Talent Acquisition vs. Recruitment: Is There a Difference?

Talent acquisition and recruitment are terms often used interchangeably, but there are some distinct differences between the two. While recruitment is more short-term focused and involves the process of filling a position, talent acquisition is a long-term strategy for establishing a talent pipeline that meets a company’s key staffing needs. Recruitment can actually be a part of a broader talent acquisition strategy, just as employer branding and candidate sourcing are also a part.

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Why Job Board Software Is Just One Piece of the Puzzle to Reach Gen Z Candidates

Gen Z has just begun to enter the workforce, bringing with it a fresh set of skills, achievements, and knowledge. Gen Z candidates are digital natives, highly ambitious, and prone to leveraging social networking in every aspect of life, including their job search. However, just because Gen Z candidates are digitally minded doesn’t mean that posting on popular job boards is the best or only way to reach them. Research shows there are many other ways to attract and engage Gen Z candidates.

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4 Proven Talent Acquisition Strategies for Your SMB

Working for an SMB is an attractive option for many candidates. A national survey found that 65 percent of all job seekers and 58 percent of millennial job seekers want to work for a small or medium-sized company. Despite this, it can be a struggle to develop the right mix of talent acquisition strategies that will help you compete for talent effectively.

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