Posts by Parqa

How to Create Social Media Consistency for Your Company

Consistency is key in social media marketing. If you’re marketing your brand on social media, it’s important to make sure that your social media profiles and content align with your brand goals. Who you are, what you do and why you’re different should all be highlighted on social media just like it would be on your website.   Here are some things to consider when tracking your marketing efforts to see if you have a consistent brand presence on your social media channels.   Related Post: Case Study: Creating A Social Media Strategy ➢ Completing Your Profiles   Your social profiles are a representation of your brand, they should attract and encourage prospective
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How Recruiters Can Build Trust Through Content Marketing

As I mentioned in part one, building trust is your number one job; everything else is noise. You can be the smartest person in the world or the world’s greatest athlete, but if you don’t have trust, you don’t have anything. It’s no different when it comes to marketing. Part of marketing’s role is to make noise and attract people’s attention. But that’s where most people’s understanding of marketing ends. This blog is about the other side of marketing, the side that builds goodwill and trust with your customers. It’s about marketing that will enable you to build long-term enduring relationships with
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Parqa Hires Chanel Schmidt as Sr. Social Media Manager

MINNEAPOLIS—March 20th, 2019—Parqa, a full-service digital marketing agency that partners with staffing and recruiting firms throughout North America, has hired Chanel Schmidt as the company’s Sr. Social Media Manager. As Parqa continues to establish itself as a leader in digital marketing for staffing and recruiting firms, the company continues to bring phenomenal leaders into the organization that provides value and strategic direction for its clients. Parqa was founded three years ago and transitioned in 2018 to focus its efforts on the staffing and recruiting market, subsequently growing by over 40 percent. Parqa is the sister company to Versique Search &
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Kelli Schutrop Promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing

Parqa, a digital marketing agency specializing in the staffing and recruiting industry, has promoted Kelli Schutrop to Director of Sales and Marketing. The role was created to build Parqa’s brand and influence throughout the staffing industry across the country and provide strategic digital marketing consulting to staffing firm leaders who have a goal to build their brand, gain online visibility, and generate leads. Kelli has over a decade of experience in marketing, branding, public relations, and communications, with a strong specialization in the staffing and recruiting industry. Prior to her previous role with Parqa as a Sr. Client Services Manager,
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5 Reasons Your Brand Needs a Social Media Strategy

Social media, once viewed as a passing fad, is now a must-have marketing tool for businesses. It’s no longer a question of whether your business needs social media, but is your company using social media to its fullest potential? The days of setting up social profiles and publishing some random content, expecting to get results, are gone. Social media is now an integrated part of a business’s overall marketing strategy. So many businesses are missing key opportunities to see results from social media marketing because they don’t have a strategy in place. Just as your business has financial goals and
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Jared Hummel Promoted to Chief Operating Officer

Minneapolis, Minn. – January 18th, 2019 – Parqa, a digital marketing agency that serves recruiting and staffing firms throughout North America, has promoted Jared Hummel to be the company’s first-ever Chief Operating Officer.  This role was created to provide strategic direction, build scalable systems, and develop partnerships with industry leaders as it continues its rapid growth in the market. Parqa was started three years ago and transitioned in 2018 to focus its efforts on the staffing and recruiting market, subsequently growing by over 40%.  Parqa is the sister company to Versique Search & Consulting and will continue to use its
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The Importance of Building Trust With Your Audience

Trust is the glue that binds us together. It’s the foundation on which human interaction is built. Without trust, we would be stuck relying on ourselves for survival–I don’t know about you, but I wouldn’t be able to survive on my own. For most people, everyday interactions, like texting a friend, or buying something at the store, are modern-day miracles. Related Post: Is Your Online Brand Aligned With Your Personal Brand? ➢ “Brands are all about trust. That trust is built in drops and lost in buckets” – Kevin Plank, Under Amour CEO There is a great essay called I, Pencil, and I encourage
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5 LinkedIn Best Practices – To Become a Recruiter of Choice

Did you know that 87% of users trust LinkedIn as a source of information? Or that 75% of buyers use social media in their decision-making process?  It’s a fact. In today’s business world, both companies and their employees need to be active on social media. That doesn’t mean you have to be on every social platform and posting multiple times a day, but you do need to have a solid presence. Why? Because people are always searching online, and you need to ask yourself – What will they find if they come across your profile? Are you someone they would just glance at or does your online presence make you look like
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