Time is critical in talent acquisition. When job requisitions remain open for extended periods of time, frustrations can quickly escalate. Hiring managers and business leaders expect business results, and those results depend on cost-effective and expedient talent acquisition processes. The cost of unfilled job openings can take a toll on organizations and can easily erode the ability of talent acquisition professionals to maintain critical, strategic partner status.
On the other hand, when talent acquisition is at its best, recruiters are able to quickly qualify “suspects” and convert them into viable prospects. And they are able to effectively convert those prospects into [...]
No matter how great your company or career opportunity is, your open requisition or job board posting doesn’t always automatically “sell you” and bring you the rock star you desire. And unless you have a monopoly — resulting in a “stable, quiet talent acquisition life” — you know that you will likely face competitors. I would argue that selling — and a great selling process — will always be an important piece of the talent acquisition (TA) for the vast majority of companies.
But did you know that selling has radically changed in recent years, resulting in a huge reinvention of sales organizations and processes? I would like to add that this necessary [...]
TalentCircles, an interactive talent engagement platform was recently recognized by CIO Review among the Top 20 Most Promising HR Technology Solution Providers of 2014 in the July issue.
“It is an honor to be selected by CIO Review as one of the 20 most promising HR Technology providers,” says TalentCircles CEO, Marylene Delbourg-Delphis. “HR transformation is the vehicle for organizations to better pursue their hiring goals and further their competitive advantage. We provide the interactive HR technology toolbox connecting recruiters to the best qualified talent pools for current and future job openings.”
TalentCircles manages the end-to-end talent acquisition process [...]
I am so bored with recruiting, or rather, not being recruited. I threw yet another application over the wall for a great job with a great company with little hope of being on the receiving end of a phone call. In this hyper social world, why does recruiting seem so terribly formal and impersonal?
The Applicant Tracking System machine gobbles up my handcrafted resume and converts it into an ugly mess of keywords, over which I have no control. And I will turn out flattened, utterly unimpressive, devoid of character. I’m bored just reading about myself, so how can I expect a recruiter to see the sparkly me. Please read on, I promise it gets better.
At a conference [...]