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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, July 18, 2018

All employers, large and small, are competing to attract and retain employees for the same hard-to-fill jobs in today’s highly competitive, candidate-driven marketplace.

McKinsey & Company reports that more than three- quarters of Fortune 500 CEOs do not believe their companies are effective at attracting highly talented people. Of those CEOs who do consider their companies successful at attracting top talent, only 7% believe they are effective in retaining them.

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Posted by Chareen Hodge on Wed, June 13, 2018

In Part 1 of this blog story I urged professional sourcers to adapt their focus as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) play in increasing role in the field. In a nutshell, AI can now do many sourcing activities better and faster than humans. However, there are still important things that humans do better than machines. Sourcers who focus on those things will continue to be in demand, while those who don't adapt may be edged out. 

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Posted by Chareen Hodge on Wed, May 23, 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are changing the sourcing game, and smart sourcers are adapting. In our quest to stay cutting edge, my team implemented a few new practices discussed at SourceCon, and in this two-part blog I want to share some of those methods. You probably know that AI and machine learning are already a part of our lives. That's how companies like Netflix and Amazon learn your preferences so they can make suggestions. If you use Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa, you interact with machine learning regularly.

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, March 28, 2018

Record low unemployment, a positive economic outlook and a proliferation of recruitment channels make recruiting more challenging today than ever before.

To find out what’s working and what isn’t, we interviewed five senior talent advisors, each with a decade or more of experience and a track record of success in several different industry sectors. Download our latest Trendicators report, 5 Recruiting Experts Share Strategies for Success, for ideas you can use to compete more effectively in today’s talent-driven marketplace.

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