3 Employer Branding Strategies Every Recruiter Needs to Adopt

By June 29, 2018For Companies

Do you want to build your employer brand but don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are just three employer branding strategies that will help you to attract the best talent and find your next dream hire.

Build your careers site

Your careers site and Jobbio channel should reflect your brand. Everything from the copy to the jobs themselves needs to demonstrate your company’s personality.

Here are just a few things to remember.

Give insight

Show candidates what your company is really like with employee testimonials, videos and quotes.

Clear job descriptions

Don’t ruin the candidate experience with a bad job description. Make sure they are clear, concise and cover all the main responsibilities and requirements.

Be mobile first

According to Undercover Recruiter, 89% of job seekers think mobile devices play a critical role in the job hunting process. Make sure your site is mobile friendly if you want to attract talent.

Create content

Good content is extremely important during the awareness stage of the candidate journey. It allows candidates to learn more about the employer brand and plays a crucial role in their decision to apply.

So, how do you make really great content?

Be snappy

The average person gets distracted in 8 seconds, however, 2.8 seconds is enough to distract some people. Get to the point quickly.

Break up long text

It’s important to break up long blog posts and job descriptions into readable chunks. 81% of people simply skim the content that they read online so you need to make sure that it is easy to digest.

Get visual

Posts that include images produce 650% higher engagement than text-only posts. Use bright, professional and colourful photos of your office to attract new recruits.

Video is the future

Video is a crucial part of building your employer brand. Invest in good quality videos that demonstrate your culture and champion your employees.

Employee advocacy

Your current employees are one of your best assets that you have when attracting talent. Don’t forget to include them in your employer branding strategy. Here are just a few small ways that they can help.


Encourage your employees to share your current job openings with their network. It might also help to implement a referral scheme where staff members can earn money or rewards if they find a suitable candidate.


Everyone checks Glassdoor before going for a job interview. Encourage your employees to leave honest (and hopefully positive) reviews about your workplace.


Find out more about the Jobbio employer branding packages here. 

Author Alice Murray

Alice Murray is a Content Creator at Jobbio with a passion for Employer Branding and Graduate Culture. She's a keen traveller and a self-proclaimed lazy runner.

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