Category: Recruiting best practices
Many employers see the Millennials (aka “Generation Me” or “Generation Y”) as a difficult challenge and spend a tremendous amount of effort developing new and unique strategies to try and engage them. Yet, few companies take the time to ask themselves this…
“Isn’t the Millennial generation simply trying to live out what previous generations could only dream of?”
Baby Boomers and Gen X-ers hold on to your hats….but maybe we are not all that different than the Millennials after all. I mean aren’t the ideas of work/life balance, purposeful jobs, altruistic motives, and career fluidity things we have all sought to achieve at some point? Don’t we ALL care about having a more “human” and custom work experience vs. merely clocking in and out on the linear road to retirement?... read more
Healthcare is one of the most competitive sectors for acquiring and retaining talent.
With demand for healthcare employees far exceeding supply, healthcare organisations must get creative in rising to meet expectations. But with the intense focus on healthcare reform and regulatory compliance, shifting patient care priorities, and a hot mergers and acquisitions climate, transforming the entire talent acquisition (TA) function may not be top priority. This is where many organisations turn to recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) as a way to gain fast access to highly specialised recruiting specialists, amp up agility, and free up key resources to provide the best patient care experience.... read more
As technology and business advance, the world feels like a smaller place. Today’s recruiters need to be global agents in sourcing, assessing, and securing top talent from multiple countries and regions. Macro and micro shifts in recruiting require talent acquisition (TA) professionals to expand their expertise, thinking and working in new ways. The following are five emerging trends in global recruiting that require our attention and action.... read more
Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) sounds like the promised land of talent acquisition, with its ability to improve efficiency, streamline recruitment, and enable you to hire higher-quality talent. But like all business investments, it needs to be directly tied to measurable outcomes for it to be right for your organization. It’s not enough to go RPO just for the sake of creating a better hiring experience for candidates and hiring managers. In addition to improving constituent experience, you have to predict and deliver substantive gains that will directly impact the business financially as a result of the improved experience.... read more
If you’re thinking about hiring a recruitment process outsource (RPO) firm on a short-term or project basis, there are important things to consider before taking that route. Most companies look at RPO when they are struggling to achieve target recruiting results or when their internal team is over capacity. Project RPO offers wonderful benefits and direct solutions to these challenges, but it’s not something to jump into blindly.
What is Project RPO?... read more