About Carmen Bryant

Carmen Bryant

Carmen Bryant is the Director of US Marketing at Indeed. She leads a team of Recruitment Evangelists across the country who act as the voice of Indeed at events and meetings, clearly articulating our story and business value for our target audiences. As both a product and customer expert, she also works closely with Indeed’s sales force to help develop effective account specific go-to-market strategies. Prior to Indeed, Carmen led the trends and insights practice for the Content Innovation Agency at NBCUniversal as well as other strategic insights positions at top tier companies. She is a graduate of Harvard University.

Recent Articles by Carmen

Think Like a Marketer to Increase Awareness of Your Open Roles

In today’s tight labor market, recruiters need innovative tactics to increase awareness of their open roles and reach the right candidates. So why not take a page from the marketing playbook?

You’ve likely heard about the “talent pipeline.” In marketing, there is something similar: a customer journey “funnel.” But whereas a pipeline has the same width in all its phases …

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How to Hire for Soft Skills

Hire a candidate with soft skills.

Whether you’re a busy recruiter or a hiring manager, bringing on the right people takes creativity, resourcefulness and (sometimes) a little luck. Candidates may have their hard skills locked, but what about things like team spirit, or conflict resolution?

Work, at its core, is a social endeavor. Most of us have to interact with colleagues, clients or customers. And all …

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On Your Mark: 5 Tips for New Managers

Tips for being a first-time manager

One of the most common conversations I have with top performers on my team centers around opportunities to become a manager. It’s great to be ambitious, of course, and I love to see people rise to the next level in their careers.

But there’s an important reminder I like to give: The skills that are required to be a high-performing …

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4 Reasons Why Job Seekers Aren’t Finishing Your Application Process (and What You Can Do About It)

Reasons why job seekers aren't finishing your applications

So you posted a job, expecting qualified interested applicants to roll in… but then weeks later, you have very few qualified applicants to show for your efforts.

What’s going on? Maybe should look at your application process. Is the job description clear? Is it working on mobile? Is it just too darn long? Whatever the reason, the fact is that …

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