Friday Jul 31, 2015

Uber's Game Is a Talent Scout Masquerading as a Training Tool

By Oscar Lausegger


We're long past the time when we judged candidates entirely by their CVs, much less their university diplomas.

In recent years, companies have found success recruiting talent through employee referrals, and digital social networks have helped accelerate and broaden this avenue.

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Thursday Jul 16, 2015

Digital natives: Performance windfall, or HR's worst nightmare?

By James Atkinson

Digital Natives

Employers will need to adapt their HR approaches to counter the challenges posed by the new generation of Millennials now entering the workforce, and to fully utilise their potential, says an HR executive.

Millennials lack the corporate loyalty of their predecessors—most will hold jobs for somewhere between three and five years and they will have between 17 and 22 jobs throughout their career, Oracle APAC senior director, HCM strategy and transformation, Andrew Lafontaine told HR Daily.

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Tuesday Jul 14, 2015

Budget-Friendly Ways to Boost Talent Brand

By Sunita Khatri

Talent Brand Management

Talent brand (aka employment brand) by no surprise can have a serious impact on whether a candidate takes a new job or if an employee stays in one—and in a competitive job market can be the most attractive aspect of making a career choice. So how does HR get ahead of the competition and invest in their talent brand without breaking the bank?

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Tuesday Jul 07, 2015

How North Shore-LIJ Is Acing Its Talent Search

By Michael Hickins


A widely anticipated decision on Obamacare by the US Supreme Court later this month could upset the administrative applecart for healthcare providers nationwide.The outcome of this case is one of several factors leading to a transformation of the US healthcare industry.

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Wednesday Jul 01, 2015

Harnessing the Power of Talent Pools

By Marcie Van Houten

wowI am fortunate enough to get to speak with a lot of customers about their strategic talent management practices. And one of the trends I’ve seen is a shift in the way companies are thinking about their succession management process. Don’t get me wrong.

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Tuesday Jun 30, 2015

Take the Creepy Out of Recruiting

By Jim Lein


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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