"Today we are looking at a Cold War with regard to talent, and data is our secret weapon to be prepared for it.
But even in the age of data and automation, it’s important to remember the art of recruitment."
- Ravi Bajpai, Senior Manager - Talent Acquisition at ATOSRead More
Do you know why you’re finding it hard to close jobs?
- Are you finding it hard to discover relevant candidates?
- Are candidates not responding positively or at all?
- Is there a high drop off rate through your interview process?
- Or, after everything going according to plan, on Day 1 — candidates don’t show up!
In 2003, Oracle India was one of the companies setting up base in India as they expanded their international operations. The numbers at the Indian arm of the tech behemoth grew from 2,000 to nearly 38,000 - in part through acquisitions and referrals, but the recruitment requirement itself was often 300 to 400 hires, across business lines per week.
And they had four recruiters.
Research has found that in today’s candidate market, 75% of the talent pool is passive. And if you are looking to hire for a critical position, 95% are passive.Read More
Is there anything more frustrating in recruitment than candidates dropping off after an offer has been made? According to one distraught Director of HR, candidate backtracking can cost a team months of effort. Not to mention the cost of the 'almost hire'.Read More
In our weekly Twitter chat #TalentTalk, we ask HR thought leaders, influencers and game changers for their opinions on HR related trends.
This week, we asked them how emerging nations could help create their own home-grown versions of Silicon Valley.
Team Belong has started a weekly Twitter Chat called #TalentTalk, where we invite HR thought leaders, influencers and game changers to better understand the evolving nature of finding talent.
In our first episode, we started right at the top - What is the new age modus operandi for hiring executive talent?Read More