Talent Acquisition

HR Stuff You Should Know – Potpourri for $1000, Alex

It has been too long, my friends! But here is the latest Stuff You Should Know that I’ve been tracking in my travels these past few weeks. Fresh Data! Get it while it’s hot! We’re winding down our data collection on this year’s “Hire, Engage, Retain” study, […]

New Research on Recruitment Marketing: The Aptitude Index Report

Last year we started our research and analysis of the recruitment marketing space. To be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect. The market is fragmented. Buyers have misperceptions. And some providers are misrepresenting themselves. But over the past few months, I have learned a lot. I […]

New Research on the Talent Acquisition Market: The Aptitude Index Report

If you read Mollie’s blog post on Monday, you can probably sense that we are very excited to announce the launch of the Aptitude Index report today. This is a comprehensive study of the leading talent acquisition system providers and their unique differentiators. It is not a […]

And Now for Something Completely Different: The Aptitude Index

I could not be more pleased to tell you that Aptitude Research will be releasing its Talent Acquisition Systems Index report, authored by Madeline Laurano, this Thursday, July 14, 2016. If you’ve been following our journey over the past several months, you know that the core of […]

Stop Being So Fancy

Talent acquisition is incredibly complex. Recruiters are facing new responsibilities, new pressures and new challenges. But what surprises me is that many of the talent acquisition technology providers- with all of their products and enhancements- are adding to the complexity not alleviating it. The large, traditional Applicant […]

As customers, we want to feel important. We expect a customer experience that is personal, simple and human. Fortunately, most companies are committed to meeting these needs. If I think about the sites I visit regularly (Adidas, Fiverr, Amazon or even sites for my kid’s activities), they […]

I Can’t Even: HR Trends We Are Over

At the start of each year, HR Trends are hard to ignore. Everyone has an opinion. Everyone has a message. Everyone has an idea of what happened in the past year and what should happen in the New Year. And yes… I am guilty. Trends are important […]

Recruitment Marketing: It’s Time to Start Paying Attention

If you thought recruitment marketing was just a passing trend, you might want to think again. Companies are restructuring their talent acquisition functions and investing in technology to improve the way they attract, nurture and engage talent. A recruitment marketing platform handles everything on the front end […]

A New Year, A New Survey, A New Conversation

If you follow the HCM space, you may have noticed that everyone seems to say and write about the same stuff. We all talk about analytics being important, the rise of a more flexible workforce and the need for solutions that focus on the individual. We talk […]

Applicant Tracking Systems: You’ve Come a Long Way Baby

I started studying the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) market twelve years ago. At that time, there were only ten providers worth talking about and very few up-and-comers. Multilingual configuration, high-volume and onboarding were key differentiators and the user experience was pretty ugly (And…I’m being nice). Selecting a […]