See the Early Impact of LinkedIn’s AI Tools for Recruiters

Ask yourself: When does your recruiting team create the most value? It’s not when you’re bogged down in repetitive, administrative tasks — sifting through resumes, updating your ATS, or sending follow-up messages.  Your team adds the most value when you’re free to focus on the richer, more meaningful parts of your job: building connections with

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A New Approach to Onboarding Could Be the Perfect Welcome

Mention the word onboarding and a merry-go-round of training sessions, paperwork, and checklists come to mind. It can be a great experience but it can also involve a lot of repetitive tasks for talent professionals and new hires alike.  What if it could be different?  The good news is: It can. Generative AI can make

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You’ve Taken the First Step in Skills-Based Hiring. What Comes Next?

More companies are committing to skills-based hiring these days — for good reason. By focusing on  skills when evaluating job candidates, employers are opening doors to individuals from historically marginalized groups who may not have had the chance to go to college. At the same time, as companies face serious skills shortages, skills-based hiring is helping

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‘It All Starts with Us’: 5 Key Ways Talent Development Pros Can Drive Change

I recently attended the Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference, the largest global gathering of talent development professionals.  Over five days and 350 sessions, one message rose to the top: Talent development pros are in a key position to drive business impact, whether it’s helping build AI skills, leading a skills-based initiative, or expanding career

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The Must-Read Articles for Talent Professionals This Week

According to survey research from LinkedIn, over half of LGBTQ+ professionals don’t feel comfortable showing their full identity at work. What’s more, 74% of respondents feel they need to “code-switch” — the practice of adjusting your style of speech, appearance, behavior, or expression to reflect the norms of a dominant group — to avoid being

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Are Your Weaknesses Simply the Flip Side of Your Strengths?

Weaknesses. Development priorities. Areas for improvement. Call them what you want — we all have them.  Some are career-limiting (lack of drive) and some may be minor annoyances (overtalking).  Some are intractable (ethical gaps) and some are quite addressable (lack of domain expertise). Having led 360 feedback and coaching processes for over 250 CEOs, C-suite

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Demand for Green Skills Is on the Rise. Here’s How to Meet the Moment

Help wanted.  A large, global organization that represents flora, fauna, and minerals seeks candidates with a wide range of skills. These include carbon accounting, energy engineering, and sustainability education. We are a mission-driven organization with one goal: to save the planet.  Were the earth an employer, it might post a job description like this right

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The Must-Read Articles for Talent Professionals This Week

If you or your team are struggling with burnout, research often suggests that a solution is to take more time off. In response to these findings, many companies have even overhauled their vacation policies. But what if the issue is a matter of culture, not policy? As Fast Company notes in a recent article, a

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