candidate experience

What enterprise HR could learn by digging into the ‘candidate experience’

For a lot of organizations, workforce sentiment insights begin and end with the employee survey. Sure, you’ve got whatever comes up in exit interviews, plus the commentary on sites such as Glassdoor, but there’s a bit of anxiety that attends the loss of the annual survey. Fret not. I have personally gone cold turkey on the annual […]

recruitment marketing

Embracing recruitment marketing to boost B2B hiring success

In a global recruitment landscape that’s facing a challenging period, there lies an opportunity for the HR and recruitment teams of small, nimble companies, to embrace innovative new ways of working. Talent volumes are low, skills are in short supply and professionals are more willing to move between roles, industries, and even countries for work. […]

AI recruiting

My robot said you’ve got great leadership credentials: recruiting in the age of AI

Recruiting is hard. Recruiting great leaders is even harder. Managers are arguably one of, if not the most integral function within an enterprise, and therefore investing the time and resources into finding the right talent is essential. According to a Deloitte survey, 81 percent of respondents named talent acquisition the most important challenge last year. […]

Winning bids and RFPs

7 Employee behaviors companies need if they want to win more bids and RFPs

Winning is a mindset. As the leader of a company focused on nothing else but winning bids and RFP competitions, it amazes me how much effort teams put into expressing dissatisfaction about the process, the expectations or the ‘stupidity’ of the buyers. We only have so much energy, creativity and prefrontal cortex processing time available […]

WCT

Women in technology report shows major work needed around flexibility, resources and measurement

She was having a tough time at home. It had gotten so bad she hasn’t slept well in nearly a month. At work, though, no one noticed — or cared. While the headlines are filled with stories of sexual harassment and other inappropriate behavior, a new report from Women In Communications & Technology (WCT) suggests […]

6 questions to ask applicants vying to run your B2B firm’s social media program

As B2B companies dive further into social media, they’re discovering that like with most jobs, there’s a big difference between having the right skills and being the right person for the job. “(It) seems like a lot of people (are) masquerading as social media gurus and experts,” Deborah Weinstein, president of Toronto-based PR firm Strategic […]

How to use social media (other than LinkedIn) to find your next great hire

Talent acquisition on social media has been the latest trend for recruiters to find potential millennial employees, but too often HR execs solely rely on LinkedIn. But  hiring managers can further leverage the power of Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and even Pinterest to find recent graduates and experienced workers. We have seen several industry studies and reports suggesting that B2B companies need […]