4 Ways to Invest in your Talent Acquisition Function to Succeed in a Candidate-Driven Market

4 Ways to Invest in your Talent Acquisition Function to Succeed in a Candidate-Driven Market

In today’s business climate, attracting and winning top talent has never been more difficult. Unemployment is at an all-time low, and the most recent ManpowerGroup Talent Shortage Survey found that 38 percent of employers are having difficulty filling jobs with a reduced number of applicants per requisition. Here are four ways your organization can invest in your Talent Acquisition function...

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How Utilities Can Attract Workers from Silicon Valley

How Utilities Can Attract Workers from Silicon Valley

Utility executives looking to recruit the smartest engineering graduates have lots to offer: Tens of billions of dollars of fresh investment pouring into grid modernization and sustainability projects, cutting-edge communications technology, and creating state of the art big data platforms and using machine learning to create insights to improve reliability and increase efficiencies.…

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Building Your Employer Brand to Recruit Top Talent: 4 Initiatives That Work

Building Your Employer Brand to Recruit Top Talent: 4 Initiatives That Work

Last week, the Labor Department announced that for the first time in recorded history, the number of job openings is higher than the number of people looking for a job. For employers, this means people (and especially, highly skilled people) have more choices than ever. As recruiters, we spend our days sourcing and vetting talent for West Monroe.…

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Business Acumen and/or Technology Expertise?

The other day I came across an article regarding the top job skills employers are seeking for open positions. The study surveyed over 250,000 job postings in the U.S. and found the following top five skills in order of most to least important: Communications College Degree Time Management Teamwork Individual Motivation I’m no recruiting or staffing expert, but I feel like...

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New Year, New Metrics: Evaluating and Measuring Diversity & Inclusion at Your Firm

Consultants provide significant value to clients on each engagement because we can quickly survey and understand the current environment and processes at a company. Our knowledge of an organizational landscape and its procedures are the foundation for what changes we will recommend for implementation in the future. In fact, a significant portion of our understanding is from measurement and...

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What’s Your Personal Brand? Manage Your Brand for Career Success

 “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” – Dr. Seuss This inspirational quote from Dr. Seuss reminds us of the importance of being ourselves. This lesson from childhood applies to personal branding in the workplace today. In this blog post, part 1 of a 2 part series, I share my personal branding experience and explore the need for managing...

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