United Talent Agency has a deal to acquire GTN, which specializes in booking live speaking engagements. The acquisition announced Tuesday will immediately put UTA on the map of the speaking circuit. New York-based GTN represents a wide range of public figures in entertainment, business, sports,...
It seems as if the Chicago Bulls are having a little buyers remorse. One anonymous member of the Bulls’ staff is not even close to impressed with Cameron Payne, one of their deadline acquisitions from last year, stating he realized it almost immediately that he was not a fit for this team at all, according […]
At PwC, hiring is a big deal. According to US talent acquisition lead Rod Adams, the company hires anywhere from 15,000 to 16,000 new workers every year, including about 4,000 interns. Thousands of those new hires are recent grads, he...Show More Summary
When Eliot Kaplan let colleagues know in July that he would be retiring from Hearst, the vice president of talent acquisition started off his note with a nod to the swirling beat of 21st century media reporting: Sorry about the mass email, guys, but I realized that if I slowly told you individually, the word...
PwC US talent acquisition lead Rod Adams has interviewed a lot of people. Over the course of his career with the "Big Four" accounting firm, Adams has interviewed about 5,000 candidates. He says that most interviewees follow up after the interview. Show More Summary
I know I've neglected this blog for an unforgivably long time. Here's an announcement: I've been retained as a consultant by VBeyond.com A Talent Acquisition firm Specialising in Leadership Hiring and Recruitment Process OutsourcingShow More Summary
PRESS RELEASE: AptoZen today announced its release of enhanced cloud-based hiring services to help companies find the right talent quickly and build teams on the fly. The new service, called HaaS (Hiring as a Service), enhances AptoZen's existing data...
We’ve talked a lot about the need for change in human resources. Relatively new technologies like mobile and social recruiting demand a need for new strategies. But there are some aspects of HR that haven’t changed. I’m not sure that’s a good thing. Show More Summary
It’s not about talent, it’s about branding. That’s why Coachella can sell out before announcing acts and Glastonbury’s such an institution, they’re rites of passage in a world based on experiences, acquisition is the baby boomers’ drug of choice, whereas their progeny are satisfied with photographs, get the latest mobile handset and post to Instagram, […]
My team at Kinetix is dropping a whitepaper today - The Talent Acquisition/HR Leader's Guide To Social Media Buys for Recruiting. You should check it out. There's a lot of options for your recruitment marketing spend - Job Boards, Indeed,...
A few weeks ago, I attended the SHRM Talent Management Conference and TAtech Spring Congress. Both events are very heavily focused on talent acquisition, which isn’t a surprise given all of the media attention on “full employment”. But...Show More Summary
By Jeremiah Owyang and Jaimy Szymanski Corporations are struggling to keep pace with technology trends, but the real innovation challenge lies in their internal culture. In other words? The “tech issue” isn’t an issue! According to our recent survey, the top challenge companies face in corporate innovation is fostering an internal culture of experimentation and [...]
Being able to deal with constraints is an important part of business. Constraints are stages of a process that causes the entire process to slow down, be less effective, or stop completely. In the book “The Goal”, Dr. Eliyahu Goldratt outlines The Theory of Constraints as well as how to identify and manage them successfully. Show More Summary
Whenever people ask me what I do and I say “human resources”, their first response is … oh, you hire people. Which is true, HR often has responsibility for talent acquisition. But it’s certainly not the sum and substance of the role. So, when I try to explain what HR does, it becomes this long […] The post Human Resources Is the Architect of Work appeared first on hr bartender.
I listened in on a panel discussion during this year’s SHRM Talent Management Conference when I hear a recruiter say, “My job is to fill openings.” And I thought to myself, “Hmm…no. A recruiter’s job is to fill the company’s talent pipeline.”...Show More Summary
Beacon proximity company inMarket recently confirmed its newest talent acquisition. Former MaxPoint executive Chris Kozloski has joined inMarket as the location intelligence innovator’s Chief Revenue Officer. A pioneer long at the forefront...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: In the first big talent power play since Lionsgate's acquisition of Starz last year, Power executive producer and creator Courtney Kemp has signed a new overall deal with the studio and the premium cabler. Under this exclusive...Show More Summary
PRESS RELEASE: AptoZen, a global leader in cloud-based Predictive Talent Acquisition technology announced today the expansion of their predictive hiring model for VCs. AptoZen is a SaaS hiring platform which uses machine-learning with a human-touch...
As of late, hiring the best candidate is turning into more...
by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “SmartRecruiters, the Hiring Success Company, today announced Recruiting AI. Part of the company’s modern talent acquisition suite, Recruiting AI uses artificial intelligence to process...Show More Summary