Tag: talent acquisition

Special Report from CareerBuilder—Changes in Workforce Composition, 2001–2014

Major demographic shifts in the United States since 2001 have led to a workforce that looks quite different today, according to a new report from CareerBuilder. Men are in a broader array of career fields, the number of occupations heavily represented by workers 55 and older has more than doubled, and white workers lost a […]

CareerBuilder Notes Major Changes in Jobs Composition Since 2001

Demographic shifts in the United States over the past 14 years have led to a significantly different workforce, according to a special report from CareerBuilder. Men are in a wider array of career fields; the number of occupations heavily represented by workers 55 and older has more than doubled; and in each of the 50 […]

Talent Management—Not Just for Hollywood Anymore

Among the speakers at the HR Tech conference held recently in Las Vegas was Josh Bersin, a highly respected consultant and principal and founder of Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting. “Talent Management? Isn’t that for Hollywood?” he asked. Here is some of Bersin’s research along with tips for succeeding with a talent agenda for the […]

“Talent Management? Isn’t That for Hollywood?”

“Talent management? Isn’t that for Hollywood?” asks Josh Bersin, speaking at the HR Tech conference, held recently in Las Vegas. Bersin, a highly respected consultant who is Principal and Founder of Bersin by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting, offered his research and tips for succeeding with the new talent agenda.

8 Succession Planning Fundamentals

Succession planning allows companies to not only retain key talent, but also to have someone at the ready when a critical position becomes vacant. This helps ensure smooth transitions and minimal disruption to business, all while retaining more of your high performers. Each organization faces unique challenges in succession planning. There’s no universally-applicable succession planning […]

Q&A on Job Description Creation

Job descriptions aren't merely lists of qualifications and duties. To the contrary, they are active documents by which you determine who you will hire, and how you will evaluate and compensate the people who will eventually fill those jobs. Getting them right takes time and a good understanding of what they're trying to accomplish. HR […]


What is the Purpose of a Job Description?

Some organizations have very structured job descriptions, with detailed processes and automated systems to keep up with job descriptions. However, other organizations have more limited resources or may not have a formal human resources department, or may not have an embedded process for creating and maintaining effective job descriptions. If this describes your organization, check […]

Top 10 Best Practices in HR Management for 2013

Every year, BLR’s HR editors select ten key topics we think will be at the forefront in the following year, and we offer best practices for each topic. This year, we will feature free best practice reports under each category. Simply click on the links below to download the featured reports. More reports will be […]

What Talent Acquisition Pros Say About New Total Rewards Site

Senner and Johansen, obviously proud of their accomplishment, shared the outcomes of their work and some of the raves from employee, recruiters, and candidates. Senner is Division VP, Compensation, and Johansen, CBP, CCP, is Director International Compensation & Global Programs. They offered their tips at WorldatWork”s Total Rewards Conference and Exhibition, held recently in San […]