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Belonging: What Candidates Look for in an Employer

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Jun 12,2018 @ AM

Talent acquisition leaders have come to understand the growing importance of branding and recruitment marketing. As Staci Johnson, Vice President Marketing at Roth Staffing Companies noted, organizations need to continue to recruit existing employees with just as much effort as spent on recruiting external candidates. In this sense, both the candidates a business seeks and the existing employees they possess are customers.

Topics: recruiting trends, recruiting technology

 

10 Top Recruiting Software

By Guest Tue, May 08,2018 @ AM

Regardless of whether a company is staffed by only ten people or 1,000, recruitment can be a complicated, yet necessary process. The right software can make life a lot easier for those scouting for talent. This list highlights ten of the top recruiting software HR professionals can utilize to strengthen the talent of their companies.

Topics: recruiting technology, applicant tracking system

 

IBM: Bias Must Fall Before AI Can Truly Help Recruiting

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Apr 17,2018 @ AM

IBM recently held IBM Think 2018, a first-of-its-kind conference dedicated to the technological innovations and research going on inside of IBM and the world at large. The multi-day conference covered everything from the rise of big data, to blockchain and its use outside of cryptocurrency, and even quantum computing.

Topics: recruiting technology

 

Upgrade Your Employee Onboarding Experience by Adding These Five Apps

By Guest Tue, Apr 10,2018 @ AM

According to data gathered by O.C. Tanner, an enterprise specializing in employee recognition solutions, 69 percent of employees are more likely to stay with a company for at least three years after an excellent onboarding experience. It is safe to say that the onboarding process is critical to employee acquisition and retention. It never hurts to have the right tools to make the process more efficient and effective. Read on for five apps to upgrade the employee onboarding experience.

Topics: recruiting technology

 

Should I Be Scared of Recruiting AI?

By Steven Dashiell Wed, Jan 03,2018 @ AM

With the substantial number of technological advancements arriving in the recruiting space, there’s a growing worry that technology and AI will replace recruiters wholesale. Certainly, there is some truth to the notion. Technology often finds a way to replace the rote activities humans don’t care to perform (such as the auto industry or manufacturing). But should recruiters be scared for their jobs?

Topics: recruiting technology

 

What does Google New Recruiting Tools Mean for Talent Acquisition Professionals?

By Steven Dashiell Mon, Dec 18,2017 @ AM

Technology has drastically changed talent acquisition over the past two decades and more changes are expected in the near future. “In the next 24 months, maybe sooner, the hiring and recruiting landscape is going to meet very meaningful thresholds,” said John Younger, CEO of HireMojo, a hiring automation platform in San Francisco, CA. What’s the impact of recruiting technology on talent acquisition professionals? The evolution in recruiting technology “is going to hit home, specifically for recruiters... recruiting firms will push harder for more tools to meet demands and stay competitive,” commented Younger.

Topics: recruiting technology

 

#RPOA Weekly: Latest on Talent Acquisition Technology

By RPOA Staff Wed, Nov 15,2017 @ PM

Technology is arguably the single most important factor that is contributing to the complexity of daytime recruiting. Keeping up with advancements in recruiting technology is essential in competing for potential talent.

Topics: recruiting technology

 

The Impact of Technology on Talent Acquisition

By Lamees Abourahma Tue, Nov 14,2017 @ AM

“Siri, tell Susan I’ll be right there.” “Siri, find a table for four in Palo Alto”.

Today, you can tell your phone to send a message to a contact and find restaurants in your area, among other things. Virtual assistants, like Siri from Apple and Alexa from Amazon, are becoming increasingly mainstream in our daily life. And these aren’t the only places where automation and machine learning are making a splash. New technologies featuring machine learning and artificial intelligence are finding their way into other applications in our life - including recruiting and talent acquisition.  

Topics: recruiting technology

 

Interview: Tricia Tamkin on Talent Acquisition Technology

By Lamees Abourahma Thu, Nov 02,2017 @ AM

Technology is transforming industries including the talent acquisition and recruiting space. Amazon moved much of our shopping online and put the customer in the driver's seat, while Tesla is moving humans out of the driver’s seat and revolutionizing our commute experience. Technology has also transformed the candidate and recruiter experiences. Arguably, "talent acquisition is becoming a consumerization practice, where candidates are treated as customers of the employer and expect a great experience," per Talent Acquisition Technology: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond, Zack Lahey, Aberdeen Group 2015. 

To understand the evolution of talent acquisition technology from a recruiter’s perspective, we spoke with recruiting veteran and Moore eSSentials’ Partner, Tricia Tamkin. Here is an edited version of our interview.     

Topics: recruiting trends, recruiting technology

 

#RPOA Weekly: Must-know Trends in Recruiting Technology

By Lamees Abourahma Tue, Oct 03,2017 @ AM

RPOA co-founder and recruiting expert, Mike Mayeux, describes recruiting as a “people-technology-process” model. Recruiting technology is an important component of the three-legged stool of the recruiting model, and perhaps its fastest changing component. In this #RPOA Weekly we present a roundup of top resources communicating updates and trends in talent acquisition technology.

Topics: recruiting technology