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Rethinking talent management

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Part I: The rise of contingent talent. Gillen on December 3, 2014. HR’s identity is built around managing the people side of the business — recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining the workforce needed to keep the organization up and running.

Here’s Why Talent Analytics Must Be a Part of Your Talent Strategy

TLNT: The Business of HR

Anyone who has experience with recruiting and hiring talent of late understands that talent acquisition is as much a science as it is an art. Yet the potential of analytics, in power recruiting and hiring in particular, is still in its infancy.

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Whether Employers Realize It Or Not, It’s Now a Candidate-Driven Market

TLNT: The Business of HR

MRINetwork’s most recent Recruiter Sentiment Study says that 83 percent of the 333 responding recruiters describe the current employment market as candidate-driven. In three years, the percentage of recruiters who say candidates are in the driver’s seat has risen 29 points. “It

The Five Reasons That Your Job Postings Just Aren’t Working

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Why It Makes Perfect Sense For You to Hire a Hustler

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HR Insights Recruiting and Staffing hiring HR blog HR management Recruiting recruiting & staffing talent management Hustle ( via Merriam-Webster ): “ To sell or promote energetically and aggressively.”.

Want Top Talent? It’s Why You Must Tout Culture on Your Careers Page

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Today, company culture can be the make it or break it of your talent attraction initiatives. Culture Recruiting and Staffing Best practices Communications Company culture hiring HR communications HR management Recruiting recruiting & staffing talent management

Hiring Wisdom: Does Your Company Careers Page Measure Up?

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Taking a Supply Chain Approach to Solving the Skills Gap

TLNT: The Business of HR

Chamber of Commerce Foundation | Center for Education and Workforce ’s new report titled Talent Pipeline Management: A New Approach to Closing the Skills Gap , as a result of education and workforce systems in the U.S So how do we remedy this talent shortage and close the skills gap ?

November Job Growth Surges and Hits Highest Rate in 3 Years

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HR News & Trends Recruiting and Staffing hiring HR management HR News HR trends recruiting & staffing talent management unemployment Economists were expecting November’s job growth to be about average, right around 220,000. Instead, the U.S.

Are We Just Getting Too Smart For Our Own Good?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Galbadon’s quip caused me to recollect how I once foolishly chided a manager for including “intelligent” in her job posting, because what’s the point of requesting a smart candidate? I read a quote the other day that reminded me that being dumb has never been so unpopular.

Are You Making These 5 Twitter Recruiting Mistakes?


Now, I know, “social media recruiting” is shaping up to be one of those buzzwords that’s more bark than bite. And I know that LinkedIn gets all the social recruiting love from hiring managers these days. The post Are You Making These 5 Twitter Recruiting Mistakes?

7 Talent Acquisition Metrics Your CHRO Really Cares About

TLNT: The Business of HR

Metrics enable you to gauge the overall health of your talent acquisition process. The following are ones they watch as these metrics provide deeper insight into the performance and business impact of your talent management system.

5 Talent Acquisition Trends You Really Need to Watch

TLNT: The Business of HR

20 on this year’s Fortune 100 Best Companies to Wor k for list) just released a whitepaper that looks at Top 5 Talent Acquisition Trends in today’s market. Editor’s Note : It’s a TLNT holiday tradition to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No.

What You Should Know About Recruiting Millennials

TLNT: The Business of HR

While managing Millennials can pose some interesting challenges to management, the upside is tremendous, with the fresh ideas and hard work they bring. Editor’s Note: It’s a TLNT annual tradition to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No.

Top 10 Talent Trends That HR Pros Really Need to Know

TLNT: The Business of HR

Our regular content will return on Jan 5, 2014. Best of TLNT high potentials HR management HR News HR trends Recruiting recruiting & staffing Social Media talent management

Talent Management & Development Journey to Japan

China Gorman

Imagine that you’re the Global Head of Talent at an employer with a significant number of employees in Japan. And then understand that in 2014, 26% of Japan’s population was estimated to be 65 years or older, and the Health and Welfare Ministry has estimated that over-65s will account for 40% of the population by 2060. Want to learn about them in person in Japan with some really smart Talent Management professionals as your learning/traveling companions?

10 Good Reasons You Should Be Hiring Overqualified Candidates

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Well that’s exactly what happens when hiring managers reject candidates who have “too many” qualifications. There is simply no excuse in this new era of data-based recruiting to adhere to this old wives’ tales” in hiring.

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When It Comes to Social Recruiting, It’s All About the Mobile

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Nearly seven out of 10 (69 percent) of recruiters expect competition to increase in 2015. 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?

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


Imagine, you’re sitting at your desk, when you receive a LinkedIn message from a recruiter with an “exciting new job opportunity”. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the unemployment rate in the United States decreased in 2015 versus 2014. Written by: May Huffer.

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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. Do you see competition for talent as an obstacle? 3.) Hiring manager satisfaction. 1 in 2014.

Although It’s Better, U.S. Employers Are Still Struggling to Fill Vacancies

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ManpowerGroup’s 10th annual Talent Shortage Survey is out , and it reveals that 32 percent of U.S. employers report difficulties filling job vacancies due to talent shortages. This marks a decrease of 8 percent, down from 40 percent in 2014.

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5 Pre-Employment Test Trends You Need to Know About

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The year 2014 was a great one for job growth. That means that 2015 will be a busy year for hiring managers and HR leaders. Recruiting and Staffing Background screening hiring hiring tests HR management Onboarding recruiting & staffing talent management

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3 Surprising Personality Traits To Look For In a Job Candidate

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In fact, 2014 research published in the journal Perspectives in Psychological Science shows that, of the Big Five personality traits (Conscientiousness, Agreeableness, Extroversion, Openness and Neuroticism), Agreeableness and Conscientiousness are the most valued by organizations.

Top 5 Ways Employers Can Find the Best Summer and Fall Interns

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With summer right around the corner, attracting the best interns is an important part of an overall recruiting strategy for companies to win the war for talent. Take my company as an example, where employee count grew by 35 percent in 2014 alone.

“I know the perfect person…”

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Boosting recruiting and retention through employee referral programs. Posted by Robin Erickson on October 21, 2014. Talent is universal. Considering the potential benefits to the organization—high ROI, lower recruiting costs and higher success rates, improved retention rates—employee referral programs are worth the effort. is the Vice President for Talent Acquisition Research at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP.

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. Haven’t seen one of these for awhile.

Building an Effective In-House Recruitment Team

Cielo HR Leader

Thought Leadership Discussion: James Ryding, International Talent Acquisition Director, NBC Universal. More and more organizations are seeking to gain greater control over the hiring process by building specialist in-house teams to take over the work traditionally done by recruitment agencies. I was then approached by Tesco, which at the time was looking to build an in-house recruitment capability staffed by experienced consultants.

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. The candidate experience is a growing priority.

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). As the year continues to race by, today we take a step back to recap the most noteworthy 2014 statistics to date. How has the mindset of today’s talent shifted in recent months?

RPO in Europe a “Very Big Deal”

Cielo HR Leader

The European Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) market, according to Everest Group , is the second largest RPO market after North America – yet RPO may be growing faster in Europe than in any other region across the world. 5.) Management / Executives.

Fleming Europe - Gamification in HR

Strategic HCM

So next week I''m off to Paris for Fleming Europe''s Gamification in HR 2014 Summit. HCM technology HR transformation Innovation People management strategy

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. . The same surveyed leaders believe competitors investing in employer brand is their organizations’ top competitive threat in 2014.

2015 HR Trends: More Tech Adoption and a Greater Focus on Talent

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Global economic growth and the resounding need to engage employees in all parts of the globe dominated HR headlines in 2014. But as one year closes and another one moves ahead, it’s time to once again predict what is in store for 2015.

SkillSurvey On Track to Reach 10 million!


Recruiters and hiring managers from more than 1,400 organizations – corporations, healthcare entities, universities, talent management agencies and staffing firms — use SkillSurvey to assess more than 50,000 candidates each month. The countdown begins… we were analyzing some of our stats and noticed something very exciting.

5 Big Changes Coming to Human Capital Management

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The year 2014 was absolutely not an exception, as new mobile and cloud-based tools brought major change to work as we know it. What’s interesting is that every time work changes, in theory human capital management should, too. The way we do work is always changing.

Strategic Workforce Planning is the Way Forward

Cielo HR Leader

While McKinsey’s famous ‘war for talent’ may have dwindled to little more than a skirmish in many markets over recent years, it never died out completely and has remained hard fought in many of the emerging nations in the east and the south. In this issue we talk to Steve Hunt, Director of Resourcing at the French multi-national, Thales Group, about his company’s decision to build a substantial in-house team to manage recruitment and personnel development.

What Does Talent Want? A Strong Brand and a Great Place to Work

TLNT: The Business of HR

A look at LinkedIn’s recently released Talent Trends 2014 report provides some interesting data about what’s on the minds of today’s professional workforce. Editor’s Note : It’s a TLNT holiday tradition to count down the most popular posts of the year. This is No.

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Why HR Needs to Start Worrying About Retention Again

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Yes, 2014 will be the year retention returns to HR. Best of TLNT Engagement hiring HR communications HR management recruiting & staffing retention talent management

100+ Top HR and Recruiting Podcasts

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Recruiting Host: Gordon Collier About: Dropping talent acquisition value in short consumable episodes designed for the "recruiter". It includes stories and journeys of CHRO's, Chief People Officers, CEO, Head of Talent, and more. Join us as we reimagine talent.

3 tips for recruiting recent college grads


By Maurice Fernandes, Manager of Employment Brand & Social Media at Ceridian. As the generations making up the majority of today’s workforce begin to shift, so must the recruiting strategies of employers. Staying up to date on emerging staffing trends helps ensure businesses are positioning themselves as attractive companies to work for. This is why it is helpful if employers take a candidate-centric approach to recruitment.