Lars Schmidt

Posts by Lars Schmidt

  • Checklist: Employer Branding Tools and Tactics Every Modern Recruiter Should Know

    July 11, 2016

    The year was 2010. I just landed a new job running recruiting and innovation at NPR. My past experience included ‘traditional’ recruiting leadership roles at companies including Ticketmaster, Magento, and Intersperse. I soon learned a traditional recruiting approach would fail in this new role. Working for a non-profit in a highly competitive and complex market...

  • Join Me for the Talent Connect Live Stream in October

    September 9, 2015

    Astronaut. Professional skateboarder. Talk show host. When you're growing up, you have dreams of what your future might hold. Those were a few of mine, and those hopes have been dormant for awhile now...but then a phone call rekindles a dream... I'm excited to share that I will be hosting the live stream for LinkedIn's annual talent acquisition conference --...

  • Your Chance to Send Random Tweets of Kindness

    March 10, 2015

    It’s An Exciting Time To Be A Student We’re living smack dab in the middle of the golden age of education. I’m not referring to school or academia, rather the instant access we all have to the world’s information. Our classrooms have no walls. Our curiosity and growth is fueled by Wikipedia. Our knowledge isn’t limited to what we possess through our own...

  • Networking 101: The Rise Of Collective Intellect

    December 1, 2014

    The other day I was tasked with a work problem I’ve never encountered before. I had some ideas on how I might tackle it, but they were...

  • Inside the Employer Brand: Tips from Recruiters at Zappos, ...

    July 15, 2014

    Employer branding is a topic that's front of mind for most corporate recruiting teams these days, and for good reason. A compelling...

  • The Anatomy of a Top 10 LinkedIn Company Page: Inside NPR

    December 16, 2013

    Last week LinkedIn released their Top 10 Company Pages of 2013. I was surprised and excited to find NPR among them, listed alongside...