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Using Technology to Level Up Recruiting

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My first love as an HR pro was recruiting. Within my first two or three weeks on the job my boss gave me my first recruiting assignment: find a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter instructor pilot that wants to travel 90% of the time to locations across the United States.

Thinking of Changing Performance Reviews? Focus on These Core Components

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Performance reviews are dead, or so we have been told. The data shows a shrinking support for the traditional method: only 15% of companies have not adjusted their annual performance management process and do not plan to.

Employee Retention: Tomorrow’s Recruiting Metric

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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.

3 Lessons on Creating a Culture of Employee Recognition

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Employee recognition is a powerful tool to engage workers. Yet all too often recognition initiatives fail.

Live Webinar: Competing in a Candidate Driven Market – How to Recruit in 2018

With unemployment at an 18-year low, recruiters are now faced with a unique challenge that they haven't had to face in some time. The market is hot and the best candidates are often receiving more than one offer. In an environment where candidates are "ghosting" interviews and even offers, how do you compete? Join us on September 27th, 2018 for a live webinar with Scott Conklin, VP of Human Resources at Paycor and learn what candidates really care about and how to get the offer signed.

HR Tech 2018: Let’s Connect!

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The HR Technology Conference is the biggest show in the HR tech space for a reason: powerful practitioner content and case studies, great vendor participation, and a phenomenal set of keynotes. This year I’m really excited about the event as it’s where my firm builds the best relationships with the solution providers in the marketplace. If you’re there, be sure to tap me on the shoulder and say hello! If not, you’re missing out.

Recruiting Research: 3 Key Points in 3 Minutes [Video]

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Recently we at Lighthouse have published two separate pieces focusing on some groundbreaking video recruiting research we performed. Those items can be accessed below, but we also wanted to take it a step further and explore the concepts from the research in video format.

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Nearly Half of 2017 HR Tech Funding Events went to AI-Focused Companies

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This year I’ll be releasing my new book, Artificial Intelligence for HR , focusing on how AI can enable HR to be more human, not less. This post includes some of the research I’ve been working on to support the book writing and development process. Learn more at AIHRBook.com.

What We Know About HCM: 2017 Edition

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This has been a year of discovery for us at Lighthouse Research, and 2018 is going to be a year of growth and expansion in both our coverage and company. If you’re curious about working with us, feel free to reach out to start a conversation.

3 Ways Compensation Policies Can Cause Employee Turnover

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Did you realize that the way your company approaches compensation policy can actually create (or reduce) employee turnover? If keeping your people is a priority in today’s tight talent market, you need to look at whether your pay practices are competitive enough to keep workers from heading for greener pastures. What Causes Employees to Decide to Leave.

There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

5 Common Challenges with Internal Talent Mobility

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One of our specialties at Lighthouse Research is diving into internal talent mobility. We’re talking with vendors that sell the technology. We’re working with companies that are adopting these practices.

The Best Business is Built on Relationships: A Visit with ExponentHR

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We’ve been keeping busy here at Lighthouse, and this past week I was on the road for my last travel of the summer. I visited the SHRM conference in Chicago, which is the largest HR event on the planet with more than 20,000 attendees. While I was in town I didn’t go to any sessions. Not a single one. However, I spent a ton of time talking with vendors and friends in the industry.

Innovation @ Work: How to Lead a HR Hackathon

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Last week I had the pleasure of joining nearly 300 HR leaders from around the globe at the inaugural HCI Innovation@Work event in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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4 Fundamental Qualities that Separate Humans and #AI

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Note: one of the research efforts we have undertaken here at Lighthouse is the We’re Only Human podcast. This show is now two years old and features interviews with HR and talent executives, business leaders, vendors, and more to help you stay on top of the interesting trends and insights you need to perform at your best. Today’s post is based on a recent interview, but you can subscribe to the podcast feed so you never miss a single episode.

Live Webinar: Train Like a Boss – Close the Skills Gap and Boost Employee Retention

Recruiting quality employees is no easy task. With unemployment at an all-time low, it's now more crucial than ever to engage and retain the employees you've hired. A demonstrated investment in employee development can set you apart and help attract more quality candidates. According to a recent report from Linkedin, over a fourth of HR professionals expect to be increasing their budgets in learning and development. Join us on 8/30 for a live webinar with Greg Goold, Director of Learning and Development at Paycor.

Diversity, Inclusion and the Case for Better Business Performance

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About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

2017 Talent Acquisition Priorities (High and Low)

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Each year brings new opportunities and priorities for HR and talent leaders. This year we began the inaugural Global Talent Acquisition Sentiment Study.

Virtual HR Training Event: HR Metrics and Change Management

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In the last few weeks I’ve had the pleasure of visiting Toronto and the Caribbean to speak about metrics, evidence, and leading change.

What Is Your Workforce Thinking? Leveraging AI for Employee Sentiment Analysis

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Below is a short excerpt from the book I’m working on that will highlight the impact of AI on the HR profession. My goal is to focus heavily on use cases that matter to today’s HR and business executives, and one of those that’s particularly intriguing is sentiment analysis. .

Just Released – Our 2018 Third-Party Recruiting Benchmark Report

BountyJobs curates the most impactful data in their marketplace: trends in salaries and fees across key verticals, emerging industry game changers, and other valuable analytics sure to influence your hiring strategy for the back half of the year. Download it!

3 Keys to Creating Engaging Learning Experiences [Webinar]

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By now you’ve most likely heard about and begun thinking about the employee experience, because you can’t turn around without reading an article or hearing someone speak about it.

3 Differences Between Great and Mediocre Recruiting Video

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In the third and final installment in this series, we explore the difference between great and mediocre recruiting video content. The subject of the video, the placement, and the authenticity all play a role in making it more consumable for candidates (thus improving your ROI). Note that this is based in part on some recent research we completed around what candidates actually want to see in the hiring process.

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The Impact of Algorithm Bias on Human Resources Practices

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Diversity has always been a hot topic in the HR profession, but it has exploded into national news with all of the announcements and discoveries of improper behavior in the past year (and new stories seemingly cropping up every week).

Creating an Employee Experience Based on Solid Communication Principles

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Imagine for a moment that you’re a business leader at a midsize firm. Your company is facing stiff competition. The corporate leadership has seen drastic changes. Customers are ambivalent about the products the company sells.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

Looking Forward to the 2017 HR Technology Conference

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Next week brings another great HR Technology Conference to Las Vegas, and I’m excited for the week’s events. Check out my calendar below to see who I’m connecting with, what kinds of topics I’ll be sharing about, and more.

4 Strategic Drivers of General Motors’ Adoption of Recognition Technology [Case Study]

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“After looking at the available research, we realized we had a deep need for strategic recognition.”. Sandra Garcia, Global Compensation Center of Excellence Lead, General Motors. The need for recognition programs can come from various angles.

How High-Performing Companies Manage Employee Performance [New Research]

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Recently we wrapped up an amazing new project, the 2017 Lighthouse Research Performance Management, Engagement, and Business Results study.

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on HR [Video]

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In case you missed it, artificial intelligence is everywhere and it’s rapidly coming for your job. Or maybe that’s just a bit of hyperbole to make you incredibly nervous about the future of work.

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Diversity Sourcing Strategy: 3 Tactics of Highly Diverse Companies

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About the Author: Jarrett Lee is a Research Associate Intern at Lighthouse Research. His research focuses on case studies of companies that successfully deliver results on their talent and learning transformation projects.

The Value of the Employee Experience [Free eBook]

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Think about your life. Most of the memories that immediately come to mind are based on powerful, emotional experiences. The idea that experiences form a connection and add value for employees is a relatively new idea.

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Leadership Lessons from a Third World Country [Video]

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A few weeks ago I was one of several speakers that presented Ignite-style videos at the HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas.

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[New Research] Radically Rethinking Your Learning Content Strategy [Free Report]

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Anyone who believes that yesterday’s learning content can engage today’s modern learner is sorely mistaken. More than ever employers need to think about how to offer learning content that not only delivers value for the learner, but value for the business as well.

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Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

The Candidate Experience: Perspectives on Video Interviews, Assessments, and Hiring

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In some ways, hiring looks very similar to what it did twenty years ago. People search for positions, indicate interest, and are filtered down until the most promising candidate is offered a job. However, the technology we use has upgraded considerably over time.

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