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Next generation employer branding: Twitterviews

Looking for an innovative way to stand out from the competition?

A new trend that combines employer branding with a unique candidate experience could revolutionize the way you interact with students online.

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Gen Y Recruitment Insider: Behind the scenes with Kobi Gulersen at MasterCard Canada

Did you miss our Gen Y Recruitment Insider event last week? Don’t worry. We’ve summarized the top tips from our first two Gen Y Recruitment Insider presentations.

Yesterday we published the main messages from Nancy Moulday’s presentation, and today we’re egg-cited to bring you the key points from Kobi Gulersen’s presentation on the innovative MasterCard Canada summer intern campaign.

Kobi Gulersen, Director of Digital Marketing, MasterCard Canada

Kobi Gulersen, Director of Digital Marketing, MasterCard Canada

The project

For the first time, MasterCard Canada decided to hire summer interns. It made the job application process a contest, and the prize was employment. Students were required to use social media to submit a cover letter, résumé and the URL to an original online creative component (video, photo, website, etc.).

Recruitment from the marketing perspective

As a marketer, Kobi had a new take on the recruitment process. He approached the process like an ad campaign, selling the MasterCard brand to a social media savvy student audience.

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