Tag: recruiting strategy

Ep 571 – The Road Ahead For Talent Acquisition

As we come to the end of another interesting year, I know that many of you will be looking towards 2024 and planning for the new year ahead. One of the best things about 2023 for me has been the opportunity to get back on stage and start presenting again. […]

Ep 567: The Strategic Future Of Talent Acquisition

Transforming TA into a strategic function that can prove its long-term value to the business has been a critical topic on the show this year. AI, uneven talent markets and challenging economic factors continue to cause widespread market disruption, and TA leaders need to drive their function in a more […]

Ep 563: How Will AI Change TA? (Live at RecFest)

This time last year, most of us hadn’t heard of generative AI, but it has dominated our industry discourse in 2024. The dramatic emergence of generative AI has illustrated how fast disruption is accelerating and has made us think deeply about the future of talent acquisition. Back in July at […]

Ep 561: Building The Foundations Of Skills-Based Hiring

Having covered both topics extensively on the podcast this year, I’m very much of the opinion that the move towards skills-based thinking will be more disruptive to recruiting norms than the rapid adoption of generative AI. The adoption of skills-based hiring and the move towards skills-based organizations is still happening […]

Ep 560: Hiring For The Future

The business world is changing quickly, and the skill sets that employees need are constantly shifting, developing and evolving. So, how can companies develop strategic workforce plans and build long-term talent pipelines in such an unpredictable and fast-changing environment? My guests this week are Jennifer Longworth, Director of People and […]

Ep 559: Wellness, Culture, Recruiting and Retention

Recruiting and retaining the right talent continues to be highly challenging for many organisations. Understanding the key drivers here is critical for any company that wants to achieve a competitive talent advantage. It’s starting to become clear that the impact of prioritising wellbeing on an organisation’s culture is significant enough […]

Ep 557: The Complexity of Talent Acquisition

When discussing talent market challenges and recruiting technology trends, we often refer to talent acquisition as a homogeneous activity with common challenges and processes. However, many organisations have highly complex hiring operations that deal with challenges that can be as unique as the employers themselves. My guest this week is […]

Ep 556: How AI Is Transforming Recruiting

We’ve talked about generative AI a lot this year and its incredible potential to change and disrupt talent acquisition. A lot of our industry conversation has been about creating with Large Language Models to generate recruitment marketing content and automate interactions with candidates. However, the impact of AI goes much […]

Ep 555: Using Skills To Predict Job Performance

When we’re talking about the future of talent acquisition, Generative AI has been taking all of the limelight this year. However, arguably, although it grabs fewer headlines, the steady evolution of skills-based hiring is potentially even more disruptive to traditional recruiting norms. There is an enormous amount of data, science […]

Ep 554: Perfect Business Storytelling

Regular listeners will know just how essential I believe it is for talent acquisition to learn the art and science of storytelling. Being able to craft stories that resonate isn’t just part of effective recruitment marketing; it is vital to building internal stakeholder engagement and developing more influence to move […]

Ep 552: The Strategic Value of Talent Acquisition

The talent acquisition landscape is changing rapidly. 2024 has been difficult for many people in the profession, with many layoffs and an incredibly tough job market for recruiters. At the same time, advances in AI and automation technologies are driving types of change that we couldn’t have imagined a few […]

Ep 549: Rethinking Work, Jobs and Recruiting

The way we describe work and jobs is mostly by long-standing assumptions that have been in place since the Industrial Revolution. The world is now a very different place, and the employers breaking free of our ingrained mindsets around jobs and recruiting are giving themselves considerable talent market advantage. My […]