Tag: talent

The Importance of a Continuous Talent Conversation In Hiring Great People

Hiring talented workers, let alone top tier professionals, has become so competitive companies must be constantly on the lookout for unique ways to meet their talent needs. With more investment money pouring into new startups and into expanding existing companies, the talent market is becoming ever more hyper-competitive. That is making employer brand distinction, unique talent acquisition programs, talent technologies, candidate experiences and internal/external…

A Real Talent Strategy, Terminate Employment At-Will

How much of your current time and energy as an HR pro these days is being put into creating a talent strategy for your company?  A strategy that differentiates your company from others by attracting and retaining the very best to come to work for our company, rather than the competition? Yeah, that’s pretty much what we are all working on. But wait, the…

The Talent Fix Now Approved for @SHRM CP & SCP Recertification Credit!

By now I hope you know I wrote a book! If not, guess what I wrote a book! The Talent Fix: A Leader’s Guide to Recruiting Great Talent is a top-rated Talent Acquisition book on Amazon and the best selling book at SHRM’s Talent Conference (Top 8 at SHRM National, which was really cool!). Also, it was recently approved for SHRM CP and SCP…

6 Ways to Grow Your Intern Talent Pipeline

University recruiting is becoming more competitive than ever. Companies are on the hunt for top-tier talent that can integrate into their organization and ultimately onboard full-time after graduation. While Indeed reported that employers are increasing their open intern positions in 2018, the searches for intern opportunities haven’t followed, meaning companies could face some fierce competition for interns this year. Joe Shaker Jr., president of…

“We Can’t Find Talent!” Stop it! You sound dumb! #SHRM18

So, I’m going to be speaking at SHRM National next week on Monday at 10:45am. The title of my talk is “What Your CEO Wishes HR & TA Would Start Doing!” One of the things our CEO wishes we would start doing is finding them some talent! But, we tell them it’s “hard” to find talent. It’s not hard to find talent… It’s hard to…

Here’s What You Need to Attract and Keep Your Young Talent

Are you having trouble recruiting and retaining young talent? Recruitment has been an ongoing concern for human resources for a number of years, particularly with regards to the younger generation. It has recently come to light that more and more employees are abandoning the traditional 9-5 office job to explore the gig economy, leaving CEOs and business leaders everywhere anxious about the future of…

Talent Relationship Marketing Platform Phenom People Raises $22 Million

The artist formerly known as iMomentous, provider of mobile-friendly career sites, has done quite an evolution the past couple of years. Moving past an awful name that no one can spell and a business model that had been commoditized by all the ATSs, the company rebranded Phenom People and focused on becoming a Hubspot-for-recruiting solution it calls talent relationship marketing (TRM).

The Weekly Dose of HR Tech: @Candidate_ID – The Talent Pipelining Platform

This week on the Weekly Dose I review the talent pipelining platform Candidate.ID. Candidate.ID’s Talent Pipeline Platform provides one central, unified SaaS solution that manages and optimizes every tactic used to find, attract, engage and nurture candidates. So, what does it really do? Candidate.ID calls itself a talent pipeline platform which makes it this awesome cross between CRM, ATS, email marketing, and screening tech….

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…