IBM Talent Acquisition

How E&U firms can prepare for the coming wave of retirements

IBM Talent Acquisition

Changing workforce demographics are set to have a major impact on energy and utility (E&U) companies. As much as 38% of the E&U workforce will be eligible for retirement in the next five years.

4 Tips for Attracting Passive Candidates Through Social Media

IBM Talent Acquisition

Passive candidates aren’t as passive as you think: 90 percent of global professionals admit they are interested in hearing about job opportunities. Why shouldn’t they hear about yours? Employment Branding

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How Cognitive Technology Is Helping Talent Acquisition Be More Effective and Optimize Business Outcomes

IBM Talent Acquisition

If you’ve been following my blog series on how cognitive technology is transforming talent acquisition, you are likely seeing the potential it can have on your organization. So far during this blog series, I’ve covered how IBM cognitive capabilities can: Cognitive & Analytics

How IBM Cognitive Capabilities Provide Recruiters an Advantage

IBM Talent Acquisition

In my last blog , I discussed how cognitive HR technology is transforming talent acquisition and its ability to streamline the recruiting process for hiring managers —helping them stay focused on their primary role in the organization.

When Social Media Meets Employer Branding: Your Guide to Doing it Right

A strong and authentic online presence can mean big things for your company’s employer brand—from driving employee engagement to showing potential candidates how awesome your culture is. We created this quick and easy guide to help get you started.

In The Spotlight: Andrew Bercich, Solutions and Sales Executive

IBM Talent Acquisition

Andrew Bercich serves as a Solutions and Sales Executive with IBM Talent Acquisition & Optimization supporting the Healthcare, Life Sciences and Government sectors. His diverse talent acquisition experience enables him to design optimal client solutions. Sourcing & Recruitment

How to Stop Losing Out on Quality Candidates

IBM Talent Acquisition

Losing quality applicants because they don’t fit your current openings is a common talent acquisition problem. You need to nurture relationships with interested candidates, keeping them engaged with your organization until the perfect-fit opening comes along. Employment Branding

In The Spotlight: Jason Berkowitz, Business Development Executive

IBM Talent Acquisition

Jason Berkowitz serves as a Business Development Executive for IBM Talent Acquisition & Optimization, where he focuses on crafting Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions for Financial Services and Communications organizations. Sourcing & Recruitment

A Journey Through Your Online Employment Brand Part 4: Pay-Conscious Pete

IBM Talent Acquisition

There are probably as many different reasons to look for a job as there are people looking, and every experience is different. So how do you create and communicate a message that will speak to many different kinds of people? Employment Branding

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

A Journey Through Your Online Employment Brand Part 3: Hunting Harriet

IBM Talent Acquisition

Much attention is given to how talent acquisition professionals should attract passive candidates. When it comes to active candidates, we can spend less time on these prospects because we assume "post and pray" is an appropriate strategy.

A Journey Through Your Online Employment Brand Part 2: Curious Chaitra

IBM Talent Acquisition

In the world of talent acquisition, it's all too commonplace for recruiters to try to corral every candidate into a one-size-fits-all process. But the truth is, every candidate's recruitment journey is wholly unique. Employment Branding

Are Leaders the Only Drivers of Organizational Culture?

IBM Talent Acquisition

When it comes to establishing, changing or leveraging a company’s culture, most turn to the CEO and his or her team for direction. Although leadership may play a significant role, employee participation may be just as important.

How Cognitive HR Technology Improves the Onboarding and Employee Experience

IBM Talent Acquisition

In my last blog, I discussed how cognitive HR technology can quickly provide recruiters with the knowledge they need to find the quality candidates hiring managers are looking for.

The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system

Choosing an applicant tracking system should be exciting, not confusing. We've developed a quick guide to everything you should look for while going through your selection process, to free you from the stress often associated with choosing a new ATS.

How Do Global Talent Acquisition Leaders Measure Their Success?

IBM Talent Acquisition

If you’re like most talent acquisition (TA) leaders, you want more effective ways to measure your impact on the organization's business outcomes and continue driving significant value. It's common to experience challenges implementing measurement programs. Cognitive & Analytics

In the Spotlight: Hailey Herleman, Portfolio Executive

IBM Talent Acquisition

Hailey Herleman serves as a Portfolio Executive for IBM Talent Acquisition & Optimization, where she is responsible for retaining, growing and providing a best in class delivery to our largest accounts in Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO).

What We Do Takes Heart

IBM Talent Acquisition

It’s that time of year again. The time when love is in the air. When retailers pack their stores with greeting cards, chocolates and other Valentine’s Day artifacts. When we stop for a day to celebrate those whom we love in our lives and send tangible expressions of that love. And I’m all for it!

Recruiting Successful Leaders in the GCC: Homegrown or Imported?

IBM Talent Acquisition

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) enjoys one of the most diverse workforces in the world. Employees come from over 200 countries, and it is common to find 20 or more nationalities represented in a single organization.

Building your Learning Experience! What’s it all about?

Join Jesse Novak as he covers what building a Learning Experience is all about, how this should tie into your company culture and why building a foundation around fun, value and recognition is important to engagement. We’ll also discuss how this ties into Gamification and Badging programs to build a brand beyond your organization.

How To Take Employee Appreciation To The Next Level At Your Company

15Five

Building a vibrant workplace requires a foundation of trust, respect, and honest communication. It also requires employee appreciation. Over 200,000 global employees were studied by the Boston Consulting Group , and the top reason they reported enjoying their work was, “feeling appreciated”.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken.

Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

Lighthouse

As HR is increasing its presence as a strategic part of the business, key performance indicators, or KPIs, are becoming a key part of the language for discussing how it is actually performing.

The 7 Elements of an Unforgettable Employee Experience

EmployeeConnect

We have all heard of the customer experience which is defined as the resulting product when a customer interacts with your brand. We’re all familiar with both good and bad customer experiences and we go through one or the other on a near daily basis. The employee experience has become increasingly important in HR management because of evolving business trends such as peer-to-peer sharing, high turnover rates and competitive recruiting practices.

Newton’s Guide to Mobile Recruiting

In recruiting, mobile’s no longer a trend. It’s the reality. Currently, 9 in 10 job seekers use their smartphones to find new employment opportunities. Lacking a mobile recruiting strategy? Download our guide to mobile recruiting for practical tips on attracting mobile job seekers and driving them to apply.

12 Powerful Tips to Build an Employee Recognition Culture

EmployeeConnect

About 65 percent of the people in one survey reported that they received no recognition over the last 12 months for their work.In the same report, 89 percent of employers feel that most employees leave their companies to earn more money. However, most workers who leave their jobs cite lack of appreciation as a major reason for seeking other opportunities.

2017 HR Trends Forecast

Pomello

Company culture still reigns supreme within the HR universe, but 2017 HR trends will focus on attracting growth-driven workers to the companies that need them.

7 More Fascinating Employee Engagement Trends For 2017

15Five

It’s no surprise that employee engagement numbers have been abysmal for the last few years (and if that is a surprise, you need to read our blog more often.) According to Gallup, engaged employees comprise only around 30% of the workforce.

The Eight Step Model for Purposeful HR Analytics

Visier

Jonathan Ferrar is a respected consultant, speaker, and author in HR strategy, workforce analytics, and the Future of Work.

The importance of your Learning Culture and Experience

Join Jesse Novak, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, in exploring thoughts on Learning Cultures inside organizations and how these are impacted by the learning experience. We'll talk about how learning can be made fun, and learners can be kept engaged for longer through the use of achievement, self-motivation and tools which are usable, simple, and reach the learner where they are.

Why You Should Invest In Servant Leadership – An Interview With Marcel Schwantes

15Five

Who are the thought leaders you turn to for business and management advice? Got room for one more? Over the past several months, my eyes have been caught by informative articles on leadership and productivity from the same author. I found an Inc.

Cultivating a Business Culture that Encourages Lifelong Learning

EmployeeConnect

What if lifelong learning promised steady increases in the quality-of-life for your family, better earning power, increased recognition, guaranteed career advancement and greater job satisfaction? That’s certainly something that would make most people rethink their educational strategies. Well, guess what? Ongoing learning, personal development, and training offer all of these benefits and more.

Future Models of HR

Strategic HCM

One of the areas which seem to have produced quite a few ideas this year is the future of HR, supporting the broader future of work. My favourite report in this area is probably Henley's: HR with Purpose: Future Models of HR - partly but not just because I contributed to it.

The Rise of the People Strategy Platform

Visier

“Now, more than ever, the corporate strategy for large companies hinges on the people strategy.”. This was a key takeaway from a summit of HR leaders and Boston Consulting Group (BCG) experts, who met to discuss the future of HR and the trends shaping it.

The Goldilocks ATS Story

When your business is growing, choosing the right recruiting technology can be a challenge. How do we cut through the noise? We turn to fairy tales. Seriously. We use the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to break down the applicant tracking system market.

The Real Reason Why Your Best Employees Keep Quitting

TriNet

Employees leaving your company may give various reasons for resigning. While they may really need to take a job closer to where they live, decide to stay home with their children or want to change. Visit site for full story. Management Practices employee retention