The Impact of Nationalization Programs on Talent Acquisition

With the fall of the price of oil and a larger percentage of the population under the age of 40, governments in the Gulf Region are imposing stricter restrictions on expatriate visas while pushing nationalization agendas.

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What do Gen Z shoppers want?

Despite their youth, Gen Z shoppers are an economic force. Born in 1995 or later, they are projected to be 2.56 billion strong by 2020. They have grown up in a fluid digital world in which the boundaries between their physical and online lives have converged. Having 24/7 access to information and digital resources has […]

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CIOs: The role has become more than meets the ‘I’

The role of the chief information officer (CIO) is getting harder. CIOs must anticipate and build for the future while responding to the pressures of the current business environment. With increasing numbers of organizations putting IT at the center of their strategies, CIOs are playing key roles in everything from driving culture change to creating […]

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5 Tips to Ensure a Successful RPO Program

First-time recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) programs often are punctuated by mistakes and rough patches.

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How to Run a Successful Talent Community, Part 2

In Part 1 of our series on talent communities, we looked at the necessity and advantage of talent communities, and the resources needed to develop and execute them successfully.

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What Does a Successful RPO Program Deliver?

If you’re considering using a recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) partner, or are assessing the effectiveness of your current RPO partner, it’s important to define what a successful RPO program looks like for your organization.

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Demystifying Digital Transformation, Part 1

In the context of talent acquisition, Digital Transformation involves rethinking what talent and skills your enterprise needs and how technology and enhanced experiences can be used to find, engage, attract and onboard the right talent to drive your business success.

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IBM Services and Wired Present: Six Degrees of Automation

 LEARN MORE ABOUT IBM AUTOMATION No choice we make is small nor do occurrences take place disparately. We are all connected in some shape or form. An event that occurs in Bangladesh can have a ripple effect that changes the way people live in Canada. What you eat for lunch could alter a distant coworker’s […]

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Who’s blazing the blockchain trail in your industry?

Hundreds of potential blockchain use cases are emerging in many industries, leading to large investments in distributed ledgers and smart contract implementations that involve money, health records, property records and supply chain data. Leaders across industries say blockchain could bring solutions that would disrupt current business models and create new ones. How are organizations reacting […]

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How to Run a Successful Talent Community, Part 1

Talent acquisition leaders agree that talent communities are key to recruiting success and thus corporate growth. So why do so few businesses run them effectively?

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What happened to disruption?

Business cycles are a given. They are driven by the gravitational forces of innovative disruption, regulatory changes and competitive dissonance. The speed of technology innovation has accelerated the speed of business cycle changes. Two years ago, C-suite executives told us they were worried about disruption from digital upstarts. Companies like Uber and Airbnb were shaking […]

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It’s time for your organization to take the quantum leap

The business world is approaching a transitional moment. In the coming years, quantum computers for commercial use will be able to perform complex calculations that outpace even the most robust standard computers. The difference is in the processing — quantum computers can handle certain calculations faster than their conventional counterparts. Quantum has the potential to […]

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