26 Talent Acquisition Specialist Interview Questions

AIHR

If you’re motivated to help others achieve their career goals, you might enjoy a career in talent acquisition. In this article, we’ll explore many potential talent acquisition interview questions and how to answer them to showcase your skills, expertise, and passion for the role.

Talent Acquisition Tech Is Evolving

TalentCulture

The traditional technology configuration for recruiting and hiring at the enterprise level is changing from being solely an applicant tracking setup to one with more analytics, automation and marketing tools, said Tim Sackett, HR thought leader and president of HRU Technical Resources, an engineering and design staffing firm based in Lansing, Mich. “The reality is that TA [talent acquisition] is moving more toward marketing technologies.”

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30 AI-driven Tools to Optimize Your Talent Acquisition Process

Digital HR Tech

Talent Acquisition is a crucial function of Human Resource Management and recently it has witnessed many advancements thanks to technological developments, especially in Artificial Intelligence (AI). Glancing through the recruiting life cycle and AI use cases.

24 Best Employee Engagement Software Platforms

Semos Cloud

24 Best Employee Engagement Software Platforms. See which employee engagement software platforms you can include in your HR Tech stack to encourage employee engagement. Employee engagement software platforms are becoming the essential parts of companies’ HR Tech stacks.

3 Reasons Why Recruiters Should Consider One-Way Video Interviews

Spark Hire

As a recruiter, I understand how insanely hectic your priority list can be. Let’s face it, a good recruiter is working multiple different jobs for several different companies on any given day and speed is of the essence. In order to work quickly, efficiently, and accurately, you should consider implementing one-way video interviews into your candidate screening process. The candidates will decide when they are comfortable with their video before submitting.

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Are You Limiting Your Talent Acquisition By Ignoring These Candidates?

Spark Hire

The talent shortage is real. The 2017 Staffing and Recruiting Opportunity report from Bullhorn found that for 61 percent of organizations, trouble finding employees is their biggest barrier to growth. But maybe the issue isn’t with talent; it’s who were directing our talent acquisition efforts towards. But just because traditional methods haven’t worked, doesn’t mean it’s impossible to tap those talent pools. To start with, they’re technology natives.

Spring HR Tech Number of the Day: Hiring apps ‘retired’ by Cisco

HRExecutive

7: The number of recruiting, hiring and onboarding applications that Cisco retired after consolidating its talent solutions. And its legacy ATS platform was limited in scope and quickly becoming obsolete and unreliable.

A recruiter’s guide to video interviews

Hppy

As the battle for acquiring top tech talent continues, recruiters are leveraging all resources to ensure that they get the best candidates on board. LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Trends Report had surveyed and interviewed over 9,000 recruiters and hiring managers across the globe.

Why hiring tech is necessary but can have dangerous implications

HRExecutive

After a year of tragically high unemployment rates, 2021 is expected to experience a huge hiring boom. During the pandemic , HR professionals were forced to move to an entirely digital job search process, which has naturally increased reliance on hiring technology.

5 Powerful Talent Acquisition & Recruiting Trends for 2016

Workology

It’s crazy the number of conversations I’ve had with HR and recruiting practitioners I’ve spoken to in Q4 are telling me their staffing goals and headcount numbers are on the rise in this quarter and even more so in Q1 of 2016. It’s a good time to be in recruiting and HR. The need and demand for talent is huge if not overwhelming. We need to create differentiation among not just our product competitors but talent competitions as well. Recruiting .

TOP 11 recruitment software to look out for in 2020 [+ G2 reviews]

Skillate

The recruitment game has changed drastically over the last decade. It is moving away from resume and phone screening of candidates to video interviews and skill assessments. As per studies, the global recruitment software market was valued at USD 1753.2

Hiring for the holidays? Follow these tips for virtual recruiting

HRExecutive

employers are struggling with layoffs, others—primary in retail, e-commerce and delivery—are looking to hire. And tech-fueled talent acquisition companies like Jobvite, Fountain and HireVue are looking forward to meeting the challenge of helping employers make it happen.

Video Interviews up 40% in 2021: New Data from HireVue

UpstartHR

Our research at Lighthouse shows that video interviews, mobile assessments, and chatbots are seeing usage at higher levels than ever. If you’re looking for ways to screen candidates, video is a great way to do it.

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How Crisis Has Shifted Hiring in 4 Big Industries

Outmatch

After years of growth and low unemployment rates, there’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic changed the hiring landscape almost overnight. Since the crisis began, our data shows a spike in the number of companies using video interviewing software.

How Crisis Has Shifted Hiring in 4 Big Industries

Outmatch

After years of growth and low unemployment rates, there’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic changed the hiring landscape almost overnight. Since the crisis began, our data shows a spike in the number of companies using video interviewing software.

5 Talent Acquisition Experts Dish on Their Favorite Tools

Spark Hire

The talent acquisition world has no shortage of tools. It’s no secret, though, that not every one of those tools is beneficial, especially when it comes to addressing your unique needs. Mya prevents applicants from spiraling down the #recruitment black hole.

The Entire Recruitment System Explained

Manatal

The entire recruitment system is made out of several components. All of which are equally critically important layers that help the company in fulfilling its hiring function effectively and efficiently. General Overview: How the Recruitment System Redefines the Organization.

@LinkedIn’s Future of Recruiting Survey says the #1 Skill for Recruiters in 2020 is… @LinkedInNews

The Tim Sackett Project

LinkedIn launched its 2020 Future of Recruiting survey results today and it’s one of my favorite content pieces to comment on. Click through the link to download it for yourself, it’s packed with interesting data around talent acquisition and recruiting!

It’s Never Too Early: Let Your Employee Experience Shine Through The Interview Processes

Spark Hire

But focusing on the employee experience only when someone is officially an employee is hurting your chances of hiring the best candidates. To dive deeper into the idea of bringing the employee experience into your interview processes, we spoke with Stuart Coleman and Mandy Yoh. Stuart, partner and senior manager director at WinterWyman , a staffing agency headquartered in Waltham, MA, believes it’s important to remember recruiting is a competition.

Video Interviewing Software [VIDEO]

Spark Hire

The simplicity of Spark Hire’s video interviewing solutions has allowed thousands of companies worldwide to connect with great talent and make them a part of their teams. With video interviews, professionals from various industries are better able to gauge candidates’ skills and personalities to ensure they’re the right fit and can successfully fill their companies’ open positions.

The Best Talent Acquisition Strategies for 2022

Manatal

Why are so many organizations continuing to handle employee recruitment like it’s an auxiliary cost item to be left to the HR people, when it’s really a core business function with direct links to the profitability and the long-term success of an organization? Understanding Talent Acquisition.

Q&A on AI and Intelligent Tools with John Sumser

HR Examiner

Watch this video Q&A with John Sumser on AI and Intelligent Tools in the HR and Recruiting space during the coronavirus pandemic. Q&A on AI and Intelligent Tools with John Sumser. I prefer to call them intelligent tools. Intelligent tools are assistants.

Entering the Future of Recruitment

Manatal

A simple explanation for ‘recruitment’ is the process of searching and obtaining candidates with the potential to take on empty positions in companies and organizations. Fundamentally, the recruitment process begins with the identification of talent pools, which then leads to a shortlist.

The 12 best applicant tracking systems

Workable

To make it easier for you to decide on an ATS best suited to your needs, we’re presenting you with the best applicant tracking systems in the market today. Here’s what we’ll cover: What is an Applicant Tracking System? What are the Benefits of Applicant Tracking Software?

How to Reduce 4 Kinds of Talent Acquisition Stress

Spark Hire

Recruiting stress for many is just a fact of life. But what about stressors specific to the talent acquisition industry? Here are a few tips for overcoming stress in talent acquisition: Dealing with Anxious Hiring Managers.

AI and Intelligent Tools in HR Tech Right Now – Q&A, Reinventing HR

HR Examiner

Where we are now with Intelligent Tools (AI and Data). This video by John Sumser is his talk on where we are right now with Intelligent Tools (AI and Data) in the HR and Recruiting space in the times of the coronavirus pandemic. I prefer to call them intelligent tools.

COVID-19 pushes employers to virtual interviewing

HRExecutive

As the coronavirus takes its toll on the workforce, and even with unemployment benefit claims breaking records, employers are turning to virtual job fairs and hiring in response to the pandemic. Thibodeau reports for those firms that are hiring, virtual hiring tools are gaining ground.

Debunking Four Myths Around Video Interview Software

Avature

Yet here we are, replacing face-to-face with video conferences and getting used to every other call being temporarily crashed by somebody’s adorable four-year old invading the frame. And video solutions are right in the middle of the revolution. Video Interview

How To Build a Recruitment Tech Stack for Your Talent Acquisition Needs?

Recruit CRM

Technology is woven into everything we do today and recruitment is no different. Recruitment tools can help to attract, source, and employ better qualified and high-quality candidates. It relieves pressure on recruiters, saving time and money for businesses.

The State of Talent Acquisition today: A Global Leader in HR shares his views

Visier - Talent Acquisition

He has extensive experience in human capital management, HR software, and talent management strategies to advance PeopleFluent, while ensuring the value delivered across its innovative software solutions continues to produce the best outcomes and experiences for its customers.

Top 100 HR and Recruitment Blogs [by Organic Traffic with Top 3 Articles Each]

Ongig

There are a ton of great HR/Recruitment blogs. Ongig, of course, has its own recruiting blog — you’re reading it right now! This includes general HR blogs, recruiting blogs, talent acquisition blogs, employer branding blogs and more. Recruiting Blog.

2021 Was the Biggest Year Yet for HR Tech: See 30+ of the Top M&A Activities

Lighthouse

When you juxtapose that with the fact that 2021 was the biggest year ever for the HR technology market in terms of investment, we just couldn’t go without sharing the biggest pieces of the last 12 months and highlighting a few for their specific value. Talent Acquisition and Hiring.

Keys to taking advantage of remote interviewing

HR Morning

This is especially true with the hiring process which, since the invention of the office, has mostly depended on the old-fashioned handshake and in-person interviews. By design, software improves processes and simplifies tasks. Implementing remote interviewing.

Top 10 Campus Recruitment Software

HR Shelf

You’ve probably heard of the term ‘campus recruitment’ among students to professors alike; it is a topic of much discussion. Students pick colleges depending on their campus recruitment rates, and the ranking of a university or college depends on it.

What is a Talent Acquisition Specialist? Explanation and Job Description

Digital HR Tech

Talent Acquisition Specialists (TAS) focus on finding and recruiting these candidates. While they are not the final decision-makers (that lies with the hiring managers), they have a tremendous influence over the entire process. What is a Talent Acquisition Specialist?

Talent Acquisition: Beyond the Job Description

SumTotal

The global talent market is changing at a rapid rate, and COVID-19 has changed the way we all view our jobs, our work, our future, and our organizations. To compete and stay relevant, it is crucial for talent acquisition teams to create a human-centric candidate journey.

10 Awesome Video Job Description Creation Tools

Ongig

Video job descriptions grab the attention of busy candidates. Here’s a list of tools to consider: 10 Awesome Video Job Description Creation Tools. A recruitment video production app that allows companies to make video in-house. They allow employers to streamline video production. VideoMyJob has 5 great recruitment video case studies published on their website that show off the results they’ve got for their clients.

Top Recruiters of Yesterday vs. Top Recruiters of Today

Spark Hire

Recruiting has seen many changes in the last 10 years. When hiring new recruiters for your staffing agency, it is important to understand the differences and challenges when it comes to the recruiters of yesterday and recruiters of today. While some things may never change in recruiting, many things are constantly being updated and it is important for a top recruiter to keep up. Top Recruiters of Yesterday. Top Recruiters of Today.

Updating The HR Playbook: Talent Acquisition Strategies Post-COVID

Manatal

Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that hiring is climbing back toward pre-pandemic levels , employee satisfaction within the status quo has taken a nosedive. Post-COVID Hiring and Recruitment Trends. Practical Tips to Boost Employee Engagement and Recruitment Success.

The Latest Talent Acquisition Trends in Asia-Pacific

Cisive

While internal mobility has always been important, the current climate has steered recruiters to focus more on the existing talent within their region(s), and Asia-Pacific is leading this trend. Increased rates of internal recruitment. The rise of digital tools and technology.