Impact Study

Micro-branded landing page attracts global IT professionals

CBRE is the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm serving owners, investors and occupiers in over 60 countries. By combining local market insights, broad services, specialized expertise and premier tools and resources, CBRE’s 70,000 professionals provide exceptional client outcomes.


A sophisticated, technologically advanced organization, CBRE continually recruits global IT professionals. Contracted third-party headhunters had been producing mixed results and failing to achieve staffing needs. A leading corporation offering quality careers and unable to attract targeted candidates is, unfortunately, not a unique scenario.


Bayard recommended isolating CBRE’s IT careers from its primary career site. A micro-branded landing page was created; it featured the benefits, training and development programs, and other perks that came with an IT career at CBRE. Next, we implemented a targeted media campaign to connect directly with the initial tier of candidates CBRE was hoping to attract and hire.


In less than four months, the targeted campaign and IT-focused career site resulted in over 1,800 extremely qualified IT applicants entering into CBRE’s recruitment pipeline. In other words: The outcomes were nothing less than outstanding.

Key Stats


Industry-best IT applicants


Months to surpass staffing goals