11 Questions to Ask Yourself When Building Talent Management Requirements

If you’re an HR professional coming up on the end of the year, you’re probably begging for an end to end-of-year performance reviews, engagement surveys, or managing employees’ time off for the holidays. If any of those activities made you cringe to just think about, you probably need to invest in talent management software! These products can help turn HR headaches into clear value-adding processes when it comes to make the most of the talent you’re already paying for.

Read more at:

The Difference Between Personnel Management and Human Resource Management

When differentiating the basic responsibilities of the human resource department and the personnel department, it’s easy to get confused, since human resource management is commonly referred to as the modern version of personnel management.1 The main duties these two management groups have in common are: hiring, managing employees, employee orientation, and handling compensation and benefits.2

Read more at:

Strategy Evaluation – How To Do It Correctly

The process of strategy evaluation is often overlooked in the overall strategic planning process. After the flurry of activity in the initial planning stages, followed by the reality check of executing your strategy alongside business-as-usual, strategy evaluation is often neglected. When this occurs, strategies quickly become outdated and out-of-sync with the changing face of the organization.

Read more at:

Better linking through science: 6 secrets to an effective link building strategy

Companies like Amazon and Google have forever changed the way consumers find and purchase goods and services. As a result, both B2C and B2B companies must consider the role online visibility plays in their campaigns to attract customers.

In the digital world, a robust link building strategy is critical. The modern consumer journey is driven by search engines, and being discoverable online means having high domain authority and ranking for the keywords your customers use.

Read more at:

How to Create a Real Relationship With Your Candidates

Delivering a market-leading candidate experience is a critical proficiency for most organizations, yet most organizations simply aren’t good at giving their candidates – their prospective employees! – what they need to feel like they are developing a real relationship with their potential new employer.

Read more at:

The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

There’s more to workplace relationships than the likes of The Office’sJim and Pam or Parks and Recreation’sLeslie and Ben. In this week’s list of must-read articles for talent professionals, you’ll find two stories from The Wall Street Journal that tackle the subject of work couples — but without the romance. One discusses the potential rise in “job-sharing” (where two employees divvy up the work of one full-timer) and what that could mean when it’s time for a promotion, while the other takes note of well-known psychotherapist Esther Perel’s career shift from counseling unhappy married couples to advising bickering company co-founders.

Read more at:

A Practical Guide to the Strategic Management Process

Do you have a vision for your company? What are the values behind your brand and what are your main objectives? And if you do have something you want to achieve, how do you plan on making it happen?

Too many companies are flying blind with no clear direction of where they’re going or how to get there. By asking questions like these, you are only beginning to scrape the surface of your strategic management process.

Read more at:

6 key tips to consider when creating a video marketing strategy [Infographic]

The world is getting faster, which means few people have time or patience to read lengthy featured pieces or product reviews. Instead, the majority of online audiences today prefer to watch a video on YouTube, Facebook, or Instagram than reading lengthy content, allowing them to get all the information they need with as little resistance as possible.

Read more at:

What Is Talent Management, and How Is It Different From HR?

Ask any CEO or HR leader if talent management is vital to their organization, and you’d be hard-pressed to find a single person who says no. Ask them to define what “talent management” actually is, though, and you’d be hard-pressed to find any two answers that are the same.

Such is the case for a concept that has dominated the HR conversation for more than 20 years and that has spawned whole technology markets, all while remaining frustratingly elusive to nail down.

Read more at:

Your Guide to Transforming the Candidate Experience

As talent shortages loom and global skilled labor markets remain competitive, the need for an engaging and personalized candidate experience has never been more important as organizations look for ways to break through the noise to attract and retain the best talent.

And hiring managers, HR leaders and recruiters alike know that the best candidate experience always keeps the prospective employee at the forefront, with a simplified, intuitive and results-oriented approach for everyone involved. 

Read more at: