3 Key Talent Acquisition Jobs Explained

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Talent acquisition jobs come in various shapes and sizes. Contents Talent acquisition job characteristics Talent acquisition manager Talent acquisition specialist Head of talent acquisition Before you go FAQ. Talent acquisition job characteristics. Regardless of the exact role, talent acquisition jobs all have certain characteristics in common. Talent acquisition manager.

What is a Talent Acquisition Specialist? Explanation and Job Description

Digital HR Tech

Talent Acquisition Specialists (TAS) focus on finding and recruiting these candidates. Because of this influence over the available candidates, and the amount that a TAS works with people outside the business, your choice of a Talent Acquisition Specialist may be one of the most important hiring decisions you make. Content What is a Talent Acquisition Specialist? What is a Talent Acquisition Specialist? Candidate screening.

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Too Much Information? Ways to keep your Talent Acquisition System effective and efficient

HRchitect

Whether looking at implementing a new talent acquisition system or upgrading the one you already have, it’s important to strike a balance between making sure you’re getting the information you need, without scaring off the very people you want to use the system. Use screening questions wisely. She has more than 15 years of experience in talent management and recruiting, with a focus on HR technology implementation and management with Oracle PeopleSoft and Taleo.

The Link Between Talent Acquisition and Quality Ratings

Hireology

Screen for quality. Ensure that you are taking full advantage of reference checks, job fit and skills assessments, and background screenings to help reduce the incidence of making a bad hire.

Top 10 Talent Management & Employment Screening Blogs from 2020

Cisive

As you review your company’s initiatives, here are Cisive’s top 10 talent management and employment screening articles from 2020. Top Talent Acquisition Trends for 2020 and Beyond. Those high levels of uncertainty complicate any organization’s talent acquisition strategy.

Top 10 Talent Management & Employment Screening Blogs from 2020

Cisive

As you review your company’s initiatives, here are Cisive’s top 10 talent management and employment screening articles from 2020. Top Talent Acquisition Trends for 2020 and Beyond. Those high levels of uncertainty complicate any organization’s talent acquisition strategy.

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. The talent acquisition teams that get this will facilitate winning. The post Brave The Flaming Bullseye With Total Talent Acquisition appeared first on TalentCulture.

5 Ways to Streamline Healthcare Talent Acquisition Processes

Precheck

5 Ways to Streamline Healthcare Talent Acquisition Processes Sep. As the healthcare industry continues to face talent shortages, the competition for quality heightens. In order to remain competitive in the evolving healthcare landscape, employers need to find ways to adapt to the new environment while streamlining the talent acquisition process. One of the fastest growing trends in healthcare talent acquisition is the implementation of recruitment marketing.

The "Next Big Thing" in Talent Acquisition

Cielo HR Leader

Meanwhile, the market for healthcare talent grows exceedingly difficult: reports abound of hospital staffing ratio concerns linked to patient deaths, as hospitals face shortages of critical staff. HR professionals face intense pressures in this challenging environment to maintain adequate staffing ratios – and employ high-quality talent – while being diligent about cutting costs. We needed an outside partner to reassess and refocus our talent acquisition strategies.

Background Screeners Turn to COVID-19 Testing

SHRM Resources

Background-screening companies have begun offering COVID-19 testing and administration services as a natural extension of their existing business offerings. Communicable Diseases Talent Acquisition Technology Talent Acquisition

Why Didn’t Employment Screen Reveal Aurora Shooter’s Assault Conviction?

SHRM Resources

One concerns a common hiring practice: Why didn’t the shooter’s past felony conviction come to light during his pre-employment background screen? Talent Acquisition Compliance Background InvestigationsMany questions surfaced after an employee shot and killed five people in his Aurora, Ill., workplace as he was being fired.

Comparing Extended Workforce Screening in the U.S., EMEA, and APAC

HireRight

It’s fascinating – and informative – to review the findings from the American editions of our 10th Annual Employment Screening Benchmark Report with those from our European/Middle East/Africa, and Asia/Pacific Regions. The post Comparing Extended Workforce Screening in the U.S.,

SmartRecruiters Announces Talent Acquisition Platform Winter 2017 Product Release

Aurico

Background Screening Best Practice Compliance DOT Drug Testing Employee Hiring I-9 Industry News Pre-Employment Services TechnologySmartRecruiters, the Hiring Success Company, recently announced it's new product that is set to release in Winter 2017. This new product will allow for a partnership integration with Aurico to expand SmartRecruiters' background and drug testing capabilities. Click here to read the full press release.

Screening Trends and Predictions for 2016

HireRight

Making predictions about interesting screening trends for the next year is one of my most fun year-end activities, just marginally less exciting than the plethora of holiday festivities and family gatherings that are about to be unleashed. The post Screening Trends and Predictions for 2016 appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

Viewpoint: 6 Compliance Considerations When Implementing a Continuous Monitoring Program

SHRM Resources

The screening industry has been trying to move its clients—employers—to recurring screening (or continuous monitoring) for well over a decade, and it finally looks like we’ve reached the tipping point where technology can match the promise. Risk Management Background Investigations Talent Acquisition Technology

“Fixing What is Broken” – Hear the Changing Role of Talent Acquisition

AllyO

Mary Beth: I’m Mary Beth Carter and I am currently the Senior Director of global talent acquisition for Owens and minor . You know one of the first things that jumped out at me when I reflected on our earlier conversation you were an English major in college so how does an English major select talent acquisition as their career path . The post “Fixing What is Broken” – Hear the Changing Role of Talent Acquisition appeared first on AllyO.

How to Improve Recruiter Efficiency By Slaying Dirty Data Issues

Visier

As unemployment rates continue to drop and the competition for talent in key roles heats up, talent acquisition leaders have little choice but to work smarter. Many recruiters specialize in quickly filling positions , making calls, and researching potential candidates to get talented people in the door to meet hiring managers. Talent Acquisition is Plagued by Monster Data Issues. Talent Acquisition data hygiene talent acquisition

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Advancing the Process

HRO Today

Screening tech innovations are improving speed, trust, transparency, and ultimately, the candidate experience. With record numbers of millennials and Generation Z job candidates entering the workforce, employers are reconsidering their long-held hiring practices in order to attract and retain best-fit talent. That includes the background screen. So, what are the key capabilities that today’s job candidates expect in a screening process?

Handling Candidate Data Will Be Under the Spotlight in 2019

SHRM Resources

HR professionals will also be interested in how artificial intelligence (AI) technology will improve the screening experience, according to experts. Security Talent Acquisition Compliance Background Investigations Data Security Talent Acquisition TechnologyEmployers that conduct employment background checks will continue to feel the pressure to safeguard applicant and employee data in 2019.

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7 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Considerations for Background Screening Compliance

Precheck

7 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Considerations for Background Screening Compliance May. This citizen data includes consumer information and more importantly, for talent acquisition leaders, candidate information. From the application process to background screening, companies recruiting or employing EU citizens must adhere to strict new regulations. How to Ensure Vendor Compliance. Topics: Human Resources , Compliance Comments.

Ensuring Fair Hiring Practices

HRO Today

Unemployment is at one of the lowest levels in recent history and the war for talent is on,” says Greg Dubecky, president of Corporate Screening. Employers that pre-screen candidates based on race and criminal history without considering competencies, potential, and a holistic view of the candidate will ultimately lose the war on talent—potentially causing long-term damage to their organization.”.

How to Find the Right Background Screening Vendor: 10 Questions to Ask

HireRight

An Internet search for screening vendors can turn up dozens upon dozens of possible providers - how do you pick just one? The post How to Find the Right Background Screening Vendor: 10 Questions to Ask appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight. So you’ve determined that you should be conducting background checks, but getting started can be a daunting process.

Keeping Compliant During Crisis

HRO Today

While COVID-19 poses some challenges to screening new hires, these strategies help companies conduct due diligence now and in the new normal. On that list: background screening. Evolving their screening practices while maintaining safety and security standards will allow them to adapt and, in some instances, overcome market and labor conditions.”. As organizations consider enforcing remote work for the long term, their background screening approach should follow suit.

The Risks of Not Hiring: Adverse Action and Ban-The-Box

TLNT: The Business of HR

Background Checking Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) HR News Legal - Compliance & Policies Recruiting Screening Talent Acquisition Title VII (EEOC) Featured legal issuesYou already know how difficult it can be landing the right new hire. Nailing the job description. Asking the right interview questions (and avoiding the wrong ones). Reference checking. Salary negotiations. Onboarding.

Four Things We Learned From the 2020 Global Benchmark Report (U.S. and Canada Special)

HireRight

HireRight’s 2020 Global Benchmark Report is based on the survey responses of nearly 1,700 people professionals worldwide who answered questions about their businesses, background screening habits, and talent acquisition challenges.

How to Improve Recruiter Efficiency By Slaying Dirty Data Issues

Visier

As unemployment rates continue to drop and the competition for talent in key roles heats up, talent acquisition leaders have little choice but to work smarter. Many recruiters specialize in quickly filling positions , making calls, and researching potential candidates to get talented people in the door to meet hiring managers. Talent Acquisition is Plagued by Monster Data Issues. Talent Acquisition data hygiene talent acquisition

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Behind the Scenes of Background and Reference Checks

HireRight

Education Verification Employment Background Checks Employment Verification background check background checks background screening candidate experience compliance employment background check employment background checks employment screening pre employment screening talent acquisitionWe’re often asked what goes on “behind the scenes” of a background check. What do you ask references? What do you verify when you contact the candidate’s schools?

What Are Background Checks Like in Other Countries? 5 Examples

HireRight

Not surprisingly, background screening is a very different concept and process in other countries. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to perform a background check outside the United States? As an employer, you might be interested in learning what this undertaking is like in five of the countries in which HireRight commonly conducts checks. The post What Are Background Checks Like in Other Countries? 5 Examples appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

Are Electronic Logging Devices on Track for 2017 Implementation?

HireRight

Transportation Industry applicant tracking system background check background screening candidate experience compliance dot drug screening drug testing e-verify employment screening pre employment screening recruiting talent acquisition transportation trucking

5 Tips for Your Health Care Screening Program [Infographic]

HireRight

Here are a few tips to consider when initiating or reviewing your screening program to help mitigate risk and improve the hiring process. The post 5 Tips for Your Health Care Screening Program [Infographic] appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight. Ensuring that the healthcare industry engages the most qualified medical professionals is paramount.

Continuous Background Screening: An Emerging Trend for Employers

Precheck

Continuous Background Screening: An Emerging Trend for Employers Feb. One employment screening topic that has gained momentum over the past year is the practice of continuous background screening. More than ever, employers are starting to weigh the advantages of conducting post-hire screenings on their workforce. The benefits for employers are clear: a continuous background screening program allows employers to make highly informed employment retention decisions.

Legal Marijuana: The Surprising New Challenge for Employers

HireRight

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Freelance and Contract Workers: Why Comprehensive Background Checks are Important

Cisive

While this impacts talent acquisition and management, one question keeps coming up: Should companies screen temporary or contract workers? Until recently, many companies have skipped background screening for contract employees, relying on agencies that recruit contract staff or on-demand gig recruiting platforms to perform due diligence. can use their successes (and failures) as a guide on how to handle background screening for a large contract workforce.

Is Your Hiring Process Evolving with the 2016 Changes?

HireRight

Unemployment rates continue to decrease as we enter the New Year, which means continued competition to hire top talent. In the past year, many companies have seen their workforce's grow. Acknowledging changes and challenges to the employment landscape are key to making sure that your workforce grows successfully in 2016. The post Is Your Hiring Process Evolving with the 2016 Changes? appeared first on Employment Background Check Blog - HireRight.

5th Circuit Ruling Does Not Change ‘Ban-the-Box’ Law Requirements

SHRM Resources

Attorneys advise HR not to make any changes to their employment screening policies after a court ruled that guidance provided by the U.S. Talent Acquisition Compliance Background Investigations 5th Circuit Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on applicants with criminal records is not enforceable in Texas.

Optimizing for the Future: Now Is the Time for Mid-Market TA Strategy

HR Times

Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends 1 indicates a not-so-surprising truth: talent acquisition (TA) sits at the center of the business, as this function is responsible for identifying the talent to propel businesses forward. A standard approach that works for every organization does not exist today; and for TA teams working in the mid-market, determining the best way to engage talent is sometimes a mystery. Posted by Denise Moulton on February 28, 2018.

This Interview Question is Now Illegal in Massachusetts

Everwise

Human Resources compliance HR human resources recruiting talent acquisitionIn an effort to close the gender gap when it comes to equal pay, Massachusetts just passed a sweeping equal pay bill that, in part, makes it illegal for employers to ask for the salary histories of prospective employees.

A Brief Course in Education Verifications

HireRight

Education Verification background check background checks background screening college college degree college education compliance degree education education history education verification employee background check employment eligibility employment screening higher education pre employment screening talent acquisitionIt’s best to verify all elements of a resume and job application – including those of newly-hired C-level executives.

Optimizing for the Future: Now Is the Time for Mid-Market TA Strategy

HR Times

Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends 1 indicates a not-so-surprising truth: talent acquisition (TA) sits at the center of the business, as this function is responsible for identifying the talent to propel businesses forward. A standard approach that works for every organization does not exist today; and for TA teams working in the mid-market, determining the best way to engage talent is sometimes a mystery. Posted by Denise Moulton on February 28, 2018.

A Healthy Dose of Innovation

HRO Today

million jobs by 2028, COVID-19 has caused an even more pressing need for the right talent at the right time. Shannon Levesque, vice president of talent acquisition and workforce planning for Boston Children’s Hospital , is no stranger to this pressure.