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.

Our guest is Sarah Peiker, the CEO of Orion Talent. They recruit from the ranks of military veterans to fill job openings across a variety of industries. We discuss the strengths that veterans bring to the job market, and how they adapt their military skills for civilian use, on...
Pressing demand for software developers is leading more companies to reconsider their approach to technology recruiting and hiring so they can fill critical roles. “We’re truly entering an era where it’s less ‘who you know’ and more ‘what you know,’” said Amanda Richardson, CEO of the technical assessment platform CoderPad....
Mark: Welcome to People Tech, the podcast of the HCM Technology Report. I'm Mark Feffer. My guest today is Tigran Sloyan, the co-founder and CEO of CodeSignal. They're an OB skills based assessment platform that's often used in technical hiring. In September, they closed a $50 million Series C round,...
SmartRecruiters partnered with PandoLogic, a subsidiary of enterprise software Veritone, to power talent acquisition and intelligent hiring processes through advanced AI. Companies that use SmartRecruiters’ programmatic offering, SmartJobs, will be able to use PandoLogic’s AI-enabled recruitment technology, the companies said. According to CNBC, 95% of businesses say that it’s harder...
Our weekly roundup of deals, product announcements and other HR technology news.Paradox Listen to a podcast of our roundup. A U.S. district court judge ordered the diversity-recruiting platform Canvas to stop using the domain name canvas.com, according to media reports. The preliminary injunction was issued after educational software provider Instructure argued...
Some 89% of employers believe recruiting and hiring will be either “somewhat” or “very” challenging next year, signaling that the tight labor market and Great Resignation will become even more challenging to businesses as the economy recovers. At the same time, more than two-thirds of employers, 69%, expect their workforce...
After seven months of exceptionally high quit rates, the U.S. has surpassed 38 million total resignations, and all signs suggest that the retention crisis in turnover will continue into 2022. According to the Great Resignation Research Report from Gloat, a number of workers are already considering leaving their current employer. Gloat’s...
Modern Hire added new features to Automated Interview Scoring, its company’s on-demand interview tool that uses advanced AI to evaluate candidate responses and provide recommended scores to hiring teams. With the latest release of AIS, clients receive Modern Hire's proprietary Question Sets verified across industries and jobs, plus ranked candidate...
JobSage, a new employer-review site, launched to help candidates learn about potential employers and, while they're at it, put pressure on Glassdoor. In August 4.3 million Americans quit their job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meanwhile, an estimated 65% of workers are looking for a new job and...
Listen to a podcast of our roundup. LinkedIn launched a new suite of ATS integrations intended to help employers identify promising talent. The company said partners such as SmartRecruiters, Lever, Jobvite, ClearCompany and JobScore will offer these capabilities over the next several months to help joint customers streamline their hiring...