15 Resources for Employer Branding Professionals

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Managing your company’s employer brand is no small feat. We see that evidenced by the fact that more than half of candidates believe employer brand to be the most significant deciding factor when choosing an employer. If you’re an employer branding professional, these facts are nothing new. To help you achieve this, we’ve put together a list of some our most-loved and highly successful resources to inspire, educate, and help you reach your employer branding goals.

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Dog and Puppy Development

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Dog Development graphic created by Pet365 – a UK stockist of stunning dog beds and brands like Hamish McBeth. Click here to view the full post. just for fun

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Trending Sources

Happiness finds Grumpy Cat

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This adorable Friskies and PetSmart, co-branded video follows a loveable dog named Happiness who recognizes Grumpy Cat in the aisles of a PetSmart.

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12 Dogs of Christmas!

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The 12 dogs of Christmas graphic has been created by Pet365 – a UK stockist of brands like Planet Dog and Hamish McBeth. A very cute take on the classic Christmas song!

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Born To Play!

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Beneful brand dog food is launching a video series featuring some fun-loving dogs that spread random acts of play in the most unexpected places. As you can see, there’s a lot of cuteness involved! Now, go PLAY with your pup (or kitty, or whatever adorable pet you have)!

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Beneful Dream Dog Park Contest

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To recognize and celebrate these special moments, Beneful® brand dog food is announcing its Dream Dog Park Contest that invites dog owners to share ideas for the ultimate dog park for their daily adventures with their best buddy.

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Voluntary recall of Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch treats

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Nestlé Purina PetCare Company announced it is voluntarily withdrawing its Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch brand dog treats sold in the United States until further notice.

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Chinese Dogs Die From Imported Food

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A local distributor of a popular brand of dog food said Monday it had suspended sales of the product following reports that dogs who ate it had died from aflatoxin poisoning. said the company stopped selling Optima brand dog food last week and notified its customers not to feed it to their pets after receiving complaints that dogs became sick after eating it. The food in question is from Australia.

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#DogProblems giveaway!

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The winner will get: Purina-branded medium Wash’n Zip pet bed (the Oatmeal Sherpa) and Purina pet water bowl – an approximate value of over $70.

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Paws at BlogPaws

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There were some seriously adorable pets in attendance, in addition to many great pet brands and wonderful speakers. We had a great time meeting all the furry attendees at BlogPaws this year.

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Waggin’ Train Tail Waggin’ Jingle Contest

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Adkins will judge the semi-finalist entries using the following criteria: jingle describes the good times enjoyed by the entrant and his/her dog (50%); musical performance reinforces the Waggin’ Train brand’s wholesome fun personality (25%); and overall creativity/originality (25%).

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Good Idea: OTRADA

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Here is a bit more from the shop owner: Our brand, Otrada, is about creating the most stylish animal-inspired designs for you and your home. I found some at Target, some in catalogs, some in antique malls, but why wasn’t anyone creating a lifestyle brand for animal lovers?

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Good Idea: Ortada

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Here is a bit more from the shop owner: Our brand, Otrada, is about creating the most stylish animal-inspired designs for you and your home. I found some at Target, some in catalogs, some in antique malls, but why wasn’t anyone creating a lifestyle brand for animal lovers?

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Nom-Nom-Nominate Beggin’ Giveaway

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and a lovely Beggin’ branded bag to hold them all! Beggin’ has a special program going on with Sam’s Club through the end of October. You get to cast your vote to help get your dog’s favorite Beggin’ flavors featured in a special Beggin’ Party Pack that will arrive at Sam’s Club in March 2014.

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Rethink Litter!

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To celebrate the millions of cat owners around the country that make good green choices for their cats, home and environment this summer, Yesterday’s News , a cat litter brand made with recycled paper products, is launching the “ Rethink Litter!

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Rally to Rescue Story Contest

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This nationwide campaign from Purina’s Pro Plan brand promotes the amazing, but often untold, stories of pet rescue and raises awareness about its importance. The pet rescue organization that submitted the winning story will receive $5,000 in Purina® Pro Plan® brand pet food coupons.

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Spooktacular Halloween Costumes for Pets!

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PetSmart has teamed up with brands like Martha Stewart, Disney Sesame Street and more, so you can find the perfect costume to match your pet’s personality this holiday. Baby is ready for Halloween thanks to the fun costume selection at PetSmart !

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50 Years. 50 Shelters.

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Care Package valued at $1,000 that will include Purina® Cat Chow® brand cat food, Purina® Tidy Cats® brand cat litter and general cat care items. Purina Cat Chow just launched “ 50 Years. 50 Shelters. ” a program that will support 50 cat-focused shelters nationwide and donate up to $200,000 in product and monetary donations to acknowledge these shelters’ dedication to the cats they serve and helping them find forever homes. Purina Cat Chow “50 Years.

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“petcentric” mobile application

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4 on Forbes’ list of 2009 “Best Branded Mobile Applications” after its 2009 launch as an iPhone application, now provides pet owners an even more engaging mobile experience through location-based utility, entertaining content featuring videos and photos, and relevant pet information.

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Trader Joe's Eggs NOT Humane

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As of this time, all Trader Joe's brand eggs come only from cage-free hens. Any conventional eggs sold in our stores are in a brand name carton, not under the Trader Joe's label. I decided to look online for some information regarding the "Organic Free Range Eggs" that Trader Joe's, my favorite store, sells. Here is what their web site says. A Note About Eggs At Trader Joe's we listen to what our customers tell us about the choices we give them.

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Be Happy with Purina (and win a custom tee)!

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Be Happy is a new pet food brand by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company that celebrates happiness as a way of seeing the world. In addition, the brand offers the Purina Happiness Guarantee: if a consumer is not completely satisfied with his or her experience, Be Happy will provide a refund.

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Share The Joy Giveaway from @Beneful

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One lucky reader will win a one-year supply of Beneful brand dry and wet dog food and treats! Does your dog have the dinner doldrums? More than one-third (34 percent) of the U.S.

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PROJECT: Pet Slim Down (giveaway)

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Target and Purina have joined forces to create this awesome program which includes downloadable tools, and even a $1 coupon for any Purina ONE brand product. Project: Pet Slim Down is a free online program designed to help your pet lose weight.

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Shine a Light on a Shelter

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Purina ONE® beyOnd® brand dog and cat food and GOOD have teamed up to host the Shine a Light on a Shelter challenge and award a $10,000 grant to an animal shelter doing great work.

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Good Idea: Grr-nola!

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Well, this is a great idea from the folks at All American Pet Brands. Now, with the launch of All American Pet Brands Grrr-nola™ Bars, Fido can get the same delicious and nutritious snack. As pet owners, we all worry about their health.

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Play. It’s good for you!

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To inspire folks to get more play in their day, Beneful brand dog food is launching a video series featuring some fun-loving dogs that spread random acts of play in the most unexpected places.

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Leap Day is Friskies Plus Day!

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We are thrilled to celebrate Friskies Plus Day nationwide with cat lovers,” said Kamila Nelson, Assistant Brand Manager for Friskies. “We Friskies is declaring February 29 “Friskies Plus Day”!

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Jusani; Clothes for a Cause

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Jusani Culture is a haute lifestyle brand representing a new culture of supporters for a no-kill nation. Not only are their clothes fun to wear, but they help actual shelter pets through the money that is donated via each purchase.

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Pet-Related Charities Receive Early Holiday Present

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As a dog owner, and dog lover, I’m happy to support a brand like Purina ONE® that aims to make a positive difference in pets and the world we share.”. We got some great holiday news in our inbox this morning!

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Wanted: Dog lovers to host a house party!

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Dogs are part of the family, and now they’ve earned a seat at the dinner table as Chef Michael’s canine creations hosts the first pet-themed House Party™ dinner event for dogs and their owners,” said Shaun Belongie, Chef Michael’s Assistant Brand Manager.

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High Hopes

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The High Hopes brand donates 3.5% Would you like a fun way to celebrate a special day with your dog? What if you could also help shelter pets at the same time? If you said YES!, then High Hopes has just what you need.

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Summer BBQ Photo Contest

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The winning photo will be featured on the Chicken Soup site, and of course, let’s not forget the photographer will win the brand new digital camera too! We are happy to announce the Chicken Soup for the Pet Lovers Soul Digital Camera Summer BBQ Photo Contest! The prize?

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BOCA to Stop Using Eggs by End of 2009

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On March 19, 2009 a company representative emailed Compassion Over Killing: "…I am pleased to let you know the BOCA brand will be eliminating eggs in all of its products by the end of this year. Totally missed this story from about a month ago. We anticipate all BOCA products will be egg free in 2010." By removing eggs from their ingredient list, BOCA is withdrawing financial support for factory farms that use battery-cages. They are striking a blow against the cruel egg industry.

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Beneful Dream Dog Park Finalists

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Fifteen finalists have been chosen and one lucky Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 cash and one year supply of Beneful® brand dog food. Beneful® Dream Dog Park Contest recently asked America’s dog owners a simple question – if you had $500,000 to create a dream dog park for you and your best buddy, what would you do? In addition, their ideas will help serve as inspiration for a half-million dollar makeover of a dog park that the entire community can enjoy.

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Group Seeks to Ban Chinese Fur Trade with Australia

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The dog's fur is used to make Ugg boots, a popular fashion brand in Australia, to line the inside of the shoe. GRUESOME! Excerpted from the International Business Times. Humane Society International (HSI) called on Wednesday for a ban on the fur trade to Australia. The call was issued after the animal rights group discovered that the fur were sourced from the raccoon dog in China, ABC Radio Australia reports.

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Good Idea: Sure Fit Pet Covers

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Sure Fit’s brand new Pet Covers make it easy to keep your living room, bedroom, and car from going to the dogs. Here’s another great product idea for people with pets!

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Janet Jackson Continues as Spokesperson for Mink Fur Company

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Given the fact that Jackson is representing a company that traffics in the fur trade, animal rights activists might get their feathers ruffled by Jackson’s continued associations with a luxe fur brand. What is the attraction of fur? I just don't get it. Wear your own damn skin! I'm disappointed in Janet Jackson and am totally taking her stuff off Rhapsody. No way will I add Jennifer Lopez either. Excerpted from Popcrush.

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Henry Rollins to Host Weird New Show on National Geographic

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If "Animal Underworld" sounds a little edgy for the august National Geographic brand -- which has a standards and practices department that vets everything for accuracy -- senior vp Geoff Daniels assures it is in keeping with Nat Geo's mission of exploration and investigation. This sounds to me like it's glorifying the use and misuse of exotic animals. I'm not particularly thrilled about it, even though they are claiming that they are not into encouraging the activities.

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Nat Geo WILD!

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Are you excited for the brand new channel from National Geographic? It’s called WILD and launches on Monday, March 29th, with some seriously cool new shows! I will be sharing sneak peeks all weekend. First up, a show called EXPEDITION WILD.

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Giveaway: The FURminator (newest version)!

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The brand new, patented FURejector button! There’s a new FURminator on the block, and it’s better than ever! The popular grooming tool has been improved with some great new features!

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