The New Normal of Talent Acquisition

How hiring organizations can use technology to recalibrate the balance of power.   By Brent Skinner      Hiring organizations are losing their power. Despite the sluggish economy, today’s jobseekers wield a great deal of control over the recruiting process. Some jobseekers, unaware, toil away as if the year were still 1997. But the savvy […]

Contracting Talent

Independent contractors are here to stay. A new report offers guidelines on how to manage ICs and measure their performance. By The Editors According to MBO Partners’ 2014 State of Independence in America Report, the impact of independent contractors is enormous and expanding. The report states that there are 17.9 million independent workers. This is […]

How to Reset the Talent Radar

Hiring managers confront a down economy, a more volatile workforce, and a global challenge.     By Rob Pickell   With emerging regulatory requirements and shifting business demands, employment screening processes and requirements are evolving. It’s important for human resources professionals to understand what companies are actually doing when it comes to screening their workforces, […]

Pinstripe Establishes Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Process Outsourcing Practice to Help Healthcare Clients Resolve Staffin

Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firm Pinstripe of Brookfield, WI has launched a new healthcare group under the direction of newly appointed executive vice president Jill Schwieters. The group will focus on healthcare providers, clinical laboratories, medical equipment manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology firms, and other medical and healthcare organizations in addressing the ongoing challenges of recruitment, […]

The Key is Agility

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany’s streamlined approach to global recruiting positions them for success. By Debbie Bolla By its nature, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is a complex business. With 50,000 employees in nearly 70 countries, the leading science and technology company executes business in not one, but three sectors: healthcare, life science, and performance materials. In […]

Building Blocks of Employer Brand

Up your talent game with these branding strategies. By The Editors Ten years ago, few human resource executives gave much consideration to the employer brand. Today, as markets become more sophisticated and high quality talent is more difficult to find, HR leaders now realize they can’t simply rely on a strong consumer brand to recruit skilled […]

The Path to the C-Suite

Data sophistication, change agility, and board relations are keys for any ambitious HR executive.   By Kimberly Shanahan   Today’s turbulent business environment demands that companies transform their operations, enter or exit new markets, and shift strategies globally—and generally turn on a dime. At the same time, HR departments are facing a rough talent landscape […]

Control Your Own Destiny

Employee self service has come a long way baby.   By Brent Skinner      For many of us, pumping our own gas is second nature, just a normal part of the day. We don’t even think about self-serve fueling. It’s the full-serve stations that feel unnatural—and cost more, too. But in New Jersey and […]