Stephen Diotte shares perspectives from the The Bedford Consulting Group on the importance of preparing for 2021 compensation cycles now to ensure company survival through this crisis and beyond.
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Chris Swan, Managing Director with TRANSEARCH International, was a panellist on the BlueSteps webinar 'Navigating an Uncertain Business Climate: Salary Negotiation, Career Growth and More'. The full recording is now available.
There is little doubt that we are seeing a dramatic shift in the way we work. The 2020 Global Talent Trends Study examines how leading companies balance cost and care to win in an evolving and unpredictable world.
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.