The sheer size of the independent contractor workforce— 18 million strong and growing in the U.S.— suggests many companies, large and small, are finding independent contractors offer opportunities to get a leg up on their competitors. But many companies allow responsibility for
engaging this type of human capital to be spread throughout the organization, from HR to Purchasing to individual departments that need them. Is that the best way? To help answer that, MBO Partners and the HRO Today Services and Technology Association have collaborated on a comprehensive examination of the challenges and opportunities of working with the independent contractor workforce— so you can find best practices that will make your company stand out.
Candidate experience is not only crucial to your talent acquisition function; it has an impact on your business outcomes. Evaluating the candidate experience your organization currently provides and implementing a strategy that leads to more positive experiences will improve your ability to attract and retain talent.
WilsonHCG’s Vice President of Recruitment Cynthia Cancio and iCIMS’ Manager of Product Communications Holly DeMuro will discuss examining your current candidate experience, share best practices on implementing measures to improve your candidate experience and teach you how to evaluate the ROI of a positive candidate experience on your organization.
The results have just been released in a report called “How to Launch a Successful Employer Brand: Building on the Practices of Top Employer Brands”, which analyzes practices that distinguish Top Employer Brands from Other Brands.
Hudson RPO and HRO Today magazine surveyed 324 senior-level HR executives on employer branding strategy and practices. The results were released in July 2014 in a report called “How to Launch a Successful Employer Brand: Building on the Practices of Top Employer Brands,” which analyzes practices that distinguish Top Employer Brands from Other Brands. The report also provides practical recommendations on implementing an employer branding strategy and program to engage quality candidates and improve employee retention. Register on the right to receive your complimentary copy.
Some of the findings include:
The Hiring for Success report (co-published by Hudson RPO and the HRO Today Institute) defines quality in the workplace; the benefits of measuring quality of hire; the challenges of collecting data; and how to improve hiring processes. It also includes six strategies for improving quality of hire plus a case study demonstrating the commercial value of committing to a quality of hire program. The report findings are based on a survey of nearly 300 HR professionals worldwide.
A snapshot of significant report insights include:
HRO Today and WilsonHCG partnered to discuss the strategies and tactics for effective Sales Recruitment in North America. Jed Milstein, Executive Vice President of Human Resources at TransCentra, also joined to lend insight into the best-in-class strategies for sales sourcing. Learn how to achieve an effective sales recruitment strategy, and how to optimize the recruitment process while improving the quality of candidates. Takeaways included specific engagement examples as well as detailed metrics showcasing real success stories.
Lauren Bleimann, Product Specialist at iCIMS, reviews common recruiting pain points and outlines strategic responses developed by a best-of-breed company. Learn practical tactics for increasing hiring manager engagement and understand key metrics necessary to transform HR into a profit center for upper management.
John Wilson, CEO of WilsonHCG, and Alison Hadden, Director of Product Marketing at Glassdoor discuss creative technology recruitment strategies that will land your company top tech talent. Technology candidates are among the most sought-after talent pools in the employment landscape. And with technology driving business today and into the future, the recruitment of talent with these skills will become increasingly more difficult. This is especially true for midsized companies that can’t offer the outlandish perks of the tech giants
Many HR organizations are scouring the globe for particular skill sets that will set their companies apart from a competitive standpoint. Finding qualified workers with specialized technology, engineering and technical skill is becoming more difficult by the day, given the dearth of candidates and the intense rivalry to hire them. This challenge confronts HR with a pronounced responsibility, given the vital role played by human capital. Recruitment priorities insist that every potential channel be plied to ensure the right people are hired to bring strategic goals to fruition. In this regard, marketing a company’s brand as an employer-of-choice is just one tactic that is helping to win the war for talent.
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