Talent Acquisition: A Full Guide

Digital HR Tech

Talent acquisition is key to any business’s success. In this article, we will explain what talent acquisition is, we show the 9-step talent acquisition process, give an introduction to talent acquisition strategy, and conclude with a set of talent acquisition best practices that you have to have in place to run an effective talent acquisition function. Content What is talent acquisition?

Talent Acquisition Systems Effect on the Candidate Pipeline

HRchitect

Talent Acquisition Systems have evolved to assist HR Recruitment in creating a strong candidate pipeline to refer to as hiring needs escalate. Beyond the time saving element, which is far reaching and no doubt the most prevailing benefit of a Talent Acquisition System, ever evolving technology has delivered a slate of other impressive features. Access to social media outlets, company branding, workforce planning, advanced metrics, easier integrations and more.

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Your Guide to AI Talent Acquisition

AllyO

Today’s operating environment demands that companies turn talent acquisition into a competitive advantage, and artificial intelligence is key a stepping stone toward this goal. In this article, I draw on my more than two decades in HR tech as well as the expertise of other leaders to explain: In this article: How AI transforms every phase of talent acquisition. AI best practices for executive talent acquisition. How AI can help today’s talent crisis.

7 assignments to grow Talent Acquisition Manager’s future skills

Huneety

According to LinkedIn, the demand for talent acquisition professionals rose by 63% between 2016 and 2020, and this trend is expected to continue. Talent acquisition professionals are not just growing in numbers, they are also evolving. .

The High Tech, High Touch Future of Recruiting

Speaker: Lou Adler, Founder, Performance-Based Hiring

Hiring great people starts with a meaningful job and a “high touch” hiring process designed to meet the personal needs of exceptional talent. In this webinar, Lou will share key takeaways from 40 years in the recruiting industry.

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.

To Succeed at Talent Acquisition, Go Beyond Your Applicant Tracking System

Visier

Talent acquisition is arguably the one HR area that provides the biggest advantage to a business. Research backs this up: According to one study , the ability to deliver on recruiting had a larger impact on revenue growth than all other HR areas, including onboarding and retaining new hires, managing talent, and developing leadership. It’s no surprise, then, that spending on talent acquisition by U.S. Help you optimize spending on talent acquisition.

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

Talent Data ” I explained how you can impress your CEO by converting your Talent Acquisition results into dollars. It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics. Instead, you must focus on metrics that demonstrate a direct impact on what CEO’s really care about, the firm’s strategic goals. The Metrics That Reveal the Highest Business Impacts from Talent Acquisition Actions.

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). In this article, we’ll give an overview of 30 AI-driven tools that can help you optimize the different stages of the talent acquisition process. Their solution uses predictive analytics and NLP and is particularly handy to recruit passive talent.

5 Talent Acquisition Mistakes Data Helps You Avoid

Visier - Talent Acquisition

Talent acquisition plays a key role in the success of organizations. In fact, 65% of recruiters report that the biggest challenge in hiring is a shortage of talent. The problem is that when recruiters rush to find talent, bad hires happen and making a poor hiring decision comes at a high price. This is what allows you to avoid common pitfalls in the talent acquisition process. Below, you’ll find five talent acquisition strategy mistakes you should avoid.

Talent Acquisition Week Review: Impact, Strategy, Accountability

Stories Incorporated

Last week in San Francisco, Employer Branding Strategies Coference (EBrandCon), Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (SRSC), and Talent Sourcing Strategies Summit converged for three days and one epic conference experience: Talent Acquisition Week. Here’s our Talent Acquisition Week review. They also made sure to tie their case to the company’s talent strategy, as well as make clear the negative impact of not investing in an employer brand.

It’s a Priority for Talent Acquisition, But Few Know How to Measure Quality of Hire

Survale

It’s a Priority for Talent Acquisition, But Few Know How to Measure Quality of Hire. The need to measure quality of hire tops the list of talent acquisition challenges according to a new study by Aptitude Research , however only 26% of organizations have a formal methodology to do so. Madeline Laurano, the person behind Aptitude is one of the smartest and most pragmatic talent acquisition analysts around, and this report reflects that reputation.

The Top 10 Strategic HR and TA Metrics That CEOs Want to See

Visier

Unfortunately, most of those who create metrics in HR and recruiting don’t really understand the strategic mindset of CEOs. And, as a result, the metrics that are reported to CEOs and the executive committee result in no positive action being taken. So, if your metrics don’t directly and unambiguously cover strategic goals like increasing revenue, productivity, or innovation, they simply won’t drive executives to act.

6 Key Talent Acquisition Cost Reduction Metrics

Cielo HR Leader

There are six talent acquisition metrics that all organizations must track to identify where costs can be reduced and where improvements can be made to protect revenue, improve efficiency and increase quality of hire. Lingering positions lead to lost productivity – and a loss of revenue. This metric should be tracked by job category, recruiter and hiring manager. An intelligent approach to talent acquisition and analytics is key to both goals.

A new operating model for talent acquisition

HR Times

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. Companies can support this new approach to talent acquisition by starting with a degree of centralization. Drive flexibility … because the talent needs of the organization will change.

A new operating model for talent acquisition

HR Times

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. Companies can support this new approach to talent acquisition by starting with a degree of centralization. Drive flexibility … because the talent needs of the organization will change.

Talent Acquisition in the New Normal: 10 Ways to Position Your Organization for Success

Thrive Global

After all, finding top talent is not a finite task, but rather an ongoing effort that requires time, energy and effort, even during a downturn. That has changed – big time – and while at first you will feel like you have your choice of candidates, you may realize that in this “new normal” you are spending an inordinate amount of time sifting through resumes and fielding endless calls from candidates, which will significantly extend your time to fill metrics.

6 Recruitment Marketing Trends Changing Talent Acquisition

TalentCulture

It’s a very exciting time to be a talent acquisition professional: Talent acquisition is becoming more strategic, adding new responsibilities and investing in new technologies. It’s not just about hiring talent, it’s about measuring and predicting business impact. We really are transforming the way we find and attract talent, inspired by core marketing best practices like branding, nurture, content marketing and lead generation.

Why Talent Acquisition Should Own Recruitment Marketing

TalentCulture

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! So with this investment, it’s once again obvious who should whole-heartedly, passionately and strategically own the employer brand and the correlating recruitment marketing: the Talent Acquisition Team.

Talent Acquisition Has a Marketing Problem

TalentCulture

My previous two posts in this series, Why We Don’t Need to Reinvent the ATS and Talent Acquisition Technology: Reinvention and Innovation , discussed the state of the talent acquisition marketplace and the current machinations of the ATS product category. Five to 10 years ago, getting access to the right talent was much easier. Talent acquisition is not faced with an HR problem; we are faced with a marketing problem.

How to Build a Balanced Talent Acquisition Strategy (Part 2)

Workology

As I mentioned in Part 1 of this series on how to build a balanced talent acquisition strategy, in my eyes there are two types of recruiting: proactive and reactive. . It’s something hiring managers and business leaders take for granted, but those in talent acquisition know of that 80% I’m speaking of because it’s time we clued in our leaders the other work we do months before the hiring actually takes place.

HR Metrics to Follow / Implement in 2019

CakeHR

The whole industry is evolving and constantly coming up with new HR trends , so you definitely need to keep an eye on all parameters, from talent acquisition to development and performance management. Our goal is to make your job simpler by presenting HR metrics to follow in 2019. To cut the long story short, you have to follow key HR metrics because: Only 20% of employees strongly agree that their performance is managed in a way that motivates them to do outstanding work.

Impress Your CEO With These Strategic Business Impact Recruiting Metrics

Visier

Talent Data ” I explained how you can impress your CEO by converting your Talent Acquisition results into dollars. It’s also important to understand that you can’t impress a CEO with a large volume of tactical recruiting metrics. Instead, you must focus on metrics that demonstrate a direct impact on what CEO’s really care about, the firm’s strategic goals. The Metrics That Reveal the Highest Business Impacts from Talent Acquisition Actions.

Navigating the complex world of Talent Acquisition technology

Bersin

With more than 2000 vendors in the space, the Talent Acquisition (TA) technology landscape is large and complex. Five key trends are reshaping the TA technology marketplace, often making it harder to navigate: Evolution of the ATS/CRM —Some vendors are expanding their product functionalities to create a comprehensive TA platform, blending applicant tracking systems and candidate relationship management software. 1 Talent Acquisition Technology Ecosystem, Talent Tech Labs.

The Gift of Uncertainty for Talent Acquisition

i4cp

Through the Institute for Corporate Productivity’s (i4cp) research, conversations with our Talent Acquisition Leaders Board , other i4cp members, and our Search Reimagined practice, we found that talent acquisition leaders must have three capabilities to be successful: 1. Having a clear understanding of the business objectives, critical business processes, and differentiators in the marketplace help identify organizational capabilities and talent implications.

Introduction to Recruiting Metrics FAQ

Workable

Recruitment metrics help you gauge the effectiveness of your recruitment process. Here are frequently asked questions and answers about recruiting metrics to help you understand recruiting data and use it to boost your hiring: Intro to Recruiting Metrics. What are recruiting metrics? What can you learn from recruitment metrics? Which are the most important metrics to track? How can I have better visibility into recruiting metrics?

A Recruiter Answers His 3 Biggest Talent Acquisition Questions with Analytics

Visier - Talent Acquisition

I had the opportunity to participate in a demo of Visier’s Talent add-on so I thought I would share my review of the ultimate recruiting metrics dashboard. From this simple yet powerful dashboard you can begin digging into the critical levers within talent acquisition. Now, with maybe three clicks, I can review critical jobs and answer two important questions in diversity recruiting: Are we attracting and recruiting enough diverse talent for our open jobs?

Who Wants to Be a Metric-Aire?

marenated HR

If you’ve been in HR for any amount of time, you know that people want to hear about metrics. Whether it’s a vendor telling you about their metric heavy dashboard, a VP of Talent Acquisitions spouting the metrics she watches, or a recruiting admin trying to make sense of the numbers his boss is throwing at him, metrics are a big part of the job. Are you an #HR genius but unsure about what part metrics play? Metric #2 – Quality of Hire.

Want to Know What Your Peers Are Doing to Strengthen Talent Acquisition?

HRExecutive

With low unemployment numbers in the Eurozone and Asia-Pacific as well, we’re facing a global-scale talent shortage. Hiring costs are on the rise as companies compete to identify and acquire top talent. Here at nonprofit business-benchmarking organization APQC, we recently surveyed 552 companies from across the globe to learn how they’re approaching talent acquisition in this competitive landscape. HR Technology Recruiting Talent Management Top Stories

How to Transform Talent Acquisition in Asia Pacific Through RPO

Cielo HR Leader

Singapore-based experts Kumar Bhaya, Business Development Director, and Paul Daley, Senior Vice President, recently shared their insights into the Asia Pacific market in the webinar “How to Transform Talent Acquisition in Asia Pacific Through RPO.” Success should be defined not just by vacancies filled but major metrics like Quality of Hire, Time-to-Fill and Hiring Manager Satisfaction. To hear “How to Transform Talent Acquisition in Asia Pacific Through RPO,” click here.

Invest Now! Talent Acquisition and Management, the Hidden Insights in Obvious Trends

marenated HR

An average large company has increased the ratio of core talent applications from 7 to 9.1 Communication is something that is in some ways, out of the hands of Talent Management or typical HR protocols, but we still have to deal with the aftermath or change management. That’s why so many productivity systems and communications platforms are linking up with talent solutions. Very often, it’s those in the talent strata who are charged with making that change happen.

Mobility Metrics That Matter

HRO Today

But in a tight labor market where talent is often a key differentiator, can organizations put a price on having the right person in the right role at the right time? That’s a tough question to answer, but luckily data is easing the cost implications of relocation while delivering additional insight into employee satisfaction, productivity, and retention. Mulholland says not to count out standard performance metrics that measure the more tactical aspects of relocation.

Talent Acquisition Has A Marketing Problem

SAP Innovation

My previous two posts in this series, Why We Don’t Need to Reinvent the ATS and Talent Acquisition Technology: Reinvention and Innovation , discussed the state of the talent acquisition marketplace and the current machinations of the ATS product category. Five to ten years ago, getting access to the right talent was much easier. Talent acquisition is not faced with an HR problem; we are faced with a marketing problem.

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. Engagement HR Management Performance & Personality Performance Management Retention & Engagement Talent Acquisition Talent Management Turnover Featured metrics

The Evolution of Talent Acquisition with GitHub's Maisha Cannon

Entelo

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. Maisha also took time so share why her new gig in Strategic Talent Sourcing and Engagement at GitHub has been such a nice change of pace. On recruiting today’s talent. Recruiting talent acquisition

Turn Hunter-Gatherers Into Farmers: How Modern Talent Acquisition Can Adopt Millenia-Old Evolutionary Changes to Hire Better and Faster

Eightfold

For decades, talent-acquisition teams have been built around the idea that all talent must be found externally, over-optimizing tools and processes around the theory that the best hire is going to start as a stranger. Recruiters have been trained in a hunter-gatherer model to ignore some of their best talent sources just because they didn’t match up to that idea. The cost of hiring exceptional talent from the outside is far more than the cost of promoting from within.

The Talent Acquisition Trends You Need to Focus on for 2018!

The Tim Sackett Project

My buddy, Kris Dunn, and I will be leading a free webinar tomorrow talking about the talent acquisition trends you should be focusing on in 2018 that will have the fastest and most lasting impact to your talent strategy success. Insights on key talent acquisition and staffing trends — and how they will impact your business. Strategies to be more efficient and productive so you can show 2018 who’s boss. Hey gang!