Recruiting & Talent Acquisition

Third-Party Providers of Staffing Firm-focused, Core Enterprise, Front-Office Technology Solutions: Landscape Report

October 9, 2012

  • Twelve solution providers covered
  • Rich profiles of diverse offerings
  • Wealth of options for staffing firms

"Unified Communications:" A Technology Perspective Essential to Staffing Firms

August 31, 2012

So what is UC and why is it important to staffing firms? Is it something that staffing firms are already leveraging or cannot afford to leverage? "Beyond sheer technical capabilities, UC can help SMBs to gain competitive advantage and to differentiate themselves in a marketplace..."  Click... More


Candex--Changing the Game of Sourcing Perm Hires on a Global Basis

August 31, 2012

A new innovative solution provider, Candex, has introduced and is gaining traction with a similar concept for managing the suppliers (agencies/recruiters) of permanent hiresClick here to read this blog post.


2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: Insights Into Organization, Personnel, Technology & Metrics

August 2, 2012

  • Survey of over 130 recruitment/TA managers
  • Striking variation of practices across agencies
  • Consistent evidence of major changes underway

3rd Party Providers of Staffing Firm-focused, Core Enterprise, Front-Office Technology Solutions

July 30, 2012

  • 14 specialized solution providers engaged
  • Overview of this specialized solution segment
  • Intro to further "provider landscape research"

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: To What Extent are TA Organizations “Centralized vs. Decentralized”

July 26, 2012

  • In aggregate, 70% of surveyed TA resources centralized
  • Extent of centralization is statistically related to revenue size
  • Centralization not generally related to skill segments

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: What “TA Organizations/Functions” Typically Do

July 26, 2012

  • Talent acquisition is (is becoming) more than just "recruiting"
  • Sourcing was cited as a distinct activity by 84% of staffing firms
  • Across firms, the number of distinct TA activities varied widely

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: Evolution of the TA function -- What’s Expected to Change

July 25, 2012

  • Talent Acquisition (TA) transformation underway
  • Widespread across all firm sizes and segments
  • New processes and technologies at top of the list

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: The Use of TA Technology Among Staffing Firms

July 11, 2012

  • Staffing firms with core ATS:  93%
  • Top two trends: social and mobile
  • Biggest barrier: organization factors

2012 Recruiting/Talent Acquisition (TA) Survey: State of Outsourcing

July 10, 2012

  • 35% of staffing firms outsource some recruiting function
  • Of these, about half use offshore resources
  • Most frequently outsourced: sourcing