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.Read More
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.Read More
What Is a Full Life Cycle Recruiting Strategy?
A full life cycle recruiting strategy is one that comprises the complete recruiting process, from defining the position to hiring and onboarding the chosen candidate. In small and medium-sized businesses, it’s common for one person to lead and execute the full life cycle recruitment process from start to finish. Also sometimes known as end-to-end or 360 recruiting, full life cycle recruitment includes the following steps:Read More
Today’s young talent is diverse, entrepreneurial, and more tech-savvy than previous generations. Young professionals are also entering the workforce in large numbers, causing employers to take notice of the new generation of talent. According to recent studies, Generation Z (individuals born after 1996) will account for 40 percent of all consumers and 36 percent of the global workforce by 2020. In addition to their numbers, young professionals bring a strong digital mindset and a wealth of experience and achievements to today’s workplace. To attract them, you’ll need to craft a talent recruitment strategy that engages them in new and unique ways. Here are three key elements to a successful young talent recruitment strategy:Read More