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5 Must-Read Talent Acquisition Articles of 2016


Talent Acquisition has re-invented itself. This was a recurring theme that we saw in 2016, and thanks to analytics , Talent Acquisition has graduated from a simple candidate filling function to a strategic arm that has a direct correlation to an organization’s bottom line.

A new operating model for talent acquisition

HR Times

Posted by Arthur Mazor and Bill Cleary on December 13, 2016. In our previous post , we looked at some of the ways HR can learn from leading practices for customer experience to improve talent acquisition. And that’s likely to be money well spent.

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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’re now holding TA accountable to how well the people we hired are doing,” he said, adding that determining quality of hire isn’t quite so straightforward now that GE has discontinued its performance ratings.

HR analytics for talent acquisition: Are you ready?

Allegis Global Solutions

With the ever changing landscape of talent acquisition, it's no surprise that talent analytics has grown in demand. So, what exactly is causing this problem and how can businesses unlock the potential of talent analytics? Talent Tools & Technology

A new operating model for talent acquisition

HR Times

Posted by Arthur Mazor and Bill Cleary on December 13, 2016. In our previous post , we looked at some of the ways HR can learn from leading practices for customer experience to improve talent acquisition. Enhancing the candidate experiences requires getting smarter about how organizations approach talent acquisition. That means linking recruitment more closely to overall corporate strategy as well as promoting a smoother ride for candidates through the process.

Why Talent Acquisition Should Own Recruitment Marketing


A marketing hat is now an essential part of a talent acquisition leader’s wardrobe. The most successful recruiters and talent acquisition leaders have embraced the entire world of marketing, from tactics to metrics. Talent Acquisition!

4 things Talent Acquisition departments can do to help retain talent long-term


By Paul Sandusky, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Ceridian. I have been in Talent Acquisition for nearly two years now but have spent most of my twenty year career in enterprise software in operations running implementation, support, and development teams.

The 4 Metrics You Must Track (And What to Do With Them)

TLNT: The Business of HR

Historically, human resources hasn’t exactly been high on the list of departments that make use of metrics. If we in the HR world truly want to create stronger, more productive organizations, it’s time we become metrics evangelists as well.

The True Meaning and History Behind Talent in Talent Acquisition


We use the term ‘talent’ a lot in HR and recruiting but what is talent really and how important is it to our organizations? The History of Talent. The word talent is of Latin origin meaning to scale, balance and sum. How Important Is Talent?

Tackling Talent Acquisition in Life Sciences

Cielo HR Leader

The industry is also faced with a shortage of quality talent — individuals who have the necessary soft skills and technical expertise to drive growth and innovation. Further exacerbating the talent shortage is the general shortage of junior Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) talent, particularly in specific geographies. This narrow view often stems from a long-established reactive approach to talent acquisition within an organization.

The Evolution of Talent Acquisition with GitHub's Maisha Cannon


Hosts Rob Stevenson and Vivek Reddy chatted with Maisha about how much talent acquisition has changed since she first got her start over 15 years ago, which means far less cold calling and sorting paper resumes, and far more digital sourcing wizardry. On recruiting today’s talent.

Building a Mature Talent Acquisition Team, with Bersin by Deloitte’s Robin Erickson


Growing an optimized talent acquisition team reaps long-term benefits for orgs – to start, improved recruiting, leadership, and financial performance. Can you share some background on Bersin by Deloitte's Talent Acquisition Maturity Model? talent management

Four Changes You Can Make to Your Talent Acquisition Strategy Today


Last week I spent the day in Chicago in a client’s office working on their talent acquisition strategy, specifically addressing the topics of employment branding, process improvement, brand ambassadorship and candidate engagement.

Measure Quality of Hire With These Three Critical Factors


One of the most valuable performance metrics for recruitment is the quality of each hire made. However, most talent leaders believe they aren’t measuring quality of hire effectively. Using Talent Acquisition Analytics to Measure Quality of Hire.

Why Doesn’t Corporate Talent Acquisition Change The Way They Pay Recruiters?

The Tim Sackett Project

Which begs the question why has corporate Talent Acquisition not adapted their pay structure to something similar to that of a recruitment agency? It was the first time I did it as well, but in the long run, we had higher performing recruiters, better hiring manager satisfaction and we flat out performed better as a department, as compared to what we did previously. – Have written outcomes you want to see from this change and watch those metrics closely.

Scary Diversity Recruitment Mistakes You May Be Making


This post is part of our Data-Driven Talent Acquisition Strategies series. . Talent Acquisition leaders have taken note. This is why it’s important to take a scientific approach to building the right strategy for your Talent Acquisition efforts.

Key Points from LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2016 [Report]


It’s up to businesses to stay on top of these changing trends if they want to acquire the best talent. That’s why LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends for 2016 , created by a panel of experts, is a fantastic guide for HR professionals and hiring managers. Use New Ways to Find Top Talent.

How to Use Google Analytics to Measure Mobile Recruiting

ExactHire HR Trends

An analytics platform is essential to the modern recruiter because it can inform your decision-making process, give you justification for new recruitment expenditures and unearth trends that will compel you to create new action items for your organization’s talent acquisition efforts.

3 Recruiting Metrics That Don’t Tell the Whole Story


Across the recruiting industry there is a push to become more metrics and data-driven, and that push comes from a logical place: If we don’t hire the people we need, our companies will be understaffed and resource-strapped. To review, KPIs are: Key – Focused on the most important metrics.

How To Reduce Employee Turnover with Workforce Analytics


With voluntary resignations at an all-time high and unemployment rates historically low, employee retention is a key objective for most HR organizations, and employee turnover is the single most prevalent HR metric. HR analytics’ or ‘talent analytics’). Impact on Business Metrics.

Average Time to Fill = 42 Days according to SHRM Survey – So What ?


Thus for the purposes of this discussion, I will use my definition of the “time to fill” metric which is the point at which no one is performing the job to when a person arrives at work to perform the job. Is it a metric that is relevant to the business?

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The 4 C’s of Quality of Hire


There are many elements that go into understanding quality when it comes to talent acquisition. Recommended Read: Measure for Measure: The Evolution of Recruiting Metrics ]. You may be familiar with the 4 C’s of diamonds – cut, color, clarity and carat.

How Do You Improve Your Candidate Experience? Look At Your Data


This post is part of our Data-Driven Talent Acquisition Strategies series. Enough bad experiences can negatively impact your employer brand and make it difficult to attract great talent to your organization. This usually works out well, because they become invested.

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The 5 Key Job Application Metrics You Need to Know


06/16/2017 // By tracy kelly // recruitment metrics. But even talent acquisition teams who prioritize the candidate experience may overlook the application, focusing instead on providing a positive experience during the interview and offer processes. Here are the five job application metrics every recruiter needs to know to help improve the candidate experience. Track how many applications are completed, as well as how many are started. Recruitment Metric

9 Experts Share the Best Hiring Advice They Learned in 2016


We reached out to a handful of people in the talent acquisition space to learn what transformed the way they hired this year. Maisha Cannon, Global Talent Strategist and People Ops, GitHub. Great talent isn't attracted to mediocre recruiters.' – Wade Burgess.

The Cost of a New Hire is $1000-$5000!?

The Tim Sackett Project

So, Ryan and Hootsuite are actually coming up with their own copycat program and calling it “stretch” This program basically allows Hootsuite employees to try out other roles within Hootsuite one day per week, and if it goes well to eventually into that role full time. Now, if you spent 17 seconds in Talent Acquisition you know there is no way $5000 covers the cost of a top employee, probably not even a crappy employee.

Hire Success: Reporting from the SmartRecruiters 2016 User Conference #Hire16

Brandon Hall

Talent acquisition is one of my favorite research areas, because the industry is growing by leaps and bounds. In Brandon Hall Group’s 2016 Talent Acquisition Technology Study , the ATS received a satisfaction score of 76 on a 100-point scale.

Quality of Hire Means Something, Here’s Why


About four in 10 of nearly 4,000 corporate talent acquisition managers from 40 countries agreed that quality of hire is the most valuable metric for performance, although that is a dip from the 44% who said so in 2014. By Maren Hogan, Founder and CEO of Red Branch Media.

Using Data to Link Talent Decisions to Business (Webinar)


Yet are we using data to link talent decisions to business? We all know that talent acquisition, training and onboarding is time consuming and expensive. Let’s take a deep dive into a few HR metrics that truly matter to the business (and these are just a handful).

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Innovative HR and Why Technology Innovators Can’t Survive Without It


As a tech company, we experience first hand the challenges faced by HR and business leaders in the hyper-competitive tech talent market. 90% of technology CEOs are confident about their revenue growth in 2016 , according to PWC’s 19th Annual Global CEO Survey.

Quality Hires Take Front Stage. What’s the Catch? Paying Them Well

Compensation Today

New workforce study reveals quality is a number one concern for recruiters The newly released LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends 2016 report, advised that four in ten talent acquisition managers around the world agree that quality of hire is the most valuable metric for future employee performance.

Free Agent Nation: Using Talent Assessments To Build Your Superteam

The Tim Sackett Project

Executives and hiring managers tell you that the world of talent selection and team building is more art than science. You’d never put Susie in charge of our Olympic talent. How to use your assessment platform to give your managers incredible leverage to onboard their new hires , with a focus on what makes each employee special – as well as what could hurt them in your unique culture. — Anyone else amazed by the USA performance at the Rio Olympic Games? Just us?

Recruiting Analytics, Ownership, and Accountability (New Podcast)


My guest for this show is Kristina Minyard , the Senior Talent Manager at Ignite. During the show we covered some of the interesting aspects that separate staffing and corporate recruiting as well as some of the common challenges and opportunities for recruiting leaders.

Ep 97 – 3 New Emerging HR Technologies #hrtechconf


It’s no secret that the HR and talent acquisition technology industry is growing. In 2016, HR departments are not just adding new technologies and systems but are anticipated to invest an additional 25% more of their time and resources. Sixty-four percent of those same businesses are planning major business initiatives concerning business improvement process with many of those happening in the HR and talent acquisition department(s).

Focus on the Employee Experience to Create a Culture of Success


Additionally, Pomello metrics can be used to understand how successful the onboarding process is at communicating your company culture to new hires. These two metrics are important barometers for understanding how the recruiting function is performing over time.