Tag Archives: Talent Acquisition

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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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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Restructuring Hiring

In an uncertain world, recruiters are shifting gears to focus on short-term hiring.

By Simon Kent

From video interviews to remote onboarding, the pandemic has irrecoverably changed the face of recruitment. As offices have closed and social distancing becomes the norm, new techniques and technologies have been deployed and relied upon by recruiters to find, onboard, and retain the talent their clients need.

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Flash Report: HR Recruiting Technology, Greater Efficiencies Through Consolidation

Organizations have turned to HR technology for further efficiency and productivity gains, despite lasting impacts from the pandemic.

In spite of the plethora of new products offered, integrations of multiple platforms are a continuing challenge and efficient use of the systems is far from optimized.

To test efficiency, HRO Today examined the shelf life of “silver medalists” of the talent pool in this new flash report.

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HRO Today Educational Podcast Series – Episode 37: QuantumWork

A recent study by Paychex found 62% of HR departments using a variety of different recruitment technology systems with little to no integration amongst them.

Technology platforms, specifically for talent acquisition purposes, have been developed in rapid success in recent years, but integrating information between databases still remains a challenge.

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Stacking Up

Building an integrated total workforce solutions tech stack delivers a solid foundation for a modern hiring process.

By Marta Chmielowicz

As the unpredictability of COVID-19 continues to test organizations’ ability to adapt to change, many employers are turning to contingent labor to fill their talent needs. According to Gartner’s 2020 Future of Work Trends Post-COVID-19 report, 32% of organizations are replacing full-time employees with contingent workers as a cost-saving measure and 12% are hiring contingent workers to fill labor shortages due to illness.

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