Sourcing and Recruitment

Digitizing the New Hire Experience, Part 2

The desire to change allows us a critical and sometimes tough look at ourselves.  We are all going through some type of change on a regular, sometimes daily basis.

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Recruiting for Niche Jobs in a Candidate’s Market

Many manufacturers struggle with finding and recruiting the credentialed labor they need in the right volumes and locations. They compete with manufacturers and companies in other industries searching for candidates in limited talent pools.

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IBM Talent Acquisition Consulting Services Helps Clients Keep Up with the TA Evolution

Talent acquisition is evolving out of necessity to keep up with the accelerated pace of business and to react to the increasingly competitive and complex talent market.

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Digitizing the New Hire Experience, Part 1

New hire experience is critical to the success of the talent acquisition function and to the business. Research supports the fact that the new hire experience is linked to new hire engagement, performance and retention, ultimately impacting team and business performance.

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Is Diversity in Recruiting a Business Strategy or Empty Talk?

Diversity and inclusion goals for talent acquisition leaders are nothing new.  It has become standard for TA to have targets related to diversity of candidate slates and hires.

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Demystifying Digital Transformation, Part 2

The first blog in this series discussed how Digital Transformation is forcing HR and TA organizations to rethink their workforce skills mix, and how they can use technology and enhanced experiences to find, engage, attract and onboard the talent required to drive business success.

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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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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 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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In the Spotlight: Paul Habgood, Consulting Services Practice Leader

Paul Habgood is the Global Lead for Talent Acquisition Consulting.

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Communicating with Candidates, Part 2

Leaving candidates hanging is an easy way for an organization to undermine its talent acquisition efforts. Perhaps unwittingly, that’s what many companies do. Even after more than two or three months have passed since the moment they applied for a job, a majority of applicants never hear from the organizations to which they apply. Receiving […]

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Communicating with Candidates, Part 1

A study conducted this year by the Talent Board reveals that 52% of candidates never hear back from the organizations they apply to, even after more than two or three months have passed.

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