It seems so simple – and so obvious – to say, “Know your audience.” But, for talent acquisition, that audience includes a variety of stakeholders: hiring managers, colleagues, business leaders and, of course, the candidates who come in many flavors. Profiling your target candidates is definitely a challenge – but a challenge worth taking.
This year at our Recruiting Operations and Analytics Colloquium meeting, the discussion with 50 Talent Acquisition leaders started with determining the key responsibilities of both Operations and Analytics team members. After a day and a half of collaboration among participating members, it became increasingly clear that the realized value of these specialized roles continues to […]
While it likely doesn’t surprise anyone that nearly 90% of our current CareerXroads members that responded to this “Pulse” survey report to track employee referrals as a source of hire, it could come as news that a large portion of enterprise-sized organizations still leave it up to the candidate to identify themselves as a referral. […]
Apparently asking your customers a direct question like: “How likely are you to recommend our company/product/service to your friends and colleagues?” is a pretty solid indicator of your brand’s relationship with its customers and, in fact, has real value in differentiating one company’s performance from another.