Talent Management

High-Impact Talent Acquisition: European Edition

Posted on July 7th, 2013.

European UntionI just finished two weeks in Europe and attended the iRecruit Conference in Amsterdam. In addition to talking with many talent acquisition leaders and vendors, we previewed the findings of our upcoming High-Impact Talent Acquisition research which I will highlight below.

1.  Social tools and “talent networks” are a hot topic.

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Bersin & Associates becomes Bersin by Deloitte

Posted on January 4th, 2013.

Bersin by DeloitteI’m excited to announce that Bersin & Associates has become Bersin by Deloitte.

Our business is now a growing enterprise within Deloitte, a global professional services firm.

As part of Deloitte Consulting LLP, we will be able to enhance our growth, expand our global reach, and deepen our relationships with clients. This acquisition gives ... Read more»

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Social Tools Collide with Talent Management Software

Posted on July 14th, 2012.

Social networking tools have transformed our lives. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest (read my commentary about Pinterest here), Reddit, and many others have significantly changed the way we work. The concept of an “activity stream” is now commonplace and we can connect, share, and communicate with people like never before.

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Bersin Launches New Recognition Research: A Hidden Secret to Talent Management

Posted on June 13th, 2012.

I’m excited to announce that this week we launched our Employee Recognition research, a program we started early last year.

As I’m sure you know, organizations around the world are suffering from low levels of employee engagement for many reasons. The unemployment rate is high, people are working harder than ever, and employees are ... Read more»

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ADP Rocks the Talent Management Market with New Integrated Solution

Posted on May 29th, 2012.

This week ADP, the largest HR company in the world, introduced its integrated talent management solution (and its own learning management system). This announcement has the potential to significantly impact the human capital and talent management software markets.

Background on ADP

You probably think ADP is a payroll company. Tt is much more.  In ... Read more»

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SuccessFactors Unwraps Turbo-Charged HR Analytics Solution

Posted on May 24th, 2012.

The HR analytics market has gotten white hot. With all the HR and talent management software out there, companies are now starting to invest very heavily in their HR analytics strategies.  (For more on this topic, read about our BigData in HR research.)

Our research shows that only around 7% of HR organizations have reached ... Read more»

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Flying under the Radar SilkRoad raises $35M in Round C

Posted on May 14th, 2012.

Despite the recent acquisitions of Taleo by Oracle and SuccessFactors by SAP, the talent management software market is far from mature. Today SilkRoad, one of the more quiet (not for long) talent management software vendors, announced a $35 Million Series C round of funding.

The new investors include Keating Capital (Nasdaq: KIPO) and NTT ... Read more»

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Making the Job Search Work for You – The Science of Fit

Posted on May 11th, 2012.

Looking for a job is like playing the dating game: you’re like a lover looking for the best mate, and the employer is playing the same game in reverse.

The Dating Game, a TV show in the 1970s, let women select from three “eligible bachelors.” It was among the most popular shows of ... Read more»

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Blowout Quarter at LinkedIn: Now the Talent Acquisition Machine (+Slideshare)

Posted on May 6th, 2012.

Another amazing quarter from LinkedIn: revenues of $188.5 Million, up 101%, with the “hiring solutions” business now driving $102.6 Million or 54% of company revenue. LinkedIn’s revenues in the corporate recruiting market are now larger than Taleo, SuccessFactors, Kenexa, and nearly every other software company which sells recruiting solutions.

Let me highlight some of the ... Read more»

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New Research: BigData in HR as Huge Opportunity.

Posted on April 27th, 2012.

The topics of BigData in HR is white hot.  This week we launched our BigData in HR research study, which describes precisely how world-class organizations build high performing talent analytics functions.  This research represents the culmination of many years of work, talking with hundreds of companies and many vendors in the market.

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