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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Five Benefits of Implementing a Direct Sourcing Strategy

The labor market is undergoing radical transformation and the way we work is shifting drastically. One of the key shifts being experienced by businesses globally is the rise of contingent workers. Many professionals are increasingly prioritizing flexibility over stability, opting for project work rather than long-term tenure at one company. In this context, companies are […]
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Semantic Search: From Science Fiction to Your Recruiter’s Desk

Using semantic search to transform novice recruiters into experts Remember The Matrix? Yeah, that movie about a post-apocalyptic future in which machines enslaved humanity. That summer, teenagers, children, and adults dreamt of dodging bullets and performing acrobatic jump-kicks in slow motion.  But not me. The scene that really stuck with me happens before the punching […]
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How to Overcome Search Limitations With Your CRM

I have a life-long problem with searching for things. Unfortunately, I’m not talking about needle-in-a-haystack sort of things. I’m talking about things that are right under my nose! I recently went to the supermarket and bought a $10 lasagna because I didn’t think to look in the freezer first. When I returned home and began […]
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Federal Contracting: The Power of Working Smarter, Not Harder

The business of selling services to the U.S. government is arguably the world’s largest talent competition. In an industry worth billions of dollars each year, thousands of companies compete to provide highly-skilled personnel to the government, at the lowest price possible under razor-thin profit margins. For positions requiring security clearances, for which the current unemployment […]
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