Having an effective talent acquisition strategy is required for long-term success. However, what defines “effective” can change from industry to industry, company to company. So, too, do the ways that organizations define success, with a variety of ways to assess where your organization stands in terms of TA strategy and how to tell if it is improving with any changes.
Any leader moving into a new role — whether a rookie or a veteran — has a tremendous responsibility and often a steep learning curve. Even if onboarding extends for a few weeks, the learning will need to be reinforced. Onboarding — whether you call it that or label it as continuous learning — should continue as long as necessary for leaders to get the support they need.
Even the most top-performing organizations still have areas of the hiring process they feel can be improved upon. Chief among them is speeding up the process altogether, but just as important is engaging with candidates passively through the written job descriptions and actively through directly communicating throughout the process.
In the current global workplace, many organizations struggle with a large remote workforce that isn’t receiving the benefit of their long-standing culture — or are they? Cultural assimilation previously occurred when certain behaviors that were tied to the culture and values were exhibited and repeated in the office or among peers. But now that there are so many WFH and other types of non-office workers, those old standards may need to be re-evaluated.
Brandon Hall Group, the organization behind the largest and longest-running awards program in Human Capital Management, announced the winners of the 2021 HCM Excellence Award. Organizations from around the world were honored this year with either Gold, Silver or Bronze awards for their HCM programs, strategies, processes and systems.
Brandon Hall Group, the leading independent HCM research and analyst firm, is launching a Talent Acquisition Benchmarking Survey that will provide a big-picture look at TA. From sourcing through onboarding, Brandon Hall Group will examine the criticality of organizations’ practices and how effectively they implement them.
Internal mobility can refer to movement within an organization, of which most, but not all, is supported by talent acquisition (TA). Many organizations currently are fully in favor of increased…
Talent Acquisition (TA) has different specializations, much like Learning or Compliance. Talent Acquisition professionals have similarities that other HR practitioners might not share, such as sourcing or marketing. One thing that is true across all areas of TA is that the ability to find candidates in unique or rare spots is always in demand.
For talent acquisition, there are hundreds of different metrics that could be seen as relevant; everything from headcount to expected revenue generation. However, due to human limitations, only some metrics should be regularly updated and monitored. While the exact metrics on TA dashboards might vary from industry to industry and organization to organization, they should all lead to better overall business decisions with advanced (predictive and prescriptive) analytics.
Candidate experience is a modern concept that encompasses the entire set of activities, feelings and experiences a candidate goes through during their job search. But which of those experiences contain the key moments that can compel a candidate to reject or accept a job offer? Those defining impact points are of high interest to any organization seeking to make an immediate impact on one of the most telling recruitment metrics: offer-acceptance rate.