Category: TA

Shaker International Merges with Montage: Reshaping Talent Acquisition Technology

Today marks a significant shift in the talent acquisition technology landscape. Shaker International, a leading assessment provider, has merged with Montage, a leading provider of candidate interview and hiring solutions. The new company will be co-headquartered in Delafield, WI, and Cleveland, OH under the leadership of Kurt Heikkinen as CEO and Brian Stern as President…. Read more »

Background Screening: Improving Your Talent Acquisition Strategy

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For organizations struggling to compete for talent, background screening may seem like an unnecessary step in the recruitment process. In fact, 38% of companies are not screening for every position. Yet, background screening is a critical part of any talent acquisition strategy and helps companies improve quality and efficiency. According to Aptitude Research’s latest talent… Read more »

Six Strategies for Improving Recruitment Marketing

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Recruitment marketing is one of the fastest growing areas of HR technology with nearly 70% of enterprise companies investing in some capabilities. It is a popular topic and one that tends to focus on some obvious trends CRM, career sites, and analytics. Companies want solutions that will help them attract talent before they apply for… Read more »

Stop Being So Fancy

Talent acquisition is incredibly complex. Recruiters are facing new responsibilities, new pressures and new challenges. But what surprises me is that many of the talent acquisition technology providers- with all of their products and enhancements- are adding to the complexity not alleviating it. The large, traditional Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) are so quick to transform… Read more »