Talent Acquisition

Candidate Experience: Insights into Validity and Measurement

A positive candidate experience has been linked to higher job offer acceptance, greater advocacy, and even potential sales, so it’s not surprising that this is a focus for many organizations. During a recent Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) conference, I hosted an interactive session with HR practitioners and practicing I-O psychologists focused on […]

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Why Your Bottom Line Can Benefit from a Better Candidate Experience

Today’s fast-paced global economy requires an equally nimble ability to compete for – and win – top talent. However, this need for speed, often coupled with high volumes of applicants and open job reqs, means that it’s easy for the candidate experience to fall by the wayside. According to the 2017 North American Talent Board […]

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The Talent Acquisition Process Doesn’t Have to Be So Time Consuming or Complex

With the constant transformation and diversification taking place in all spheres of work today, the process of talent acquisition has become both crucial to business success and highly competitive. Considerable resources are being focused on marketing to and acquiring top talent. However, given that recruiters say 39 percent of recent hires would not be rehired, […]

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Five Ways to Improve Employee Onboarding and Reduce New Hire Regrets

When employees have regrets about accepting their current job, they are three times as likely to say they want to leave. However, positive employee onboarding experiences could reduce those regrets, according to a global survey conducted by the IBM Smarter Workforce Institute. In fact, if they had a good onboarding experience, almost twice as many […]

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IBM Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Modern Talent Acquisition Systems 2017 Vendor Assessment

Creating a modern talent acquisition solution in today’s fast paced world is difficult – jobs are changing, businesses are transforming, and data is hard to analyze. Change is needed. At IBM we recognize that change, and we’ve spent a lot of time and investment in advancing our talent acquisition solutions into a complete suite (IBM […]

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Congratulations to the 2017 Candidate Experience Award Winners

Earlier this month, Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and benchmark research of a quality candidate experience, revealed the winners of the 2017 North American Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards. More than 200 companies registered to participate in this program, which ultimately collected the thoughts and experiences of over 180,000 job candidates. Winners were […]

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