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.

Transforming Talent Acquisition

HRExecutive

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.

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.

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.

Piloting a New Era of Talent Acquisition at American Airlines

HRExecutive

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.

Rethinking talent management

HR Times

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.

HCMx Radio Episode 3: Talking Talent Acquisition with Kyle Lagunas

Brandon Hall

Tune in for episode 3 of Brandon Hall Group’s HCMx Radio, Talking Talent Acquisition with Kyle Lagunas. In this show, my guest is Kyle Lagunas , Talent Acquisition Analyst at Brandon Hall Group.

Talent acquisition outcomes: So much more than “better hiring”

Bersin with Deloitte

We’ve been seeing significant evolution in the talent acquisition (TA) function for some years now as companies continue to refine how they attract, recruit, select, and onboard talent in a competitive market. The Talent Acquisition Maturity Model.

The Talent Management Systems Market Surges Ahead

Bersin with Deloitte

The market for corporate talent management software continues to surge forward. Companies have now realized that "talent optimization" is key to their business success. And without integrated software to manage the people-processes in a […]. HR Tech Strategy Learning Providers Talent Acquisition ProvidersOur new research shows that this exciting market grew by 17% last year and is now over $5 billion in size.

The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture Guest Posts for 2014

TalentCulture

For a holiday treat, we’ve compiled a series of “top 10″ TalentCulture posts from 2014 for you to catch up on between now and the first #TChat Show of the New Year. The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture Guest Posts for 2014: How Great Companies Attract Top Talent.

Talent acquisition outcomes: So much more than “better hiring”

HR Times

We’ve been seeing significant evolution in the talent acquisition (TA) function for some years now as companies continue to refine how they attract, recruit, select, and onboard talent in a competitive market. The Talent Acquisition Maturity Model.

Brave The Flaming Bullseye With Total Talent Acquisition

TalentCulture

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.

What Gave You Pride in 2014?

HR Ringleader

Sharp Contrast Between Urgency and Readiness in Talent Management. Talking Talent Acquisition with Kyle Lagunas. Well, there is no getting around the fact that as the year draws to a close, it’s a time of reflection.

The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture #TChat Shows for 2014

TalentCulture

For a holiday treat, we’ve compiled a series of “top 10″ TalentCulture posts from 2014 for you to catch up on between now and the first #TChat Show of the New Year. TChat Preview: It’s All About The Talent Engagement Experience.

Forget the Cash: 5 Thoughtful Ways to Reward Employees

Cornerstone On Demand

"If the employee has spent countless hours at work, think about what he or she might have sacrificed in order to be your high performer," says Lisa Orndorff, an HR business partner in the HR department for the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM).

The Top 10 Kevin W. Grossman TalentCulture Posts for 2014

TalentCulture

For a holiday treat, we’ve compiled a series of “top 10″ TalentCulture posts from 2014 for you to catch up on between now and the first #TChat Show of the New Year. Grossman TalentCulture Posts for 2014: The Better Angels Of Perpetual Candidate Experience.

This Week in Human Capital Management – Payroll, Talent Management, Boot Camp, and More!

ADP

Our highly subjective selection of the most interesting recent writings on Human Capital Management. Human Capital Management Water Cooler HCM talent acquisition talent management

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? 69% of recruiters expect competition to increase in 2015.

Why your talent acquisition strategy should include veterans…and 5 ways to help make it happen

HR Times

Transportation and supply chain management provider Ryder System, Inc., is the vice president for Talent Acquisition Research at Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP. Follow Robin on Twitter @RAEricksonPhD and visit her blog, Talent Magnetism.

The 4 Most Urgent Business Issues Are People Issues

Reviewsnap

Talent acquisition and access. You can read more about the survey in the report, “ Global Human Capital Trends 2014.”) And the Deloitte report acknowledges this to some degree: “… the HR and talent functions are in the midst of a transformation.” Leadership.

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.

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 ]. By Mike Vilimek.

5 Key Recruitment Trends For 2015

TalentCulture

Social recruiting has been big in 2014 and it’s set to be even bigger in 2015. 2015 is certainly the time for companies to capitalize on the passive talent pool. Embracing the Concept of Talent Branding.

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Ignore Youth, Destroy The Economy?

TalentCulture

There is no way of nurturing talent unless we’re bringing people through, teaching them the ropes, and giving them the opportunities they desire. As an employer, he is fascinated by talent development and management.

Tackling the Talent Challenge

TalentCulture

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?

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. Many recruiters and talent strategists understand the importance of leveraging social media.

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How Social Collaboration and Video are Blending Recruitment and Learning

Peoplefluent

Monday, September 8, 2014 :00am. Those in talent acquisition and talent management have a tendency to think of recruitment and learning management as two separate functions.

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Integrated Talent Management: A Lesson from McGraw-Hill

Brandon Hall

Integrated talent management is not a new phenomenon, yet companies still struggle to align disparate areas such as recruitment, performance, succession, compensation, and learning. Why is it so difficult for organizations to have fully integrated talent management processes and tools?

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

HRchitect

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. Written by: May Huffer.

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Redefining HCM: Hire Creative Minds

HRchitect

Sure, recruiters are looking for talented people, with industry knowledge and an impressive skill set; that is always important, but, they are also looking for more creative talent, which will add value to the company by bringing innovation and new ideas. Written by: Elizabeth Capece.

Supply Chain Management: Closing the Skills Gap

China Gorman

So how do we remedy this talent shortage and close the skills gap? 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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Closing the Labor Gap

ADP

Human Capital Management Human Resources ADP Research Institute adpri talent acquisition Talent Management Strategy Thought Leadership Perhaps employers are hesitant to hire because they are wary of staffing up before they are certain the economy has turned the corner. Another argument is that there’s a significant skill gap in the U.S. labor market.

Gazing Into the Crystal Ball

HRExecutive

As 2014 draws to a close, folks — as you might expect — now have their eyes set on 2015, and are figuring out what might be in store for their organizations as far as HR and the workplace are concerned.

One Bad Reason Good Employees Jump Ship

Reviewsnap

LinkedIn’s Talent Blog recently offered a highly educational infographic, Why More Employees Are Considering Leaving Their Companies. LinkedIn Performance Management Performance Reviews Talent Management Workforce Management

2014 HRPS Global Conference: Empower Your Talent with Purpose

Cielo HR Leader

The changing economy is rapidly altering how organizations view talent. Challenges such as the impending retirement cliff, an increasing skills gap and talent shortages, as well as the persistent difficulty of retaining top employees—who are creating havoc across all companies and industries. These challenges demand the status quo for talent acquisition and talent management strategies be modernized, updated and transformed in an effort for to stay competitive.

“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.

A New Focus on Team Development and Performance

Brandon Hall

If you have any interest in the Human Capital Management technology space, then you likely heard the news that HR and technology expert Jason Averbook, has joined The Marcus Buckingham Company (TMBC) as CEO.