Talent Acquisition: A Full Guide

Digital HR Tech

Talent acquisition is key to any business’s success. Content What is talent acquisition? A definition Talent acquisition process Talent acquisition strategies Talent acquisition best practices Before you go FAQ.

Talent Acquisition Systems Effect on the Candidate Pipeline


The practice of pipeline management has no longer become exclusive to the sales club, as human resources have firmly grasped the concept in support of recruiting efforts. Talent Acquisition Systems have evolved to assist HR Recruitment in creating a strong candidate pipeline to refer to as hiring needs escalate. A negative perception that I have encountered in the mid-market with Talent Acquisitions solutions is the cost of ownership.


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What is a Talent Acquisition Specialist? Explanation and Job Description

Digital HR Tech

Talent Acquisition Specialists (TAS) focus on finding and recruiting these candidates. Content What is a Talent Acquisition Specialist? What is a Talent Acquisition Specialist? A talent acquisition specialist manages the entire recruiting cycle.

SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential: All the Details

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: There are A LOT of detail in this post about SHRM’s new talent acquisition specialty credential. You might want to consider bookmarking it for future reference.). A couple of month ago, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced a new specialty credential in talent acquisition that is launching this month. Why You Should Consider SHRM’s Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential.

Dice 2018 Recruitment Automation Report

RECRUITMENT. REPORT AI and Hiring: How today’s recruiters are bracing. Want — from Automation Preparing for the Future of Automated Recruiting. Recruiting Process 04 06 07 10 03 Dice Recruitment Automation Report 3 Intelligent Technologies Are. 72% Slow recruiting.

3 Key Talent Acquisition Jobs Explained

Digital HR Tech

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 Analytics

New to HR

Successful talent acquisition is the key in creating sustainable leaders , and providing an organization with a strong and functioning foundation of employees who care about the needs of the business while working toward the overall advancement of the company. Human resources departments are now able to assess which institutions and organizations are producing the best talent, and can exploit this data when it comes to their own recruitment.

Talent Acquisition Tech Is Evolving


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.”

The Link Between Talent Acquisition and Quality Ratings


According to the American Health Care Association (AHCA), state regulators, health care insurers, lenders and investors reference the five-star rating to determine incentive payments, referral networks, and financial loans. Recruit, recruit, and recruit some more.

Talent Acquisition Best Practices for Startups

Culture Counts

As business starts building up again to pre-pandemic levels, companies are investing more and more in talent. . Codify a recruitment process and flow. . Companies have free reign to be as innovative and forward-thinking as they like when it comes to recruitment.

Talent Acquisition: Finding and Landing High-Quality Hires

Astron Solutions

In this Astronology® we discuss the challenges COVID-19 has created for recruiters, tips to acquire key talent, and current talent acquisition trends to consider. Without a doubt, all are dealing with some challenges in handling talent acquisition this year.

Talent Acquisition in the Gig Economy: All You Need to Know

Digital HR Tech

In fact, it may change the way we engage in Talent Acquisition. In this article, we’ll take a look at talent acquisition in the gig economy. Machine learning (ML)-powered algorithms enable assistance to employers with talent search abilities.

4 Surprising Roles Your Talent Acquisition Team Overlooked – Until Now

Spark Hire

Software engineers, mobile developers, data scientists, front end engineer: these are the “hot” roles companies have been battling for talent to fill. And while it’s unlikely it will get easier to find these types of employees, there’s a real need for non-tech talent that’s been overlooked for too long. To better understand what types of non-tech employees companies should focus their talent acquisition strategies on, we talked to four hiring experts.

3 Talent Acquisition Tips for Unmasking Candidates

Spark Hire

One of the biggest challenges in talent acquisition is one that nobody talks about: masked candidates. Those who know about masked candidates, don’t understand how to unmask them to decipher between cleverly disguised imposters and true top talent. We asked a few hiring professionals to share how they improved their talent acquisition process by taking a peek behind candidates’ masks to find the real talent that aligned with their hiring needs.

Talent Acquisition: Process and Best Practices

Vantage Circle

Employees have adapted to their surroundings and used their talent and skills as their most potent weapon to thrive. But how do organizations acquire talented individuals that become so competent and responsible? Difference between Talent Acquisition and Recruitment.

Distinguishing Talent Acquisition vs Talent Management


Improving the talent management process for employers is not a simple feat. To create a fruitful strategy to navigate the talent pool, employers first need to understand each component of the process. To learn what it takes to streamline the tasks that lie in store, it helps to understand the difference between talent acquisition vs talent management. Let’s discuss each of these stepping stones of the talent pillar to break things down.

Talent Acquisition: 5 Recruiting trends that would revolutionize 2020

Pragna Technologies

Whether you are a startup or a well-established organization, having a powerful talent acquiring strategy and superb brand ambassadors will assist you attract the greatest talent to your organization. Social Media and Mobile Recruiting.

Germany-based HiPeople Raises USD $3 Million to Automate Candidate Reference Checks


Germany-based HiPeople announced a USD $3 million Seed round of VC to automate candidate reference checks during the recruiting process. The recruiting world is divided when it comes to candidate […]. Talent Acquisition VC Deals recruiting reference checks venture capital

How Can Talent Acquisition Teams Promote Skills Development?

Career Metis

For skills development in recruiting, it’s important to identify the skillset needed to thrive in your organization before executing a search. Hard skills refer to specific knowledge and training whereas soft skills are personality traits.

6 Recruitment Marketing Trends Changing Talent Acquisition


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.

Are you maximizing your most important talent acquisition tool?


As an HR/recruitment professional, you spend a lot of time, energy, and money trying to attract the right talent to your organization. This means that often times job seekers have already made up their mind about a company before speaking to a Recruiter/HR or Hiring Manager. How does this affect HR/recruitment teams? If you treat your job applicants poorly they may not consider your company again (and will definitely not refer anyone to your organization).

4 Tips to Understand and Master Talent Acquisition

Thrive Global

This then begs the question: what should students be doing now to ensure they are getting noticed by recruiters who may offer future jobs? Sandrik is the current Global Head of Talent at Omidyar Network — an investment firm established in 2004 by the founder of eBay.

You’re an Idiot if You Still Check References!

The Tim Sackett Project

The dance is us asking you for “professional” references, that we must check before we can “officially” hire you, and you giving us such references, which are basically your friends. Think it’s truly helpful in finding noticeably better talent?

Building a High Performance Talent Acquisition Strategy

Brandon Hall

Developing a talent acquisition strategy is complicated. It takes on myriad forms based on an organization’s culture, industry, location, business needs – and readily available talent. What works for one doesn’t always work for another – so why on earth would someone try to build a universal model for high-performance talent acquisition? I’m calling them The Three Pillars of High-Performance Talent Acquisition.

Mphasis Wins Gold for Excellence in Talent Acquisition

Brandon Hall

The 2020 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence in Awards for Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition, Workforce Management and HR, Sales Performance and Corporate Initiatives. Mphasis, a leader in innovative cloud and cognitive IT solutions, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold award for excellence in the Talent Acquisition category. We help organizations attract talent that is excited to join and stay.

Signing Bonuses: A Useful Talent Acquisition Tool in Today’s Labor Market?

Astron Solutions

In this issue of Astronology® we will briefly discuss the benefits of, the concerns associated with, and the alternatives to using signing bonuses to draw talent to your organization. Interestingly, a 2018 Human Resource Executive article highlighted that as a result of low unemployment rates (a 17 year low at 4.1%), sign on bonuses have been the new trend for recruiting in blue-collar fields such as construction and security. But buying talent comes with concerns.

Using References As a Screening Tool

TLNT: The Business of HR

The big challenge in recruiting is getting high quality information so that one can accurately match a candidate to a job. One potentially underutilized source of good information is references. Most companies use reference checking towards the end of the recruiting process and often it’s mainly to ensure there isn’t some derailer they’ve overlooked. Reference Checks Talent Acquisition HR technology

Talent Acquisition Chatbots: Providers, Metrics and Everything You Need to Know [New Research]

Ben Eubanks

What’s particularly intriguing is that as bots get “smarter” and more capable, recruiters and talent leaders often ask us what this means for their jobs. However, chatbots also make up one of the hottest segments in the talent acquisition technology market today. For reference, the simplest form of a chatbot will interact with visitors to a website, ask and answer questions, and take users through a pre-defined series of steps to the conclusion.

FABulous Pay Improves Talent Acquisition

Compensation Cafe

Your recruiters, staffing professionals and talent acquisition stars can do the same with your compensation plans (and you can easily help them). These are often referred as the WIIFM (What’s In It For Me). Juanita, we are recruiting you because you have proven to be a high performer. Our pay philosophy was designed to ensure your pay will always reflect your exceptional skill and talent.”.

Hiring tips for all seniority levels from Glints’ talent acquisition staff


And hiring managers need to recruit the right staff – fast. All tips are from the current talent acquisition staff from human resources and career development startup, Glints! Doing reference checks for junior level positions is useful too.

Redesigning talent acquisition – a bootcamp approach

Page Up People

There are vital shifts taking place in talent acquisition, and organizations around the globe are embracing best practices to help them get the right people for the job. This workforce fragmentation is really challenging the existing talent acquisition model,” says Vorhauser-Smith. “We Different areas of the organisation are now getting involved in the talent acquisition function. Vorhauser-Smith refers to it as doing a ‘stocktake’ of your organization.

Are you maximizing your most important talent acquisition tool?


As an HR/recruitment professional, you spend a lot of time, energy, and money trying to attract the right talent to your organization. This means that often times job seekers have already made up their mind about a company before speaking to a Recruiter/HR or Hiring Manager. How does this affect HR/recruitment teams? If you treat your job applicants poorly they may not consider your company again (and will definitely not refer anyone to your organization).

How to Make Talent Acquisition Manageable with a Busy HR Schedule

Spark Hire

As an HR professional, unexpected talent acquisition can completely derail your schedule for the next few months. Instead, use this guide to weave talent acquisition effectively into your already overloaded schedule: Practice Time Efficient Strategies. Decrease time spent reviewing candidates by practicing more time-efficient talent acquisition strategies. Employee referrals are one of the best and most dependable sources for talent acquisition.

The Simplest, Cheapest Sourcing Tool? It’s Referrals From Job References

TLNT: The Business of HR

Almost everyone in recruiting agrees that employee referrals produce the highest quality of hire (i.e. Best Practices Employee Referrals Hiring Process HR Insights HR Management Recruiting Reference Checks Referrals Talent Acquisition Featuredsuperior on-the-job performance).

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Why Talent Acquisition Must Be Integrated with the Business


Your organization likely isn’t looking at those sorts of numbers, but no matter the industry, what remains universal is the imperative of having the right talent now and into the future if you plan to stay in business. Recent research by the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) on talent acquisition has found that high-performing organizations distinguish themselves by excelling at attracting, hiring, developing, and retaining top talent.