We read a lot about innovation these days, and how companies
have to develop new products and services to stay a step ahead of the
competition. Innovation is also high on the list in the recruitment sector. The
latest online recruitment trends and ideas were discussed at the Emerce Event for
e-recruiters in Amsterdam. But after listening to a number of inspiring
presentations, I still had to wonder: is the e-recruitment sector innovative
Tips and tricks from the best recruiters
Recruiters from a variety of large and small
organisations discussed their personal e-recruitment experiences during the Emerce
Event. They answered questions such as: what trends are we seeing arising in
the market? And how can we deploy the ongoing digital developments productively
within our own field? The following trends were considered:
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a problem rumbling when it comes to social recruiting, writes recruitment expert Bill Boorman. Talent professionals are
asking whether - after several years of increasing adoption - it is worth
continuing investing time and money in social recruiting, or to return to more
traditional, tested methods. And crucially,
what metrics do you actually need to get an answer to this conundrum?
problem is that people have changed. They’ve changed the way in which they
connect with companies, and what they are looking for before they commit to
applying for an opportunity. They are looking for influence before application,
but what influences decisions is a hard thing to measure.
Continue reading "Beyond the hype: The ROI of Social Recruitment" »
Following the blog post
from Raymond van der Wal we
decided to ask another of our product gurus – Daniela Porr - what she read
into the results and in particular what it means to work with a Visionary.
"I feel particularly proud that we are both a Leader* and a
Visionary. I believe we have demonstrated our ability to produce truly great
products but we are always hungry to continue to innovate and do more."
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Lumesse has been recognised as a market ‘Visionary’ by leading research and advisory company, Gartner, in its recent Magic Quadrant for Talent Management Suites.* Gartner positions Lumesse based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision. We believe this new report underlines the value of Lumesse to organisations struggling to manage talent in an increasingly complex world.
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In the first of a series of Top Tips Guides for resourcing professionals, we're taking a look at social media recruitment and the access it offers to the world's largest talent pool.
1. Communication is key
To utilise social media successfully, frequency is
crucial, with studies suggesting that over half of the clicks a shared link on
Facebook or Twitter will receive will be received within the first three hours of
posting. Think of your page like a TV channel, with regular updates and varied
2. Understand why you're using social
Like any other recruitment medium, having clear objectives is vital. Ask
yourself what your employer brand looks like. How might you reflect that using social media? Who do you want to meet online? What are your target audience of candidates looking for? How do you want social media activity to influence what potential recruits think of you?
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How often do the people responsible for recruitment, compensation or any other key HR function actually work with succession experts in a co-ordinated way which can deliver the agility a functional succession plan needs?
Writing in Human Resources Executive Online, Daniela Porr examines the challenges and opportunities presented when developing a succession strategy.
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The recently published HRO
Today Baker’s Dozen customer satisfaction rankings for Talent Management
software have once again placed Lumesse in the #1 position. It’s the second
year in a row Lumesse has topped the HRO Today rankings list, which are compiled
from user feedback across three key categories including, scope of product
features, market environment and quality of service.
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