Explore HCI's collection of curated research, white papers, case studies and infographics on trending talent management topics.
These days, social media and aggregators — like Google for Jobs and Indeed — often send candidates right to the job description page. As a result, they may have limited knowledge of your employer brand, company culture or the career ...Read more
Not long ago, companies relied solely on their ATS providers or their job boards to manage recruitment. Today, the choices seem endless. As a result, many companies are making uninformed or impulsive decisions that could prove to be costly and ...Read more
When it comes to measuring the health of your hiring practices, time-to-fill is probably the single most important indicator. A good time-to-fill metric tells you that your recruiters are on the ball and your systems and processes are working well. Of course, in periods of low unemployment (like what we’re seeing today), your time-to-fill metric can take a hit.
Recently, job searches got a whole lot easier — more data-fueled — thanks to Google Jobs API. Add in Google Cloud Talent Solution’s partnership with Symphony Talent, and enhanced search capabilities to attract, hire and engage ...Read more
In recruitment marketing, employers have customers too: in this case, they’re called “candidates.” And more and more, candidates are expecting their “job shopping” experience to be just as personalized, relevant, and ...Read more
While we may not be unravelling the mysteries of the universe, in employer branding we are faced with comprehending a different kind of baffling puzzle: the deep complexities, habits and eccentricities of the human mind.Read more
While social media was once viewed as a workplace distraction, more companies are changing their views on social media. Instead, teams are embracing social media as a powerful communication tool—and it’s about time. According to recent Glassdoor research, 79% of job seekers use social media during the job search process.
For years we’ve been hearing about the healthcare workforce shortage. In fact, when I started in this business, one of my first clients was a large, prestigious teaching hospital located in one of the country’s best places to live ...Read more
The top challenges for talent acquisition teams are not new. What is new is that organizations are now ready to do something about these challenges. 53% of organizations plan to make major changes to their talent acquisition strategy in ...Read more
Bringing digital to the core of your talent acquisition process does not mean simply moving a long, convoluted application process online or making it “mobile”. It means experiencing every step of the candidate journey through the ...Read more
One of the key missteps that organizations make when expanding globally is to assume that what works in one part of the world will also work in another. It’s about much more than language. Cultural differences, shifting politics, unique ...Read more
Chances are, if you feel a lack of opportunity in your current position – upward or laterally – you would likely consider other career opportunities outside your company. You may even pursue them. The job market in most parts of the ...Read more
Change is hard. Most of us in the business world are creatures of habit and any disruption to our “norm” will likely be met with resistance. A Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) transition is no exception.Read more
From the outside looking in, the assumption could be that recruiting for a globally recognized company with such strong brand recognition should be fairly easy — yielding bigger applicant pools, higher job posting conversions and heavy ...Read more
Talent acquisition is an incredibly rewarding profession, but it’s also full of challenges. Never have they been more acute than in today’s business environment.Read more
Buyers considering an RPO solution are evaluating a major investment, both financially and strategically. Those running the RFP process must conduct a thorough and disciplined process which often takes one of three paths.Read more
The recent HCI conference did not disappoint and offered us all a lot of really interesting take aways on where Talent Acquisition is, or may be, heading. Important and timely topics such as employer branding technologies, candidate and employee ...Read more
An extremely favorable candidate job market means companies must adapt, or risk talent acquisition failure. The candidate-driven job market has officially reached all hiring levels. From highly specialized senior managers to more junior level ...Read more
Reports on the so-called “death of retail” are highly overrated. In fact, according to an analysis by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. about 700,000 workers were hired in the retail industry as seasonal employees in 2018, the most since 2015.
That being said, retail employees – both full-time and seasonal – are feeling the effects of a highly volatile market. For several years now, many big-name organizations – from Sears to Payless, Barnes & Noble and countless others – have been closing their doors. However, this doesn’t mean the need for talent is in decline. In fact, retailers who promote better in-store experiences are still growing and are letting candidates know that their doors are wide open.
We can’t overstate the importance of a career website — it’s a central hub for reinforcing your employer brand. Yet, when it comes to applying for jobs, candidates may not head to your home page first. If the candidate initially ...Read more