Employee Selection

How Data Driven Cloud Technology is Affecting HR

Great new video post on ZDNet with GroupM’s Michael Wright on how data-driven cloud technologies are affecting HR. Definitely worth a watch from one of the most innovative talent acquisition pro’s out there.

Face it – Facebook is Here to Stay

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | |
While LinkedIn is the dominant work horse when it comes to social media recruiting, Facebook is not far behind. In fact, according to an online social media survey by Jobvite, Facebook shows strength in both top-of-the-funnel activities like generating employee brand awareness and bottom-of-the funnel (more…)

Link up with LinkedIn

The battle is heating up. Social media is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to not only job seeking, but job sharing and recruiting. Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are all working to secure their niches. This first of a three-part series focuses (more…)

You Can’t Use a Talent Surplus Strategy in a Talent Scarcity Situation – with Lou Adler and John Sumser

In this highly interactive Q&A session, noted HR thought leaders Lou Adler and John Sumser, will offer their take on the rapidly changing world of recruiting. Despite all of the changes and new technologies available, without the right talent strategy, little will change once everyone has (more…)

Rely on References to Find Your Next A-Player

Most hiring managers recognize that references are a good way to check a potential candidate’s background, but what they may not realize is that they are also one of the most practical ways to identify top talent. Why? According to Dr. John Sullivan, an internationally-known (more…)

Talent Friday

This Week’s Best in Talent Management News Recruiting Is Marketing – 4 Lessons You HR Team Can Learn From the Marketing Department by Dan Finnigan Filling open positions is strikingly similar in practice to the way sales and marketing fill a prospect funnel, leading to closed sales. Dan’s (more…)

Avoiding Bad Hires

The Harvard Business Review points out that as much as 80 percent of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions. And, with the average cost of hiring a new employee now exceeding $3,479 according to a 2012 study by Bersin & Associates, a leading (more…)

Bad Hires Trickle Down

So, you’ve just learned that the person you thought was a great fit for that recent job opening in the accounting department hasn’t shown up for work – again. It’s time to take your medicine and admit to a bad hire and move on. But, (more…)

5 Myths of Reference Checking

A study of 20,000 new hires revealed: 46% of all new hires fail 89% fail for attitudinal reasons 11% fail due to poor skills Reference checking is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to improve these statistics. However the common perception is that checking references is too (more…)

Bad Hire Costs Add Up

If you work in HR, you have likely come across a bad hire. And, while you and your hiring team evidently thought it was a good hire, something has gone awry. Now, your company has incurred unnecessary costs, loss of time and productivity. But do (more…)