Endeavor — the Hollywood talent agency formerly known as WME | IMG — is bulking up its marketing division with the acquisition of the Philadelphia-based brand marketing firm 160over90, which was owned by the private equity firm Searchlight Capital Partners. The deal, which was announced Tuesday...
Disney's Fox acquisition, ongoing harassment fallout and big talent deals will be fixtures in the semi-annual dialogue between critics and networks. read more
Through mergers and acquisitions.
Apple will acquire music and image recognition app Shazam. Cupertino this week confirmed the news to TechCrunch via the following (unusually verbose) statement: “We are thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will […] The post Apple to Boost Music Services With Shazam Acquisition appeared first on Geek.com.
Shazam may be a natural fit for Apple Music, but the acquisition is also going to make Siri smarter and bring expertise in data engineering and algorithms to the company.
Company culture drives talent acquisition and retention. So we have to get it right. There are things we can do to get everyone to work together on culture. The post Making Company Culture More Than a Rah Rah Activity appeared first on hr bartender.
What's up, fellow HR Capitalists? I had the chance to speak this fall for Jobvite at something called the Recruiter Nation Live Roadshow. Had a great time and met some great Talent Acquisition leaders, HR pros and Recruiters as a...
It’s important to plan for both the short and the long game in your career. As the senior director of global talent acquisition at LinkedIn, I get to interact with many professionals and students. In my conversations with people–whether...Show More Summary
LinkedIn today announced Talent Insights, a new service that will give direct access to rich data on talent pools and companies. This product is aimed at talent acquisition professionals and it will help them stay ahead in fast-changing talent landscape. Show More Summary
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