Talent Acquisition

Despite the wave of new technology being put to use by recruiters, sourcers and applicant tracking systems, many contend that matching the right candidate to the right role still boils down to relationship-building and telephone time. Here we explore the tools involved and how to strike the right balance between machine time and personal touch.

Bullhorn launched a new version of its marketplace that includes resources for building customer technology stacks, an increased focus on enabling its teams to develop partner solutions and a new web site. The company said the new Bullhorn Marketplace offers staffing firms more than 100...
Linked and Monster have added video interviewing capabilities through partnerships with Outmatch and Brightcove, respectively. LinkedIn made available Outmatch’s video tools, originally developed by Wepow, through the Talent Hub marketplace. Outmatch acquired Wepow in Janaury and integrated its tools into the Outmatch assessment platform in September. Wepow uses...
Talent acquisition specialists continue to say marketing is a growing component of their work. If that’s true, it’s worth considering new research from Gartner that predicts efforts to personalize marketing campaigns are on borrowed time. By 2025, 80 percent of marketers who’ve already invested in personalization will...
A consortium of academic and professional organizations is developing a platform on IBM’s blockchain technology to house permanent, verifiable records of a candidate’s learning and skills, including certifications and qualifications. According to IBM, the platform—called the Learning Credential Network, according to Human Resource Executive—is still in the...
Indeed confirmed to the HCM Technology Report that it’s testing a product flavored for the gig economy. According to HRTechFeed, which first noticed the site last week, the subdomain gigs.indeed.com appeared in June. The site speculated that the gig site might put Indeed’s recent...
iCIMS rolled out an integration with LinkedIn Recruiter System Connect that provides workflow capabilities as well as connectivity, all with an eye toward increasing the productivity and efficiency of recruiters. The company said the connector between iCIMS Recruit and LinkedIn Recruiter solves some of the most critical...
Candidate resentment is steadily rising, showing an increase of 40 percent from 2016, according to the Talent Board. And this year candidates are less likely than they were in 2018 to apply to a company, or recommend it to others, if they’ve suffered negative experiences in the past.
Symphony Talent acquired SmashFly Technologies, melding its employer-branding and creative services with its new unit’s recruitment marketing and CRM tools. The company said the resulting package will offer talent acquisition teams with “the most strategic and comprehensive suite of solutions on the market.” In...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news. SilkRoad Technology announced CHRO Essentials, a consulting program to help HR leaders define their organization’s vision and build a transformative talent strategy and roadmap to achieve it. CHRO Essentials also baselines current HR domains, compares those...
Digital recruiting technology providers are going to ground. Literally. Recently, Indeed introduced a service to organize and promote hiring events so that employers can “focus on hiring and not on event management.” Beamery’s added a similar feature. So has LinkedIn. So has Talroo.