Talent Connect Articles

  • Bad Candidate Experience Cost Virgin Media $5M Annually – Here is How They Turned That Around

    March 15, 2017

    A few years ago, unbeknownst to him, Graeme Johnson, the former Head of Resourcing at the British cable and mobile provider Virgin Media (who is now leading recruiting at BT), opened up a can of worms.   New on the job, Johnson wanted to examine how candidates who had been rejected viewed Virgin Media’s brand. As he looked at post-interview surveys, there was...

  • People Analytics Isn’t as Hard as You Think—Nielsen Proves Why

    March 9, 2017

    In 2015, the leader of one of Nielsen’s biggest businesses approached one of the company’s HR leaders with a big question: do you know why people are leaving my team? “Attrition is high—something’s going on. I feel it, I see it, I’m losing my associates,” she told Piyush Mathur, the head of the company’s brand new “people analytics” program. Around the same time...

  • How DocuSign Used Data to Motivate, Engage and Show Its Recruiting Team Some Love

    March 7, 2017

    The DocuSign recruiting leadership team thought they were really crushing it a few years ago. “We were hitting our gross hiring targets, we ripped out old systems, put in new systems, we were leading with data, we were getting pats on the back from the business,” said Mike Euglow, then Head of Talent Acquisition (now leading recruiting at Stripe), in a talk at...

  • Watch Talent Connect 2016’s Most Popular Talks, Exclusive...

    December 13, 2016

    The term “culture fit” is dying, millennials aren’t as spoiled as you think, and a bad candidate experience can cost you millions. All...

  • 3 Key Recruiting Tactics Which Propelled GE’s...

    October 13, 2016

    When GE started recruiting for its newly-formed digital business, GE Digital, back in 2012, the most common reaction from prospects...

  • Talent Connect Analysis: The Future of Hiring is Where High...

    October 11, 2016

    At a recruiting industry conference in 2011 I contended that the future of hiring was bleak. I predicted most companies would still be...