Employer Branding Storytelling Training

Use storytelling to attract better candidates and improve culture, engagement and retention by clearly articulating the purpose and values behind your employer brand.

About This Training

Employer branding has become an essential business need in the Age of Connection. However, most HR departments aren’t empowered with the mandate or skill to effectively tell a story that could make it easier to find and keep great people.

Employer Branding Storytelling Training is a 1-day Masterclass in Strategic Brand Story Design. It’s designed for groups of people managers and communicators who are responsible for communicating aspects of their organizational culture through external and internal channels.

In this workshop-style training, you’ll develop a relatable, human and unique way to frame the story of your culture, and a tangible action plan for sharing that story with the world.

Specific takeaways include:

  • Frame your organization’s vision so that people really get it
  • Learn to use storytelling to help employees see themselves in the vision
  • Tell your story effectively and inexpensively across multiple media
  • Power a culture change conversation within your organization
  • Develop trust, cohesion and psychological safety within your team

Engaging, interactive, practical and fun, this training is designed specifically for the budding storytellers of the future. You’ll leave with clear frameworks, tangible insights and shared metrics you can immediately use to improve the resonance, effectiveness and quantifiable value of your communications.

This course is ideal for
HR departments, in-house marketers, internal leadership. Anyone that needs to clearly articulate the unique values of their culture and use them to connect more meaningfully with prospects and audiences.

Based in Vancouver, BC • Delivered Around the World

Why Business Storytelling?

A radically authentic way of creating genuine brand engagement

We all tell stories in order to make sense of the world in which we live. By teaching us to set context, identify key characters and describe an emotional journey, storytelling helps us relate to each other on a human level, breaking down the boundaries and power structures of traditional organizations and reinforcing values of inclusion, collaborative work and empathy.

Get Storytelling's Blueprint

Story is our DNA. Learn the practical, easy-to-understand and timeless storytelling frameworks that apply equally to movies, award-winning ad campaigns and your most important business communications.

Develop a Story Database

Good storytellers create a database of practiced, refined stories ready for any professional scenario. Mine your professional story and transform what you find into attention-grabbing story gold.

Prototype, Test, Adjust, Repeat

Turn story from fluff to strategy. Use the same iterative, data focused process used be tech development teams and build robust storytelling metrics that let you clearly calculate your story ROI.

Design Thinking Exercises

HIGHLY INTERACTIVE

WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH Colleagues

Why TRANSFORMATIONAL STORYTELLING?

We all tell stories in order to make sense of the world. By teaching us to set context, identify key characters and describe a journey of change, storytelling provides us with an emotional  language that can engage our audiences clearly and meaningfully. Using the tools we acquire through storytelling, we inspire meaningful work, reinforce shared values and generate the powerful connections with customers, employees and colleagues that lead to growth.

At a more profound level, the stories we tell ourselves often contain limiting ideas that can compromise our progress. Telling a different story is what breeds hope. By courageously addressing the questions raised through storytelling, we can break down legacy power structures, heal old wounds and restore an optimistic vision of a just and balanced world.

Story teaches us that it’s the process, not the destination that matters; by following this heroic path, as the immortal storyteller Joseph Campbell tells us, “doors will appear where there were once only walls.” In this sense, storytelling is our shared human birthright, and the oldest, most effective tool that we have for designing a better world.

Jordan Bower

About Your Storytelling Trainer

Jordan Bower is a business storytelling consultant, trainer and facilitator. His career as a storyteller began with a decade of world travel that culminated with a 316 day walking trip from Canada to Mexico. Along this journey, Jordan learned the art of emotionally powerful storytelling as a mechanism of creating connections and inspiring his own personal change.

Today, as the founder of Transformational Storytelling, Jordan works with clients ranging from corporations to small businesses and not for profits, helping power better, more connected business through the sublime art of storytelling. He is a popular speaker at conferences and ideas festival, including the 2015 Future of Storytelling Summit, where he spoke alongside other speakers Edward Snowden, Al Gore and Margaret Atwood.

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