Talent Acquisition

Social Media Employment Branding Improves Candidate Perceptions of Kennametal

The challenge Recent restructuring changes were hindering perceptions of what it’s like to work at Kennametal.

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5 Problems to Solve Before You Outsource Your Recruiting

I’ve worked in the Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) industry for almost 20 years, so it may seem strange that I’m sharing a list of reasons not to partner with an RPO provider.

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The Digital Transformation of Talent Acquisition Is Coming: SO HOW DO YOU IMPLEMENT?

The explosion of technology has opened the eyes of the HR industry to seemingly limitless possibilities. While the art of the possible is fascinating, it’s time for a pragmatic discussion of available technology.

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The Role of Cognitive Analytics in Predicting Candidate Success

Advancements in cognitive technology allow companies to better analyze predictive data, but low-tech behavioral science techniques and culture research are still essential to successful talent acquisition.

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A New Way to Measure Quality of Hire

Everybody has worked with “that guy,” the person who contributes as little as possible on the job but never gets demoted or fired. Employees like him are a drag on their colleagues, demoralizing top performers in particular.

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How Gens Y and Z are Changing the Recruiting Game

Every industry is struggling with how to make its process relevant and effective in the face of unprecedented technological change.

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2017 Perspective on the State of Talent Acquisition

The goal and intent of the recruiting process hasn’t changed in the past 50 years, but everything else has. And the reality is that the traditional model of talent acquisition is a fundamental misfit in the current reality. 

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Reaching Passive Candidates: What Motivates Them?

Recruiters understand that passive candidates do, in fact, keep an ear to the ground about job opportunities. They may not have embarked on a job hunt — filling out applications and submitting their resumes — but they’re aware of what’s happening in other departments and companies.

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How E&U Firms Can Prepare for the Coming Wave of Retirements

Changing workforce demographics are set to have a major impact on energy and utility (E&U) companies. As much as 38% of the E&U workforce will be eligible for retirement in the next five years.

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What do 15 Global Talent Acquisition Leaders Have to Tell You About Measuring TA Success?

One of the biggest challenges facing global talent acquisition leaders is accurately measuring the value that their work contributes to the success of their business.

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In The Spotlight: Andrew Bercich, Solutions and Sales Executive

Andrew Bercich serves as a Solutions and Sales Executive with IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization supporting the Healthcare, Life Sciences and Government sectors. His diverse talent acquisition experience enables him to design optimal client solutions.

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How to Stop Losing Out on Quality Candidates

Losing quality applicants because they don’t fit your current openings is a common talent acquisition problem. You need to nurture relationships with interested candidates, keeping them engaged with your organization until the perfect-fit opening comes along.

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