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The Role of Cognitive Analytics in Predicting Candidate Success

Jul 27, 2017 | Tony Coe

Advancements in cognitive technology allow companies to better analyze predictive data, but low-tech behavioral science techniques and culture research are still essential to successful talent acquisition.


A New Way to Measure Quality of Hire

Jul 21, 2017 | Jason Berkowitz

Everybody has worked with “that guy,” the person who contributes as little as possible on the job but never gets demoted or fired. Employees like him are a drag on their colleagues, demoralizing top performers in particular.


How Gens Y and Z are changing the recruiting game

Jul 12, 2017 | Amy Osorio

Every industry is struggling with how to make its process relevant and effective in the face of unprecedented technological change. In the talent acquisition field, the generational shift — driven by Gens Y and Z — have dramatically affected how candidates search..


2017 Perspective on the State of Talent Acquisition

Jul 03, 2017 | Mike Eby

The goal and intent of the recruiting process hasn’t changed in the past 50 years, but everything else has. And the reality is that the traditional model of talent acquisition is a fundamental misfit in the current reality.


5 Red Flags to Watch for in Candidate Résumés

Jun 27, 2017 | Anne LaPorte Fahey

As hiring managers and recruiters, we often look through a lot of résumés and are forced to make quick judgments without meeting or speaking with an applicant. Regardless of the number of resumes on your desk or in your inbox, there are five red flags to watch for..


How E&U firms can prepare for the coming wave of retirements

Jun 20, 2017 | Jason Berkowitz

Changing workforce demographics are set to have a major impact on energy and utility (E&U) companies. As much as 38% of the E&U workforce will be eligible for retirement in the next five years. Among the executive ranks the numbers are even higher — almost 60% will..


In The Spotlight: Andrew Bercich, Solutions and Sales Executive

Jun 01, 2017 | Kara Zenk

Andrew Bercich serves as a Solutions and Sales Executive with IBM Talent Acquisition & Optimization supporting the Healthcare, Life Sciences and Government sectors. His diverse talent acquisition experience enables him to design optimal client solutions.


In The Spotlight: Jason Berkowitz, Business Development Executive

May 05, 2017 | Kara Zenk

Jason Berkowitz serves as a Business Development Executive for IBM Talent Acquisition & Optimization, where he focuses on crafting Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions for Financial Services and Communications organizations.


How to Use Your Employer Brand to Build a Strong Candidate Pipeline

Mar 15, 2017 | Kara Zenk

Building a strong candidate pipeline doesn't happen overnight. However, organizations can both strengthen its employer brand and increase the likelihood candidates will join its talent communities by building and capitalizing on digital opportunities.


Recruiting Successful Leaders in the GCC: Homegrown or Imported?

Feb 07, 2017 | IBM Talent Acquisition Optimization

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) enjoys one of the most diverse workforces in the world. Employees come from over 200 countries, and it is common to find 20 or more nationalities represented in a single organization. As people evolve together, organizations often..