Because quotes inspire me.

[and I know how handy they are in a presentation].

So I looked around for some awesome quotes from people who manage brands, manage businesses, or just have something interesting to say on Employer Branding.

Enjoy.

15 Fresh Thoughts on Employer Branding - by FreshSage [www.freshsage.co.za]

15 Fresh Thoughts on Employer Branding – by FreshSage [www.freshsage.co.za]

1. David Ogilvy [Founder of Ogilvy & Mather]

“Nothing will kill your reputation in the labor market faster than doing a great job advertising a work experience you don’t deliver.” David Ogilvy

2. John Mackey [Co-Founder Whole Foods Market]

“If you are lucky enough to be someone’s employer, then you have a moral obligation to make sure people do look forward to coming to work in the morning.” John Mackey

3. Jeff Bezos [Founder of Amazon.com]

“Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Jeff Bezos

4. Richard Branson [Founder of Virgin Group]

“Your brand is only as good as your reputation.” Richard Branson

5. Rick Federico [Director of P.F. Chang’s] 

“You have to be a place that’s more than a paycheck for people.” Rick Federico

6. Howard Schultz [CEO of Starbucks]

“If people believe they share values with a company, they will stay loyal to the brand.” Howard Schultz

7. Warren Buffet [CEO of Berkshire Hathaway]

“Your premium brand had better be delivering something special, or it’s not going to get the business.” Warren Buffet

8. Mark Cuban [Owner of Dallas Mavericks]

“Focus on building the best possible business. If you are great, people will notice and opportunities will appear.”Mark Cuban

9. Greg Harris [CEO of Quantum Workplace]

“Engaging the hearts, minds, and hands of talent is the most sustainable source of competitive advantage” Greg Harris

10. Steve Jobs [Co-Founder of Apple]

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Steve Jobs

12. Rupert Murdoch [Founder of News Corporation]

“For better or for worse, our company is a reflection of my thinking, my character, my values.” Rupert Murdoch

12. Doug Conant [Former CEO of Campbell Soup Company]: 

“To win in the marketplace, you must first win in the workplace” Doug Conant

13. Unknown [Taken from Hubspot’s Culture Code]

“Culture is to recruiting, as product is to marketing” Hubspot

14. Emma Weise [Head Creative at FreshSage]

“Employer Branding is where HR And Marketing meet” Emma Weise

15. Laszlo Bock [Head of People Operations at Google]

“We want to understand what works here rather than what worked at any other organization.” Laszlo Bock
That’s all for now…
Although, I do have a little gift for you today: These 15 quotes in a downloadable format, for you to use in your next presentation 😉 It’s a pleasure!
Ps… You may also be interested in my article: What is employer branding, anyway?