Agile talent acquisition: 7 steps to creating a global talent strategy

Agile talent acquisition: a lean and flexible strategy positions your enterprise to build an anytime, anywhere, optimal workforce. A comprehensive global talent acquisition strategy is workforce planning writ large. It enables you to ramp up hiring following a business acquisition in a new country, for

5 benefits of talent acquisition, making global scale a reality

The benefits of talent acquisition can help your enterprise compete regionally and scale globally. Whether your team operates in four countries or 40, a global talent acquisition strategy can help you target top talent, regardless of where that talent is based. A flexible, border-fluid approach

Global talent acquisition: how to compete with astonishing growth

Global talent acquisition is growing at an extraordinary pace. Among global professionals, 70 percent of people in professional services work remotely one day per week, and more than 50 percent work remotely at least half the week. Those insights may astonish workers and managers who

A poor workplace culture? Talent leaders take note: danger ahead

Workplace culture drives employee engagement. It can send a company performance skyrocketing, or nosediving. A great workplace culture cultivates highly engaged employees. Without a motivated workforce, productivity suffers. Your bottom line suffers. Employees and customers suffer. A poor workplace culture? The ramifications are huge. “Having

Unlock the secret power of RPO

If you ask Darren Lancaster where he believes the strongest areas of RPO growth will be, he’ll tell you: it’s not necessarily in taking the whole RPO service, but in picking and choosing value-add areas. The pick-and-mix approach to talent acquisition could include pre-employment screening,

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How virtual reality is used in hiring

When you think about virtual reality, chances are gaming and entertainment come to mind first. But the technology has actually been in use for decades as a training tool for pilots, astronauts, military personnel, and surgeons. Now, as the cost of VR headsets and 360

Virtual workforce trends: taking work out of office

In any given coffee shop on any given day, it is easy to spot the virtual workforce with their laptops open and headphones on to help minimize distractions. Telecommuters. Remote or virtual workers. Work-from-home employees. Digital nomads. All of these terms refer to talent who

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Is Total Talent Acquisition Right for Your Company?

Hiring is changing at a dizzying pace and gathering the necessary pieces of the recruiting puzzle is a challenge. Would a blend of contingent and permanent employees offer the best ROI for your business? Which job boards and social networks most effectively attract talent in

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The Best Non-Monetary Perks and Benefits for Candidates

To entice candidates to say yes to the job, many companies focus on compensation—the salary, the bonus structure, stock options, and retirement [401(k) Plan or RRSP, for example]—and big benefits such as health insurance and paid vacation. These are important and are weighted heavily by

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How to Write an Inclusive Job Description

An inclusive workplace fosters a sense of belonging, encourages authenticity and open communication, and supports the career growth of all employees, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, education, or background. This is a tall order, but many companies are working hard to improve