Tag: acquisition

Hiring Alone – The Biggest Failure of Talent Acquisition!

It takes a village. That’s what Hillary told us in her famous children’s book. You can’t raise a child by yourself, it takes a village to raise a child fully. At least that’s our hope and ideal. I think it takes a village to hire correctly as well, and I’m not talking about the village of TA and HR. I’m talking about the village…

Why does Talent Acquisition Continue to Fail at Total Employment?

Think about what Talent Acquisition is truly responsible for in most organizations: Full-time employee hiring Part-time employee hiring Now, think about every kind of worker who might be in your organization at any one time: Full-time FTEs Part-time FTEs Temporary employees (admin, hourly worker types) Contract employees (IT, Accounting, Engineering, etc.– high-level, white collar project work) Consultants (1099s, state of work folks, high-level experts who…

What Makes a Great Talent Acquisition Conference? #SourceCon

Hey gang! I’m back from attending and speaking at my first ever SourceCon conference. Can I be real for a second? I never attended SourceCon in the past because I was intimidated. For real! Let me explain. I’m not a Sourcing Nerd! I’m not going to sit down on my laptop and go deep diving into the national archives to find names of whatever…

This Talent Acquisition Team Is Paving the Way for Gig Workers

Larry Nash, head of the U.S. recruiting team at EY, is my guest in the next episode of the “Big Fish in the Talent Pool” series (link below). During our discussion, he offers interesting insights into his own career path, including an ex-pat year in Tokyo, his perspective on the speed of change, using IBM’s Watson to assess talent, EY’s branding challenges, women in leadership,…

Doing More With Data: The Challenge in Front of Talent Acquisition Analytics

At the 2018 CareerXroads Talent Acquisition Operations and Analytics Colloquium, 50 leaders in the field convened to discuss what’s happening and what’s next in operations and analytics. Across the two-day session, it became clear that these two TA disciplines are continuing to grow in importance and the organizations that are best at using ops and analytics skills will be at the forefront of our…

SHRM Announces new Talent Acquisition Credential #SHRMTalent

Yesterday SHRM Announced the new Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential. The new TA credential from SHRM is designed for HR pros who have a portion of their responsibility in talent acquisition, and have a desire to move into a full time recruiting role, or just want to increase your TA abilities. You do not have to be SHRM-CP or SCP to take the Talent Acquisition…

2018 Talent Acquisition as a Career Survey! Take it now! @ATAPglobal

I need your help! As you may know, in 2018 I became the President-elect for the Association of Talent Acquisition Professionals (ATAP). I’m pretty proud of that because I love our industry and spend countless hours advocating for Recruiting and TA pros worldwide. One of the member benefits of joining ATAP is access to some great data and research. Our most recent project is our…

Quality of Hire is NOT a Talent Acquisition Measure of Success!

I was looking at LinkedIn’s annual Global Recruiting Trends 2017 report and it had some great information.  I have to give LI credit, this report, each year, has some really great information that always makes me think!  This year’s report was no different, and one stat struck me as really telling: When Talent Leaders were asked: “What is the way you measure your recruiting team’s performance…