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Ditch the Resumes, Hire for Learning Ability, Expert Says

Accenture Global Head of Recruiting Jennifer Carpenter believes that resumes will become extinct in the near future, prompting employers to adopt superior evaluation and screening tools and heralding a shift in thinking about sourcing, assessing and defining talent. Go to Source Author: SHRM Talent Acquisition Date: 20th October 2017, 03:01

Recruiting for Security Clearance Roles

Clearance recruiting. It has a reputation for being the toughest sourcing and recruiting niche in the talent acquisition universe, populated by scrappy sleuths mostly working the Washington, D.C., metro area for clients like Lockheed Martin, Booz Allen Hamilton and the National Security Agency. /SHRM

Rainer Strack: The workforce crisis of 2030

It sounds counterintuitive, but by 2030, many of the world’s largest economies will have more jobs than adult citizens to do those jobs. In this data-filled — and quite charming — talk, human resources expert Rainer Strack suggests that countries ought to look across borders for mobile and willing job seekers. But to do that, […]

The Realities of Asia’s Talent Market

Through 2030, fast growing markets — led by key Asia economies — will account for nearly 80% of global GDP growth, but Asia’s talent market realities make realizing the region’s growth potential more difficult than many organizations think. CEB has identified three key HR risks to growth in Asia: rising cost and competitive pressures, talent […]

Kelly Quirk Named in Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing List

Kelly Quirk, CEO of Harrier Human Capital, has been named by Staffing Industry Analysts in its Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing and International 50 listsStaffing Industry Analysts is an independent global advisor on contingent work, staffing and recruitment. Its inaugural Global Power 100 list showcases the female entrepreneurs, policymakers, strategists and visionaries who […]

The Changing Landscape of Online #Recruiting #HR #HRD

It’s no secret that the landscape for recruiting has changed dramatically with the rise of social media. In the early stages, recruiters felt they were ‘recruiting’ on social media by simply posting a status update that they were hiring. Then, many social media platforms began selling job postings and targeted display ads. LinkedIn has always […]

Forecasts All Agree: More Hiring Ahead

With the economy continuing to improve, more employers now say they plan to add headcount than said that last year or even as recently as six months ago. Source: Forecasts All Agree: More Hiring Ahead | ERE

There’s No Talent Shortage If You Can Poach From Your Competitors

Recruiting is just like fishing. You may think that there is a shortage of fish when the real problem is where you fish and what bait you use!I simply have to laugh when I hear CEOs and executives complain about the talent or skill shortages that their companies face. I laugh because I find that this […]

90% of CEOs in China worried about lack of key skills

Bosses in China are less optimistic about their companies’ growth prospects, with most citing an insufficiency of skills as the main obstacle to success. According to PricewaterhouseCooper’s (PwC) new report, 36% of China CEOs are ‘very confident’ of their company’s growth prospects over the next 12 months. This was a 11 percentage decrease from 2014. […]

Asset managers in Hong Kong and China start staffing up

China’s asset management industry is on the cusp of a big recruitment spree. Buoyed by the 31% upswing on the Shanghai stock market after the introduction of the Shanghai-HK stock connect scheme in November, regulators in both countries are moving onto the next big thing – cross-border mutual recognition for funds – and asset managers […]