Sourcing and Recruitment

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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In the Spotlight: Ed Crowe, Solutions Executive

Ed Crowe leads sales efforts in the consumer product goods, retail, and travel and transportation industries for IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization.

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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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How IBM RPO Uses Sourcing Science to Find Your Best Candidates

The IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization Sourcing Science Team is a group of subject matter experts whose members are aligned with each recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) client delivery team.

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The One Thing You Should Do to Improve the Candidate Experience

Candidate experience is critical to the success of a talent acquisition function and a business. Research has supported this concept, and as talent acquisition professionals we have collectively agreed on this for a few years now.

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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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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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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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