Category Archives: Digest

Is Twitter Going to Beat LinkedIn? And Other Great Articles in This Week’s Digest

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This week’s Talent Acquisition Digest is packed with great articles that I’ve discovered in the past few days. First, “Is Twitter Going to Beat LinkedIn at Becoming a Recruitment Powerhouse?” by Ian Morris on Forbes got me thinking.  With many software developers and other highly sought-after individuals leaving LinkedIn because they are overwhelmed with InMails from recruiters, maybe they will rely…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for February 16, 2015

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Last week was a busy week for great thought-provoking articles in talent acquisition — metrics and data, sales recruiting, and recruitment marketing strategy articles all caught my attention. I loved this article by Thomas C. Redman in Harvard Business Review, “Stop Making Excuses For Your Flawed Data.”  We want to be data-driven decision makers, but often the data is unreliable…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for January 19, 2015

By | Careers in TA, Digest, Diversity, Leadership, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technology, Vendors | No Comments

Over the last week or so, there have been several great articles that are relevant to our space.  Here are a few of my favorite that you should check out: We all saw the great news last week about job openings being at a 14-year high.  I think this Houston Chronicle article raised some interesting thoughts about the situation, as…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for November 21, 2014

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After a very long hiatus, the Talent Acquisition Digest has returned! Here are some of my favorite article from this week: Want a way to destroy your talent brand? Have the New York Times write an article about how you are trying to change your reputation and recruiting approach. On the surface, this article about Goldman Sachs seems positive, but…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for March 28, 2014

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Some of my favorite articles from this past week: Chris Brablc of SmashFly published “Your Buzzword Guide to the Recruiting Conference Season: Part 3.”  This post focused on Talent Communities vs. Talent Networks, CRMs, and Recruitment Marketing Platforms.  He does a fantastic job of distinguishing between  talent communities and talent networks.  The vast majority of companies have talent networks, not…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for March 14, 2014

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I’ve been traveling a lot this week and admittedly haven’t read as many articles as I normally do, however there were a few gems: Huge kudos to Chris Brablc at Smashfly for publishing the first 2 parts of a 3 part series: “Your Buzzword Guide for the Recruiting Conference Season.”  The series focuses on clear definitions of popular industry buzzwords,…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for March 7, 2014

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My favorite articles this week touch on a variety areas: Analytics. Big Data.  Data-driven Decision Making.  All hot topics in talent acquisition these days.  However, it can be difficult to know where to start.  Talent Management published a great article this week: Analytics for Recruiting in Six Easy Steps.  The article provides reasonable, manageable steps to take to get started….

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Talent Acquisition Digest for February 6, 2014

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As we are now in February, you are probably starting to make progress against your 2014 goals.  Here are a few articles that might help: If you are looking to attract top talent from colleges and universities or to improve your internship program, check out this infographic on Mashable, created by InternMatch.    Note that almost 50% of interns say…

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Talent Acquisition Digest for January 28, 2014

By | Digest, Hiring Managers, Leadership, Talent Acquisition Strategy, Technology | No Comments

I have 2 great articles to share today: First, I wish all managers and executives thought like David Goldberg, CEO at SurveyMonkey.  In his LinkedIn Influencer post, “Flex Your Creativity in Hiring,” he states “Too often we focus on titles, compensation and perks to attract great people. I have learned that giving talented men and women flexibility and trusting them…

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