Are recruiters sourcing 'Internet of Things' talent in the right way?

Everyone seems to be talking about 'Internet of things'. Billions of dollars have been invested into Internet of Things (IoT) startups during the last two years, and MNCs are opening up IoT business units to keep up with the shift in technology. By the next decade, according to A.T. Kearney,  IoT technologies are expected to impact 6% of the global economy.

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5 Unmissable Sessions at #SHRMTech17

If you weren’t already aware, #SHRMTech17 - the biggest HR tech conference of the year - is coming up on the 21st and 22nd of April.

As technology becomes an essential part of the HR industry, it’s more important than ever for HR professionals to stay updated on the latest trends, best practices and tools in the HR tech space. The event brings together the who’s who of HR and Technology leaders from across industries in the pursuit of understanding how to leverage the power of technology in the HR space

We’ve taken a look at the Agenda, and hand-picked the sessions that we recommend as the stand out events of SHRM Tech 2017:

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Can India supply her companies with Artificial Intelligence talent?

Quartz recently published a story lamenting the shortage of Indian talent in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related fields. While the article largely focused on the challenges tech startups face while recruiting AI talent, it’s clear from the conversations we have been having with established enterprises that the supply-demand imbalance for AI talent is as acute across company sizes and industries.

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Belong Raises $10 Million in Series B Funding Led by Sequoia Capital India



Company announces launch of new hiring solution Belong Experts

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Why Recruiters Need To Stop Making These 4 Mistakes Immediately.

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!
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#HRHeroes: Keerthi Rannore of Altimetrik on Reimagining Candidate Experience

Candidate experience emerged as a major trend in talent acquisition a few years back and since then, the focus upon it has only become stronger. Some companies have taken bold and impressive steps towards facilitating a good candidate experience - Zappos has actually stopped posting jobs, just so that they’d have an opportunity to get to know the candidate better.

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Is Your Talent Acquisition Function Future Ready?

The rapid rise of social media, big data analytics, talent branding, and a candidate-driven focus to hiring has transformed Talent Acquisition into a strategic, data-driven function. Ineffective and high-cost inbound methods of hiring are giving way to more targeted and intelligent ways of hiring that are transforming how companies engage and recruit talent.

So how should Talent Acquisition teams equip themselves to ride this change?

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#HRHeroes - Sindhu Subhashini of Brillio on How They Aligned Talent Acquisition and Business

“Customers will never love your company until the employees love it first” - Simon Sinek, Author and Consultant

A company is its people, plain and simple. And when everyone in a company is invested in bringing the people who truly belong with them, they build an institution that lasts. This is why aligning the business and talent acquisition function is at the very heart of Outbound Hiring.

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What's in a Name - Power of Email Signatures in Recruitment

I’ve been a part of the talent acquisition space for a while now. Everyday, I read through a lot of material on how the market is evolving, what are the trends, what drives the market, etc. One trend that has continuously appeared in almost every study is how the power balance has shifted from employers to candidates. And this shift is causing recruiters to don a whole new avatar - that of a marketer.

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#HiringBlitz 2.0 - India’s Biggest Outbound Hiring Jam Returns!

It has been 3 months since we hosted #HiringBlitz, the world’s first outbound recruiting jam. A bunch of rockstar recruiters from across 16 companies got together and battled it out to hire the best passive candidates, awards and titles as India’s top outbound recruiters.

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