Organizational Culture and the Employee Lifecycle

Your employer brand should be prominently featured in the candidate and employee lifecycle, creating familiarity with and understanding of your culture.

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3 Tips for Improving and Measuring Social Recruitment

Many factors contribute to the strength of your employment brand, ranging from overall market brand awareness to the candidate experience during the application process.

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How is cloud driving digital disruption across industries?

Why did companies and people first start using the cloud? Typically, it was a tactical play to save IT organizations time, human resources and money — table stakes issues. But the platform has quickly evolved, with a new generation of software products leveraging the cloud to drive business agility, scalability to match demand and improved […]

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How to ramp up robotic process automation with artificial intelligence

Key points: Artificial intelligence addresses the limits of robotic process automation, allowing for the rise of intelligent automation Intelligent process automation promises new levels of productivity and innovation—freeing an organization’s people to focus on higher-value activities Learn more The interest in and use of robotic process automation (RPA) has rapidly increased to support repetitive, labor-intensive […]

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The human side of automation

I’ve worked with manufacturing clients for many years, so I’m very familiar with automation that is often employed to perform mundane, repetitive tasks. The goal in these cases is to improve process quality and speed while optimizing resources. Or, to put it bluntly, automation is often used to replace headcount with faster alternatives. However, I’d […]

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Reaching Passive Candidates: How Talent Communities Can Help

In our previous blog about passive candidates, we discussed how you can attract applicants who are primarily motivated by personal factors such as salary, cutting a career path and working for a “dream company.”

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Machine language translation for automation is disrupting global service delivery

Key Points: Restrictive offshoring policies are putting unprecedented pressure today on companies to reinvent their business models and look for alternatives to operate their back-office processes. Automation using customized machine learning language translators are slowly emerging as alternatives. Cognitive language translators—like speech-to-text or text-to-text capabilities—are expected to create a renaissance in the global services delivery […]

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Organizations are reinventing their businesses with AI

A gap is emerging between companies that have embraced artificial intelligence (AI) and those that have not. Early adopters are using AI to rethink and reinvent their enterprises, positioning themselves to discover innovations that were once unimaginable. Those that haven’t yet leveraged AI are missing out on insights and opportunities that could help transform their […]

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In the Spotlight: Rebecca Pearce, Client Solutions Executive

Rebecca Pearce serves as a Client Solutions Executive (CSE) with IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization, leading sales strategy for the UK & Ireland and Life Sciences across Europe.

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It’s time to digitally reinvent retail

The retail industry is facing severe disruption. Ever-evolving customer expectations, advances in digital technologies, increased competition from new entrants and encroachment from other industries are all putting immense pressure on traditional, established retailers. The end-to-end consumer value chain is changing beyond recognition. The retail industry is at the vanguard of a revolution that focuses more […]

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The risk of disruption is a regional phenomenon

Nearly half of the more than 7,000 executives we’ve surveyed so far for the IBM Global C-suite Study report little to no disruption in their industries. At first, this finding surprised us. Now, we have a possible explanation for it: Some regions seem to be more affected by disruption than others. If you operate mainly […]

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Cutting Costs and Exceeding Expectations Through RPO

What is your organization’s biggest annual expenditure? If your company is like most others, your largest cost is talent.

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