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3 Keys to an Effective Recruitment Department Structure

By Linda Brenner | October 07, 2019

Org design can be a powerful tool for addressing efficiency and effectiveness problems, but it can’t work in isolation. Here are three keys to making your org design deliver improved speed and quality of hiring.

Strategic Workforce Planning: Seven Steps To Driving Your Best Talent Acquisition Strategy

By Linda Brenner | August 11, 2019

There is hardly a more nebulous, misunderstood (and possibly hated) word in Human Resources than “strategic workforce planning”, but it is a critical key to successfully improving hiring and retention results. This article describes why it is important, how to do it, and what results you should see.

RPO Lessons Learned: Spotting RPO Dysfunction

By Tom McGuire | July 17, 2019

So your organization is using an RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) firm and you suspect things aren't going as planned? Or perhaps you are considering an RPO? Read on to learn about these common pitfalls. And check out other articles in our series to find solutions.

Recruitment Needs Analysis: 2 Ways to Assess your Talent Acquisition Function

By Linda Brenner | May 07, 2019

"What are the best recruiting metrics to track?" is one of the questions we are asked most. Read our perspective on both efficiency and effectiveness metrics that you should be utilizing, why they are important, and how you can prioritize them.

Linda Brenner named Top HR Tech Influencer!

By Kerri Markovic | April 24, 2019

The Human Resource Executive (HRE) and HR Tech Conference team released the first edition of the Top 100 HR Tech Influencers, and TGA Founder & Managing Partner, Linda Brenner, made the list. Dubbed “100 individuals who have shaped the world of HR technology”, the list is comprised of people from traditional HR roles, consultants/advisors, and “new media“ influencers. Read more about it here.

Talent Acquisition Model:  How to Organize Recruitment Around Talent

By Tom McGuire | March 18, 2019

What’s the best way for recruiting teams to think about tackling hiring requisitions? First in, first out – like milk? Nah, I don’t think so; but surprisingly, many succumb to this approach in the face of hiring manager pressure and the absence of business-based prioritization.

Improve the Candidate Experience with Video Interviewing

By Ashley Samber | May 09, 2018

Video Interviewing has slowly been changing the interview game. But not all companies are doing it well. It has many benefits and may be worth the investment, but it doesn’t always create a positive experience for job seekers.

Passive Candidate Sourcing: Which Technology, and Other Key Questions to Ask

By Ashley Samber | March 09, 2018

In today’s market, employers are struggling to attract quality candidates. Many companies understand the need to source passive candidates but don’t understand how to do it effectively or how to utilize technology to support the efforts.

Recruitment Audit Tips: 3 Suggestions for Success

By Linda Brenner | March 07, 2018

Last month, our Six Signs You Need a Recruitment Audit, generated a lot of interest. This follow up column provides insight into effectively completing such an assessment.

How to Rock a Passive Candidate Sourcing Strategy – Part 2

By Kim McDonald | March 01, 2018

How to differentiate your processes for attracting low talent availability (passive) candidates.

Talent Acquisition Audit:  Six Signs That You Need One

By Linda Brenner | January 15, 2018

Six circumstances where it makes sense to bring in outside, unbiased resources to conduct a talent acquisition audit.

Talent Acquisition Technology Isn’t Going to Fix Your Hiring Problems

By Linda Brenner | January 05, 2018

Despite the explosive growth of talent acquisition technologies - and the vast number of problems they claim to solve - hiring isn’t getting better, faster or cheaper. Why?

How to Rock a Passive Candidate Sourcing Strategy: Tips

By Kim McDonald | December 19, 2017

In this two-part series, learn how to incorporate passive candidates into your overall talent acquisition strategy.

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