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.

Ceridian launched its Ideal Talent Marketplace during Ceridian INSIGHTS, the company’s global customer conference. The Talent Marketplace is designed to deliver speed and flexibility in staffing both businesses and workers. The product aims to help Ceridian customers as they navigate a world of staffing shortages, thin agility and rapidly changing...
Hiring software company Greenhouse released new capabilities that give recruiters and hiring teams a structured way to set, track and measure their work against hiring goals. Greenhouse Goals helps talent acquisition teams set goals at an individual or company-wide level, offering greater transparency into their performance and visibility into...
Modern Hire released a preconfigured pre-hire assessment for candidates seeking employment as a commercial driver. Called Virtual Job Tryout for Drivers, the module joins the company’s portfolio of job simulation and text-based assessments, which the company said is designed to measure the skills and abilities necessary to succeed in...
iCIMS added new features to its Talent Cloud in an effort to help talent teams gain talent intelligence, automate more tasks and prod existing employees to design their next career opportunity internally.  In addition, the bulked up platform to simplify talent acquisition processes. Going forward, the platform will include a framework for...
HiringSolved introduced a candidate-to-job matching feature to its user profiles, with the goal of making “sourcing easier than ever before.” The new feature uses natural language processing to rank candidates for roles, using a built-in five-star rating system. the ratings give recruiters “a clear picture of each candidate quickly,”...
Staffing firms that provide temporary and contract workers with a positive experience interacting throughout the recruitment process are six times more likely to connect with that talent again. And, according to research from Bullhorn, it takes more than simple access to the right jobs to build talent’s loyalty. Bullhorn’s research showed...
Talroo now offers Spanish-language translation for all positions on Jobs2Careers.com, its proprietary job board. The company made the move with an eye on the growing Hispanic community and the rising number of employers making the recruitment and hiring bilingual employees a priority. Talroo said the U.S. Spanish-speaking population is second...
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LinkedIn added internal mobility tools to its suite of recruitment solutions. With the new tools, the company’s goal is to help employers identify candidates for open jobs within their own workforce, while also aligning employees with positions at their organization that will further their long-term career goals. In addition, the...
A new law requiring companies to include salary ranges in their job postings takes effect in New York City today. It’s designed to help reduce overall pay disparity by making the hiring process for businesses with four or more employees more transparent.    Covered employers must include a “good faith...