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What Can Talent Management do to Empower Leadership?

You probably have heard the famous William Shakespeare quote “Some people are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Two of your roles as a member of the HR team are to identify greatness among your current employees and potential candidates and to optimize leadership development in your organization.  As you probably already know, building leaders is not an easy task.

Topics: leadership

Why You Need To Get Organized To Motivate

 
 
Knowing the importance of personality will help you to improve business results.
 
Think about it.
 
We live in a changing world. How your job routine is structured today can be old-fashioned tomorrow. Technology evolves faster than most of us understand. And globalization forces us to think differently if we want to be a leader in our field.
Topics: personality

Which Are The Best Mobile Apps For Great Recruiting?

 

Talent acquisition is one of the most notable strategies for business success. We cannot dispute the fact that we are living in a digital era. More prospective employees are searching for opportunities on the web via their smartphones. This means that recruiters, talent acquisition managers, and HR professionals also need to incorporate digital technologies into their recruitment strategies. One of the ways of doing this is the use of mobile recruitment apps. The following are ten of the best mobile apps for recruiting.

Topics: recruiting

5 Cliches About Personality Tests You'll Love To Avoid

Personality tests are a very useful tool. They can tell you about a person’s inclinations, habits, the way they approach the world, what type of people they work best with, and jobs their skill sets naturally fit. Personality testing has become very popular in both business and in general. You may very well have taken a personality test in your free time simply out of curiosity.

It's very important, however, not to become over-reliant on personality profile testing and the associated results. With such testing being so common, cliches have arisen surrounding them as a predictive tool. Here are five, in particular, you should watch out for when using personality testing in a business setting.

Topics: personality test

How to Get Hired in the Recruiting Industry

Do you enjoy working with people? Do you have great communication skills? Do you love making people’s dreams come true? If so, a career as a recruiter may be the ideal option for you. While the demand for HR staff across the board has seemed to drop slightly, the demand for recruiters is on the rise. This is great news if you are a recruiter or if you are planning a career shift into the recruiting industry.

Topics: recruiting

In the Talent War, Where is The Love For Recruiting?

 
 
The latest 2017 LinkedIn Global Recruiting Trends report sheds some light on the future of recruiting . Of the 4,000 corporate recruiters surveyed, 83 percent of them listed 'talent' as their company's top priority . Combine this with the fact that a majority of these same recruiters said that their projected hiring rate is increasing in 2017 and this all adds up to good news for recruiters . Right? Well...not exactly.
Topics: recruiting hr training

"Your Assessments Make My Candidates Look Bad."

I've heard this before.  Several times, in fact.  Why is it alarming?  I'm glad you ask.  The statement is absurd.  Plain and simple.  I struggle with the idea that anyone would turn their back on candidate validation.  After all, candidate validation is something that is part of our society and culture.

Topics: pre employment assessment

10 Quick Questions About Recruiting You'll Want Answered

The recruiting industry has changed so much over just the last few years. Emerging technology, innovating hiring strategies and new studies on social behaviors have all changed the way recruiters attract and identify top talent. This can leave hiring managers with a lot of questions. Below is a look at ten answers to some of the most common recruiting questions.

Topics: recruiting hr training

You Should Avoid These 7 Big Mistakes With HR Training

 

Human resources training goes a long way in determining the success of your organization. Like any other organizational exercise, there are mistakes that may make the entire undertaking futile. The role of business leaders is to lead, mentor and manage other employees. This means that you must have proper HR training yourself. As an executive, you must avoid succumbing to common mistakes that are associated with human resources training.

Topics: hr training

Hiring And Retaining Talent Is Great; Building Talent Is Greater

Co-authored by Maria Bach, Consultant for HUCAMA Group

Building an organization that creates and uses meta-talent is even better

You hear it all the time: recruiting is difficult, it takes time, it is costly, but the right recruiting strategy is an important necessity in modern organizations.

Companies that want to succeed need great people and obviously, recruiting is important but maybe employers and organizations focus too much on recruiting the right talented people. Hiring and retaining talent is great; building an organization that creates and uses talent is even better.

Topics: sports growth mindset