October 17 , 2017

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Emerging Talent Acquisition Trends For 2010: Are You Ready for a Roller Coaster? (Part II of III)

2010, A Year of Turmoil and Churn in Business and the Economy The first group of talent acquisition trends will be driven by shifting economic and business cycles. The development of a global economy and the emergence of an expectation among business leaders and customers for continuous, rapid, and dramatic innovation in both products and processes creates a highly volatile ... Read More »

The Expanding Role of Recruiters in Strategic Talent Management

Presentation Date:  April 8, 2010 Producer:  TriState SHRM (www.tristateshrm.com) Event Type:  Conference Session Description: When the housing bubble burst and financial institutions around the globe started wavering, many in the recruiting profession felt that it was only a matter of time before throngs of recruiters were laid off as organizations attempting to weather the economic downturn shed every cost possible. ... Read More »

Talent Acquisition in 2010

Presentation Date:  January 13, 2010 Producer:  ERE Media (www.ere.net) Event Type:  Webinar Sponsor: Job Search Television Network (www.myjstn.com) Session Description: 2009 was a roller coaster year for many in talent acquisition. Despite continued turmoil impacting the global economy, the vast majority of organizations generated numerous hires and moved forward on a number of planned projects, albeit with tighter control on ... Read More »

Podcast: Furlough Fight

Program: KQED Radio’s Forum with Michael Krasny Episode: Furlough Fight Original Air Date: January 6, 2009 Synopsis: Furlough FightOn New Year’s Eve, a California judge blocked furloughs for tens of thousands of state workers, saying that Governor Schwarzenegger abused his discretion with the furlough plan. We look at how the increased prevalence of worker furloughs in California is impacting workers ... Read More »

I Learned All That I Needed to Know About Recruiting From the New York Yankees

You won’t read it in the newspaper, but it’s a fact that the New York Yankees were the world champions of recruiting long before they were declared the world champions of Major League Baseball. The Yankees are perennial winners (many call them a dynasty) not because of their superior equipment, IT processes, or their financial or marketing prowess, but rather ... Read More »

Understanding the Available Social Media Recruiting Strategies — Leveraging Your Employees’ Time (Part 1 of 2)

Social media presents progressive organizations with a plethora of recruiting-centric opportunities. Every day, new ways to directly source talent, support the engagement of people with the organization, market employment opportunities, and influence the employer brand arise. The sheer volume of potential directions to follow is confusing, daunting, and at times, just plain overwhelming. While some organizations have stuck a stick ... Read More »

Understanding the Available Social Media Recruiting Strategies – Leveraging Your Employees’ Time (Part 2 of 2)

Last week I introduced this series by stating that a majority of social recruiting initiatives currently in progress in organizations around the world would fail primarily because they relied solely on the limited resources of the recruiting function to establish visibility online, engage an audience, and service that audience throughout a multi-stage conversion cycle. This week my attention turns to ... Read More »

Improving Interviews by Using Forced-Choice Questions to Replace Yes-No Questions

Most managers share the fear of hiring a bad fit, no matter how technically qualified the candidate might be. Unfortunately, most attempts to measure fit suffer from a fatal flaw: that being the way cultural screening questions are asked. Too many managers and administrators-turned-recruiters ask binary questions that make it easy for candidates to guess the most desirable answer. For ... Read More »

Implementing an Agile Talent Management Strategy: The Perfect Model for a Crazy Economy (Part 2 of 2)

Last week I introduced this series by talking about how general business changes have rendered what many might consider traditional strategy development in talent management more of a hindrance to organizations than a benefit. I did not say that strategy is not important, or that delivering a strategic impact is not important, but rather implied that how most organizations are ... Read More »

Webinars

Why Candidates Are Dropping Out of Your Hiring Process

As seen on Yello (March 31, 2017) by Tracy Kelly. HR industry thought leader and professor of management at San Francisco State University, Dr. John Sullivan, says the cost to candidate withdrawal is real; the lost investment is a drain on team resources. Your online application is too complicated Sullivan reports that at Fortune 500 firms, 9 out of ten ... Read More »