Talent on the Move! Inspiring a Better Employee Experience through Internal Mobility

Half of today’s employees are searching for new jobs or browsing job postings.[1] But they aren’t necessarily looking for a raise or even a promotion. Instead, workers want new skills, capabilities, and responsibilities that may not be available in their current roles. In other words, they want to better themselves. Surprisingly, many organizations continue to […]

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Starting Off on the Right Foot: Onboarding

Have your organization’s employees ever told you that their onboarding experience supported them throughout their entire career? Probably not. That’s because the typical onboarding process is often confused with “orientation,” a two- or three-day whirlwind of compliance-related paperwork, team exercises, and administrative tasks. After this exhausting experience, which is hardly memorable, the new employee is […]

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Act I for Employee Experience: The Candidate Journey

Top-performing organizations should embrace the first opportunity with candidates as part of their overall plan to engage employees throughout their entire tenure and beyond. Employee experience begins with prospective employers making initial contacts memorably positive for candidates and putting their “best foot forward.”[1] But this isn’t easy. Today’s job candidates have high expectations for how […]

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The Candidate Experience Journey: Enhancing Six Key Touchpoints

In today’s highly competitive talent market, an organization’s ability to attract high-quality candidates is a significant business advantage—making improving candidate experience a priority for talent acquisition (TA) teams. Our most recently published High-Impact Talent Acquisition research found that a personalized talent journey was essential for applicants, with 76 percent of high-performing TA functions reporting that […]

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Optimizing for the Future: Now Is the Time for Mid-Market TA Strategy

Optimizing for the Future: Now Is the Time for Mid-Market TA Strategy Deloitte’s 2017 Global Human Capital Trends[1] indicates a not-so-surprising truth: talent acquisition (TA) sits at the center of the business, as this function is responsible for identifying the talent to propel businesses forward. A standard approach that works for every organization does not […]

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No Longer Just an Afterthought: High-Performing Talent Acquisition Teams Influence Organizational Profitability

I’m excited to announce that we just published Bersin’s latest High-Impact Talent Acquisition (HITA) study, with 1,220 global participants. This study is only our second industry study for talent acquisition—and, yes, the world has changed since our last industry study published in September 2014. We found that talent acquisition (TA) can contribute meaningfully to an […]

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Prediction 11: Talent acquisition will tap the power of internal mobility.

Last February, Gallup reported that 51 percent of U.S. employees were searching for new jobs or watching new job openings.[1] That same month, U.S. employers were trying to fill 5.7 million job openings.[2] Talk about a chocolate-and-peanut-butter moment: Companies have lots of new jobs, and lots of their employees want new jobs. It’s a tailor-made […]

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