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Inc

Hiring Lessons You Need to Learn From the Gig Economy

In today’s extremely tight labor market, time-to-hire matters. If you are too slow, you risk losing candidates who accepting another offer from another faster company. And the longer you wait, the lower the quality will be, as top candidates go elsewhere. Customers and employees will also feel the negative impacts of slow hiring if you are understaffed and struggling to meet demand.

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Recruiting Daily

The Rise of AI in Talent Acquisition – and a Look at What’s Next

New industry research stated that early experiments with artificial intelligence in talent acquisition have led to broader deployments, providing enhanced automation for TA operations.
That’s a fancy way of saying that recruiting teams using AI are seeing the value and beginning to use it even more. They might have started with a chatbot on their careers site or virtual assistant to help schedule interviews. Now, they’re implementing AI-powered sourcing or assessment processes.

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ERE

New Research on High-Volume Hiring Reveals Broad Misconceptions and Bad Practices

High-volume hiring is a critical area of talent acquisition that is too often misunderstood. Companies face unique pressures when it comes to this segment of recruiting that require different strategies and solutions. According to Aptitude Research, 65% of companies have high-volume recruitment needs today. And as hiring ramps up and organizations look to scale, this percentage will likely increase.

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TATech

A New Reality In Recruitment

If you wander down the exhibit hallways of HR conferences, it’s pretty clear who the big dogs are. Whatever your metric – booth size, staffing or technology – it’s HR vendors that hold mighty sway at the shows. They help companies engage, develop, and pay their employees, so their products and price tags are large and getting larger. After all, what could be more important than tools that keep workers productively at work? Well, here’s thought – how about talent acquisition technology?

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Recruiting Daily

Asynchronous Video Interviewing

Disrupted, transformed, uprooted. Use whatever buzzword you want, but there’s no denying hiring has come a long way over the last 18 months. Traditional methods were cast aside under pandemic conditions, making way for next-generation solutions – like asynchronous video interviewing – to take hold.

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Society for Human Resource Management

Creating People Advantage Study Reveals New Focus

CHROs facing a constant—and growing—challenge, are coming out of the pandemic with new focus and ways to address both old and emerging issues.
Digitization, employee feedback, hiring and organizational charts are among the issues receiving greater emphasis and resources as their executive team and workforce look to hit their strides.

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TATech

What is Recruiting Tech Implementation?

Employers are buying a ton of recruiting technology to help them deal with the multiple challenges they face in today’s talent market. They’re investing in everything from new applicant tracking systems and CRM platforms to AI enabled interviewing solutions and programmatic ad buying. It’s hard enough to get that right – to find the right product and provider – but then you’ve got to get the stuff to work in the hands of recruiters. But, what does that mean exactly? How do you define the successful implementation of a recruiting technology product? And no less important, how do you actually achieve it?

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Recruiting Daily

What’s Next for Programmatic Job Advertising? A Conversation with Terry Baker of PandoLogic

There’s a lot of talk in the talent acquisition space about hiring faster and hiring better. Words like efficient and effective get tossed around repeatedly without much explanation of what, where, when, why, or how. PandoLogic has been envisioning the answers to these questions for some time, which is one reason the programmatic job advertising platform recently acquired AI recruiting provider Wade & Wendy. Together, the two companies are poised to revolutionize the faster and better narrative, said PandoLogic CEO Terry Baker in a recent conversation.

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Madeline Laurano

Madeline Laurano

Madeline Laurano is the founder and chief analyst of Aptitude Research. For over 18 years, Madeline’s primary focus has been on the HCM market, specializing in talent acquisition and employee experience. Her work helps companies both validate and re-evaluate their strategies and understand the role technology can play in driving business outcomes. She has watched HCM transform from a back-office function to a strategic company initiative with a focus on partnerships, experience and efficiency.

Before founding Aptitude Research, Madeline held research roles at Aberdeen, Bersin by Deloitte, ERE Media and Brandon Hall Group. She is the co-author of Best Practices in Leading a Global Workforce and is often quoted in leading business publications including The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Yahoo News, The New York Times and The Financial Times. She is a frequent presenter at industry conferences including the HR Technology Conference and Exposition, SHRM, IHRIM, HCI’s Strategic Talent Acquisition conference, Unleash, GDS International’s HCM Summit, and HRO Today.

In her spare time, she is a runner, an avid sports fan and juggles a house full of boys (where a spontaneous indoor hockey game is not unheard of!).