America’s Veterans & the American Workforce

This wide-ranging discussion touches on the disappointing unemployment rate for veterans of the Iraq-Afghanistan era and suggests a number of reasons why—based on their military training and experience transitioning service members make superb employees in all industries.

Companies doing more to attract, retain veterans

Veterans are entering today’s workforce at the highest clip since World War II as the military draws down its forces in Afghanistan and Iraq. Just over a year ago, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched its Hiring Our Heroes program…

Conquering the New World – Finding Leadership Talent in Emerging Markets

The expected growth in demand — in both operations and talent markets — in emerging countries has led to a significant shift in the emphasis and configuration of…

How to Avoid Bad-Hires through Reference-Checking

How often have you hired someone with a great track record who turned out to be a bad hire? Knowing more about a candidate’s previous performance can help you objectively assess the candidate’s ability to be a top performer.

Talent Acquisition Technologies: Shiny Objects Gone Wild

In today’s world of talent acquisition technologies, you’ll want to know what is important and what is not. What are the technologies that really work, which are the ‘nice to haves’ and which ones can you leave behind?

Talent acquisition & engaging critical talent are top challenges for organizations

Talent acquisition and engaging critical talent are top challenges for organizations Banking and financial services along with the manufacturing sector doled out higher salary hikes compared with other sectors in 2011, according to a Compensation Trend Study from Deloitte.