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Posted by Travis O'Rourke, Head of Hays Talent Solutions Canada on Friday, Nov 17, 2017
Data and analytics are top of mind for most business leaders, and recruitment should be no exception. The phrase “big data” gets thrown around a lot, but at its core it means using all the information that is now available to us to help drive better decision making. From spend and time to hire, to turnover and performance reviews, HR has access to a wide range of workforce data, but how can you use it to better inform your recruitment programs?
Posted By Dan Rodriguez, President, Hays US on Monday, Nov 13, 2017
As former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina said: “A merger is hard to pull off under any circumstances.”
Prioritizing the “people” aspect is critical for success. Hear from AVDA Optical Networking CTO of Ensemble, Prayson Pate, about his experience going through first a merger, then an acquisition. What worked and what lessons does he have for you?
Posted By Kimball Norup, SVP, Head of Growth, Hays Talent Solutions on Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017
Total talent management has seen rapid adoption in Europe, but is yet to be widespread in North America. Combining all your hiring processes into one overarching program takes commitment from throughout your business.
If your organization is contemplating this innovative approach or is ready to get started, who do you need to bring into the process to ensure a successful program?
Posted By James Hawley, EVP, Hays US on Thursday, Oct 26, 2017
You’ve sent your resume in to a recruiter, but haven’t heard back from them about any relevant jobs. The average recruiter receives dozens of resumes in a week, sometimes in a day. Most of those decisions are made quickly based on the information on the first page of your resume.
So what goes through a recruiter’s mind as they read your resume, and how can you make it to their shortlist?
Posted by James Hawley, Hays US EVP, on Tuesday, Oct 3, 2017
Social media is a major part of your job search today, from expanding your network on Linkedin, to building your personal brand on Twitter, and following a company on Instagram for insights into their company culture. But social media has its pitfalls and if you’re not careful it could have a negative effect on your job search.
These are mistakes I see made daily, that you can avoid with a little foresight.