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Talent Acquisition

Find the latest news, insights and labor market data driving workforce planning and recruiting.

Recruiters can leverage generative artificial intelligence with specific prompts for help with tasks such as sourcing candidates, refining job descriptions, composing outreach, and crafting interview questions.

While the FTC’s new rule banning noncompete agreements faces legal challenges, workplace experts say employers should prepare for the rule by reviewing existing agreements, exploring alternatives and focusing on retention efforts, which have taken on added importance.

At the SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 2024, leading talent acquisition experts discussed the necessity for recruiters to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment, emphasizing the importance of innovation, employer branding, and skills-based hiring.

HR should create a succession plan that is aligned with the organization, gain buy-in from the executive team and identify possible successors, said a global HR executive speaking at SHRM’s Talent 2024 conference.

Industry veteran Tim Sackett, SHRM-SCP, picked apart several closely held and oft-repeated beliefs about recruiting in the closing Main Stage session of the SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 2024.

U.S. employers added fewer jobs than expected in April, and along with lower wage gains, indicate that interest rates may start to come down this year. Payrolls grew by 175,000 in April, and the unemployment rate ticked up to 3.9 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Talent Conference 2024

SHRM Talent Conference & Expo 2024

The traditional practices of talent management are no longer sufficient in today's fast-paced and dynamic job market. It's time to unlock insights into the needs or motivations of today’s applicant pools to revolutionize your approach and adopt new data-driven practices that will create a thriving and adaptable workforce.

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Use these sample job interview questions to gain deeper insight into job candidates and find the best fit for your company.

The fundamental concepts that apply to both internal and external recruiting.

Candidate evaluation forms are to be completed by the interviewer to rank the candidate's overall qualifications for the position to which they have applied.

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