The Szechuan Sauce Gap: What Happens When Branding Doesn’t Meet Operations

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At the beginning of last month, McDonald’s created what started as a brilliant marketing campaign, and what ended as a “scandal” with some very angry customers. The campaign was in reaction to an episode of cult fan favorite cartoon Rick and Morty, where character Rick begs McDonald’s to bring back a sauce that was around in the […]

Telling Employer Branding Stories the Right Way

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When it comes to employer branding, there are countless formats to create from, platforms to present in, and stories to tell. With all the options you have when developing an employer brand, it’s important to remain focused and bring the brand to life in an authentic way that tells the real stories of your employees—in other words, tell […]

There’s an EVP in Them Thar Hills

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“There’s gold in them thar hills!” – unknown The original speaker of the above quote may be unknown (with a few suspects), but its background is not. Whoever spoke it first was referring to the gold rushes in Georgia and California, insisting upon the riches any brave miners might find. This context makes it an ideal quote to plug […]