The U.S. can no longer count on influxes of foreign talent to meet skill needs. Organizations in countries that traditionally exported top talent to the U.S. now have robust economies to compete for that talent.
From the post-war boom until the 1980s, many U.S. organizations had employment models based on hiring recruits from college or training programs who were likely to stay with a company throughout their career.
Social technology has enabled workforces to easily organize and share ideas, says Stephen Miles, founder and CEO of consulting firm the Miles Group. Among the potential benefits: increased productivity and efficiency.
Social media provides mostly great benefits, but Stephen Miles, founder and CEO of human capital consulting firm the Miles Group, says there’s an interesting side effect firms should also be prepared for.
Tweeting about job openings and interacting with candidates over Facebook are just a few ways to leverage social recruitment, says Janet Manzullo, vice president of talent acquisition at Time Warner Cable.