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.

HireVue, the provider of video-interview and assessment tools, released a new version of its CodeVue product that help technology managers and recruiters uncover cheating in pre-hire coding tests. Developers regularly re-use snippets of code as the basis for solutions in current projects, much in the way...
While HR professionals say recruitment marketing is increasingly important to meeting the challenges of talent acquisition, their understanding of the concept and how to get the most out of it lags, according to a new study by HR.com’s Research Institute. In addition, a lack of appropriate technical skills puts a drag...
More providers of recruiting and talent acquisition solutions are zeroing in on workflows in their product design and messaging. Specifically, they’re highlighting the efficiencies and productivity increases users gain by taking advantage of their products’ improved processes. Among the latest is talent platform-provider Sense,...
Dice launched Candidate Match, a new tool that applies intelligent automation and machine learning to recruiter searches on the technology-focused job board. Art Zeile, CEO of Dice parent DHI Group, said Candidate Match is “tailor-made” for the technology industry. The feature uses...
Hiring platform Montage has merged with Shaker International, a provider of of predictive talent intelligence and assessment solutions. Terms weren’t disclosed, and the combined entity doesn’t have a name yet. The new organization will help its combined client base to embed predictive intelligence into automated hiring workflows....
GR8 People released EUREKA!, an “autonomous talent delivery” a native feature for its recruiting platform. Built in to GR8 People, EUREKA is designed to identify, match, screen and engage talent with increased precision, the company said. The tool helps recruiters to minimize the time...
Scott Gutz is CEO of Monster, one of the earliest sites on the web and an 800-pound gorilla in the early world of job boards. As Monster marks its 25th year, he’s focused on transforming the way employers and candidates find each other, which means harnessing advanced...
Phenom People rolled out a Talent Experience Management platform, or TXM, designed to connect interactions throughout the candidate and employee lifecycles. Using what the company calls a “holistic approach,” TXM offers unified technology and design to strengthen the user experience for candidates and boost productivity for recruiters and management.
LinkedIn will retire its standalone Job Search app in May, CNet reported and the company confirmed. Most of Job Search features will be free but some will remain as premium, paid tools. LinkedIn told us the move was driven by their belief job seekers...
Despite lamenting the ongoing talent shortage, employers continue to be out of step with the very candidates they’re trying to attract. For one thing, job seekers and employers are misaligned on the importance of company culture, according to iHire, a platform of industry-focused job-matching...

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