Your perfect candidate could be located in any number of talent pools — passive candidates, active job seekers, or even entrepreneurs. Your recruiting strategy has to have a sourcing plan to gather candidates with the skills and experience you need, as well as engage them through the entire selection process. Once you have a plan in place, support your sourcing strategy with technology, social media, and recruiting analytics.
“Here's a recruiting riddle: What costs more but often works worse? Outside hires.”
Rachel Emma Silverman and Lauren Weber for the Wall Street Journal
Internal mobility, talent mobility, internal career programs, the name you choose to call it is not as important as the concept it conveys. Internal mobility programs are designed to move talent from role to role within the company. Industry leading companies like McGraw Hill, Sodexo, and Google are leveraging internal mobility programs for their benefit and you should be too.
Over the past few years many have prematurely stated that video interviewing was already mainstream technology within talent acquisition. But with the widespread assumption that Skyping with someone constituted “video interviewing,” we were unwilling to agree. Our own research backed us up. Until now. Now we have supporting data for that mainstream scenario that we are ready to share.Read more
It’s a fact that no recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) transition is perfect, yet people assume theirs will be. I’ve managed RPO transitions with many clients, and while change is always challenging, it helps to know that there is a predictable pattern to it — a normalcy to the pain you will feel. Part of my work at Seven Step RPO is to hold a full day “change management” meeting with new clients. We have found that nothing beats taking the time to be informed and educated about what to expect as we work toward a mutual goal of aligning a team that hires great talent.Read more