Best Practices for Hiring Managers and Recruiters During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting business all over the world. Affected countries are adopting social distancing measures with the goal of flattening the curve of transmissions. Said measures range from simple recommendations to avoid crowds to shelter-in-place orders. Talent acquisition teams are having to adapt their hiring practices accordingly, putting an immediate stop to face-to-face […]
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Maintaining Employee Engagement in Uncertain Times

With protective measures continuing to be taken on a global level in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19, many enterprise organizations find themselves in the unfamiliar position of having to go “fully remote” for the first time. While remote work is by no means a novel concept in 2020, the speed with which […]
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Want More Employee Referrals? Larger Referral Bonuses Might Not Be the Answer

The benefits of employee referrals are universally lauded and are considered the number one source of high-quality candidates. Faster time to hire, reduced cost per hire of up to $3000, candidates that come from within a trusted network and, most importantly, the validation that you have engaged employees that are willing to act as an […]
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How L’Oréal USA Is Automating Engagement to Elevate the ‘Human’ In HR

Setting Up Shop While effective recruitment means using technology to improve processes and transform the candidate and recruiter experience, it can be hard to know where to start. Avature sat down with L’Oréal USA to understand how they are automating engagement to drive efficiency and build more meaningful relationships with candidates over time. Edward Dias, […]
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The Interview Scheduling Conundrum: Point Solutions Are Not Enough

Recruiters spend over 20 percent of their time scheduling interviews, and some spend upwards of 50 percent. Chasing people around, or being chased around, are not enjoyable experiences for anyone. And while recruiters and hiring managers struggle to coordinate, candidates sit home impatiently waiting for something to happen. With so many point solutions devoted solely […]
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Five Best Practices for Performance Management

There is now a clear consensus among top executives that traditional models of enterprise performance management (i.e., merit-based and forced ranking systems) serve no purpose in the digital age. Relics of a time when robust organizational hierarchies were the norm, 2020 has provided human capital professionals with a growing body of both qualitative and quantitative […]
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Who Said the ATS Is Dead?

How many times in recent years have we heard the phrase: The ATS is dead? “Applicant Tracking Systems are systems of the past” is something that I have read on too many blog articles and presentations by emerging recruiting systems and even analysts. And yet, the ATS market keeps growing at a staggering 8% a […]
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5 Tips to Building a Sustainable Seasonal Recruitment Strategy

A Candidate Isn’t Just for Christmas Now the dust has settled from another busy season, it is a good time to take stock of your most recent recruitment campaign and consider whether there are things you can do to make your life easier next time around. Seasonal recruitment is a challenge at the best of […]
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How Culture is Standing in the Way of Digital Transformation

Talking Talent Transformation at the Future Talent Summit June 19th 2019, CEO and Founder of Avature, Dimitri Boylan, took to the stage to give a talk at the Future Talent Summit, the foremost global gathering of leaders dedicated to improving human talent opportunity and capability. During this talk, he spoke about the future of talent […]
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It’s Not Always Artificial: The Truth Behind AI

How That “Chatbot” of Yours Might Be Exposing Data to Unauthorized People The words “artificial intelligence” are thrown around a lot these days. However, there’s a growing number of supposed AI startups that actually have very little to do with the technology. Research conducted by MMC Ventures couldn’t find any evidence of artificial intelligence in […]
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Re-Humanizing Performance Management

There once was a world where human capital was plentiful. There were countless qualified potential recruits just waiting to be hired by companies. And existing employees hoped to have long, fruitful careers in their organizations, where they would be rewarded for their hard work, and fired only if they were not performing. In this world, […]
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Become The Director of Your Own Automated Talent Sourcing Orchestra

Sourcing is really about nurturing long-term relationships with candidates. A person who is not the right fit for your organization today could be the ideal candidate in a few years’ time. The job of a sourcer is to foster a meaningful relationship with top talent, so that they choose your company when the time is […]
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Whitebox AI + 5 More HR Trends for 2020

These six trends explain why the rise of fit-for-purpose and business-driven technology continues to diminish the industry’s use of common-denominator HCM suites. The playbook includes strong efforts to replicate the personalization, user experience and engagement power of market disruptors like Amazon and Netflix. Expectations for HCM software have moved definitively from digital record-keeping to collaboration […]
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How Healthcare Can Survive the Next Five Years of Talent Shortage

Currently one in every five job openings in the US is in healthcare. But over the next decade, half of the jobs projected for fastest growth are in healthcare, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. What is amassing on the horizon is a perfect storm: the confluence of increasing demand, as one quarter of […]
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Combatting an Uncertain Future with Total Talent Management

Riges Younan, our SVP of Australia and New Zealand, recently spoke to Shortlist about recruitment innovation and how employers can gain ground by adopting a total talent strategy. As CHRO or CEO, a talent shortage is a direct constraint on your ability to execute your strategy. Maintaining relevance requires a different set of skills than […]
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Addressing the Contingent Black Hole

Today, 40 percent of the global workforce is made up of contingent workers. Looking forward, the proportion of independent contractors, freelancers, and temporary workers is only going to continue rising exponentially. Leadership teams across the world are highly conscious of this important shift in the labor market. It could have a huge impact on every […]
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