Talent Connect Articles

  • Are We Approaching a Hiring Revolution?

    December 30, 2019

    It was an exciting few days at this year’s Talent Connect. It’s always a great time to take stock of the latest trends, technology and ideas – and check the pulse of the industry. But this year was more than that. Just by looking through the agenda on the flight over to Dallas, it felt like 2019 was going to throw up something a bit different. And so it proved....

  • Photo of Microsoft employees gathered around Bill Gates and CEO Satya Nadella at employee rally

    How Microsoft “Renovated” Its Culture by Following These 3 Steps

    December 4, 2019

    Early this year, the Institute of Corporate Productivity (i4cp) released new research into what it takes for an organization to successfully transform its culture. It studied nearly 7,700 global business professionals representing thousands of companies — 64% of whom had experience with culture transformation.  The report identified a direct correlation between...

  • Photo of John Vlastelica speaking at Talent Connect 2019

    9 Ways to Become a Strategic Talent Advisor to Your Business, According to John Vlastelica

    December 2, 2019

    The Future of Recruiting Report found that 82% of recruiting professionals believe advising business leaders will become more important over the next five years. But in order to earn a recurring seat at the table and play a role as a trusted advisor to the business, you’ll need to demonstrate your strategic prowess on a day-to-day basis.  “Just calling yourself...

  • Photo of gold-medal winning Paralympian Liz Johnson

    Gold Medal–Winning Paralympian Shares 5 Tips for Creating a...

    November 26, 2019

    Liz Johnson has a pretty good idea of just how much people with disabilities can do. Liz (pictured above) has cerebral palsy, which...

  • Instacart’s 7 Tactics for Cooking Up a Great Employer Brand

    November 21, 2019

    In Gallup’s most recent State of the American Workplace Report, 67% of U.S. workers reported being either actively disengaged (16%) or...

  • How the FBI Overhauled Its Hiring Process to Improve...

    November 4, 2019

    In 2016, former FBI director James Comey realized the organization was facing a diversity crisis in its special agent ranks. While the...