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Understanding the new role of talent acquisition leaders

By Staff Writer Thu, Dec 05,2019 @ AM

The way companies recruit has changed dramatically in the last five years. Perhaps nowhere is that more evident than in the use of recruitment marketing to find talent, communicate with candidates, and showcase the organization’s culture and brand.

Topics: talent acquisition

 

A Candid Conversation with Orion Novotus' President Cory Kruse: Life and Career in RPO

By Staff Writer Thu, Sep 19,2019 @ AM

With over 20 years as an accomplished recruitment strategist and fulfillment expert, Cory Kruse brings a unique blend of strategic, technical, and operational strengths which has driven notable growth in environments ranging from start-ups to enterprise solutions for Fortune 100 companies, as well as successful experience in several mergers and acquisitions, including recent Orion Novotus acquisition of fellow RPO company and RPOA founder, Accolo.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, talent acquisition, recruiting strategy

 

A Candid Conversation with Advanced RPO’s Pam Verhoff on Life, Work, and RPO

By Staff Writer Thu, Jul 25,2019 @ AM

For over 20 years, Pam Verhoff has built businesses and helped clients build effective recruitment solutions. She spent five years as a Sr. Vice President leading Aon Consulting’s human capital practice and the next five years building The Right Thing, with Tim Oyer before it was acquired by ADP. She joined The Advanced Group in 2011 as Vice President of Strategic Operations in which she was responsible for the HR, Operations, Training, Marketing and IT teams supporting the Advanced Group businesses. In January 2016, she took on the role as President of Advanced RPO. She attributes her successes to surrounding herself with the right people and prioritizing a values-driven culture. 

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, talent acquisition, recruiting strategy

 

6 Steps to Optimizing your Talent Acquisition Function

By Michelle (Shelly) Wallace Johnson Tue, Jan 29,2019 @ AM

When your talent acquisition function is not run like a ‘well oiled machine’, you could be losing top talent and more than likely, leaving a pile of money on the table. In a study by Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP, “Bersin’s research indicates that companies with high-maturity talent acquisition functions exhibit 18% higher revenue and 30% greater profitability compared to companies with low-maturity talent acquisition performance.”

“By continuously fine-tuning the process, you’ll end up with faster, more efficient hiring. This means hiring the right people for your organization, higher revenues and a motivated, more productive workforce” states Elaine Davidson, Founder and CEO of Beacon Lane Consulting.

Topics: talent acquisition, 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

 

Preparing for Hiring Unpredictability

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Jul 10,2018 @ PM

Hiring unpredictability - the sudden or unexpected need to make hiring decisions that had not been forecasted prior - is a stressful and often damaging component of talent acquisition. While some organizations bring this unpredictability upon themselves by failing to perform proper forecasting and research, other organizations navigate unpredictability as a natural part of their business.

Topics: talent acquisition, hiring, recruiting best practices

 

Stop! Does Your Talent Acquisition Program Align With Your Business Strategy?

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Jun 19,2018 @ AM

An effective talent acquisition program doesn’t occur in a vacuum. An enormous amount of planning, cooperation and execution go into creating a system that lets your organization hire the candidates you need for growth and keep those candidates coming through a healthy talent pipeline.

Topics: talent acquisition, recruiting best practices

 

A Big Fish Diary: Being Strategic With Seasonal Hiring

By Steven Dashiell Wed, Mar 28,2018 @ AM

When we last jumped into the talent pool with Erin McDermott Peterson, we heard from Tara Noonan Amaral, former Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition at Fidelity Investments. In Peterson’s podcast “Big Fish in the Talent Pool,” Amaral shared her experiences and thoughts on several hot trends in the recruiting space, including technology and artificial intelligence.

Topics: talent acquisition, recruiting strategy

 

Outsourced Recruiting: Here's how a national multi-brand food company solved their unique talent acquisition challenges

By Steven Dashiell Tue, Mar 13,2018 @ AM

Lumina Foods, a Nashville, TN based food services and distribution company, was growing year after year with little sign of slowing down. Their two subsidiaries had unique and completely different challenges. TBHC Delivers, Lumina’s food distribution arm, is one of the nation’s largest distributors of Hunt Brothers Pizza, with distributors across 21 states. Pedestal Foods, their contract food management business, provides food service in private education facilities, colleges, and universities.

Topics: recruitment process outsourcing, talent acquisition

 

Jump Into the Deep End with Erin McDermott Peterson: Real Conversations with Talent Acquisition Leaders

By Steven Dashiell Thu, Mar 08,2018 @ AM

If you love RPO, great stories, and all of the joys and challenges that come with large scale recruitment, then you'll love “Big Fish in the Talent Pool”. The Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA) is thrilled to partner with Erin McDermott Peterson on this new podcast.

Topics: rpoa news, talent acquisition