Why You Must Redefine Quality of Hire (and How) | Gartner

Talent Acquisition

According to a LinkedIn report on the future of recruiting, tactical recruiting metrics — like time to hire, candidates per hire, or offer acceptance rate—are commonly used since they are easy to measure. However, more strategic measures, such as quality of hire (QoH), remain elusive for many recruiting teams because they are harder to quantify. Of the eight …

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A Roadmap to Sourcing Talent in the Remote World | Gartner

Talent Acquisition

According to a new McKinsey paper, “Americans Are Embracing Flexible Work—and They Want More of It,” 35 percent of sampled job holders report they can work from home full-time, and 23 percent can do so part-time. Job seekers also report that “autonomy over where and when they work” is among the top three reasons they are looking …

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Tapping into Fluid Talent | BCG

Talent Acquisition

Many leaders continue to express concern about the impact of “talent shortages” on their ability to execute business strategies and priorities. But as I mentioned in previous posts, organizations often overlook “hidden talent” — internal and external talent that have a desire to take on new opportunities and the skills to perform successfully, but don’t …

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6 Articles from Gartner’s June HR Leaders Monthly With a Focus on Recruiting and Hiring | Gartner

Talent Acquisition

In this hypercompetitive talent market, HR leaders and their teams must rethink their strategies for sourcing, recruiting, and retaining talent. As HR teams reimagine these areas, this 50-page June 2022 Gartner’s HR Leaders Monthly Magazine issue provides several ideas. It includes six articles on a range of topics: 1) How Recruiting Partnerships Create Competitive Advantage in a Challenging …

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You May Be Overlooking One in Three Candidates — Here’s How to Change That | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Talent Acquisition

In September 2021, I shared a post about a 74-page report by Harvard Business School and Accenture that outlines several barriers that keep companies from considering ‘hidden workers’ as job candidates. Hidden workers “have a desire to work and are actively seeking work, but their regular efforts to seek employment consistently fail because of hiring processes that focus on what …

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Leave the Door Open for Employees to Return to Your Organization | Harvard Business Review

Talent Acquisition

As organizations continue to report challenges in attracting and hiring top talent, one potential untapped talent acquisition strategy is recruiting back former employees. According to a UKG survey across six countries comparing responses of 1,950 employees who quit their jobs since March 2020, nearly half of people (43 percent) who quit their jobs during the pandemic now think they …

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Advancing Recruiting’s Value Through Uncertain Times: Shaping the Workforce | Gartner

Talent Acquisition

Many organizations continue to face challenges in attracting and hiring talent to meet their business needs. As a result, they are increasingly reevaluating and reinventing their recruiting and talent acquisition practices. A few tactics I previously shared to address this issue include 1) Expanding selection criteria to identify hidden talent. 2) Activating the internal talent marketplace to deploy internal talent quickly—where and when …

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Remote Work Has Opened the Door to a New Approach to Hiring | Harvard Business Review

Talent Acquisition

Much has been written about the challenges firms face in attracting and retaining workers. A narrative is also playing about how many workers have shifted their work preferences—with many placing a disproportionate value on flexible work arrangements. Simultaneously, thought leaders posit firms will increasingly deconstruct “jobs” into tasks and activities, so they have greater flexibility in delivering pieces …

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Report: The Emerging Degree Reset | The Burning Glass Institute

Talent Acquisition Workforce Trends

Last week, I posted how workers ages 65 and over in the US will account for more than 60% of projected labor-force growth from 2020 to 30. I mentioned how firms could partly address their talent shortages by attracting these workers to their companies with an employee value proposition aligned with this talent segment’s work preferences …

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How to Tap the Talent Automated HR Platforms Miss | HBS Working Knowledge

HR Technology Talent Acquisition

In early September 2021, I shared a 74-page report by Harvard Business School and Accenture that outlines barriers that keep companies from considering hidden workers as candidates to meet their talent needs. The report defines hidden workers as those that “have a desire to work and are actively seeking work, but their regular efforts to seek employment consistently fail because of …

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