Alton Zenon III
Content Marketing Specialist at Built In
Expertise: Content Marketing
Education: UW-Madison

Alton honed his writing skills while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in English, with a creative writing emphasis, from UW-Madison. While on campus, Alton wrote for the two campus newspapers before graduating to work as a copywriter for the John Ellsworth Company. He later worked as a freelance journalist for Brafton before becoming a staff writer at Built In, and later joining the company's marketing org. Alton has published 500 articles and counting for Built In and continues to hone his creative skills by taking classes at the University of Chicago Graham School and MarketingProfs.

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2022 trends
Jan 25, 2022
Built In’s CMO outlines the biggest trends talent specialists should be aware of this year, as a white-hot labor market persists.
Hospitality Recruitment trends
Jan 24, 2022
The hospitality industry is going increasingly digital — fast. We dive into what that shift looks like and what it means for talent acquisition.
image of people running toward recruiter saying "join us"
Nov 15, 2021
Two experts on the subject shed light on the philosophies and tactics that can make branding a powerful recruiting tool.
Kim Michelson, Co-Founder of Honest Game
Feb 02, 2021
From The Declaration of Independence to candy, find out what the co-founder of Honest Game keeps nearby.
MICHAEL HOFFMAN, CEO OF GATHER VOICES
Jan 27, 2021
Members of the tech community make us who we are, so we’re celebrating Built In users in an article series called #TheTechLife. Meet one incredible tech pro here.
diversity investment and funding
Nov 08, 2020
Companies should invest in diversity early, and that can be done with time and effort rather than money.