Talent Acquisition

In the war for talent organizations must develop a multi-layered talent acquisition approach in order to gain a competitive edge and attract coveted passive candidates. A talent acquisition strategy should be high-touch—engaging with candidates throughout the entire lifecycle from application to hire to onboard. Technology powers organizations to elevate the candidate experience. Social media channels offer the opportunity to deliver engaging content and reinforce employment branding to top talent.

Data-Driven Diversity

Organizations need to look at the numbers in order to turn D&I commitments into impactful change.

By E.J. Marin

According to a new report from McKinsey & Company, it may take 95 years for Black employees to reach parity in management positions if there is no change to the current promotion, attrition, and hiring rates in the U.S. In the past year, diversity, equity, and inclusion have become major topics of conversation as COVID-19’s disparate health impact on people of color, the pandemic’s outsized negative economic effects on women in the workforce, and the rise of Black Lives Matter protests made disparities glaringly clear.

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A New Talent Model

Contingent labor is emerging as a critical talent pool helping companies stay flexible and resilient as the market rebounds from the pandemic.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Contingent labor has been critical to many organizations’ talent strategies for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has forced employers to rethink their approaches. As companies have coped with extended lockdowns, shifting consumer demand, and historic levels of unemployment and economic uncertainty, many are turning to temporary labor to fuel their recoveries. But to succeed and come out of the pandemic with greater flexibility and resilience, new talent procurement and management strategies are essential.

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Moving the Needle

Companies looking to develop D&I programs with impact should consider these best practices.

By Marta Chmielowicz

The social justice movements of 2020 and the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on people of color moved the needle on diversity and inclusion (D&I), framing it as a national priority for businesses and employees alike. Research shows that employees will do their best work when part of an inclusive organization. According to Glint, employees with a strong sense of belonging are more than six times as likely to be engaged than those who don’t.

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Tech for Today and Tomorrow

Recruitment and onboarding technologies are making headway in the post-COVID business world.

By Simon Kent

As time passes, it is becoming increasingly apparent which areas of HR will remain transformed by the technology that was introduced to cope with the challenges of the global pandemic. Whilst HR as a whole has been impacted by the experience, the front end of candidate recruitment and management is a prime area where new practices could stick.

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Employer Branding in APAC

The conversation is shifting from talent acquisition to retention and rebuilding.

By Larry Basinait 

This HRO Today flash report, sponsored by PeopleScout, examines candidate experience measurement, employer brand practices, and the impact of COVID-19 on employer branding in the APAC region.

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Talent Transformation

Allegis Global Solutions helped a large, multi-national client streamline and standardise its global hiring process.

By Marta Chmielowicz

When Allegis Global Solutions (AGS) first started its relationship with an internationally renowned banking institution that operates across 60 countries worldwide, the recruitment partner faced several critical challenges.

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惠普企业(Hewlett Packard Enterprise)通过将招聘、发展、福利和文化举措相结合的措施来提升女性的代表作用。

作者:Marta Chmielowicz


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Gaining Ground

Growing talent pools, managing costs, and maintaining compliance are a few ways MSPs have stepped it up during the COVID-19 recovery.

By Marta Chmielowicz

The economic disruption of COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of workforce flexibility, leading to a rise in contingent labor hiring nationwide. According to PRO Unlimited’s Fall 2020 Labor Market Report, contingent hiring declined by 56% in the first half of 2020 but quickly returned to pre-COVID levels by July, resulting in a 9% increase year-over-year by September.

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Game On

Game-based assessments add interaction and engagement to virtual hiring practices.

By Larry Nash

All facets of business have been disrupted in the past year, including the way organizations source, attract, assess, and hire future-focused talent. Companies pivoted to a virtual work environment, forcing recruiters to quickly shift hiring strategies to continue fostering connections with and securing top candidates. Now, as organizations continue to operate amid uncertainty and look to return to in-person interactions in the future, talent acquisition teams can modernize the hiring process by incorporating innovative technologies and tools like game-based assessments.

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Uplifting Women

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has increased its female representation through a combination of hiring, development, benefits, and culture initiatives.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Hiring teams across the world are putting serious effort into optimising their diversity hiring strategies. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is one company with a proven track record of success—particularly in Asia. Thanks to its numerous diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, the organisation has created a culture where women know they will be supported.

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