While there is a lot of focus in the recruitment world on the "war for talent," it is also critical to give current employees the skills and knowledge they need to be successful and drive their employers' businesses forward.
Innovation provides much needed solutions in a fast-changing world. Tanuj Kapilashrami explains why leaders are increasingly shifting their focus towards a true culture of inclusion across their organisations to drive diversity and innovation.
"Ask business leaders today the biggest business risk in the future, and they will likely say hiring and retaining a skilled workforce."
Howard Elias (President, Services and Digital, Dell Technologies) says businesses must look to untapped pools of talent to address the shortage in digital skills.
"It's an urgent business challenge that is getting more urgent every day. And it requires a new way of thinking about finding, keeping and evolving talent for the workforce of the future."
They say it's not what you know, but who you know that matters and when it comes to the biggest influencers in the recruitment industry, there are few better known and respected than Geoff Slade, Executive Chairman of Slade Group and Consultant at TRANSEARCH International.
Sarah Morgan, Editor of The Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association Australia & New Zealand, speaks with "The Godfather of Recruitment" about his career and the industry as a whole.
When the interviewee is truly a top candidate, both parties are being fully evaluated. Here are 10 candidate questions that you, as a recruiter, must know how to answer.
Although by no means replete, in some ways, the 10 questions outlined are an acid test of how prepared you are for the turbulent talent management path that lies ahead.
Recruitment has always been a battleground of sorts. Three issues combine to make it evermore so:
- Scarcity - the ever-increasing difficulty and, indeed, frustration of uncovering talent.
- Talent acquisition is part of a wider talent management system and if the other elements in the system (e.g., leadership development, coaching, performance management, a culture that supports team effectiveness) are poorly thought through, excellence in the actual hiring process is quickly lost.
- In a world unfolding faster than it ever has in human history, recruitment is, and must be, strategic.
Discover how to make talent acquisition a competitive advantage.
Professor Philip Taylor from Federation University Australia and DCA are tackling some misconceptions around age and work.
What is 'retained executive search' and why would you use a retained executive search firm? Jason Starr, CEO of Dillistone Group plc, the publicly traded parent company of GatedTalent, explains.
The demand for skilled leadership exceeds supply worldwide and the pressure is high for organisations to find and retain top talent. Ulrich F. Ackermann, Chair at TRANSEARCH International, is interviewed alongside other global AESC leaders for the most recent Executive Talent magazine to discuss the tremendous growth in the executive search and leadership consulting profession.
Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic in research. There are promising possibilities to improve the current process of executive search. But, is AI a threat or opportunity to recruitment today? Addy Lee, Managing Partner at TRANSEARCH, provides insight to help answer.