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A talent community is a place where you gather people who share an interest in your employment brand. They sign up to be part of your database, allowing you to communicate with them via posts, email and social sharing.
This is one of the most effective ways to engage potential employees and build your employment brand. But knowing just how to optimize your community can be challenging.
Many talent acquisition managers view talent communities as places to track and communicate only with people who have applied to jobs. This is definitely a key purpose of the community, but I believe communities drive deeper engagement when they are seen as a place for anyone who has an interest in your company to stay connected with you.
Most candidates who apply to a job are not hired on their first attempt. That doesn't mean they aren't or won't be a great fit for your company at some point. By nurturing a relationship with them in your community, you stay connected with them and they understand that you value their interest and career.... read more
For years, recruitment process outsourcing was viewed as an efficiency play with big companies tapping outside vendors to hire a lot of low-level people as quickly and cheaply as possible. But times, they are a-changin’. Today’s RPOs are being brought in specifically to unearth the hard-to-find talent that companies need to fill highly specialized and critically important roles. ... read more
HR professionals, legal experts and others are weighing in on a reported $415 million antitrust settlement in which Apple, Google and other tech giants agreed to pay 65,000 highly-skilled technology workers for colluding to restrict workers’ wages and prohibit them from getting better job offers.... read more
As the New Year dawns, it’s a great time to consider what you’ll do to attract and retain top talent in 2015. I spend a lot of time networking with peers in talent acquisition and am lucky to get an inside view on what is at the top of the list for those on the forefront of recruiting. Here’s my take on the top 10 things that you need to do in 2015 to take your TA program to the next level.
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It hasn’t gone unnoticed that today’s market revolves around candidates. As a result, recruitment firms and hiring managers alike must do whatever it takes to remain one step ahead. For some, social media recruiting is the answer. Using this method as leverage not only gives insight to a candidates experience and skill set but their lifestyle as it pertains to cultural fits as well. Paul Harty, Seven Step’s President, comments on this new age recruiting style.... read more