All Blog Posts Tagged 'Talent' (304)

They can hear me now

Listen to most organizational development professionals and they will tell you that the key to organizational change is to communicate, communicate and then to communicate again. I would pose another question, and that is how are you communicating the message and how is it being received? Are your messages being…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on August 4, 2014 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Work is no longer a place or an activity , it is an attitude of the mind

In the past couple of months my professional world has been turned upside down by two different organizations calling for changes. The first was the Society for Human Resource Management making the decision that after 130,000 certifications they needed to bring the process in house. The second was the National…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on July 12, 2014 at 10:05pm — 2 Comments

Is A Perfect Storm Fueling the Contingent Workforce?

“Screw your cubicle farm!” The free agent nation is here.

In 2001, Dan Pink published a bestselling and forward-thinking business book titled Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself. By all current reports, that future has arrived.

If the millennial generation will become predominantly free agents, how will this impact recruiting and HR over the next decade?

“Contingent labor is king," writes Russ Banham in the May issue of HRO…

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Added by Peter Clayton on May 27, 2014 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

5 Reasons Your Employees Stay

Disengagement and turnover are among the top concerns for employers today. Both of these issues can negatively impact a company in a huge way. Celayix revealed that one in four employees leave their place of employment within the first year, and the cost of replacing them can be higher than…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on May 7, 2014 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Incredible Performance Starts with Onboarding

Are you familiar with the term “Breakeven Point”? It’s the point at which gains equal losses. Each new employee hits a breakeven…

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Added by Andre G. Lavoie on April 26, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

The Elements of a Stellar Onboarding Program

Attraction and retention are on the minds of company leaders everywhere right now. HireRight revealed that 52% of respondents in a study stated that their top business challenge was hiring and retaining talent. With low engagement and increasing…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on April 26, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Why Would We Do That?

I recently picked up a copy of the local Tampa newspaper and found an article regarding the teachers being upset with the new accountability system. It was not that they were upset about the system.

They were upset about the fact that the data collected was not compared to anyone outside of their…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on March 26, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Attracting Tech Talent Through Company Culture Inspired Perks

A recent Dice survey reveals what tech talent wants the most from a recruiter besides a handsome salary offer. We were not surprised at all to find that the majority of those asked said that being frank about the company/culture is most important to them. How about putting those two…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on March 17, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

Beyond Silicon Valley Tech Hubs

Yes, there are more places to find tech talent than Silicon Valley, CA.! As the need for great tech talent increases, hot tech hubs are popping up around the US as excellent places to join together, create communities and foster growth. Just as each area comes with unique expectations and needs, these hubs have their own specific…

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Added by Raj Sheth on March 16, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Honesty in little things is not a little thing

If we poll our employee population, you are very likely going to hear the response that they are looking for an authentic work environment. But just what does authentic mean?

Dictionary.com defines the term as “not false or copied; genuine; real” So look at your organization or your functional area of…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on March 13, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

See it!!! Feel it!!! Change it!!!

See It!! Feel It!!! Change it!!!

In the beginning of March I will be traveling to Raleigh to participate in the Capital Associated Industries Conference "HR 20/20: Focus, Evolve, Lead, facilitating a breakout session on identifying waste in your organization. As I look around the HR space many conferences are including similar programs on change management. However the…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on February 24, 2014 at 9:19am — No Comments

The Talent Analytics Super Bowl

Talk of talent analytics has taken over the recruiting blogosphere. This exciting new workforce science has quickly created a party of true believers, and along with it, a party of…

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Added by Raj Sheth on February 19, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to Make a Superstar Your Own



When you’ve got key talent joining your organization, there are steps you can take to ensure that they experience a smooth transition. Peyton Manning has the intrinsic ability to join a new team, become a part of it and lead. While he’s not the coach, he acts as the backbone of the team and delivers…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on February 17, 2014 at 12:49pm — 2 Comments

What is your Recruiting Job Title?

This topic has come up previously on RBC and I must say that I do find it to be a bit amusing. As a recruiting professional - what is your current job title?

Recruitment Consultant

Headhunter

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Candidate Experience Manager

Have any…

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Added by Tim Spagnola on February 11, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Human Capital: Assets or Chattel?

Like most HR professionals my inbox is bombarded with data almost all day. But one caught my eye the other day, which led me to begin to think about the question I posed in the title to this post.

One of the posts I get is from the Networked Lawyer…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on January 28, 2014 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

What Does "Candidate Experience" Really Mean?

Picture the scene. It is  another conference/seminar/roundtable/unconference where a bunch of recruiters are sat around debating the latest topics of the day.

The subject of candidate experience comes up and generally everyone nods appreciably that this is an important topic. But what do they really mean by…

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Added by Nick Price on January 16, 2014 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

The Pursuit of Continuous Improvement in 2014

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Eileen Kern.

Every December, I like to set aside some time to think about my personal and professional goals for the coming year.…

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Added by Elise Jennings on December 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

I Know I am right, that is my job!!!!!

Several years ago I walked into my favorite bookstore and was fascinated by a book on the shelf.What caught my eye was the bright orange cover and the band of duct tape across the cover. The book was Chip and Dan Heath’s first book titled “Made to Stick.” Since then I have been looking forward to reading their other works. It is no different for their newest work titled “Decisive.”

In Chapter 7 titled“Ooch”, they talk about a company which scheduled interviews for an open…

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Added by Daniel T. Bloom on December 3, 2013 at 6:45pm — 2 Comments

It Takes Talent to Spot Talent!

Attracting Talent: Good companies create a strong brand identity with their customers and then deliver on that promise. Great employment brands do the same, with quantifiable and qualitative results. As a result, the right people choose to join your company.



Selecting Talent: Management should implement proven talent selection systems and tools to create profiles of the right people based on the competencies of high performers. It's not simply a matter of…

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Added by Richard Peterson on November 11, 2013 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

How Technology Can Help Improve Your Onboarding Process

In September, I attended iCIMS’ customer advisory board and was incredibly impressed by the level of discussion around strategic talent acquisition and the best practices shared during the two day event. Below is a recap of my session on creating a positive new hire experience.

 

Year-after-year, onboarding remains one of the most popular topics we cover in our HCM research at Aberdeen. One reason is that onboarding is something that impacts everyone. As…

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Added by Elise Jennings on November 5, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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