I remember when I wasn’t allowed to use Wikipedia as a source for papers or research in school. Whether that was because teachers thought it wasn’t accurate or they wanted us to walk to the library to get a real book, it was extremely annoying. Well teachers, the times have changed―Wikipedia is nearly always the top source listed in Google for nearly everything, and it’s updated in a nanosecond. If Wikipedia doesn’t have an entry for a topic, I feel like it doesn’t exist.
Talent acquisition strategy is changing, requiring new skills to help attract consumer-minded candidates. This change currently underway in recruiting is similar to how the marketing function has evolved over the past 10 years.
Marketing has largely turned “inbound” in the last…Continue
Added by Elyse Schmidt on May 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
The U.S. workforce is headed for a dramatic shift. As baby boomers retire, organizations will face a growing shortage of experienced workers and a significant talent gap. Today, baby boomers account for 31 percent of all jobs—and 56 percent hold leadership positions. Baby…Continue
We’ve been the active candidate, constantly pursuing and looking. We’ve also been the passive candidate, researching the companies we like and waiting for the right role to…Continue
Added by Elyse Schmidt on April 13, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments
Let's be honest, if we took a look at the technology you're using to interview even 5 years ago, I bet it would look almost the same as it does today. Maybe a new platform or two but essentially the same sh*t, different year, despite the blogging community and a ton of startups who have spent…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on March 26, 2015 at 2:47pm — No Comments
I attended an seminar on succession planning today. They made an excellent point that the company's strategies are only one part of the equation for success. The best strategies in the world will not lead to success without proper execution. The company's talent handles the execution. Good strategies + good execution (talent) -> success.
Added by Sue Orr on February 26, 2015 at 4:58pm — No Comments
I knew finding a job was hard work, but I had never imagined that it would be this hard. I have always believed in creating my own source of income, working for myself, and running the business how I wanted it to be ran. Sure I worked part time at a few grocery stores for extra money, but for the most part, I have always created my own source of income. Over this past year however, I decided that I would have to get a "real" job, because I no longer had enough money to continue building my…Continue
Whether you are just joining the series or have been reading this series from the beginning, we are essentially at the same point. From here on out in the series we have begun a very unique journey. I can provide you with the starting point but I cannot provide you with the end point. Further, if you choose this assignment there is no way to return to where you have been because that place in time no longer exists. So let’s begin.
I stated above that we were beginning a journey. Like…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on January 15, 2015 at 10:19am — No Comments
Attracting talent and developing a strong presence as a desirable company to work for is going to become even more essential in 2015. Up to 61% of employees are planning on looking for…Continue
The recruitment industry has seen a massive shift in the last few years with exponential growth and increased revenue in certain sectors. On the whole, Ciett found that the global revenue of recruitment agencies stands at over $350 billion, with over 200,000 recruitment agency branches across the globe, employing over 620,000 employees in 2013. Additionally, during the 12 month period ending August 21 2014, employment agency revenue…Continue
Added by Maurice Karpes on January 12, 2015 at 8:23am — No Comments
The third installment in the TLS Continuum series is devoted to discovering who really matters in the global workplace. It is the basis of an ongoing debate, sometimes a volatile one at that. The debate is on one hand talking about shareholders and on the other talking about stakeholders.
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on January 9, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
All industries that can be a constant struggle for recruiters to find great candidates.
So what’s the best way to reach job hunters in these and other industries traditionally underserved by LinkedIn’s business…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on January 8, 2015 at 1:39pm — No Comments
A New Recruiting Paradigm Emerges | firstname.lastname@example.org | @techstardust | innovation leader, recruiting veteran, and advisor | Transforming Talent Acquisition
The Stardust Equation: When illusion becomes reality
Value (V) is realized (R) and popularized in…Continue
Smaller firms can have a hard time standing out in the battle for talent. But they have a secret weapon: their workplace culture.
Many small and medium-size firms boast high-trust work environments that are a strong lure to job seekers. When these Davids wield their culture weapon smartly, they can beat out the Goliaths for great candidates. The trick is to know and cultivate your strengths, be transparent about what you have to offer, and take every opportunity you can to…Continue
Added by Kim Peters on December 22, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin-Bass holiday special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Despite its’ age, this stop-motion special still appeals to kids today and certainly evokes nostalgia amongst those who don’t believe in Santa any longer (sorry if I just ruined that for you).
There is a time and place for nostalgia and re-exploring our past,…Continue
Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
This has been a very troubling last couple of weeks for me. I thought that we had progressed as a society beyond the point where we were stereotyping individuals based on our views of the world. Along with the rest of the world we watched the events unfold in reaction to New York, Ferguson, Cleveland and Phoenix. I was following a thread on Facebook in which a fellow member of the National Speakers Association was denied the opportunity to bring his powerful message to a University Campus…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on December 10, 2014 at 11:22am — No Comments
What kind of manager are you? You really have only two options in today’s global workplace. The first one can be equated to the lion tamer in the circus. Is this a fair indication of your management style? If you still operate under the notion that your employees have a job to do. That they have a certain set way to do things and that each employee understands that their purpose is to follow in lack step your demands. As a manger, you firmly believe in command and control style of corporate…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on November 15, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments
In June of 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) struck down what many consider the heart of the 1965 Voting Rights Act outlawing voter discrimination. In delivering the majority opinion, Chief Justice John Robert suggested the conditions which existed nearly…
Added by Glenn Fox on November 10, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
I recently had the pleasure of talking to the members of the Mobile, AL chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. Prior to my presentation, during the networking opportunity I walked the room stopping at each table and asking whether they were ready to go back to work and empower change in their organization. At one of the tables I stopped at, I received the response “sure as long as I don’t have to resign.”
We can’t remove the organizational inefficiencies unless we…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 22, 2014 at 1:36pm — No Comments
There’s something rather entertaining about retro slang and sayings. Perhaps it’s due to the over-saturation (as if it’s been raining cats and dogs or ice buckets) or overuse of the latest industry buzzwords or pure exhaustion from the endless auto-play videos of any fashionable Internet fad.