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Point Solution or Talent Platform? Set Up (Don’t Trip Up) Your Recruiting Teams

Prior to 2020, many enterprise organizations took a build-your-own strategy to their talent acquisition tech stack by layering best-in-breed point solutions on top of their existing applicant tracking system.

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talent acquisition Q&A With Ardene’s Fil Farinaccio D’Urbano: Using Technology to Manage High-Volume Applicant Flow and Build a Talent Pipeline

Q&A With Ardene’s Fil Farinaccio D’Urbano: Using Technology to Manage High-Volume Applicant Flow and Build a Talent Pipeline

Fil Farinaccio D'Urbano is the head of people and culture for Ardene, a fashion retailer with more than 300 stores in Canada and the United States, as well as multiple locations beyond North America.

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employee spotlight GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Cassie Sims

GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Cassie Sims

The name GR8 People sums up everything our software helps our customers in talent acquisition find—GR8 People.

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talent acquisition #HRTechConf Spring 2021: Rewriting Talent Acquisition’s Playbook With a Focus on Adaptability

#HRTechConf Spring 2021: Rewriting Talent Acquisition’s Playbook With a Focus on Adaptability

Many of the themes explored by conference presenters and panelists participating in the recent virtual HR Technology Conference & Exposition reflect the impact of the pandemic on the future of work and the ongoing cultural challenges associated with a remote workforce.

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recruitment marketing Recruitment Marketing Madness: 5 Lessons From #TheBigDance

Recruitment Marketing Madness: 5 Lessons From #TheBigDance

In just a few days, one of the most epic sporting events of the year will unite the country in rivalry over the nation’s top 68 NCAA Basketball teams.

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talent acquisition International Women’s Day: Perspectives From 2 GR8 TA Tech Pioneers

International Women’s Day: Perspectives From 2 GR8 TA Tech Pioneers

In recognition of International Women’s Day, we went straight to GR8 People’s favorite sources of inspiration—CEO Diane Smith and Chief Product Officer Jayne Kettles.

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employer brand How to Leverage Your TA Tech Stack For Better Employer Brand ROI: Part II

How to Leverage Your TA Tech Stack For Better Employer Brand ROI: Part II

In the first part of this two-blog series, I discussed the importance of employer branding to recruiting and retention success and the significant investment that companies make to get it right.

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employer brand How to Leverage Your TA Tech Stack For Better Employer Brand ROI: Part I

How to Leverage Your TA Tech Stack For Better Employer Brand ROI: Part I

The attention to and investment in employer branding as part of an organization’s comprehensive strategy to attract and retain talent is essential to realizing recruiting success.

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talent acquisition Headed For Hybrid: Remote Working Implications for Recruitment and Retention

Headed For Hybrid: Remote Working Implications for Recruitment and Retention

It’s not easy to go more than a few days without seeing another new report or article examining the desire employees have to continue working from home long after the pandemic subsides.

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talent acquisition Recruiting Software Implementation Strategies: 5 Essential Questions For Vendor Reviews

Recruiting Software Implementation Strategies: 5 Essential Questions For Vendor Reviews

One of the main reasons organizations avoid replacing sub-par talent acquisition technology is the time-intensive nature of implementation.

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talent acquisition Breaking Bad Habits: Recruiting Lessons From Groundhog Day

Breaking Bad Habits: Recruiting Lessons From Groundhog Day

For some, Groundhog Day brings to mind tradition in the form of top hats and Punxsutawney Phil.

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ai for recruiting How To: Use Talent Acquisition Technology to Drive Candidate Experience Success

How To: Use Talent Acquisition Technology to Drive Candidate Experience Success

CandExperienceDay2021, the Talent Board’s annual celebration of positive candidate experiences, takes place virtually this Wednesday.

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talent acquisition Operational Excellence and the Recruiting Function: The Unequivocal Value of a Unified Talent Platform

Operational Excellence and the Recruiting Function: The Unequivocal Value of a Unified Talent Platform

Operational excellence has always been a primary objective of successful businesses, from the productivity of people to the efficiency of systems and processes.

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talent acquisition 2021 Job Search And Hiring Outlook: How Recruiters Can Prepare For Success

2021 Job Search And Hiring Outlook: How Recruiters Can Prepare For Success

For many Americans, ringing in a new year also means kicking off a new job search.

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talent acquisition Talent Acquisition in 2021: Forgoing Predictions in Favor of Lessons Learned

Talent Acquisition in 2021: Forgoing Predictions in Favor of Lessons Learned

I think there’s one thing we can all agree on—any predictions regarding what 2021 has in store for the talent acquisition and management industry is pretty much an exercise in futility.

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virtual recruiting events Best 2020 Virtual Recruiting Blogs: GR8 Thinking For Talent Acquisition

Best 2020 Virtual Recruiting Blogs: GR8 Thinking For Talent Acquisition

The initial transition to virtual recruiting this spring may have felt like a scramble as talent acquisition teams worked to quickly figure out which tools and solutions could meet their rapidly-evolving needs.

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ai for recruiting Best 2020 Recruiting Automation Blogs: GR8 Thinking For Talent Acquisition

Best 2020 Recruiting Automation Blogs: GR8 Thinking For Talent Acquisition

Organizations are in the midst of a digital transformation, one that accelerated considerably because of the events of 2020.

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candidate relationship management From Cluttered Communities To High-Performing Pools: The Evolution Of Candidate Relationship Management Software

From Cluttered Communities To High-Performing Pools: The Evolution Of Candidate Relationship Management Software

Ask enterprise recruiters what their biggest talent acquisition challenges are today, and they’re likely to tell you that it’s the same issue they had prior to COVID-19—finding and attracting high-quality candidates.

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employee spotlight GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Jeanine Mahony

GR8 Employee Spotlight: Get to Know Jeanine Mahony

The name GR8 People sums up everything our software helps our customers in talent acquisition find—GR8 People.

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talent acquisition GR8FUL FOR: OUR CEO ON WHAT MATTERS MOST THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

GR8FUL FOR: OUR CEO ON WHAT MATTERS MOST THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude. Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness. Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.

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talent acquisition IT Recruiting in 2021: An Increased Competition For Tech Talent And a Renewed Focus On Diversity

IT Recruiting in 2021: An Increased Competition For Tech Talent And a Renewed Focus On Diversity

As America received welcome news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics—the October jobs report showed a gain of 638,000 jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate to 6.9%—a closer look at the tech industry reveals that competition for technical talent is on the rise.

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talent acquisition HR Tech 2020: 3 Essential Takeaways For Talent Acquisition

HR Tech 2020: 3 Essential Takeaways For Talent Acquisition

What a difference a year makes. Held virtually, this year’s HR Technology Conference and Exposition echoed many of the themes that were on the agenda in 2019, such as employee experience, the need for better tech strategies and using data to improve diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) outcomes.

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talent acquisition 2020 Holiday Hiring Update: Managing High-Volume Retail Recruiting in a Virtual World

2020 Holiday Hiring Update: Managing High-Volume Retail Recruiting in a Virtual World

Thanksgiving may be just around the corner, however, many retailers are still determining exactly how many workers they will need to meet projected demand.

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candidate relationship management How To: 5 Smart Steps to Gathering Content For Candidate Nurture Campaigns

How To: 5 Smart Steps to Gathering Content For Candidate Nurture Campaigns

One of the most common challenges talent acquisition teams face when launching—and especially maintaining—a Talent CRM program is finding fresh content that will appeal to their talent pool members and convert them to applicants.

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virtual recruiting events Virtual Recruiting Event Success Part II: Measuring Candidate Quality and Hiring Efficiency

Virtual Recruiting Event Success Part II: Measuring Candidate Quality and Hiring Efficiency

Recently, I wrote about the importance of measuring virtual recruiting event success with a focus on the metrics best suited to evaluating attendee and candidate engagement.

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