022

How to Think About Your EVP

December 28, 2020

The CMO's Guide to Employer Brand

June 16, 2020

My core channels

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Talent Chooses You
Book 📙
Published in 2020, this book has been called the bible of the employer branding industry. In 2022, it was made 100% open source to that anyone could access and use it.

Ready to tap into your employer brand?

A strong and clear employer brand:
📍 Attracts candidates and applications
📍 Increases recruiter response rates
📍 Increases candidate quality
📍 Supports your corporate and consumer brand
📍 Encourages employee advocacy
📍 Increases referral rates
📍 Isn't just for "big" companies

If you're ready to see how employer branding can help you compete for talent against anyone, just fill out the form.

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