Talent sourcing and talent management are both highly important for procurement. Organisations that fully grasp the knowledge and skills required and take innovative approaches will be the ones that yield the best results.
Data shows that the number of vacancies continues to rise. At the same time, the number of candidates continues to fall. Throw into the mix the reports that the global talent shortage is now at its highest in a decade, and what you have there is three vital reasons why HR teams need to up their game and get the best possible results from their hiring processes. It's never been more important to get the absolute most from your talent acquisition strategy.
Trying to attract and successfully recruit the very best talent for your business is an ongoing challenge. It has always been so, but in a rapidly changing recruitment landscape it is probably now more challenging than it has ever been. However, if you feel that you are consistently falling short and missing out the top talent, it is time to reflect and consider what is going wrong. There are some common recruitment flaws that could well be at the root of the problem.
Much has been made of the differences between millennials and previous generations of workers. The world has changed, society has changed and people have changed. Millennials want different things, so it is important to consider how businesses can do things differently so that they can attract the very best millennial talent to their organisations.
Last week's landmark ruling on the employment status of Uber drivers - a case brought by two London-based drivers against the global giants - could have massive knock-on effects for up to 500,000 'self-employed' British workers.
There are now a plethora of social recruiting tools available online. It is essential that all recruiters equip themselves with a toolkit that is tailored to their specific recruitment needs. The benefits in improving efficiency and productivity are clear. Here are ten social recruiting tools that you should download today.
If you are recruiting for the tech industry but you lack tech know-how yourself, it can be a daunting prospect. The tech world is awash with jargon and it can be a real challenge to get to grips with what such jargon actually means. Of course, if you don't do this then it is difficult to understand what a specific role actually entails - and that is bound to make recruiting successfully for it quite difficult.