Archive | Talent Sourcing

It’s Time To Talk About Candidate Engagement

  I’m bullish on recruitment marketing. I called the category last year. The 2013 #HRWINS and 2014 #HRWINS were chock full of recruitment marketing vendors. I believe that recruiting, sourcing, talent attraction, and talent acquisition are all analogous in deep ways to B2C and B2B marketing concepts. The current crop of recruitment marketing vendors have […]

HR Tech Trend Brief: Recruitment Marketing Becomes A Category

The “recruiting is marketing and recruiting is sales” analogy has been made for decades.  While this has always been true from a process perspective enterprise level recruiting teams have been slow to adopt technology to support the marketing aspect in comparison to B2B marketing. The focus in recruiting and talent acquisition has been more on […]

2014 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch

The results of the 2014 #hrwins program are in.   The next installment of the first ever complete look at truly innovative HR Technology products across all categories. The 2014 program spanned more than 12 months, and consisted of comprehensive HR Technology research and briefings where more than 150 vendors were evaluated on their solution’s […]

#hrwins Trend Report: Recruiter Of The Future?

The Fortune 500 workforce is on track, by the year 2020, to be 50% contingent (temporary and contract workers, independent consultants, etc.).  The impact this shift will have in HR and management will be more than subtle in many environments.  One of the functions most obviously  impacted will be Recruiting. The stage is set:  HR […]

#hrwins Trend Report: As The Workforce Shifts To Contingent, HR Tech Vendors May Lead The Way

There’s a shift happening in the workplace.  Recent reports from Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) and MBA Partners predict that 50% of the Fortune 500 workforce will be contingent by 2020.  SIA further reports that today 30% of the Fortune 100, and 18% of the total workforce, is already contingent. We’re used to seasonal labor, shop […]

Gild’s Sheeroy Desai Brings Secrets to Startup Success to InfluenceHR

Startups can make a big name for themselves if they have the right product, the right strategy, and the right people. Just look at Gild, an innovative recruiting technology provider that helps match companies with in-demand tech talent. Co-founder and CEO Sheeroy Desai will be speaking at InfluenceHR on May 13, providing a behind-the-scenes look […]

Hey, Who Got Recruiting Innovation Summit In My InfluenceHR?

  I’m excited to tell you about a new partnership between InfluenceHR and ERE! Our events were always scheduled next to each other – always in the same facility. But, attending both shows is more than just a matter of convenience, if you’re marketing technology to the HR buyer these shows go together like… well, […]

Smart Money Is On SmartRecruiters

Last week I had the pleasure of spending some time with SmartRecruiters in their San Francisco Headquarters. I was there for their most recent Smartup, a series of monthly panel discussions on HR and Recruiting Innovation. I got much more than I bargained for. Before the panel started I was given an impromptu briefing by […]

2012 #hrwins HR Companies To Watch Vendor Report: SkillSurvey

Quality.  When it comes to Talent Acquisition, achieving a consistent Quality of Hire is like the quest for the Holy Grail.  Whether it’s more like the folklore and tales of old or more like the Monty Python version – I leave that up to you and your personal  experience. Quality of Hire is dependent on […]

#hrwins Trend Report: HR Tech Innovators Target Middle Sized Businesses

One of the most interesting trends to unveil itself through this year’s #hrwins process has been the number of HR Technology companies that are now getting real traction for their solutions at companies with under 5,000 employees – or what is traditionally called the Small and Medium Business segment (SMB).  For the sake of this […]