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Over on the #HRWINS: A Few Things They Didn’t Tell You About Randstad’s Acquisition of Monster

When Randstad acquired Monster last week for $429 million I was surprised to see most of the posts from industry media, bloggers, and analysts focus on the trials and tribulations of Monster over the last few years, and not really on the strategic move Randstad made here. The real story here is about the strategic […]

On the #hrwins: New Modern Enterprise Talent Acquisition Platform Emerges

Legacy talent acquisition systems for large enterprise employers are an easy target. Nothing new there. What is new? Talent acquisition leaders biggest frustrations aren’t with the feature set any more. They’re with issues that can only be truly addressed by a new platform and modern interface. Based on #hrwins research and with insight from Lighthouse […]

Over on the #hrwins: Talent Acquisition Is Being Disrupted

The latest crop of #hrwins Top HR Companies To Watch is focused on Talent Acquisition. There is a big focus on employer branding, recruitment marketing, candidate experience, and user experience. The next generation of ATS looks to be focused on collaboration and ease of use. Process tracking and automation are now table stakes. Check out […]

HROToday’s iTalent Competition Underscores Trends In Talent Acquisition

    This week I attended the HROToday Forum in Philadelphia. It was 2.5 days of interesting meetings, presentations, and discussions. I’m working on a few posts about the event, but over on #hrwins I’ve already given my impressions of the vendors that presented in this year’s iTalent competition. Check out my thoughts on Universum […]

When HR Technology Loses Focus

Developing a successful technology product is hard. One of the most difficult things along the way is balancing the pull from new, and possibly bigger customers, to extend your product in ways that distract you from your original brand promise to early customers. I see it again and again. Talent acquisition offers a good example – […]