Date published: 06/16/2016 - 02:38

Whether or not many recruiters consider onboarding their role, momentum and merit is building for collaboration between recruiters and HR managers toward ensuring the positive experience and development of new employees. With employee turnover and replacement sometimes costing an organization many times the cost of the vacating employee’s salary, one promising remedy for this type of employee churn and enterprise cost is an effective onboarding process.

Often, you’ll hear that... Read More

Date published: 06/07/2016 - 02:46

In April, LinkedIn announced the inaugural members of its LinkedIn Talent Solutions (LTS) Preferred Partner Program, a group of leading ATS providers who have integrated with some of LinkedIn’s most widely used and impactful products. Lumesse is privileged to be one of that select group and help LinkedIn deliver on its vision of a streamlined talent acquisition process for recruiters and hiring managers.

But what does it mean to be selected?

First, it means that we share the... Read More

Date published: 06/06/2016 - 02:38

In today’s business landscape, the importance of employee engagement is no secret to most. Corporate webpages have been dedicated to displaying company efforts to engage their employees and all that this contributes to company culture, as well as efficiency and productivity. The correlation between these factors is readily apparent. That said, as social media makes employee engagement a visible attribute of the company to potential employees, it is critical to remember that it is a cultural... Read More

Date published: 06/02/2016 - 08:09

When we think about in-house recruiters, we think about a group who are normally amongst some of the busiest people in the organisation. It truly is a juggling act keeping HR, internal clients and candidates happy at all times. This is why when asking recruiters to engage with a technology solution that helps the business track and measure HR effectiveness; it’s vital that the solution makes their life easier. To set this blog apart from the typical “How to increase the efficiency and... Read More

Date published: 05/31/2016 - 10:10

You create or edit a job description, ship the paperwork or electronic documentation to the next department and await approvals. Then, when it’s time for the job to be posted publicly, you have to perform the task in extended, piecemeal fashion, logging in to job site after job site, entering data, cross-referencing other paperwork.

Wouldn’t it be nice to prepare a job ad all in one place, and, with the push of a button, send it for review by hiring managers and eventually by... Read More

Date published: 05/26/2016 - 09:08

What if I said that you could predict the future? No, not by using time travel or a psychic, (as I’m sure the lottery numbers might be more on your mind), but by using insights in your HR  data, to predict behaviour, trends and relationships in order to stay one step ahead of the competition. So with this in mind, why do so many organisations overlook using insight in their recruitment process? 

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Date published: 05/25/2016 - 20:54

Now we’ve all applied for jobs, not that first paper round you did or even the bar you worked in at Uni. I’m talking about the jobs that mattered to you. The Graduate programme, or the career switch, the situations where making the right decision felt like everything. The jobs where you are desperate to find a company with the right fit, to secure right role. But getting these jobs from my own experience is not easy; it takes days, weeks, even months going through different applications with... Read More

Date published: 05/25/2016 - 20:29

This is my Jerry Maguire moment, my moral epiphany if you will. First the truth, I dislike the word client. What does it mean, what is a client? Robot like transactions and interactions between companies or people without an ounce of emotion, empathy and care spring to mind. After all if you don’t care about something then does it really matter? Do you really make the effort for something you aren’t invested in, something you aren’t accountable for?When you call your bank does the person on... Read More

Date published: 05/13/2016 - 17:02

“Millennials are having a positive impact on our culture, workplace and government and we should recognize them for their efforts and support them so they are able to help revive the economy and build a better world.”
Dan Schwabel (Forbes)

Could my blog title possibly be more textbook Millennial? Being a Millennial today, and tomorrow’s newcomer in the workforce, I know that you, as a talent acquisition professional, want to know what makes me... Read More

Date published: 04/20/2016 - 02:31

“I have found in experiments, people become used to the robots. The less startling [the robots] become, the more commonplace they get. If these robots do become commonplace, then that uncanny effect will go away.”

These are the words of American robotics designer, David Hanson, and if history is any indication, in many aspects of life we could indeed become more accustomed to robots taking on roles previously filled by humans. The world of corporate human resources, where the... Read More