Posts By Chris IRS Recruiter

Recruitment 411: Creatively combating budget challenges

Our heads are spinning. Inside or outside the beltway, we’re all dealing with budget challenges. Gone are the days of week-long meetings where the entire division comes together to hash out organizational goals and commitments for the coming year. When budgets are cut – and even when they’re not – we must be cost-conscience whenRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Tips for playing in the Facebook Sandbox

Sometimes people can be downright mean. In 2011, it’s no longer shocking to visit online forums or websites and see a post from someone that is directed at another user and is not only negative, but aggressively nasty. Unfortunately, that’s the world in which we surf. The IRS Recruitment Office is keenly aware that manyRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: From the front lines to the front page — using employees in marketing

When you’re in the market for a new ride, you ask a car nut for advice. When you’re looking for a good cookie recipe, you go to grandma. When you want to learn more about a career with a certain company, you ask someone who works there. This “ask-the-expert” approach has worked well for theRead… Read more »

Recruitment 411: Twitter Hashtags – the Good, the Bad & the Useless

Anyone on Twitter knows the game: you update your status with no more than 140 characters, including spaces and hashtags. According to Twitter data, there are around 750 tweets posted every second – that’s almost 65 million tweets per day. Getting your tweet in front of the right audience can be a bit of aRead… Read more »