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Critical Talent Initiatives at Edelman

Executive Interview | Presented By: Claudia Patton | Published: March 27, 2014
In this Executive Interview, Claudia Patton, Chief Talent Officer, Edelman Public Relations Worldwide gives an overview of their approach to employer branding and their Global Women’s Executive Network (GWEN) initiative.   Key insights ... Read more
Article

Is That Degree Really Necessary?

Article | Author: Mark McGraw | Source: HR Executive Online | Published: February 24, 2014
A recent EEOC discussion letter opines that adopting education requirements for jobs may screen out certain applicants, and that employers shouldn't apply the standard unless they can show that the requirement is job-related. While including ... Read more
Article

2014 Jobvite Job Seeker Nation Study

Article | Published: February 10, 2014
On behalf of Jobvite, the polling company, inc., conducted a nationwide online omnibus survey of 2,135 adults (aged 18+), of whom 1,303 were participants in the U.S. labor force. Participants were screened based on their employment ... Read more
Blog

When One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Blog | Author: Daniel Fogel | Source: HCI | Published: February 4, 2014

A lot of companies try to view recruiting as a faucet that can be turned off or on as the need arises.   But the reality is typically far from that perspective.  For the recruiting department to be effective, it needs time to build and grow a pipeline of talent which necessarily involves a lot of moving pieces - employer branding, online talent communities, social recruiting, job boards, career sites, etc.   Beyond that 90 day lead in, firms also often find themselves in situations where it makes better financial sense to outsource that work in today’s complex economy.

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Specialized Hiring at NPR

Executive Interview | Presented By: Lars Schmidt | Published: July 2, 2013
In this Executive Insight Video, Lars Schmidt, Senior Director of Talent Acquisition & Innovation at NPR shares his insights on how NPR has approached specialized hiring to connect with top candidates in niche talent pools.   Read more
Blog

2013 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference Part 4: Novo Nordisk and Taming Big Data

Blog | Author: Daniel Fogel | Source: HCI | Published: June 11, 2013

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.

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2013 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference Part 3: Rethinking Recruitment : NPR‘s Brand Ambassadors

Blog | Author: Daniel Fogel | Source: HCI | Published: June 11, 2013

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.  

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