5 Workplace Lessons We Learned from Mike Nichols

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In honor of his unparalleled contributions to American stage and screen, we present five essential lessons about the workplace we've gleaned over the course Nichols' prolific career. " Nichols was instrumental in founding Chicago's famed Second City Improv troupe, where Tina Fey and so many other talented comedic performers got their start. Talent Management Talent Management Mrs. Robinson

The Hot Potatoes Of Social Screening


And, because of the industry I’m in and the perspective I usually take, I imagined if I were an employer looking at public candidate profiles across social and professional networks as part of my pre-employment screening process, finding these horrible hot potatoes along the way. I mean, where’s usually the first place most sourcers, recruiters, HR folks and hiring managers go today when screening a candidate? “The vacant laugh. Of true insanity.


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“Talent Management? Isn’t That for Hollywood?”

HR Daily Advisor

Talent management? Bersin, a highly respected consultant who is Principal and Founder of Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting, offered his research and tips for succeeding with the new talent agenda. Bersin’s research shows the following top talent priorities: Top Global Talent Priorities. Talent Acquisition & Access. Talent & HR Analytics. Globalized HR & Talent Management. Fix Performance Management.

Dos & Don’ts of Screening Your Candidates Online


Should employers use social media to screen candidates? However, there are pros and cons to utilizing social media and search engines in the hiring process, and hiring managers want to know— to snoop or not to snoop? A significant portion of employers do use social media but not for screening job candidates. Far fewer employers — just 20 percent — use social sites or online search engines to screen job candidates.

#TChat Preview: Legally Leverage Social Media In Recruitment


The TalentCulture #TChat Show will be back live on Wednesday, December 10, 2014, from 7-8 pm ET (4-5 pm PT). Where’s the first place most recruiters go today when screening a candidate? Biro: How Leaders Hire Top Tech Talent. Everyone with a Twitter account is invited to participate, as we gather for a dynamic live chat, focused on these related questions: Q1: What are the pros and cons of screening candidates via social media?

Talent Acquisition 2014: A Look Back and Ahead

Brandon Hall

Talent acquisition is the most complex area of human capital management, yet many companies lack the necessary resources, tools and capabilities to build a results-driven program. In fact, only 8% of companies have an optimized talent acquisition strategy. As the workforce changes, talent acquisition needs to keep pace and recruiting leaders must rethink their approach to finding talent and focus on the candidate experience.

Supply Chain Management: Closing the Skills Gap

China Gorman

So how do we remedy this talent shortage and close the skills gap? This is a hot topic among organization leaders and management, and USCCF’s report offers an interesting strategy that, while different, may be an actionable way for organizations and institutions to start remedying this challenge. USCCF’s approach, dubbed talent pipeline management , is expected to provide more effective transitions for students into the workforce and improved career advancement for current workers.

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#TChat Recap: Mending Employee And Employer Relations


Industrial & Organizational Psychologist and Director of Thought Leadership at Kilberry Leadership Advisors; and Chip Joyce, CEO and Co-founder of Allied Talent. Employee engagement, the candidate experience, and talent management all ties back into how employees get along with their employers. Mending employee and employer relations involves taking a look at various organizational challenges that relate to talent management.

5 Key Recruitment Trends For 2015


Social recruiting has been big in 2014 and it’s set to be even bigger in 2015. Active candidates (those currently seeking employment) have been the main focus of recruiters for some time, but passive candidates (those who are not looking but are open to speaking to a recruiter) are a key talent pool that is not to be missed. 2015 is certainly the time for companies to capitalize on the passive talent pool. Embracing the Concept of Talent Branding.

Aurico’s WebACE™ Platform Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Talent Management Cloud


Aurico, a Gold Level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of its background screening and drug testing platform, WebACE™ , with Oracle Talent Management Cloud. Both Aurico and Oracle are leaders in the talent acquisition industry, and this relationship brings the strength of Aurico’s products and services in alignment with Oracle Talent Management Cloud.

Your Job Candidate Has Criminal Record? Don’t Panic.


In fact, there are five key steps that will help you determine whether or not your candidate should be disqualified and, at the same time, how you can stay compliant with state and federal screening laws. Many companies have adopted background screening policies that define the types of crimes that may disqualify candidates from certain positions.There is no set formula for creating a hiring matrix.

Social Recruitment’s Present And Future


It’s a high-volume, low-thought approach, but in an age when we’re all glued to our screens, it can attract recruits. This is where big data and social media meet, letting you trawl the whole world’s talent pool in a proactive way, following the data trail to the people you want and then reaching out to them through social media. About the Author: Mark Lukens is a founding partner of Method3, a global management consulting firm.

Give Us Our Paper Performance Reviews Back: Why Some HR Users Want to Ditch Software


In my performance management consultancy I have the opportunity to speak with many HR professionals. An elegant yet intuitive solution gives the user a lot of logical choices on a single screen without adding confusion to the equation. Performance Management or an After-Thought? Some systems on the other hand were not designed from the out-set to be a performance management solution. Talent Management Technology should make our lives easier.

Give Us Our Paper Performance Reviews Back: Why Some HR Users Want to Ditch Software


In my performance management consultancy I have the opportunity to speak with many HR professionals. An elegant yet intuitive solution gives the user a lot of logical choices on a single screen without adding confusion to the equation. Performance Management or an After-Thought? Some systems on the other hand were not designed from the out-set to be a performance management solution. Talent Management Technology should make our lives easier.

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.

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 However, according to ERE , Europe is “losing talent to the rest of the world.” At the current rate, by 2050 there will be a talent shortage (gap between talent supply and demand) of 60 million people within the European workforce.

Making a Connection: Correlation Between Recruitment Efficiency and Organizational Growth


In October 2014, 214,000 jobs were created and unemployment edged down to 5.8%, reported the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1 while 69% of recruiters expect competition to increase in 2015. 2 “Demand for workers is increasing and we’re seeing HR professionals pivot from talent engagement to talent acquisition,” states Ben Goldberg, President of Aurico Reports, Inc. On the surface, talent acquisition might seem ubiquitous and straightforward.

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 December alone added 252,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.6 percent.

Here is one firm’s solution for driving diversity in tech


According to its own analysis, CNBC, for example, found that major tech employers including Alphabet, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter have seen “low single-digit increases in their percentage of Black employees” since they first began quantifying DEI initiatives in 2014.

Keep New Hires From Leaving In The First 90 Days


This can be especially frustrating in front-line industries like hospitality where, according to results from CompData’s 2014 edition of their annual BenchmarkPro Survey shared by Compensation Force , turnover in 2014 was 27.6 The solution: Focus on online sourcing and creating an employee referral program that keeps your talent pipeline full of qualified candidates.

How HR Can Tackle Diversity Using the Rooney Rule

Visier - Talent Acquisition

With the war for talent at an all-time high, more inclusive and diverse hiring practices are key to a company’s success. Keeping an eye on your talent demographics is a helpful way to monitor your pipeline and evaluate the success of your recruitment practices.

Employers Are Losing More Candidates as Time To Fill Rates Grow Longer

TLNT: The Business of HR

days at the end of 2014. Year-over-year data,” says the MRI report, “shows rejected offers after two weeks are on the rise, advancing 6 percentage points since the first half 2014 survey.”. One factor, however, is within an employer’s control, says Glassdoor: “The number and type of job interview screening methods chosen by company HR management. In every case, additional layers of candidate screening add to hiring times,” according to the report.

Are You Ready to Spend This Summer Engaging Gen Z?

TLNT: The Business of HR

million in July 2014 alone. Shorter attention spans and what some may call a screen addiction may in fact mean this generation can process a lot of information more quickly and is not as distracted by technology and media as their predecessors. Engagement Generational Issues HR Communications HR Management Talent Management Featured

6 Myths (And Realities) About HR Tech You Need to Know About

Spark Hire

Here are a few common HR tech tools and the metrics you can use to better test for success: Video interviews: Video interviews are all about speed and screening. How much time passed from when a candidate was sourced to when they were screened, interviewed, and eventually hired? Talent management solutions: Talent management is a little more subjective, but it can still be measured.

Recruiting In-Demand Talent Is About Relationships And Trust


When social, mobile, analytics and the cloud exploded out the four corners of the business universe and transformed the ecosystem with a resounding SMAC, they also spawned a bazilliontrigoogolplex of new ways to find talent. Assume and expect this: job seekers and potential employees expect and assume that the best and more competitive brands are looking for talent along multiple platforms, using a range of strategies, and via many modes of communication.

Are Gig Platforms a Solution to the Gender-Pay Gap?


Founded in 2014 as the “Lyft of merchandising,” Wonolo now connects shift workers to gigs across a range of industries with just a few clicks. Gig platforms have the potential to prevent gender-bias screening, give all workers an equal opportunity and virtually eliminate the pay gap,” Pang adds. “I HR Technology HRENow Talent Management Top StoriesThough stats vary, most workplace experts generally agree women typically earn about 80 cents for every dollar a man makes.

Brave The Flaming Bullseye With Total Talent Acquisition


How are companies leveraging this underserved talent pool and candidates like him? The senior vice president of talent acquisition led the meeting and at one point he said something quite profound and refreshing, not something I’d heard of late: “We cannot allow compliance to manage us. Well, more jobs were created in 2014 than in any other year since 1999. The talent acquisition teams that get this will facilitate winning. “It is the fire that lights itself.

Piloting a New Era of Talent Acquisition at American Airlines


When Robert Daugherty joined American Airlines as its director of global talent acquisition in 2014, the giant airline was trying to put more than a decade of misery behind it. The state of the airline’s talent acquisition infrastructure was also in dire shape. about his mission to help American Airlines’ recruiters become talent advisors. “This required a mind-shift among recruiters and hiring managers,” he said.

These Are The Moving Recruiting Money Shots


So there I was on stage with some of my esteemed colleagues in front of hundreds of customers – heads of HR and talent acquisition – plus partners and peers – delivering my lines like a seasoned actor. Can you set up one for our Store Manager position we’re always looking to fill?”. We’ve set the Store Manager search to include the important parameters you define and that are unique to the job, including keywords, tags and location…”. Step right on up for your screen test.

Shifting for the Gig Economy


Jason Hamilton, co-founder and general manager of SnagWork, says the research uncovered that, even though the labor market was tightening and it was easier for hourly workers to find employment, many were craving more flexibility in scheduling—which wasn’t being offered by the largely automated scheduling systems. Meanwhile, two out of five organizations are planning to “borrow” more talent in the coming year. Background screening is another important consideration.

With the Warming Heart of People Pools


But no matter how good the recruiting software is (and PeopleFluent’s is pretty damn good), managing the candidate experience along the way hasn’t been easy for companies. This according to Talent Board’s 2014 Candidate Award Experience Awards Report released earlier this year (the 2015 data collection is in process). This saves time and money and can help improve the relationships with hiring managers. A people pool strategy also can enhance talent mobility.

Transforming Talent Acquisition


As a talent-acquisition leader, it’s your job to take care of three constituencies: your organization’s hiring managers, the job candidates and, last but not least, the people who work within the TA function. “We got some pushback from hiring managers on this, but we reminded them that it’s about the candidates.” The team relies on regular feedback from managers instead, said Knox. HR profession HR technology recruiting talent management

5 Reasons Why Recruits Secretly Hate Their Hiring Managers


What do you wish hiring managers knew? Unempathetic hiring managers. I wish that hiring managers knew that just because I went from student assistant jobs in college to working minimum wage customer service doesn’t mean something is wrong with me or my work ethic. Some hiring managers consider this sort of testing to be a great way to weed out applicants who wouldn’t fit their company culture. Extensive personality screening. Man, this is awkward.

5 Things Keeping Financial Services HR Teams Up at Night

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Accenture found that the average cost of cybercrime for the industry has grown by 40 percent over the past three years, from $13 million per firm in 2014 to $18 million in 2017—that includes regulatory fines, legal expenses, restoration of customer losses and other costs. Without top talent to execute strategy investments in high-end tech just won't cut it. Photo: Creative Commons Categories: Talent Management Article Tags: Talent Management

The Machine Learning Big Data Guide for HR & Recruiting #hrtechconf


But, in this highly competitive business world, talent management and development takes a back seat to business plans and meeting ever looming deadlines. In 2015, talent management, specifically employee development is becoming a priority for employers as they re-evaluate the cost of recruiting, hiring and onboarding in comparison to the cost of retaining and developing internal talent within the organization.

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