How to attract job seekers in 2020

One thing I enjoy about Talent Acquisition is the need for a constant change in the strategy, tactics and tools. A hot topic in the recruiting world is how to attract the modern workforce, including millennials and generation Z.

A Powerful Tool for Labor Market Insights- Emsi

Data. It’s become my new addiction at work. Workforce Analytics is becoming a hot topic in HR, and Emsi has a powerful tool to gather labor market insights to help you analyze your workforce. After participating in a demo recently, I walked away with some interesting insights on my own workforce that I thought IContinue reading “A Powerful Tool for Labor Market Insights- Emsi”

How Can AI Transform Recruiting?

Honestly, recruiters should be one industry using AI to revolutionize how we do things. Here are 3 ways AI could improve recruiting.

Increase Employee Retention – Create an Internal Career Advisor!

Perhaps one of the downfalls of companies’ recruiting strategy is this elusive idea that external talent is “sexier” than the talent already in the company. Recently, there has been a lot of focus on the need to grow your own talent as a way to increase engagement and keep hiring costs in check. There areContinue reading “Increase Employee Retention – Create an Internal Career Advisor!”

If you find yourself experiencing a Talent Shortage, ask yourself these three questions.

Talent shortage…. These two words strike hysteria in organizations which almost always leads to War Room meetings and perceived Defcom status levels. I’ve found that when organizations use the term Talent Shortage, they actually have a problem with their recruiting strategy. If you find yourself experiencing a Talent Shortage, ask yourself these three questions.

Recruiting Metrics- Measure what counts!

The key to talent acquisition metrics is measuring what counts. I know it sounds redundant to say but there are a lot of recruiters and talent acquisition teams measuring the wrong metrics.

How to use Work in Progress (WIP) Limits in Recruiting

One of the key principles in Sprint Recruiting is the use of Work in Progress (WIP) limits to help manage candidates through the process.

The Ultimate Recruiting Metrics Dashboard-A Review of Visier’s Talent Analytics Add-on

I’ve already confessed my obsession with analytics on this website in previous posts so it should be no surprise that I am writing another article on the topic. I shared in a recent post the convergence of Data Analytics and Recruiting based on my experience using the Visier platform. I had the opportunity to participateContinue reading “The Ultimate Recruiting Metrics Dashboard-A Review of Visier’s Talent Analytics Add-on”

What Does a Headhunter Do?

What does a headhunter do? I’d like to give some perspective from two different angles: for their client and for the candidates.

To be successful, a recruiter needs to have morning routine

Every morning can either set you up for success or chaos. Most of us in talent acquisition tend to have a touch of ADD which means we rarely like the word routine. Like it or not, to be successful, a recruiter needs to have a morning routine.