Tag: trends

The Latest Global Talent Trends from @LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently released their 2019 Global Talent Trends and it’s loaded with great data for HR and TA Pros! Take a look at the Top 4: 91% believe that “Soft Skills” is the biggest trend in the future of work! Really!? Can we discuss this?! What do does LinkedIn mean by “Soft Skills”? Here’s how it was defined in the report – Creativity Persuasion…

Why HR Should Pay Attention to Technology Design Trends

Technology is eating the world. Everything – and I don’t say this with any hyperbole – is technology. Even the human stuff we do every day (or should do every day) is a function of technology. I’m almost positive if HR (and business in general) didn’t have email, SMS, or slack we wouldn’t know how to get a hold of someone to have a…

Robotics in HR: Current Trends and Impact

The human resources division is an integral part of any business. At its core, the HR department’s strategic role is managing employee relations, ensuring high-quality talent acquisition, and ultimately fostering high employee engagement and retention. However, their day-to-day activities are highly resource-intensive with a myriad of tasks such as payroll, benefits, hiring, offboarding and compliance management. But all this is changing as HR departments…

3 Talent Trends HR Shares with The Winter Olympics

Ahhh.  The Olympics.  The beauty.  The drama.  The similarities to our work world. The 2018 Winter Olympics are just beginning, but the anticipation of great competition and hyper-sports analogies are in full blast.  And all the Tonya and Nancy memories.  Seems like just yesterday. Therefore, it’s only fitting to highlight the talent trends between our HR lives and the Olympic scene. The New Events: …

Automation, Text Messaging, and Lagging Confidence Showcase Hottest Recruiting Trends for 2018

Hot off the acquisition of TextRecruit by iCIMS, a new recruiting trends report from Bullhorn supports the strength of text messaging to communicate with job seekers over email and phone calls. Of the staffing professionals surveyed by the CRM and operations software solutions provider, 69 percent of firms expecting their usage to increase, especially communicating with millennial and Generation Z candidates.

LinkedIn’s Global Recruiting Trends 2018

Each year, over the past few years, I look forward to reviewing LinkedIn’s annual Recruiting Trends report. The 2018 version is no different! It’s sixty pages of insight and case studies and really digs into the hottest trends in recruiting we are all facing. It’s definitely something every TA pro and leader should read. One reason I like this report is that the data…

The Future of Recruitment Marketing Trends

For the past two years, SmashFly has a been a great partner of Fistful of Talent, but I’m sad to say this will be the last sponsored SmashFly post. Smash (as I like to call them) won’t be renewing as an FOT sponsor for 2018 as they look to try some new avenues in marketing. That’s what great marketing does. It tries some things…

The Talent Acquisition Trends You Need to Focus on for 2018!

Hey gang! My buddy, Kris Dunn, and I will be leading a free webinar tomorrow talking about the talent acquisition trends you should be focusing on in 2018 that will have the fastest and most lasting impact to your talent strategy success. Artificial intelligence, Google for Jobs and other hot topics are dominating conversations across the recruitment industry. But at the end of the day,…

5 Talent Management Trends That Are Changing HR

The new year brings new goals, new challenges and new trends in the still-evolving field of talent management. We describe below 5 talent management trends for 2017 based on insights from HR leaders globally, our NTMN research, experiences at our clients and discussions at the Talent Management Institute. In no particular order, we believe that the key macro trends in talent management are:

The Crazy, Topsy-Turvy Emerging 2017 — 4 Emerging Trends

This promises to be one of those years we will all remember. From politics to economics, from hard-to-find talent to algorithms and predictive analytics, this will be a year of emerging technologies and real changes in how we think and operate as recruiters. These are just four of the technologies or trends that will have a major impact on recruiting over the next few years.