Tuesday Jun 30, 2015

Take the Creepy Out of Recruiting

By Jim Lein

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I admit it. Sometimes I creep. Anyone who prides themselves on being a top notch web researcher will from time to time. For instance, my son just received his roommate assignment for his freshman year at college and I knew everything the web could tell me about that kid within half an hour.

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Wednesday Jun 24, 2015

It’s Time to get Serious about Social in HCM

By Joachim Skura

wowSocial recruiting has been one of the hottest topics in human capital management for a couple of years now. The danger is however that while everyone is keen to talk about social recruiting; precious few businesses are implementing it in a meaningful way.

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Wednesday Jun 10, 2015

Productivity Means Knowing Your Employees

By Andy Campbell

wowWe all know bad people management is a problem, but we’re only now becoming aware just how big a problem. Not only does it affect the fortunes of employees and the companies they work for; it also adversely impacts national productivity. 

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Monday Jun 08, 2015

Five Ideas: Human Capital Management

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In March, Oracle hosted Oracle HCM World in Washington DC. Human resources, talent management, and business leaders heard from industry influencers, shared best practices, and learned how forward-thinking organizations are employing modern HR to transform their organizations. Here, learn more from human capital management experts.

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Tuesday Jun 02, 2015

Is Your Recruiting Site Mobile Friendly?

By Monica Mehta

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Sheryl, a highly skilled software engineer with several years of experience in Silicon Valley, waits in line at the coffee shop, checking her e-mail on her smartphone. After staying up all night working on a project, she arrived in the office at 9:13 a.m. only to listen to her boss yell at her for the umpteenth time about coming in late.

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Thursday May 28, 2015

Embrace Diversity and Congruence in the Workplace

By Andy Campbell

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What makes a healthy workforce? Ask a roomful of recruiters and someone will very quickly mention diversity. After all, businesses need employees from a wide variety of backgrounds who can inspire and challenge their colleagues and create a workforce that better resembles the outside world. But if diversity is important, so too is inclusion.

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Tuesday May 26, 2015

Top 3 Reasons to Integrate Social into Your Employee Referral Engine

By Sunita Khatri

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Studies continue to indicate one consistent message to hiring teams – employee referrals garner the highest number of quality candidates in comparison to any other source. A referred candidate is 3 to 4 times more likely to be hired than someone who is not.  And yet most companies are struggling to structure referral strategies that will sufficiently yield stronger candidate referral pipe.

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Wednesday May 13, 2015

HR Must Modernize to Meet New Employee Demands

By Rick O'Herron

wowAttracting, retaining, and promoting your best people has become more challenging than ever in the high-stakes competition for talent. The talented, high achievers on whom companies depend on to compete and win now expect any information they need to be instantly available, whenever and wherever they need it, from any device.

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Wednesday May 06, 2015

Google Shakes up Search Again. Don’t Worry HR, You’ve Still Got Time.

By Sunita Khatri

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On April 21st, Google announced a seismic change within its mobile search algorithm which will change the order in how websites (individual pages) are ranked via mobile search. Websites that aren’t mobile friendly will rank lower and be sifted to the bottom of the barrel despite whether they ranked high for desktop or mobile search in the old days.

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Wednesday Apr 22, 2015

Corporate Survival Requires Real-Time HR Practices

By Bertrand Dussert

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The Fortune 500 is an impressive list—at any point in time it includes some of the largest and most profitable companies in the world. Unfortunately, not all of them are the most adaptable and agile. In fact, if you could magically transport yourself into the future, you’d likely find that nearly half of the organizations now on the list would be gone within 10 years.

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Monday Apr 13, 2015

How Can Project-Driven Organizations Get the Most Out of Their Talent?

By Romain Maillart

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When your tempo is set by the inflow of projects, it’s all about how your people perform. Project-driven organizations operate very differently from traditional organizations. Traditional businesses rely on a continuous stream of activity—think retail or utilities companies, whose leaders typically define global annual objectives that cascade down through the organization to align focus and drive company performance.

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Monday Mar 23, 2015

How to Achieve Talent Management Excellence in Your Organization

By Madhur Chaturvedi

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Following a few key HCM best practices can help organizations attract and retain talent effectively. Talent management excellence, or the practice of successfully attracting and retaining talent, is a key priority for business leaders worldwide.

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Wednesday Mar 18, 2015

The Big Reveal: HR In The Age Of Transparency

By Bertrand Dussert

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What are the communication channels that deliver the biggest payoffs when recruiting top talent today? Don’t count on the messaging that employers publish on their websites. According to research by CEB, an advisory company that specializes in transforming enterprise performance, that channel makes up only 20% of a candidate’s decision to apply. What accounts for the mysterious other 80%?

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Wednesday Mar 11, 2015

Why You Need to Forget Everything You Know About Work/Life Balance

By Kate Pavao

wowSince the 1980s, Leading the Life You Want author Stewart Friedman has been thinking about how to help people have more-complete lives. He helped launch the Work/Life Integration Project at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and currently has more than 90,000 people enrolled in the massive open online course he teaches through Coursera called “Better Leader, Richer Life.”

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Monday Mar 09, 2015

Recruitment Marketing 101: What Recruiters Can Learn from Marketers

By Mike Vilimek

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In 1997, Steven Hankin of McKinsey & Company coined the phrase “the war for talent.” Ever since then it’s been used extensively to describe the challenges organizations face finding and attracting top talent. There are no shortage of studies and statistics to prove the existence of these challenges. Fast forward to 2014 where Josh Bersin of Bersin by Deloitte updates Mr. Hankin’s phrase with, “the war for talent is over, the talent won.

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