Tag: recruiting strategy

Ep 617: The Practicalities of Skills-Based Hiring

Skills-based hiring is not just a passing trend; it’s a significant shift in the recruiting landscape. Many employers are eager to unlock its advantages in terms of flexibility, diversity, economic efficiency, and dealing with talent shortages. But is there a gap between theory and practice regarding understanding and implementation? Over […]

Ep 614: Reinventing The Recruiting Process

The pace of change in recruiting technology continues to accelerate, and with it come opportunities to improve hiring outcomes, streamline operational efficiency, and make much-needed improvements to the candidate experience. When you add in increasing volumes of applications driven by candidate use of AI and the differing wants and needs […]

Ep 612: AI-Powered Job Seekers

It is becoming clear that job seekers’ use of AI tools in the application process has profound implications for talent acquisition. Many employers report a significant increase in application volume, and there is a potential technology arms race as employers and job boards attempt to use AI to identify AI. […]

Ep 610: Future Skills

It’s becoming evident that we are at a critical pivot point for talent acquisition. While the debates around AI are sucking up most of the attention, massive shifts are happening in terms of the shelf life of skills, ongoing challenges with skills acquisition, and upskilling people for a very different […]

Ep 609: Building A Neuro-Inclusive Hiring Process

Somewhere between 15% and 20% of the population is neurodivergent. The majority have yet to receive a formal diagnosis, and a significant number of those with a diagnosis choose not to share it publically. Over the last few years, we’ve seen a growing number of employers taking steps to be more neuro-inclusive, which […]

Ep 607: AI Powered Talent Acquisition

It’s been nearly 18 months since ChatGPT launched and sparked a lively debate about the future of Talent Acquisition. While it’s important to consider the long-term implications, a crucial part of building a strategy is embracing the potential of current technology through experimentation and skill development. My guest this week […]

Ep 605: Can AI Be Biased? Legal Implications for Recruiting

Talent Acquisition stands on the edge of revolution, with AI tools promising to make recruiting faster and more effective. But will it make hiring fairer? Recruiting and HR are already a key focus for governments as they develop legislation for AI, and employers are already at risk of breaking existing […]

Ep 600: Did We Predict The Future?

I launched Recruiting Future nine years ago to attempt to understand the future of talent acquisition. Back then, social media was the biggest driver of change, and we were starting to realize how much new technologies would change the world. Predicting the future is always risky; however, if you approach […]

Ep 595: Proving The Value Of Talent Acquisition

These are turbulent times for talent acquisition, particularly for those teams operating in the technology sector. Despite the continuing demand for technology skills, layoffs are still happening, with many TA teams now considerably downsized from where they were a couple of years ago. Proving TA’s strategic and monetary value has […]