Talent Leadership Articles

  • “Effective recruiters have always had a formidable arsenal of skills. But moving forward, the best recruiters will be curious and adaptable, with a learning mindset.”  —Amy Schultz Senior Director of Talent Acquisition at LinkedIn

    7 Skills That Will Help Recruiters Adapt to a Changing Business Landscape

    March 30, 2020

    Recently, LinkedIn’s Future of Recruiting Report predicted that the top priority for recruiters over the next five years would be keeping up with rapidly changing hiring needs. But none of us could have forecast just how fast those changes would hit.  As a result of the recent coronavirus outbreak, the world of hiring — and the world at large — has changed a lot...

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    5 Ways to Be a More Innovative Recruiter, According to Talent Leader Jennifer McClure

    February 26, 2020

    When CEOs around the world are polled about the biggest challenges facing their business, personnel issues top the list — whether that means finding the right people, training them, or retaining them. So, talent professionals are in a position to make an unparalleled impact on the business, said Jennifer McClure, a former human resources exec and founder of...

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    How the IMPACT Framework Can Help You Solve Your Company’s Toughest Business Problems

    February 24, 2020

    Three in four talent professionals say that people analytics will be a major priority for their company over the next five years, according to data from the Global Talent Trends 2020 report. Despite this, many companies are not yet prepared. More than half (55%) of the respondents admit they still need help putting basic people analytics into practice. While...

  • 7 Ways HR Looks Different in 2020

    February 13, 2020

    In January 2019, I decided to focus on writing about modern HR and people practices. My aim was to dig into companies and leaders who...

  • Why You May Need a New ATS and How to Go About Getting One

    February 10, 2020

    An applicant tracking system (ATS) is to a talent acquisition professional what a smartphone is to the rest of the world — the...

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    Borrow the Tactic the San Francisco 49ers Used to Go from...

    January 31, 2020

    The San Francisco 49ers, a laughingstock of the National Football League just three years ago, will take the field on Sunday for Super...