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Posted by Cathleen Urdi on Thu, January 21, 2021

History shows that resilient organizations recover quickly in changing market conditions and fast-moving disruptions. Updating your talent acquisition strategy to be more resilient is key for optimizing a bounce back. Our Trendicators survey of HR leaders revealed that 43% of organizations planned on ramping up their hiring efforts in Q3 and Q4 of 2020, with 47% expecting their talent acquisition budget to increase to support these efforts.

Supporting talent acquisition efforts means adapting to the remote working environment. While working from home is not a new concept, it has opened many organization's eyes when it comes to their recruiting process. 

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Posted by Cathleen Urdi on Thu, December 10, 2020

Talent acquisition plays a significant role in creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. Organizations often create a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) policy without the underlying programs needed to ensure frontline adoption.

Managers need to create an inclusive and open environment where employees feel free to collaborate and share ideas, regardless of their gender, sex, race or sexual identity. Welcoming diverse thoughts often means understanding where barriers, such as management structures, unintentionally block new and different ideas.

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Posted by Melissa Meunier on Wed, October 28, 2020

Recent spikes in COVID-19 infection rates around the globe underscore the fact that much uncertainty still lies ahead in overcoming the unprecedented health and economic impacts of COVID-19.

Preparing for Uncertainty

Is your recruitment strategy optimized for responding quickly and cost-effectively to the ups and downs that lie ahead on the road to recovery? Our latest report, Transforming Recruitment To Respond To Changing Market Conditions, provides insights and best practices for transforming recruitment to accelerate your organization’s bounce-back.

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Posted by Tom Brennan on Fri, June 26, 2020

In the face of any social or economic upheaval, you'll usually find a slew of articles urging recruiters to use emotional intelligence (EI) in difficult times. While this is true, EI is always crucial in recruiting. 

 

Strong EI can enhance all areas of your life, but let's focus on why it is essential in recruiting. There are many definitions of EI out there, but this one by Bradbury and Greaves, from Emotional Intelligence 2.0, highlights the aspects directly relevant to recruiting:

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