Contract Staffing’s Long-successful VMS Model Leads Us to a New Recruitment Marketplace

Posted by: George LaRocque Date: Dec 22, 2014 3:36:24 PM

Topics: Recruitment, HCM, #HR

Employers Looking to Better Manage Agency Spend Have a Success Template in Contract Staffing

Business is full of things that are out of our control. So, when there’s an opportunity to truly manage a variable, it’s a powerful thing. Especially when that variable is a cost.


A Peek Into the Future of Talent Acquisition

Posted by: George LaRocque Date: Dec 15, 2014 11:30:08 AM

Topics: HCM, #HR, Talent Acquisition

The Recruiting Marketplace Is Open for Business

 Some HR technology trends start with user demand or a technical disruption and flourish from there. Others come on the scene, get some traction, and then need time for the HR users to figure out where something fits, or for some vendors to get it right.


Yes, You Can Measure a PR Campaign

Posted by: Tony Spangler Date: Dec 4, 2014 2:21:00 PM

Topics: HCM, public relations, diversity, analytics

As diversity chair for the Greater Fort Worth Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, I was recently tasked with bringing in a guest speaker to discuss communicating with a diverse audience. (The luncheon was focused specifically on diversity.) I invited L. Michelle Smith, AT&T’s head of corporate diversity, and was pleasantly surprised — and excited — when she discussed the company’s use of the Net Promoter Score, or NPS, to measure audience engagement with its brand.

NPS is a real-time measure of how your customers feel about you. Ms. Smith spoke about how AT&T had tailored a segmented messaging strategy to its LGBT audience and used the NPS system to measure the strategy’s effect.