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Four Strategies for Recruiting Top Accounting Talent

If there are any lessons to be learned since the Arthur Anderson/Enron/Worldcom implosion in October of 2001 and the recent economic downturn, it’s that highly skilled and knowledgeable auditors are important assets in business. Global companies scramble for these bean counters with CPA’s from top

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Dedicated Recruiting in a Competitive Job Market

As an HR Professional, it’s difficult to find the time to focus on finding talent that contributes to your growing and evolving organization. In addition to managing employee relations, compensation, benefits, etc., recruiting is often seen as a function all on its own. From servicing

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Social Recruiting Through Connection & Collaboration

Sitting in your organisation are potentially hundreds of employees that are highly connected, passionate and collaborative. With many organisations looking for the social recruiting silver bullet, your most valuable connections may be sitting in the seat next to you. Over the past year, RPO Intelligence

Sourcing Top Supply Chain Talent in 2013

It is good to know that the state of the U.S. economy is slowly recovering, but what exactly is the condition of unemployment in the supply chain management industry? Well, believe it or not — it is low. The concern within the industry is not

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Using Assessment Centers for Talent Pipelining

We’ve been building talent pipelines for clients since we started our RPO business 14 years ago and a lot of what now passes for pipelining is little more than name generation. This article is about the other end of the spectrum – creating a “ready”

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Effective Recruitment in the Pharmaceutical Industry

The pharmaceutical industry has long been considered one of the largest, most enduring and knowledge-intensive sectors in the global economy. However, the pharma industry, like many other sectors, has been affected by the global economic crisis and has been forced to rethink its strategy to

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How to Use RPO to Drive International Internal Recruitment

The “War for Talent” (McKinsey & Company, April 2001) states that, “Reduced supply of future executives in Europe and US will make the international war for talent more intense.” Internal employees are one of the best talent resources available to help minimise the impact of

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The Use of CRM in Talent Pipelining

Smart companies don’t wait until they have a need to hire to begin recruiting talent. Building a talent pipeline, or a database of qualified individuals you can quickly connect with when a hiring need arises, is a mark of an excellent recruitment philosophy. It is

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Building Talent Communities: 5 Lessons from the Frontline

Search for the term ‘Talent Communities’ on Google and you’ll find scores of articles with a variety of definitions and opinions. The inexorable rise of social media over the last ten years generated the idea of social recruitment which informed the notion of talent communities.

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Targeting Talent Using a Centralized Sourcing Center

How often have you heard a recruitment consultant say they don’t have time to source passive candidates? It happens all the time. Recruitment consultants get pulled into a million directions and sourcing, particularly sourcing of passive candidates, inevitably takes a back seat. Sourcing quality candidates