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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..


How to Recruit Technical Candidates in a Competitive Market

Jan 20, 2017 | Anne LaPorte Fahey

In today’s fierce job market, it can be tough to recruit technical candidates in a competitive marketing. With a higher demand for their skillsets than ever, these candidates often have no trouble obtaining interviews and receiving job offers with some of the..


How to Solve for the Many Hats Worn by Talent Acquisition Professionals

Dec 28, 2016 | Nader Abul-Ela

In today’s global business climate, C-Level, Senior HR and Talent Acquisition professionals are expected to do more with less.


Is Less Really More When it Comes to Job Descriptions?

Dec 02, 2016 | Daniela Piña Villalta

The old saying ‘less is more’ can be tricky—and downright inaccurate—when writing job descriptions. Typically, when you have to promote a position, you must consider a large number of variables that may end up creating a pretty lengthy posting. Or you could try to..


What’s the secret to increasing quality of hire?

Nov 22, 2016 | Erin Pitrone

Less candidates, bigger impact.

In today’s war for talent, it seems that no organization would want to turn down the opportunity for a larger candidate pool. After all, we all like having choices. But what if it was in exchange for a smaller, more qualified..


How Recruiter Engagement Impacts Your Recruitment Process

Nov 16, 2016 | Richard Craik

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “Happy wife, happy life.” If this phrase is true, when a wife is happy in her marriage, then her spouse is more likely to be happy in life overall. No matter what your home situation is like, or whether you believe this particular..