Tag Archives: RPO Staffing

Looking to Data

Healthcare Hiring

Key metrics to transform healthcare hiring practices.

By Debbie Bolla

Now is the time for healthcare organizations to shift their hiring mindsets from reactive to proactive, says Liz Bickley, senior vice president of healthcare client services for Cielo, the leading provider of recruitment process outsourcing solutions to the healthcare industry. Data is key to transforming this process. From census information to historic seasonal trends, data can help organizations pinpoint where peaks and demands exist in different geographies.

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New Models for Healthcare Hiring

Healthcare Talent

Five strategies for finding and keeping the best healthcare talent.

By Debbie Bolla

A number of challenges are converging to create the perfect storm in the healthcare hiring market. Baby boomers are moving into retirement, the aging population needs more care, and there is less talent available to fill open positions. The crisis of supply and demand is as real as ever.

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Fresh Perspective

freshperspectiveReturning to the human capital game, Bob Lopes has a bird’s eye view on RPO’s maturing market.

By Debbie Bolla

After spending the last three years at the helm of healthcare technology company Acclaris, industry vet Bob Lopes is back in the talent game as president of RPO for North America for Randstad Sourceright. Lopes has had a varied career in the human capital management space with stints at Towers Watson, ExcellerateHRO, and Aon Hewitt, where he served as a human capital national practice leader and executive vice president.

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Mobile Rising

More and more organizations are getting in the game of mobile recruiting. Advice on how to do it right.

By Ward Christman

With 77 percent of the workforce open to seeking better job opportunities according to CareerBuilder’s 2013 Candidate Behavior Study, it’s no wonder that companies are positioning themselves with as many as outlets as possible to reach that talent. One readily emerging market is mobile devices. Chris Hoyt, PepsiCo’s global director of talent engagement and marketing, says, “We noticed some time ago that over 90 percent of the responses to our recruiter emails were handled via mobile, plus an increasing number of people on mobile devices were surfing our career site and trying to complete an application, so we knew that a fully mobile optimized solution was our next logical step. We continue to see mobile users spending more time on our site, visiting double the pages than previously viewed, and now completing the application right from their devices.”

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Talent Communities

The 3 ‘R’s for getting the most value from these candidate pools.
 
By Erin Bazinet
 
Talent communities are an essential component of today’s social recruiter’s game plan. Not only do they provide
a warm, inviting place for recruiters to connect and communicate with candidates, but they also facilitate crowd sourcing high-quality candidates

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Virtual Reality

Video’s role in the hiring process continues to expand.

By Audrey Roth

Leveraging video interviewing for hiring is not a new concept, but fresh technology has allowed video to revitalize and reshape the hiring process. Video now plays a pivotal role in accessing talent pools, improving employer brand, and creating an attractive candidate experience—which is becoming more and more important in today’s competitive market. In fact, a December 2013 study written by Montage and conducted by Google Consumer Surveys finds that 32 percent of individuals who rejected a job offer within the last year was primarily due to a negative experience during the hiring process.

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Path to Self-Service

How Hershey delivered a personalized employee experience.
 
By Mike Yeagley
 
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) was founded 
in 1927 when Milton S. Hershey elected to separate his chocolate manufacturing operations from his other businesses. With more than 1,600 full-time and 6,300 part- time and seasonal employees, HE&R owns and operates brands such as Hersheypark, Hershey Theatre, and The Hotel Hershey located in Hershey, Pennsylvania

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Finding the Best

Three considerations to follow when bringing in third-party recruiters.
 
By Sean Bisceglia
 
While many organizations would prefer to use their internal recruiters to fill jobs, the reality is that they sometimes need to supplement these efforts with outside resources. In fact, according to a survey from the Novo Group, 80 percent of companies use third-party agencies or recruiters for help with hard-to-fill positions

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Innovative Sourcing

Nine techniques for finding better candidates.
 
By Audrey Roth
 
How do today’s top candidates hear about jobs or learn about leading-edge companies? Well, it’s certainly not through print or radio ads—the popular choice more than a decade ago. Nowadays, Jay Floersch, solutions architect for Aon Hewitt, says that candidate behavior is the driver for new sourcing avenues, which reflect the modern multi- faceted manner of today’s job seeker

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At your service

Treat your employees like your clients,
 and see satisfaction and productivity rates rise.
By Jill Goldstein
 
Most organizations measure their success solely based on how they are satisfying the needs of their customers. But there is a new approach to consider: Forward-thinking firms are introducing a mindset that views employees as the consumers.
 
Taking an employee services approach—one that views employees as consumers—requires organizations to better understand employees’ expectations and to rethink how they deliver service their workforces

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