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Posted July 11, 2018 by

What Delta Air Lines is doing to address talent gaps 

When Delta Air Lines looks into the future, they see a shortage of talent in a particular area. That is, they know many pilots will be retiring and there aren’t enough new pilots in the pipeline to replace them. Filling mechanic roles is also an area where Delta predicts a talent shortage. We spoke with John Patrick, who is Senior Manager of Academic Strategy at Delta. He told us more about how they are responding to this talent gap with unique recruiting and branding strategies.

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Posted April 19, 2018 by

Succession planning should include development of entry-level talent: Interview with Kelly Renz

 

Succession planning often focuses on executive roles only, but as Kelly Renz of The Novo Group says, “that’s missing the boat.” I caught up with Renz, who is CEO of The Novo Group, where they believe better people means better business. She claims to be a non-conformist when it comes to business practices and she’ll be a speaker at SHRM 2018, presenting “Demystifying Succession Planning: It’s Easier Than You Think!” She insists that succession planning is not rocket science and has great insight into the importance of developing your entry-level talent.

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Posted January 22, 2014 by

4 Essentials to revamp your old-hat recruitment strategy!

Bimal Parmar

Bimal Parmar, VP of Marketing at Celayix Workforce Management Solutions

Ever fly fished for hours, and found a moment’s consolation in the form of a lone trout or a salmon? Fishing for the ‘right employee’ for your firm can be like finding a needle in the haystack.

Though there are rules, do’s and don’ts, and various checklists to assist you; recruitment can get tricky, and trickier for certain profiles.

If that’s the pet peeve of your organization too, it’s time for an audit of your recruiting strategy. (more…)

Posted January 19, 2012 by

What is the Difference Between a Talent Community and a Talent Pool?

Maren HoganMaren Hogan recently posted an interesting blog article on the importance of community and, by extension, talent communities. I think we are at the dawn of true talent communities. I hear from a lot of employers that they want or even have talent communities but virtually none do, at least not when you define talent communities to actually require community between the talent.

If the “community” is a communication tool that allows recruiters to communicate with potential candidates who may have expressed an interest in working for the organization then that, by my thinking, is not a talent community. That’s a resume bank and just a fancy name for what employers have been doing for a long, long time. (more…)