Generation Y’s desire for transparency and near-instant feedback will mark the end of recruiting as we know it, predicted Doug Douglas, managing director and partner of Texas-based Providence Partners, which helps companies with strategic recruitment plans.
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Since the fall of Saddam Hussein and the Ba’athist ruling regime in Iraq in 2003, economic opportunities have begun to appear in the country, attracting foreign corporations to enter the still-turbulent state and undertake new operations. These opportunities have drawn primarily energy and construction firms focused on oil extraction and the connected infrastructure and logistical support these industries need.
Scores usher in era of ‘quantified employee’
Social media outlets buzzed in 2012 when Wired magazine ran a story about Sam Fiorella, a senior executive who said he lost out on a vice president position with a large Toronto-based marketing agency because of a low Klout score. According to the article, Fiorella admitted during his job interview that he didn’t know what a Klout score was—and claimed that after the recruiter showed him his Klout score (which was 34), the interview ended quickly.
Mobile is the next frontier when it comes to recruitment technologies. Our industries innovations follow in the footsteps of consumer and business industry trends. First, with data storage systems like the applicant tracking systems, and then cloud and SaaS based systems, and the use of social media as part of recruiting. Yes, mobile is the next frontier in the recruiting world, and slow yet steady progress is being made.
Organizations (77%) are increasingly using social networking sites for recruiting, primarily as a way to attract passive job candidates. Fewer organizations (20%) use social networking websites or online search engines to screen job candidates.
For the second straight year, New York ranked as the lowest-risk city in the world for recruiting, employing and relocating employees, according to results released by Aon Hewitt, a global human resources solutions provider.
“New York retained its title as the world’s lowest-risk city due to its world-class educational institutions, training facilities and availability of a large pool of qualified and experienced talent,” Aon Hewitt said in a news release.
No one likes to gamble on talent. It’s expensive! And in today’s super-competitive, skills-starved and ever-changing talent landscape, the odds are stacked against HR.
In order to place the best bets on talent, it’s critical for HR pros to stay on top of talent management trends. There are many avenues to find great information, and of course, we at SHRM think that our Talent Management Conference and Exposition is the best.