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Does your Talent Acquisition function pass this 8-point health check?

By Michelle (Shelly) Wallace Johnson Tue, Jan 15,2019 @ AM

The current labor market is extremely competitive. The U.S. unemployment rate is at a 49-year low of 3.9 percent as of December 2018, and in September 2018 alone, there were 7.0 million openings and 5.7 million hires, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Stats. Talent Acquisition professionals and hiring managers for organizations should look at their recruiting strategy the same as traditional business does for consumers, supply and demand and price equilibrium.

Topics: recruiting best practices

 

Are you in the Know with Diversity Recruiting?

By Michelle (Shelly) Wallace Johnson Mon, Jan 07,2019 @ AM

It is a known fact that diversity recruiting has been a high priority amongst most talent acquisition professionals and organizations. Many people will agree that diversity is good for business. Not only bringing fresh ideas, but various perspectives as well.

Topics: diversity, recruiting best practices

 

The 4 Questions You Should Be Asking Candidates in an Interview

By Michelle (Shelly) Wallace Johnson Tue, Dec 11,2018 @ AM

When your internal hiring process is broken and the engagement survey shows less than satisfactory results, you might want to consider bringing in a recruitment process outsourcing company (RPO).

Topics: recruiting best practices

 

Big Fish in the Talent Pool: Rebuilding a Stronger Employer Brand

By Steven Dashiell Wed, Nov 28,2018 @ AM

As a global organization with over 270,000 employees across the world, it should be no surprise that Wells Fargo has an extensive recruiting team. In fact, as Wells Fargo continues to grow, they hire for roughly 90,000 positions each year. But what does it take to hire nearly 90,000 positions each year - half of those internal promotions, and the other half new hires?

Topics: Big Fish Diaries, recruiting best practices

 

World Class Recruitment: Hiring Talent the Hueman Way

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Nov 13,2018 @ AM

As any talent acquisition leader can tell you, hiring these days isn’t what it used to be. Posting a job description on a job board and hoping for the best won’t get an organization the talent they need for success. And that’s just the hiring portion –  engaging and retaining that talent is just as important for overall recruitment. Recruiting, often, is overwhelming.

Topics: recruiting best practices, recruitment process outsourcing

 

8 Ways to Close the Gender Gap

By Guest Tue, Sep 18,2018 @ AM

With the growing Me Too movement, the pay gap between men and women in the workforce is being brought into the spotlight. In 2015, American women working full time were paid 80% of what their male counterparts made on average, creating a pay gap of 20% (AAUW 2017). Some companies are striving to close the gender gap and have found that what they perceive and what is reality can be two very different things. Here are seven tips to help a company find balance in their workforce.

Topics: recruiting best practices, diversity

 

Build Your Recruiting Program Around a Customer Centric Process

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Sep 11,2018 @ AM

Who are your customers? This is a fundamental question to any business, but one that talent acquisition teams have been tangling with more and more as recruitment marketing plays a greater role in the acquisition of highly skilled, passive candidates.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, recruiting best practices

 

Measurement Drives Growth When it Comes to Talent Acquisition Programs

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Aug 28,2018 @ AM

It goes without saying that without proper measurement of your organization’s actions and accomplishments, figuring out just how well you’re doing in terms of business is difficult. The Office of Personnel Management notes that measurement “plays a crucial role in translating business strategy into results.”

Topics: recruiting best practices, recruitment process outsourcing

 

5 Reasons Employees Need to be Involved in Your Hiring Process

By Guest Tue, Aug 21,2018 @ AM

Once upon a time, in Silicon Valley, some pioneering modern tech companies decided to experiment with a new hiring model, which was collaborative recruitment. This technology consists of involving the employees themselves in the recruitment process. Today, the collaborative recruitment model has made its way beyond the Valley and is now becoming increasingly popular worldwide. Here, we will look at the reasons why the employees need to be involved in the hiring process.

Topics: recruiting best practices

 

How Well Do You Know Your Candidate Marketplace?

By Steven Dashiell Wed, Aug 01,2018 @ PM

Building a successful talent acquisition program requires a multifaceted process, one that involves strong communication between various areas of your organization and a heightened focus on the candidate’s needs, among other things. Strangely, an easily overlooked step in building a successful TA program is one that should be well understood by every organization: fully understanding your candidate market.

Topics: talent acquisition, recruiting strategy, recruiting best practices