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.
HR is obsessed with the things it knows how to measure and ignores the things it doesn’t. Unfortunately, so-called soft skills – like problem-solving, professionalism and adaptability – are the very things that determine ... Read more
Gerry Crispin states, “A quarter of all large U.S. employers will get 50 percent of their hires from employee and alumni referrals by year end 2014.” For Millennials, social recruiting starts with candidates checking out ... Read more
Increased global competition for talent is forcing organizations to adopt new technologies and reinvent their strategies to attract top talent. Properly implemented, a Candidate Relationship Management (CRM) system enables organizations to ... Read more
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Remember the first time you used a chat tool? Maybe you experimented with it until it you connected. Or maybe a more experienced user walked you through the process. So why do less than a quarter of active job seekers ... Read more
Top firms are utilizing gamification, the use of game playing, thinking and mechanics to engage users and assess capabilities, to improve business results. Spotify replaced their annual reviews with gamification and enjoyed over ... Read more