How the City of Denver Hires Superstar Tech Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

Just ask the City of Denver, which hired Frank Daidone, the former CIO at Chipotle, as its new CIO in 2013. To stay competitive and attract top talent, smart public sector hiring teams are focused on fulfilling employee needs beyond compensation and benefits — emphasizing personal satisfaction and accomplishment in the recruitment process. " This tactic makes sense, especially when you consider the broader trends in today’s talent picture.

Social Recruiting: It’s All About the Mobile

China Gorman

With the fiercely competitive nature of talent acquisition, what can organizations do to make sure their recruiting and organizational talent management functions are up to speed? JobVite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Survey highlights trends, tools, and practices that are making a splash in recruiting effectiveness right now. 69% of recruiters expect competition to increase in 2015.

Oracle HCM Cloud Set to Shine at OpenWorld 2014

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

At Oracle OpenWorld 2014 all things HCM will again be a dedicated “event within an event” called HCM Central @ OpenWorld. BioMarin Pharmaceutical—Talent Acquisition Cloud for Midsize Companies with Oracle E-Business Suite [ CON4527 ]. Chick-fil-A – Oracle HCM Cloud: Integration with Enterprise Identity Management [ CON5987 ]. Cox – Integrated Talent Management: Cox’s Journey to the Cloud [ CON7473 ]. By Mike Vilimek.

What were the major developments in 2013 for global HRO?

NGA Human Resources

At NGA we have witnessed 4 major trends for global HR outsourcing in 2013. In 2014, we expect all 4 trends of 2013 to further mature, with strong adoption of cloud & SaaS technology, and a strong shift of core HR technologies. According to NGA, ‘ Talent Management as a Service’ and ‘Integration as a Service' will be on the rise in 2014. First and foremost, cloud has become the platform of choice for HRO.

Gender Diversity in the Workplace: A Problem That Just Isn’t Improving

TLNT: The Business of HR

Mercer’s 2013 Human Capital Report (prepared with the World Economic Forum) found that only 60 percent-70 percent of the eligible female population participates in the global workforce, while male participation is in the high 80’s. Global HR Talent Management Best practices Change management Diversity gender issues global HR management HR News HR trends talent management

Cielo 2014: The 10 Best Stories You May Have Missed!

Cielo HR Leader

And so the sun sets on 2014. 2014 was a remarkable, unprecedented year shaped by change for all involved in HR, recruiting and talent strategy. As we bid a fond farewell, adios, au revoir and ma3a el salama to the year that was, here’s a look back at Cielo''s 10 most noteworthy stories and blog posts from 2014: 10. Many recruiters and talent strategists understand the importance of leveraging social media. Unable to attend HR Tech, ERE or ASHHRA in 2014?

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The Word of the Year for 2014? It’s “Culture”

TLNT: The Business of HR

The word of the year for 2014 was a hopeful one for workers. Merriam-Webster recently announced that “ culture” was the word of the year for 2014 , given the large number of online lookups and a significant jump in lookups compared to 2013. Culture HR News & Trends Best practices Company culture corporate culture HR management HR News HR trends talent management

HR: How Disconnected Are You From Employees?

China Gorman

The topic is an interesting one: despite the vast improvement in and efficiency of communications tools and processes that we’ve witnessed over the years, employees and HR departments have seemed to maintain notably differing perceptions on many key human capital management effectiveness issues. The data also show that the larger the organization, the greater likelihood that employees’ perceptions of how well the organization is managed will decline.

Reskilling and Upskilling Our Workforce Are Essential as Talent Gaps Expand


More than a third of the world’s employers are struggling to find the right talent. ManpowerGroup’s 2013 Talent Shortage Survey canvassed more than 38,000 employers worldwide, and 35% of them reported “difficulty filling jobs due to lack of available talent.” What’s more, their struggle has been worsening; the 2013 findings were the highest proportion of employers expressing concern about talent shortages since 2007.

11 Human Resources, Recruiting & Leadership Practitioner Speaker Recommendations

Unbridled Talent

Mary Faulkner – Director of Talent Management, ClearChoice Dental Implant Center. Mary is a leadership & talent professional who works within organizations to help build better companies. She’s excellent – both in knowledge of Leadership and Talent Management, as well as the process of building an effective and engaging presentation. Lars Schmidt – Senior Director Talent Acquisition & Innovation, NPR. Blog: Amplify Talent.

Tackling the Talent Challenge


In this changing landscape, business leaders are encountering profound challenges when it comes to sourcing and retaining talent. But what can businesses do to tackle the talent challenge and ensure they remain a competitive and attractive workplace in the eyes of the very best workers? The availability of skills has been cited as a serious concern by 63% of CEOs , an increase of 5% from 2013. The post Tackling the Talent Challenge appeared first on TalentCulture.

What’s a Talent Community?


Talent pool, talent network or talent community—semantics shemantics. Part of the problem with understanding talent communities, lies in our attempts to define it. While we could sit around and debate the meaning of specific words, concepts and ideas, a simple definition just doesn’t capture the essence of what a talent community really is at its core. Instead, what if we equate the core purpose of a talent community to the practice of relationship building?

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

If you’re an HR, talent acquisition or learning and development professional, you should definitely make plans to attend #shrm15. The sheer size (12,000 – 15,000 attendees) typically means there are numerous networking opportunities, the chance to visit and connect with vendors who provide every conceivable product or service in the industry, and a wide variety of speakers on topics ranging from compliance issues, to talent management, to personal growth, and strategic leadership.

Top 50 HR Twitterati


Tweeting on talent and culture to leadership, tech and law. President of Cincinatti-based Unbridled Talent. Founder of Fistful of Talent and HRCapitalist blogs. Influential figure in HR and managing partner at her own firm, Bloom and Wallace in the US. The best in talent acquisition, sourcing candidates and the hurdles of hiring. Head of Talent at Vend, the ‘destroyers of cash registers’. rhubnz — Kirsti Grant (@KirstiGrant) October 9, 2013.

MGM Resorts: 2 Takeaways from a Game-Winning People Strategy


Last week, Achievers had the pleasure of hosting Christopher Henry, VP of Talent and Organizational Development for MGM Resorts International , on the webinar titled, How to Put Employees First to Win Customers. This isn’t the first time we’ve been exposed to MGM’s awesome People Strategy ; MGM submitted a stellar application that won them a spot in the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards in 2013. Managers and directors are assigned coaches two levels up from them (i.e.

SPORTS AND HR: The 8 Man Rotation - The 2014 Season (Ebook)

The HR Capitalist

For those of you not down with the whole comparing our corporate talent lives to the world of sports thing. However, if you see sports news, signings, roster decisions and more through your lens of HR, Talent and/or Recruiting, then do we have an eBook for you. It''s the next installment of the world-famous free Ebook on Sports and HR - The 8 Man Rotation - The 2014 Season. And in 2014, we have a great introduction from Talent Pro Paul Hebert as well.

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7 Trends to Expect in 2015

Cielo HR Leader

As recruiters, talent acquisition professionals and leaders in HR, the importance of employee engagement, culture, job satisfaction and retention is often discussed. According to the research, others include the continued, unprecedented rise of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), the harmonizing of recruitment and marketing, as well as the changing demands of today’s talent. . Do you see competition for talent as an obstacle? 3.) Hiring manager satisfaction.

Humanizing HR Technology


Solutions that potentially solve virtually every conceivable problem within the broad spectrum of Human Resources—recruitment, on-boarding, performance management, employee engagement, recognition, talent management—the list goes on. Recently named one of the Top 100 Most Social Human Resources Experts on Twitter by the Huffington Post he also served as a judge for the 2013 Achievers Top 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Awards.

“I know the perfect person…”

HR Times

Posted by Robin Erickson on October 21, 2014. Talent is universal. is the Vice President for Talent Acquisition Research at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. She writes about various topics in talent acquisition, including integrating with talent management, improving quality of hire for critical jobs, leveraging social recruiting to build talent pools, and building a global recruiting function. 3 The Talent Acquisition Factbook® 2011.

Unemployment Discrimination Rears Head Again


With the economy slowly, but surely making its way back (at least for now), cases involving unemployment discrimination have taken a back seat to recruiting and talent management, as stories go. 2014 State of the Union address to give more long-term-unemployed Americans a “fair shot” at a job. Haven’t seen one of these for awhile.

Top 10 Talent Trends

Cielo HR Leader

Summer is in full swing, and 2014 has reached the halfway point (albeit a couple of weeks ago, on July 1). We introduced the Talent Acquisition Fast Facts series as a way to delve into the most pressing HR and talent acquisition/management issues, explore both sides of each argument and, of course, see what the “fast facts” (statistics) had to say. As the year continues to race by, today we take a step back to recap the most noteworthy 2014 statistics to date.

Recommended Human Resources Conferences To Attend in 2015

Unbridled Talent

If you’re an HR, talent acquisition or learning and development professional, you should definitely make plans to attend #shrm15. The sheer size (12,000 – 15,000 attendees) typically means there are numerous networking opportunities, the chance to visit and connect with vendors who provide every conceivable product or service in the industry, and a wide variety of speakers on topics ranging from compliance issues, to talent management, to personal growth, and strategic leadership.

RPO in Europe a “Very Big Deal”

Cielo HR Leader

This week’s Talent Acquisition Fast Facts explores the European talent market, RPO in Europe and why businesses across the continent are seeking strategic talent partnerships: According to SIA , the global RPO industry generated $3.45 billion) in revenue in 2013. However, according to ERE , Europe is “losing talent to the rest of the world.” 5.) Management / Executives. of companies invest in RPO for relocation management support.

Banishing the Unicorn

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

With organizational appetites for technology upgrades growing, the HR function is more frequently finding itself in the long sought position of selecting new human capital tools that will elevate talent and facilitate the achievement of business objectives. As recently as the July/August 2014 Harvard Business Review Blog, Ram Charan, a noted CEO advisor and business author, argued that CHROs are not equipped to integrate business considerations. By Christine Mellon.


Introducing Cielo, the New Force in Strategic Talent Solutions

Cielo HR Leader

In July of 2013, U.S.-based and UK-based Ochre House joined forces to become Pinstripe & Ochre House, the leading global provider of integrated talent acquisition and talent management solutions. Today, we say “Hello, world” as Cielo—the new force in strategic talent solutions, boldly and undeniably changing the way the world views talent. Coinciding with the launch of the Cielo brand, we present our inaugural Talent Activation Index.

5 Things I'm Looking Forward to At #HRTechEurope

Cielo HR Leader

Cielo (check out our complementary Talent Activation Index ) is one of the sponsors of HR Tech Europe , which takes place in Amsterdam on October 23-24. Considered Europe''s most important HR event, more than 2,000 delegates are expected to attend (a 30% increase from 2013), with the vast majority being HR decision makers. The convergence of consumer and employer brands, business and talent analytics, as well as Cloud and mobile has changed the playing field.

How Recruiters Find Talent

Cielo HR Leader

Strategic sourcing is a vital component of effective talent acquisition. Recruiters need to locate quality candidates, often with unique, niche experience and qualifications; strategic sourcing is the first step in finding (and eventually engaging) this talent. This week’s edition of Talent Acquisition Fast Facts touches on the topic of sourcing, and how the best candidates are being found across the world today.

Evaluating Your Employer Brand

Cielo HR Leader

In fact, 83% of nearly 4,000 corporate HR leaders across the globe believe employer brand has a significant impact on their ability to hire quality talent. . This has changed drastically, as (noted in the intro) 83% of corporate HR leaders today believe strong employer brand is vital to hiring the best talent. The same surveyed leaders believe competitors investing in employer brand is their organizations’ top competitive threat in 2014.

What Does the New HR Organization Look Like? A Talent Machine.


" In this post I'd like to share some of our findings and give you some perspective for things to think about in 2014. Talent Management Now Defines HR. HR Operating Model People Analytics Strategic Workforce Planning Talent StrategyI've spent the last several weeks meeting with clients and many have asked me to talk about "the future of HR."

#ECTalent - Darren Chlds: Putting himself on the line

Strategic HCM

Darren Childs, CEO of UKTV at the Economist Talent Management Summit 2014 Well due to the French air traffic control strikes I missed the sessions I really wanted to see but we''ve had a couple of good sessions on diversity (Jean Marting arguing that businesses needing to progress people from unusual sources and a panel providing lots of examples about this not happening.) And in 2013 and 14 they won the Best Companies award.

The #1 Tool You Need to Win the War on Talent


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the unemployment rate in the United States decreased in 2015 versus 2014. Recruiters are busy hiring both active and passive candidates as the war for attracting and retaining top talent continues to wage. We can debate on the many factors that contributed to this statistic, but for me, this means one thing…more and more corporations are investing in the right Talent Management systems for their business.

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The Top 7 HR Podcasts


Instead you can spend it learning about the latest talent management news, the hottest recruiting developments, and the most advanced applicant tracking best practices. Episodes come out 2-3 times a month, and focus on human resources, management and leadership, and workforce technology. Another long-running podcast with over 270 episodes, HCI’s shows cover a wide range of workforce management topics. The podcast has been around since 2013 and has over 300 episodes.

Case Study: Using Hackathons to Attract, Develop, and Engage Talent


Leaders stay out of hackathon management and leave it to the engineering staff.”. In 2013, the practice started very slowly. By 2014, the hackathon events were a standard practice within the company. On the intangible side, one of the key benefits is allowing participants to leverage skills and strengths they might not use in their daily workflow, such as project management skills or more specific technical skills related to a task or process.

Should It Be Candidates First, Employees Second and Customers Third?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Between 2013 and 2014, organizations increased their amount of focus on building strong relationships with candidates by more than five times. Recruiting and Staffing active candidates Best practices candidate experience hiring HR communications HR management Recruiting recruiting & staffing talent management The candidate experience is a growing priority.

Five reasons why diversity and inclusion at work matters


In 2014, the nearly 12 million disabled people in the UK were estimated to have a combined disposable income of around £80 billion. Meanwhile a 2013 report by Deloitte found that when employees ‘think their organisation is committed to and supportive of diversity, and they feel included’, their ability to innovate increases by 83%. It’ll be easier to hire and retain talent. This article was first published in September 2014.

Women in Finance Charter: What HR Should Know

Get Hppy

Establishing targets for gender equality within senior management. On the contrary, those with the widest gap include venture capital firms, investment banks and hedge fund management enterprises. In 2013, women made up only 15% of the UK trading workforce. However, in 2014, CMC Markets wrote a commentary on how women traders have increased by an incredible 197 per cent since 2007. HR Trends Talent Management

Big Leap Forward. Working Globally.

New to HR

My first role was as a Departmental Manager at Marks and Spencer and for three years I gained great commercial and management experience. In addition from an HR perspective Panasonic started shared services operations and the start of taking a Pan-European approach to talent management. The values of the Company were not just described in posters and diaries but were implemented as a fundamental part of managing people and used as a basis for decision-making.

Time-to-Hire Increasing. What Can We Do About It?


In 2014, organizations in the United States spent anywhere between $3,976 and $5,380 per hire depending on the size of the organization. Mark Mehler, Co-Founder of CareerXroads said: “Depending on how many hiring managers [company recruiters are] dealing with, it’s impossible.”. Again, in 2014, Deloitte noted the source of the most candidates was the company’s career site. Talent Management ATS hiring process recruiting talent management

How Social Recruiting Helps Target Quality Talent


Chances are that your company is turning to social media more and more to recruit the talent it needs. In 2013, according to recruiting professionals surveyed by Bullhorn, social media ranked third as the most successful source of qualified candidates behind existing candidates from applicant tracking systems and referrals from previous successful placements. How Social Recruiting Helps Target Quality Talent. How Social Recruiting Helps Target Quality Talent.

Taking Initiative: It’s the Sign of a Heathy, and Highly Engaged, Workforce

TLNT: The Business of HR

For 2014, the engagement figures stand at 31.5 While the numbers have improved in recent years — engagement has risen steadily, jumping two (2) percentage points just since 2013 — something obviously remains broken here. While things continue to improve, it hasn’t been that long since the Great Recession and the prior “Autocrat Era,” as I think of it, when many managers seemed to view a job as a privilege.