5 Keys to Successful Tech Adoption

Expert Tips from KPMG’s Katie Eiseman, Associate Director of Internal Operations and Systems

We know great Talent Acquisition leaders are always on the lookout for high impact innovations that can transform the way their company hires and attracts top talent. New technologies allow recruiters to focus more of their valuable time on strategic and high-value work, such as providing an excellent candidate experience and sourcing those difficult-to-fill roles. Today’s recruiting processes require teams to spend an overwhelming amount of time performing cumbersome administrative tasks, such as manual candidate screening and passive talent searches, seemingly endless data entries, and painstaking resume review. However, new technologies are increasingly available to TA organizations to remove these pain points and deliver extreme efficiencies and benefits – as long as change, adoption, and engagement are properly managed. Continue Reading ›

How to Avoid the Biggest Cost of Switching Applicant Tracking Systems

If you don’t have a data-driven HR process today, you will in the future. According to Josh Bersin, “your ability to harness and understand the data about your people is becoming core to HR’s mission” (check out his blog post here: The Bold New World of Talent: Predictions for 2016). With that in mind, it’s no wonder that most leaders I encounter tell me that they are looking to make a shift to a new ATS that will streamline recruiter process and improve data capture for the future. Continue Reading ›

Retaining Ambitious Talent in a Conservative Organization

In the increasingly competitive market for top talent, aptly coined the ‘War for Talent’, retaining top HR and Recruiting professionals is just as challenging as it is for the business groups we support. Ambitious professionals have their pick of employers. Let’s assume that you’ve succeeded in attracting and subsequently hiring a superstar. Your next challenge is to keep them. To maximize retention of the all-time greats, how does the best leader run his or her team? In three words: like a startup. Continue Reading ›

Best Tips for the first 100 days of HR Leadership

If you’ve landed a leading role in the Talent Acquisition function at a new organization, you’ll want to make sure you’ve checked off these 5 best pieces of advice from fellow TA leaders. Whether your role is regional, national or global, and whether you are a first-time or veteran director, here are a few basic practices that top TA leaders employ in their first 100 days to ensure their organizations and teams are set up for long term success.

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