talent acquisition

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Post date: February 26, 2019
As we approach 2020, it’s inevitable that HR leaders will want to assess policies, trends, and strategies in order to provide direction, philosophy, and leadership for HR professionals in the coming decades. Over the past several years we have seen social crusades such as the #MeToo movement,...
Post date: January 5, 2017
In 2016 the buzz around artificial intelligence (AI), data, and people analytics was without a doubt the biggest trend in conferences, webinars, articles and debates, and other HR industry news.   The chatter was heightened by the increase in private investment and enterprise software companies’...
Post date: May 7, 2020
A single job posting can generate thousands of responses. With online applications, it is easier than ever for people to apply to jobs, which makes it harder than ever for companies to sort through the candidates to find the right hire.  Yet most companies focus on attracting candidates when it...
Post date: May 26, 2016
No matter how much you might want to, you cannot force an employee to change. In careers, our attitudes tend to stay constant over time. This begs the question: If we know people don’t change, why do employers spend hundreds of millions of dollars per year trying to change their employees through...
Post date: May 14, 2020
Being a communications consultant working with C-level executives has given me a courtside seat to view talent development from a different perspective. Both in running a boutique firm and while working as a managing director at a publicly traded conglomerate, I’ve hired many hundreds of people and...
Post date: February 2, 2017
Higher stakeholder expectations and increasingly complex risks are demanding different skill sets from professionals. For internal audit, that means evolving beyond traditional financial, operational, and general IT skill sets. It means expanding the function’s competencies based on a more...
Post date: July 28, 2016
A while ago, I saw this piece about a better offer letter by Henry Ward of eShares. I thought it was a smart solution to something that may not be immediately perceived as being a communication challenge. And while it seems eShares’ impetus was to help candidates better understand equity, I think...
Post date: September 15, 2016
In today’s technology market, winning the war on talent may seem like an insurmountable task. From Silicon Valley start-ups to the 500 pound gorillas, we are all searching for similar talent with niche technical or stellar sales skills.  What is the company’s culture, and do the company’s actions...
Post date: July 11, 2019
A recent veteran hiring survey found that 48 percent of employers said they pay more attention to job applications submitted by U.S. veterans and 68 percent said that, if they had two equally qualified candidates and one was a veteran, they would hire the veteran. With these ambitions in mind,...
Post date: September 22, 2015
Some numbers to consider as you read this article:   4 percent of employees quit after a bad first day (Bersin by Deloitte) 22 percent of turnover occurs in the first 45 days. (The Wynhurst Group) 90 percent of employees decide to stay at a company within the first six months. (Aberdeen Group) 31...