Recruiting decisions aren’t limited to selecting the right candidates. With comprehensive analytics, you can identify the talent you’ll need, the pools with the right candidates, and methods to evaluate for fit. Don’t be intimidated by big data. Learn how you can develop people intelligence so you find the available skilled talent you need quickly and at a lower cost.
With today’s hyper-connected world, data is created, examined and applied from numerous sources on a daily basis. How are talent acquisition professionals supposed to understand and process all of this big data? Michael Hakeem, Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition at Novo Nordisk shared the story of how his firm harnessed big data to drive value for recruiting in a breakout session today at the 2013 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference.Read more
Everyone in the talent acquisition space knows the importance of social media in an effective recruitment strategy, but many are unsure of what percentage of resources to devote to social media versus traditional avenues. Lars Schmidt, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition & Innovation at NPR shared his insights with the crowds today at the 2013 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference. NPR has chosen to spotlight their social media campaign as the crown jewel. Schmidt champions empowering his current employees to assist in the outreach as brand ambassadors and utilizes innovative twitter hashtags to drive the brand and posts to an NPR Tumblr page as well.Read more
The pre conference workshop of the 2013 Strategic Talent Acquisition conference was a day of real world solutions for actual problems facing practitioners in the market. President and CEO of PI Worldwide, Nancy Martini, declared, “talent acquisition is intimately related to talent retention,” and launched into some interesting statistics like millennials are 5x more likely to quit due to their boss and also that the replacement cost for the average position is 40-50% of the annual salary. The workshop began with an engaging activity led by PI Worldwide’s Megan Holsinger examining the pros and cons of hiring or promoting realistic candidate profiles and how the individual personalities would interplay with the current office culture sparking conversation not just about who but why.Read more