Out of Los Angeles and in private beta comes a new startup where people get paid for successful referrals. keep reading…
Now’s your chance to see what a budget looks like for a small company, but one with many challenges of any size company: limited resources in the recruiting department; hard-to-fill jobs; a lot of open jobs; and societal changes like the growing use of mobile phones.
As it happens, the company happens to be one you know. keep reading…
Military job fairs are producing so-so results for companies, and “job fairs that do not involve virtual technology or provide employers an opportunity to filter resumes in advance appear less useful to companies,” according to a new report on what’s working and what’s not working when it comes to hiring veterans. keep reading…
The website for the April 27-29 ERE Recruiting Conference is launching today, featuring a long list of new in-house talent-acquisition leaders speaking, new topics, and a new format.
A “bold approach to talent-acquisition management & leadership” theme highlights the San Diego event, which includes 23 topics such as:
- the State of Talent Acquisition 2015
- The Future of Talent Acquisition
- Make Talent Acquisition More Agile
- Infuse New Life Into Your Employee Referral Programs
- Increasing the Competencies of Your Talent Acquisition Team
- Hiring, Training, and Managing Recruiters
- … and more topics designed for those who manage their organization’s TA function.
Among the dozens of new speakers:
- John “Coach Bru” Brubaker, award winning college lacrosse coach
- “Antarctic Mike” Pierce, polar marathoner
- Judy Wright, director of talent acquisition solutions & employment brand, Providence Health Services
- Love Whelchel III, chief talent officer, Devries Global
- Mark Fuell, talent acquisition leader, EY
- Mark Craig, managing director, talent acquisition, Charles Schwab
- Kristilina Hintgen, SVP, human resources, loanDepot
- Molly Weaver, director of talent acquisition, Children’s Mercy Hospital
- Mike McDonald, director, talent acquisition, Pandora
- Lindsay Jurisch, global sourcing lead, Sutherland Global Services
- Cat Hernandez, head of talent, Chartbeat
- Joris Luijke, VP of people, Squarespace
- Dan Bruder, director of recruitment, Peace Corps
- Matthew Jeffery, VP global head of sourcing & employment branding, SAP
For the first time, ERE will feature TAD Talks – like a TED talk, but on Talent Acquisition Development. Step out of your comfort zone during these 15-minute talks that’ll provide food for thought and have you rethink the way you spend your day and your dollars.
After experiments during our past two events which provided rave reviews from all who attended, all attendees will now participate in Think Tanks where you’ll discuss your own challenges and explore solutions at a small table of your in-house, talent-acquisition leader peers. The think tanks will revolve around three topics: 1) Technology; 2) The candidate experience; and 3) Hiring/managing/training recruiters.
Read on: keep reading…
Sure, you’ve seen career sites where you can ask the company, or even a recruiter, a question. But one company has a new q-and-a section that’s far more individualized than most, allowing candidates to pick which recruiter or employee should address their hiring question. keep reading…
Your chance to get exposure for your great work and join an all-star list of past honorees: We’re now taking applications for the 11th annual ERE Recruiting Excellence Awards. All applications must be in by November 28. keep reading…
Bigger human resources/recruiting technology companies are scurrying around working on new products. IBM, using Watson, is working on a release of its new “Kenexa Talent Insights” product using common language, like “What is the most common reason for candidates rejecting an offer?” We’ve heard that sometime around November 12, Glassdoor (as it also eyes a European expansion) will launch a “company updates” feature, a little like you see on a LinkedIn home page feed. And Gild — wow, did we just call that a big company? That’s what happens when there are so many startups — is transitioning itself from a sourcing/screening tool for developers into a full-blown recruiting system for all candidates.
But, meanwhile, you have more new companies launching in this field. Like: keep reading…
LinkedIn’s annual conference — in addition to its high-end audio/video production and its steady supply of food, entertainment, coffee, and miscellaneous other beverages — is known for an annual product launch or two (see the second paragraph from last year’s event).
Seventeen times as many HR professionals say that telecommuting on a regular basis is successful than say it is unsuccessful, according to a study released today. keep reading…
Apparently that worked.
The Peace Corps says applications (17,336) are at a 22-year high, and are up 70 percent over last year.
In July 2014, at the launch of the changes, the organization’s applications went up 400 percent over July 2013. Also: last year 23 percent of applications who started a submission finished it. Now, it’s 95 percent.
You may know that Salesforce, the wildly successful and widely used system businesses use to keep track of their customers, has also been used on occasion to keep track of job applicants. A new partnership will result in a more formal recruiting and human resources system built on the Salesforce platform. keep reading…
Late-breaking news this evening in the talent-acquisition world: I’m hearing that Cornerstone OnDemand will be buying Evolv. keep reading…
A new list of the best employment brands among the Fortune 500 contains a lot of familiar names (if you guessed Google, you guessed right), but a few less-familiar ones too. keep reading…
Connecting Talent With Opportunity At Massive Scale
The “Mad Scientist of Online Recruiting” – Specializing in Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding & Social Recruiting
or just a simple:
Public Relations Director, Human Resource Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Well, a new tool will help companies and employees put those summaries together. It’s just one of many new technologies in the talent acquisition field. Read on. keep reading…
It just tells you that Dropbox is down to earth, respectable of people’s out-of-work time, diverse, and full of great perks like a gym, and a tea and scones cart. It’s a place where you can not only come to work, but come to grow, one person says.
Yada, yada, yada … you’ve heard all that before. But you haven’t seen many recruiting videos whose stars look like they do in this two-minute video, below. keep reading…
You might think that little hasn’t already been said about the relationship between recruiters and hiring managers. And most everything has already been tried to better that relationship.
But what one company did is a little different. keep reading…
A new study looks at how flexible employers are and aren’t when it comes to flex time and “flex place” (working from home or offsite) for people with disabilities. keep reading…