Inked Brands, an influencer eCommerce company based in Nashville, offers an end-to-end platform that enables social media influencers to convert followers into customers. Founded in 2007 by April Foster, Inked has grown organically for the last 10 years, but just recently raised $4mm in Series A funding led by BIP Capital. Inked Brands was looking for an LA-based VP of Marketing and Hunt Club, using its strong digital and marketing Influencer presence on the West Coast, tapped into its network to find the best talent. Read more about how Hunt Club recruited Inked Brands’ first LA hire in our case study.
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Drawing up a job posting and letting it dangle on the web is one way to attract candidates, but is it really the most effective way?
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Hollywood seems to kind of have a thing for recruiting. Sure there’s the romantic comedy, drama, action, adventure, and horror flicks, but if you take away that outer layer of genre, hidden beneath the surface sits the topic of recruiting. From the chick flick Mean Girls, where Regina and her posse seek out Cady to be a part of their exclusive group to the drama Braveheartwhere William Wallace builds and leads a group of Scots to war against King Edward the I of England, these movies — while wholly different — have the same underlying theme: attracting and retaining individuals to be a part of a community or group.
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