Most of the pitfalls in HiPo programs are not easy fixes. They often require thorough revision of the procedures and practices in place. Nevertheless, improving these programs can be incredibly beneficial to both the company and its employees. Research and experience has revealed some of the most successful ways to find, develop, and engage high-potential talent.
Interviews are your best chance to make a good impression and connect with the hiring manager. No pressure, right? Continue reading
Interviews are your best chance to make a good impression and connect with the hiring manager. No pressure, right?
One-third of bosses know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether the candidate is a good match (UndercoverRecruiter), while half can tell in the first five minutes (CareerBuilder). Continue reading
Post-interview etiquette is just as important as your behavior during the interview. Not to mention, the hiring process isn’t over yet. Nearly half (48%) of recruiters said they usually conduct three interviews per candidate (MRI Network). No matter what stage you are at, finish the game strong by following these steps: Continue reading
Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work have ranked About Talent’s parent company, Roth Companies, as the #4 Best Workplace for Consulting & Professional Services among small/medium companies. Continue reading
While technology is evolving faster than ever, it is highly unlikely that robots will ever replace humans. In the foreseeable future, people will remain at the core of the workforce. However, technological advances are transforming the workplace in other ways. We will be seeing a drop in low-skill jobs, since these can easily be automated, while the number of high-skill jobs climbs. Learn more about the effects of AI on the job market in this infographic. Continue reading
Where did it all go wrong?
There isn’t one factor that can account for the shortcomings of all HiPo programs. Nevertheless, research has been able to pinpoint the most common pitfalls. Being aware of these common missteps can help HR and talent managers create more effective HiPo programs.
Robot invasions were once the stuff of sci-fi books and horror movies, but with recent technological advancements and the rise of artificial intelligence, those robot fantasies are beginning to seem uncannily real. Continue reading
LinkedIn – where social media meets professional networking! LinkedIn is like holding a resume megaphone at the world’s biggest networking event. Currently, 93% of companies use LinkedIn for recruiting (Jobcast) and among those who found their job through social media, 40% cite assistance from LinkedIn. Continue reading
Are your leaders doing enough to build culture?
There’s no culture that fits every company. An organization can be competitive and professional, or it can be laid back and slow-paced. However, a weak or inconsistent culture can give rise to an array of problems. Continue reading