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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A Look at Solution Providers & Technology 2016 / 2017: Powering Personal Productivity & Enabling Employee Experience

As Josh Bersin recently noted, the HR software market is reinventing itself. Mobile apps, analytics, video, and a focus on team-centric management are driving disruptive change throughout the industry.[1] This follows his observation that the way organizations manage, lead, and organize themselves is also undergoing radical change.[2] These transformations are altering the fundamental roles and […]

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A Look Ahead at Talent Acquisition 2016 / 2017: Navigating a Complex Function & an Explosive Technology Landscape

Not worried about finding employees? Maybe you should be—68 percent of 3,314 HR leaders surveyed are struggling to recruit full-time employees across all industries in the United States.[1] In addition, 72 percent of global CEOs are concerned about the availability of employees with key skills, especially since 48 percent are planning to increase headcount in […]

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